Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise Milan 22 concludes

NEW DELHI: The sea phase of the 11th edition of MILAN which witnessed participation of 26 ships, one submarine and 21 aircraft, culminated on 04 Mar 22. A series of complex and advanced exercises were undertaken in all three dimensions of Naval operations to enhance compatibility, interoperability, mutual understanding and maritime cooperation amongst the partner […]

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Indian Navy Expands Fleet with Delivery of 12th P-8I

NEW DELHI: Boeing delivered the 12th P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India, on February 19. This is the fourth of four additional aircraft delivered under the options contract signed by the Ministry of Defence in 2016. “Customer centricity, commitment to the modernization and mission-readiness of India’s defence forces are key values to our partnership with […]

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Indian Navy’s MILAN exercise to be held in Visakhapatnam

NEW DELHI: The latest edition of Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise MILAN 2022 is scheduled to commence from 25 Feb 22 in the ‘City of Destiny’, Visakhapatnam. MILAN 22 is being conducted over a duration of 9 days in two phases with the harbour phase scheduled from 25 to 28 February and Sea Phase from 01 […]

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Indian Navy Showcases Latest Indigenous Acquisitions During President’s Fleet Review

NEW DELHI: The President and Supreme Commander of the armed forces of India, Ram Nath Kovind reviewed the Indian Navy Fleet at Visakhapatnam on 21 Feb 22. With the theme ‘75 years in Service of the Nation,’ Indian Navy showcased its latest state-of-art indigenously built combat platforms during the 12th edition of the Fleet Review […]

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Confident of dealing with any threat in India’s maritime domain

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is fully confident of defending India’s maritime interests and is carrying out acquisition of platforms considering the possible security challenges facing the country, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar said on Friday. Addressing a press conference, he also said that the details of the proposed maritime command are being worked […]

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Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta takes over as ENC chief

NEW DELHI: Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, AVSM, YSM, VSM assumed charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC) at an impressive Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base here today, 01 December 2021. Vice Adm Dasgupta inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons of naval personnel drawn from various ships and establishments […]

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Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh takes over as WNC chief

NEW DELHI: Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding–in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Western Naval Command (WNC) from Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC at an impressive Ceremonial Parade held at INS Shikra. Prior to taking over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the WNC, Vice Admiral AB […]

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Indian Navy’s 7th P1135.6 class frigate launched at Kaliningrad in Russia

NEW DELHI: The seventh frigate of P1135.6 class for the Indian Navy was launched at Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad on Thursday in the presence of Indian Ambassador to Russia D Bala Venkatesh Varma, the Defence Ministry said. During the launching ceremony, the ship was formally named as “Tushil”, which means protector shield in Sanskrit, the […]

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India’s Defence Ministry signs Rs 423 crore contract with US for procurement of arms

NEW DELHI: The defence ministry has signed a contract with the US government to procure MK 54 torpedo and expendables such as chaff and flares for the Indian Navy’s anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I at a cost of Rs 423 crore, its spokesperson said on Friday. The Indian Navy has a total of 11 P-8I aircraft, […]

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Rolls-Royce keen to partner with Indian Navy

NEW DELHI: As part of the UK’s upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customised power and propulsion solutions for India’s naval modernisation requirements. The company also expressed its keenness to explore opportunities for partnering the Navy with end-to-end solutions […]

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