Indian Navy

Indian Navy inducts MK-IV​ - fourth ship of landing craft utility

Indian Navy inducts MK-IV​ - fourth ship of landing craft utility

The ship, commanded by Lieutenant Commander Munish Sethi, has a complement of 5 officers, 41 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition.

May 25, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
Maldives more inclined towards China: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Maldives more inclined towards China: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

"The present government in Maldives is more inclined towards China. The constitution has been tweaked and some islands have been given to the Chinese for development."

May 24, 2018, 07:25 AM IST

Photos: INSV Tarini, with all-woman Navy crew, returns to Goa after circumnavigating globe

An all-woman crew commanding the INSV Tarini returned to Goa on May 21, 2018, after successfully circumnavigating the globe in a 55-foot sailboat in more than eight months, the first-ever Indian expedition steered by women sailors.

May 22, 2018, 00:13 AM IST
INSV Tarini, with Navy's all-women crew, arrives in Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini, with Navy's all-women crew, arrives in Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini was led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi. It had Lt Commanders Pratibha Jamwal and Swati P, and Lieutenants Aishwarya Boddapati, S Vijaya Devi and Payal Gupta as other members. 

May 21, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
INSV Tarini, with Navy’s all-women crew, set to return after circumnavigation of globe

INSV Tarini, with Navy’s all-women crew, set to return after circumnavigation of globe

More than eight months after it set sail from Goa, Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, with an all-women crew of the Indian Navy, is set to return to the coastal state on Monday after completing its circumnavigation of the globe.

May 21, 2018, 07:23 AM IST
Indian Naval ships to visit Vietnam as part of operational deployment to South East Asia, North West Pacific region

Indian Naval ships to visit Vietnam as part of operational deployment to South East Asia, North West Pacific region

During the visit, there would be an interaction between personnel of both the navies, official calls and interaction with dignitaries of the Vietnamese Government. Guided tours for Indian Naval personnel, sports events and a band concert by Indian Navy band.

May 20, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant fully operational with N-tipped K-15 missiles

India's nuclear submarine INS Arihant fully operational with N-tipped K-15 missiles

Only four other countries - United States of America (USA), Russia, China and France - have submarines with nuclear missile capable of hitting targets 700 kilometres away.

May 17, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The imperative need for approval of the second indigenous aircraft carrier for the Navy was also deliberated upon. 

May 11, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
Three Indian ships set sail for MALABAR exercise with US, Japanese navies

Three Indian ships set sail for MALABAR exercise with US, Japanese navies

The US-Japan-India joint naval exercise comes amidst flexing of muscles by China in the regional waters.

May 11, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
Indian Navy Commander's conference to review Mission-Based Deployments philosophy, discuss ways to improve Teeth-to-Tail ratio

Indian Navy Commander's conference to review Mission-Based Deployments philosophy, discuss ways to improve Teeth-to-Tail ratio

The Navy's focus over the past year has been on Combat Efficiency and Materiel Readiness, and upkeep of its fleet of 131 warships and submarines. 

May 07, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
Indian Navy's II-38 plane makes emergency landing in Moscow

Indian Navy's II-38 plane makes emergency landing in Moscow

The Indian Navy has said no crew was on board and that the extent of damage is being ascertained.

Apr 29, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
Gagan Shakti 2018 exercises not aimed at any country, says Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa

Gagan Shakti 2018 exercises not aimed at any country, says Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa

He assured that the IAF had tested out the deployment of all its resources.

Apr 26, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
India and Pakistan to take part in first ever joint military exercises

India and Pakistan to take part in first ever joint military exercises

The drill which will involve all SCO members is a counter-terrorism exercise. So, apart from India and Pakistan, the exercise will also feature Russia and China. 

Apr 26, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
India eyes AK-103 assault rifles, looks for deal to 'Make in India'

India eyes AK-103 assault rifles, looks for deal to 'Make in India'

Indian officials are set to meet Russian counterparts to discuss a deal.

Apr 20, 2018, 19:16 PM IST
We're watching anytime, anywhere, everytime: Indian Navy's cheeky message to China

We're watching anytime, anywhere, everytime: Indian Navy's cheeky message to China

Around 50 Indian Navy vessels are currently deployed in sea lanes, including in areas of India's maritime interest and in anti-piracy operations. 

Apr 18, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force exercises put Sukhoi Su-30 fighters from east coast in operations over Arabian Sea

Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force exercises put Sukhoi Su-30 fighters from east coast in operations over Arabian Sea

It will now focus on working with the Indian Navy on dominance drills over the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:35 PM IST
Indian Navy's unmanned aircraft crashes in Gujarat's Porbandar

Indian Navy's unmanned aircraft crashes in Gujarat's Porbandar

The aircraft was on a routine surveillance mission when it lost datalink communication with the Ground Station.

Apr 14, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
In show of strength, Xi Jinping presides over China's massive naval drill in South China Sea

In show of strength, Xi Jinping presides over China's massive naval drill in South China Sea

Chinese state media reports that over 10,000 naval officers, 76 fighter jets and as many as 48 warships and submarines participated in the largest-ever naval drill conducted by the country.

Apr 13, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman brushes aside Army's concerns over shortage of funds

Nirmala Sitharaman brushes aside Army's concerns over shortage of funds

India's Defence Minister has said that adequate financial resources are being made available to the armed forces.

Apr 11, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force set for show of strength in exercises with Army and Navy

Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force set for show of strength in exercises with Army and Navy

Every single air power asset of the Air Force will be put to the test.

Apr 06, 2018, 16:41 PM IST