India`s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, now decommissioned but which saw action during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, is finally being broken up. The process is expected to be completed within seven-eight months, its owner said here Friday.
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China's warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.
India`s first fully indigenously built major warship, the anti submarine warfare (ASW) corvette INS Kamorta will be handed over to the navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) here Saturday, a defence statement said.
Warships, combat aircraft and surveillance planes have been deployed by the Navy as it is leaving no stone unturned to provide fool-proof security to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will be on a visit here on Saturday.