Western Naval Command

Indigenously constructed INS 'Chennai' to be commissioned on Monday

Indigenously constructed INS 'Chennai' to be commissioned on Monday

INS Chennai is among the largest destroyers constructed in India having a length of 164 meter and displacement of over 7,500 tonne.

Nov 20, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

Indian Navy concludes 'Paschim Leher' exercise

The Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy has concluded a major operational exercise, conducted in the Arabian Sea.

Nov 11, 2016, 19:02 PM IST
Sunil Lanba to be the next Navy Chief, to assume charge on May 31

Sunil Lanba to be the next Navy Chief, to assume charge on May 31

58-year-old Lanba, a specialist in Navigation and Direction, will have the full three-year tenure as the Navy Chief.

May 05, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Vice Admiral Lanba to take over as Western Naval Command chief

Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba has been awarded Param Vishist Seva Medal and Ati Vishist Seva Medal.

Jan 30, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Aircraft-carrier INS Viraat wins its last regatta

Aircraft-carrier INS Viraat on Saturday won the coveted 'Cock Trophy' during the Western Fleet Whaler Pulling Regatta, making it the last time the warship participated in the event before she is decommissioned.

Dec 26, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Western Naval Command's INS Angre turns 64

 Indian Naval Ship Angre, a naval establishment here, which currently functions as the main 'base and depot' establishment for the Western Naval Command, celebrated its 64th anniversary today.

Sep 16, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Israeli Navy chief visits Western Naval Command in Mumbai

 Commander-In-Chief of Israeli Navy Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg, who is on an official visit to India from August 24 to 27, visited Mumbai on Tuesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

Vice Admiral SPS Cheema is new chief of Western Naval Command

Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Western Naval Command, the sword arm of the Indian Navy, from Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, who attained superannuation here on Tuesday.

Mar 31, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Major rejig in Indian Navy top ranks

In a major rejig in the Indian Navy, Vice Chief S Lanba was on Saturday appointed the chief of the southern naval command, replacing SPS Cheema who will take over the frontline western naval command, highly placed sources said.

Mar 14, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

Vice-Admiral Lanba appointed Southern Naval Command chief

Vice-Admiral S Lanba, in line to be the next Navy chief in 2016, was on Saturday appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC).

Mar 14, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Lt Commander of Western Naval Command commits suicide

Upset after learning that marriage of the woman he loved has been fixed with another man, a 29-year-old Lt Commander of Western Naval Command, Goa, allegedly committed suicide in his house here on Tuesday.

Jan 27, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Three ISVs commissioned into Navy

Three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) were commissioned into the Indian Navy here on Thursday by the Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command.

Jan 22, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Maritime security tops government agenda: Arun Jaitley

Maintaining that maritime security was government`s top priority, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today stressed the need for hastening delivery of ships to step up surveillance and secure the vast coastline. "I am aware of the challenges faced by the ship building industry in India.

Jun 07, 2014, 08:40 AM IST

Jaitley to visit aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Mumbai

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will visit aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Mumbai on Saturday and review the operational preparedness of the Western Naval Command, which witnessed two major submarine mishaps in the last one year.

Jun 04, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

Navy reviews Mumbai`s coastal security

The Western Naval Command on Friday conducted a review of the coastal security of Mumbai and rest of Maharashtra.

Feb 07, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

Vice Admiral Joshi to head Navy`s sword arm

Vice Admiral DK Joshi, who has commanded India`s lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat, has been named as the next commander-in-chief of the Navy`s sword arm -- the Mumbai-based Western Naval Command.

Apr 16, 2011, 10:50 AM IST

Seminar on maritime security to dwell on post-26/11 measures

Senior officials of Central, State
governments and other maritime security agencies will be
participating in a seminar on maritime security being
organised to deliberate on
future challenges post 26/11 attacks.

Jan 18, 2011, 11:13 AM IST

On 26/11 eve, Navy Chief to visit Western Naval Command

Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma is to visit the Western Naval Command here on Tuesday for an extensive review of the operational preparedness and related issues, according to an announcement here Monday.

Nov 17, 2009, 09:09 AM IST