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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.