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IAC Vikrant to be delivered by 2021, says Navy Chief

Admiral Sunil Lanba said that the aircraft carrier will be delivered to Navy by the year 2021.

Apr 20, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Guided missile destroyer INS Imphal launched by Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

The Project 15B marks the class of guided missile destroyers that are being built for the Navy by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL).

Apr 20, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba's bilateral visit to Thailand begins on Thursday

"The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the maritime bilateral relations between India and Thailand and also to explore new avenues of defence cooperation," read a statement.

Apr 17, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

Indian Navy chief raises concerns over growth of Chinese naval might

"No navy has grown so rapidly in the last 200 years as the Chinese Navy."

Jan 09, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

To serve, protect and defend: India celebrates Navy Day

The Indian Navy has sent a strong message to countrymen that it would continue to serve the country with utmost dedication.

Dec 04, 2018, 10:38 AM IST

Chinese conventional boat, not nuke submarine, entered Indian Ocean: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Admiral Lanba also assured the country that the Navy is keeping a round-the-clock vigil on India's maritime domain.

Dec 03, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

70 Indian warships have fought pirates in Gulf of Aden since 2008: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Lamba assured the country that the Navy is keeping round-the-clock vigil on India's maritime domain.

Dec 03, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

We share interests with India, says US Navy chief, as China flexes muscles

Admiral Richardson made the remarks after his meeting with Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is on a five-day visit to America.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Keeping close watch on rising Chinese ships in Indian Ocean: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Admiral Sunil Lanba highlights India's new deployment pattern in Indian Ocean to check on China's growing naval presence, and also underlines the significance of cooperating with eastern neighbours and participating in Malabar Exercise with the US and Japan.

Mar 05, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

Navy chief writes to govt urging removal of cap on reimbursement of education of children of Armed forces personnel

After the Navy chief took up the issue with the government, the Defence Ministry is likely to review its decision.

Dec 06, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

INS Vikrant: Navy Chief reviews construction of India's indigenous aircraft carrier

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Thursday reviewed the construction of the country's first indigenous aircraft carrier - Vikrant, at the Cochin Shipyard. The Navy expects the 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier to be fully operational by 2019.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Admiral Sunil Lanba attends international maritime review in Singapore

Lanba attended the review along with navy ships INS Sahyadri and INS Kamorta.

May 15, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Navy Chief Lanba holds talks with UAE's top defence brass

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today held extensive talks with the top brass of UAE's defence establishment and explored ways to bolster strategic partnership between the two navies

Feb 26, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on five-day visit to Japan to explore new avenues

India and Japan share similar maritime challenges such as long coastline, extensive Exclusive Economic Zone, coastal security, large coastal shipping and fishing fleet, wherein both navies have opportunities to learn from each other's experiences.

Dec 18, 2016, 14:56 PM IST

Remain 'combat ready', Navy chief tells naval personnel

Admiral Lanba said the Indian Navy's core responsibility is to secure the country's maritime frontiers and provide maritime security to ensure unhindered national development and economic progress.

Aug 01, 2016, 18:11 PM IST

Admiral Sunil Lanba commissions Marine Commandos unit 'INS Karna'

 The unit based at INS Kalinga will function under Commanding Officer (Designate) Captain Varun Singh, with 25 officers and 374 sailors.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Admiral Sunil Lanba takes charge as new Chief of the Naval Staff - Things you may not know about him

Admiral Sunil Lanba took pover as the new Chief of the Naval Staff on Tuesday as the outgoing Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R.K. Dhowan superannuated from service.

May 31, 2016, 09:52 AM IST