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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

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to be next Indian Navy chief, here's his brief profile

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, assumed charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command on October 31, 2017. 

Mar 23, 2019, 14:55 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

Navy Chief heads to Bangladesh for multilateral naval exercise

His visit was also aimed at consolidating bilateral naval relations and to explore new avenues for maritime cooperation, the defence ministry said.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Navy begins search ops for crew of Mexican Navy ship

It has been reported that the woman cadet was not donning any life saving gear when she fell overboard at 2 PM yesterday.

Jun 12, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

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

Indian Navy vessel sink: Who is responsible for increasing number of accidents?

In another blow to the Indian Navy, a Torpedo Recovery Vessel sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast on Thursday evening.

Nov 08, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Naval vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam coast; inquiry ordered

In another blow to the Indian Navy, a Torpedo Recovery Vessel sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast on Thursday evening.

Nov 07, 2014, 09:05 AM IST

India to hand over Fast Attack Craft INS Tarasa to Seychelles

Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, will be on a four-day visit to Seychelles beginning Friday during which he will hand over the second Indian Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to the government there.

Nov 06, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Navy chief RK Dhowan leaves for five-day Kenya visit

New Delhi: Indian Navy Chief RK Dhowan on Sunday left for a five-day visit to Kenya in a bid to consolidate defence relations with the African Indian Ocean Region country.

Nov 03, 2014, 02:23 AM IST

Indian navy chief arrives in Lanka for maritime security meet

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi on Sunday arrived in Sri Lanka to attend an international maritime security meet.

Nov 24, 2013, 23:46 PM IST

Devendra Kumar Joshi takes over as new Navy Chief

Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, took over as the new Navy Chief on Friday.

Aug 31, 2012, 11:30 AM IST

Navy Chief`s brother appointed Assistant Chief of Naval Staff

Admiral Verma is retiring as the Navy Chief on August 31 and will be succeeded by Navy Chief-designate and Western Navy Commander Vice Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi.

Aug 02, 2012, 21:04 PM IST

Will ground MiG-29 if needed: Indian Navy Chief

The aircraft is the trainer version of the MiG-29K that the Indian Navy fleet will operate from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (erstwhile Admiral Gorshkov) when it joins the fleet in 2013.

Jun 24, 2011, 18:28 PM IST

Navy Chief asks commanders to maintain vigil, moral conduct

Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma
Wednesday asked his commanders to maintain a high state of
preparedness as the force`s role in fighting terrorism and
piracy would grow.

May 19, 2010, 14:57 PM IST