Indian Navy

Navy jet MiG 29k crashes off Goa during training, pilot ejects safely

The MiG 29k aircraft was conducting a routine training sortie off the coast of Goa when it crashed at around 10.30 am today.

Feb 23, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

Rear Admiral Antony George assumes charge as Chief Staff Officer at Southern Naval Command

Prior to the present appointment, he was the first Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff in charge of "Staff Requirements" of the Navy, a post which he held for over two years. 

Feb 21, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

India deployed P-8I naval jets to keep eye on Chinese troops during Doklam face-off

Indian Navy's Poseidon 8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft was deployed to carry out surveillance on the movement of Chinese troops during the 73-day-long standoff between India and China in mountainous Doklam.

Feb 17, 2020, 20:05 PM IST

Indian Navy gears up for DefExpo2020 in Lucknow

"The demonstration would include the demonstration of various classes of sailboats used by the Navy to train its men in the art of sailing/ yachting," said a senior Indian Navy officer.

Feb 04, 2020, 15:11 PM IST

India launches Operation Vanilla to help cyclone, flood-ravaged Madagascar

India has become the first country to reach out to flood-ravaged Madagascar with operation Vanilla, deputing its ship INS Airavat to support the cyclone hit country. The ship is carrying five pallets each of victualing, clothing and naval stores along with three pallets of medicines.

Jan 29, 2020, 08:52 AM IST

Indian Navy signs MoU for seabed data with GSI

The MoU was signed on Tuesday between Commodore AA Abhyankar, who heads the Indian Navy`s Oceanology and Meteorology Directorate and N Maran, Deputy Director-General of GSI.

Jan 21, 2020, 23:32 PM IST

DAC clears short-listing of Indian firms for Navy's Rs 50,000 crore P-75I submarine project

The six diesel-electric P-75I submarines for the Indian Navy will have advanced air-independent propulsion systems. They will be able to fire vertical launched BrahMos supersonic cruise missile against the sea and land-based targets as well as carry tube-launched torpedoes to take on enemy submarines.

Jan 21, 2020, 19:43 PM IST

BrahMos cruise missile's first export order soon, deal likely by April-May 2020

BrahMos, world's fastest cruise missile, is likely to be supplied to a third country with the contract for the same most probably to be signed sometime in April or May 2020. The supersonic missile capable of flying at Mach 3 (over 3704 kilometres per hour) is an India-Russia venture and can be launched from land, ship as well as an aircraft.

Jan 20, 2020, 16:47 PM IST

Indian armed forces ready for any future warfare: Army Chief MM Naravane

CDS General Bipin Rawat along with Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane paid tribute at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Army Day.

Jan 15, 2020, 11:41 AM IST

India's LCA Navy Tejas lands on INS Vikramaditya, achieves a unique milestone

The success will lead to India developing and manufacturing the Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter for the Indian Navy.

Jan 11, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

MILAN 2020: Visakhapatnam gears up to host International Naval event

MILAN 2020 is a multilateral naval exercise aimed to enhance professional interaction between friendly foreign navies and learn from each other’s strengths and best practices in the maritime domain. 

Jan 10, 2020, 08:42 AM IST

Gangasagar Mela: Indian Navy's specialist diving team for rescue, relief operations deployed

With Kumbh Mela not being held this year, as many as 30 lakh pilgrims are expected to converge at the Gangasagar Mela. 

Jan 10, 2020, 07:15 AM IST

Indian Navy to get first tranche of indigenously-built anti-submarine torpedo Varunastra soon

 The heavyweight torpedo Varunastra is a ship-launched, electrically-propelled underwater weapon equipped with one of the most advanced automatic and remote-controlled guidance systems. 

Jan 09, 2020, 20:39 PM IST

Indian Navy’s tableau for Republic Day Parade 2020 unveiled

The forward part of the tableau showcases the might and firepower of Navy in all three dimensions viz surface, sub-surface and air. 

Jan 09, 2020, 08:43 AM IST

Indian Navy to ensure security of Indian vessels in Gulf

Indian Navy warships and aircraft were deployed to establish presence, provide a sense of reassurance to the Indian merchantmen, monitor the ongoing situation and respond to any emergent crises.

Jan 08, 2020, 20:33 PM IST

Indian Navy launches awareness program about Coastal Security in Maharashtra

The expedition extends from Arnala fort, northernmost fort of Maharashtra to Sindhudurg fort, the southernmost fort of Maharashtra, covering more than 555 km.

Jan 05, 2020, 23:38 PM IST

Why is CDS important: Defence Expert Commodore Anil Jai Singh analyses

The concept of CDS and Theatre Commands is that all three forces should coordinate and work together to ensure that the Indian military becomes more lethal.

Jan 02, 2020, 18:36 PM IST

General Bipin Rawat receives farewell Guard of Honour as Army Chief

India’s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat receives his farewell Guard of Honour as the Army Chief at South Block on December 31.

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Dec 31, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

General Bipin Rawat: Will form strategy after assuming charge

Army chief General Bipin Rawat on December 31 expressed his gratitude to soldiers and their kin as he demitted office after a grand farewell ceremony. General Rawat will officially take over as India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), who will act as the principal military adviser to the defence minister on all matters relating to tri-services, on January 1, 2019.

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Dec 31, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

Indian Navy bans use of social networking platforms and smartphones within naval areas

The Indian Navy has also passed an order stating that smartphones will not be allowed on board ships and naval airbases bases anymore. 

Dec 30, 2019, 08:39 AM IST