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India test-fires Brahmos missile from INS Chennai in the Arabian Sea

BRAHMOS, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired on 18th October 2020 from Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai, hitting a...

India & Sri Lanka bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 kicks off

The Eighth Edition of annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 which is scheduled between 19...

India and Bangladesh navies conduct bilateral Bongosagar exercise

The second edition of Indian Navy – Bangladesh Navy Bilateral Exercise Bongosagar was conducted in Northern Bay of Bengal on 03 October...

India and Japan kicks off JIMEX 20 bilateral exercise in the...

The 4th edition of India - Japan Maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX, which is conducted biennially between the Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime...

India’s grand old carrier INS Viraat commenced her final voyage

An emotional event. INS Viraat, the historic Aircraft Carrier with the longest service in the world, commenced its towed final journey on...

Indian shipbuilder laid keel of 3rd Project 17A class stealth frigate

Indian shipbuilder Magazon Dock has started the construction of the third Project-17A (Nilgiri class) Stealth frigate, INS Udaygiri, with a keel-laying ceremony...

India’s 2nd Nuclear Ballistic Submarine set to enter service by the...

India’s Second Nuclear Ballistic Submarine INS Arighat was launched in 2017 without any high-profile public ceremony and even the small event which...

India and Russia to hold INDRA exercise in the Bay of...

According to the local press in India, the Indian and Russian navies will hold a naval exercise called "INDRA" in the Bay...

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant completes harbour trials

India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant has successfully completed the harbor trials, basin trials set to commence basin tests next...

Indian Navy to urgently procure 10 shipborne drones

According to the local media in India, aiming to boost surveillance capabilities against enemy warships operating in the Indian Ocean region, the...

Indian and Japanese naval assets hold exercises in the Indian Ocean

Japanese and Indian warships carried out exercises in the Indian Ocean on 28th June, the navies of both countries announced via Twitter....

Indian Navy commences evacuation of citizens from Iran

Indian Navy had launched Operation Samudra Setu to repatriate Indian citizens commencing 08 May 2020. Indian Naval ships Jalashwa and Magar have...

India continues to make medical assistance island nations in the Eastern...

As a part of Mission Sagar, Indian Naval Ship Kesari entered Port Louis Mauritius on 23 May 2020, the Indian Navy announced...

Sikorsky signs $905 million deal for 24 MH-60R anti-submarine helicopters for...

The process for acquiring 24 anti-submarine warfare helicopters for the Indian Navy from the US Company Lockheed Martin has started. An agreement...

Indian Navy launches “Operation Samudra Setu” to repatriate Indian citizens from...

Indian Navy has launched "Operation Samudra Setu" (means Sea Bridge) as a part of national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas,...

India’s push for a strong Nuclear Triad in the IOR

India is officially the third-highest military spender in the word at about 71 Billion US$, third only to its nemesis-in-a-garb, China.

Is the Naval LCA of India a good bet?

The Naval LCA made its first flight on the 27th of April, 2012. It's been almost 8 years since the delta-winged marine...

U.S. government approves possible Harpoon and Torpedo sales to Indian P8Is

According to the declaration of Ministry of Defence of India, the U.S. government has approved the sale of air-launched Harpoon anti-ship missiles...

Indian Navy to deliver Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhuvir to the Myanmar...

India is considering buying more Kilo- type submarines , modernizing existing ones and at the same time handing over a Kilo-class diesel-electric...

India decided to proceed with $2.3 billion Turkish shipyard deal

According to the Economic Times and Turkish domestic sources, India is going ahead with a $2.3 billion deal to manufacture fleet support...

India postpones MILAN 2020 multilateral exercise due to coronavirus concerns

The Indian Navy's multilateral exercise 'MILAN 2020', scheduled to be conducted by the Indian Navy from March 18 to 28 in Visakhapatnam,...

Situation of Indian Navy’s plans for third aircraft carrier

The Indian Navy is firm on its plans to have a third aircraft carrier despite Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)'s scepticism, and...

GRSE delivers 4th Kamorta-class ASW corvette to Indian Navy

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd., (GRSE), delivered 4th and last Kamorta-class (also called as P-28 class) ASW corvette "INS Kavaratti" to...

Structural and outfitting work of INS Vikrant complete

The main structural and outfitting work of India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC), INS Vikrant, has been completed, the government said on...

India finalizes $3.5 bn deal for 6 Apaches and 30 Armed...

Indian navy keeps strengthening. According to The Times of India, Indian government has finalized two more mega defence deals with the United...

India to Recieve Two Guided Missile Frigates from Russia by 2024

According to the Federal Service for Technical and Military Cooperation (FSTMC), Russia’s Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad will deliver the first two modified...

Indian Navy to commission third Scorpene submarine at the end of...

According to the local press of India, the third Scorpene submarine, Karanj, will be delivered to the Indian Navy by December and...

Indian Navy Begins ‘Operation Vanilla’ for Humanitarian Assistance at Madagascar

According to the press release of Indian Ministry of Defence on 29 January, Indian Navy Ship Airavat, whilst mission deployed in the...

Indian navy to welcome new ASW stealth corvette soon

According to the local press at India, Garden Reach Shibuilders and Engineers (GRSE) is set to deliver anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS...

India test-fires sub-launched ballistic missile for the second time in a...

Indian Navy successfully test-fired the 3500-kilometre strike range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile on January 24. “The K-4 is an intermediate-range SLBM (Submarine...

India successfully test-fires K-4 Ballistic Missile

Further strengthening its capabilities to hit enemy targets from submarines, India on Sunday successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range nuclear-capable K-4...

Naval Tejas LCA lands on INS Vikramaditya for the first time

A prototype of the naval version of the light combat aircraft landed and took off from the India's sole aircraft carrier INS...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

INS Vikrant likely to be commissioned by early 2021 according to the Indian  PTI News Agency.    The manufacturing of the country’s first indigenous...

The detailed drawings of the Indian Navy’s new carrier-based aircraft

Indian NTDV released the detailed drawings of the Indian Navy's new carrier-based aircraft design. Dubbed Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter(TEDBF) is being studied...

Russian Shipyard to provide spare part support to Indian Carrier

The Sevmash Shipyard (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) provides technical assistance to the Indian Navy in servicing its aircraft carrier Vikramaditya,...

India and Russia Conducts Tri-Services Exercise INDRA-2019

According to the press release of Indian Navy on 10th December, the Russian Navy ships (Yaroslav Mudry, Viktor Konetsky and Elyna) arrived...

India Claims that Chinese Spy&Research Ship Entered Indian Waters

According to the Indian Press, Chinese ‘Spy & research’ Ship SHI YAN 1 entered Indian territory near Port Blair in Indian Ocean...

India’s First Indigenous Carrier’s Engines Fired Up

The construction of India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier has reached the final stages. The engines onboard INS Vikrant being constructed at Kochi...

Russia in Negotiations to Build Project 12701 Minesweepers in India

Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence of India, visited his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu on 6th November in Moscow. The aim of the...

“Samudra Shakti” bilateral exercise held between India and Indonesia

India and Indonesia navies has conducted "Samudra Shakti" bilateral naval exercises with the participation of anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta and multi-role...

India and Saudi Arabia to hold bilateral naval drills

India is planning to hold its first-ever joint naval exercise with Saudi Arabia amid tension in and around the Persian Gulf region. Prime...

Bangladesh Warships Arrived India for Naval Drills

Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy arrived Vishakhapatnam on Saturday (13rd Oct) to take part in a four-day naval exercise. The Bangladesh...

Indian Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier Dock is Inaugurated

Indian defence industry made a milestone step about maintaining of naval vessels. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Navy’s first aircraft...

India launched P-17A class frigate INS Nilgiri

India has launched the first of its seven planned Project 17 Alpha (P17A)-class stealth-capable frigates, the INS Nilgiri, today. “The INS Nilgiri is...

India, Japan and US navies Conduct Trilateral Malabar-2019 Exercise

The naval forces of India, Japan and the United States participate in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar, off the coast of Sasebo,...

Indian Frigate Tarkash Keeps Visiting African Ports

The Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash has arrived Maputo, Mozambique, for a three-day of port-visit as a part of her route across...

India’s Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Commissioning

India's Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) has delivered another licence-built Kalvari (Scorpène)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) to the Indian Navy. She will be...

SITMEX-19 has Commenced at Andaman Sea

A maiden trilateral exercise named SITMEX-19, involving Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN), has kicked...

UK and Indian Navies Hold KONKAN Bilateral Exercise

The 14th edition of KONKAN, annual bilateral exercises between Indian Navy and Royal Navy, is currently underway off the South Coast of...

Indian Navy Comissioned 6th LCU MK-IV Amphibious Ship

Amid the increasing presence of Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean Region, the Indian Navy has added an amphibious ship which can...

INS Khanderi Would Join Indian Navy at End of 2019

India’s second Kalvari-class Scorpene submarine is expected to be commissioned into service by September-October this year, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said...

India will Procure Heavy-weight Torpedos

Indian Defence Ministry issued $291m tender for heavyweight torpedoes for Kalvari class submarines. Seeking to boost the Indian Navy's firepower, the Indian Defence...

JFD successfully completes sea trials for the first DSRV for the...

After facing the disaster occurred on Russian submarine under Baltic Sea, people understood how important subsea rescue systems once more, JFD Company...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

The Indian navy will get a new aircraft-carrier in early 2021, a senior Indian navy officer Vice Admiral A K Saxena said...

Bilateral Sea Drills of Egyptian and Indian Navies

As we reported on 02 July 2019, Indian frigate INS TARKASH made a 3-day port visit to Alexandria to participate in the...

Indian Frigate INS TARKASH’s visit to Alexandria

Showing India’s commitment to its ties with Egypt and of Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived...

Indian Navy Plans for 10 Additional Boeing P-8I Aircraft

India Navy is expected to procure 10 more Boeing P-8I Poseidon MPA’s additional to its eight aircraft which has been acquired in...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

Induction Of Recently Upgraded Indian Kilo-Class Sub Delayed After It Suffers...

Induction of the recently upgraded Russian-origin kilo-class submarine belonging to the Indian Navy will take nearly a month after having suffered damage...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS...

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

Indian Navy To Induct Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo Varunastra

In a bid to boost its underwater firepower, the Indian Navy has decided to induct the indigenous developed heavyweight torpedo Varunastra into in its...

India, Singapore conduct naval drill in South China Sea

The navies of India and Singapore started the sea phase of bilateral naval drill in the South China Sea on Sunday (May...

Indian Navy Kolkata Class Destroyers

Source : https://medium.com/indo-pacific-geomill/indian-navy-kolkata-class-destroyers-d39fad8662e0 Author: https://twitter.com/China_SCS_info The Kolkata destroyer class (Project 15A) are the most powerful surface combat ships of the Indian Navy...

Indian Defence Ministry to discuss proposal on acquiring heavy weight torpedoes

Already delayed by many years, the Defence Ministry is expected to discuss a proposal for acquiring heavyweight torpedoes for the nuclear submarine...

India successfully tests Barak 8 missile

The Indian navy has performed a successful intercept of an aerial target using the Israeli made Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile...

Indian MOD signs contract with GRSE for supply of four survey...

Indian MOD signs contract with GRSE for supply of four survey vessels for Indian Navy Indian Ministry of Defence has awarded contract for design, construction...

The Indian Navy successfully concluded maiden trials of its Deep Submergence...

The Indian Navy successfully concluded maiden trials of the Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) on 15 October 2018. The DSRV carried out under water mating...

JMSDF Ships Kaga and Inazuma arrived in Visakhapatnam, India.

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Ships Kaga and Inazuma arrived in Visakhapatnam, India to participate in the third edition of the Japan-India Maritime...

IBSAMAR-VI kicks off at Simons Town, South Africa

The sixth edition of IBSAMAR, a joint Multi – National Maritime Exercise between the Indian, Brazilian and South African Navies, is being held at...

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems was awarded $152m for the modernization of INS...

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems was awarded $152m Medium Refit and Life Certification (MRLC) contract by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL) for the overhaul and modernization of...

Indian Naval Aviation

On 25 August, India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the start of negotiations for the procurement of 111 light naval utility and 24 Lockheed...

Indian Navy tested its indigenous SLBM.

Indian indigenous submarine ARIHANT successfully launched 3 home-grown nuclear capable Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) (code-named B-05) on Aug 11 & 12 Aug while...

Japan sending its largest destroyer to South China Sea and Indian...

The Japan MSDF announced on Tuesday (Aug 21) that its largest destroyer, the Kaga & other vessels will visit 5 countries, including Philippines, Indonesia...

India tests BrahMos cruise missile to validate ‘life-extension’ features

India tests BrahMos cruise missile to validate ‘life-extension’ features India test-fired the BrahMos  supersonic cruise missile on 21 May to validate its “life-extension” capabilities and...

Indian Navy’s Six Oldest Submarines Undergoing Major Refit Process

Indian Navy’s Six Oldest Submarines Undergoing Major Refit Process The delay in induction of India’s new class of attack submarines has forced the Indian Navy...

India Could Soon Set Up A Military Base In Oman.

Just days after signing an agreement with Seychelles to develop ‘military infrastructure’ on one of its strategically located islands in the western Indian Ocean,...

India to test 800-km range BrahMos later this year

India to test 800-km range BrahMos later this year India is working on increasing the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to 800km and...

Indian Navy looking at more P-8I ‘submarine killers’: Admiral Lanba

The Indian Navy is considering the acquisition of more Boeing P-8I aircraft for surveillance and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), according to Navy chief Admiral Sunil...

The Indian Navy decommissioned Veer-class corvettes ‘Nirghat’ and ‘Nirbhik’

The Indian Navy decommissioned Veer-class corvettes ‘Nirghat’ and ‘Nirbhik’ in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on January 11. Nirbhik and Nirghat were commissioned at...

Fire breaks out in INS Shivaliks engine room, extinguished after six...

Fire breaks out in INS Shivaliks engine room, doused after six hours A fire broke out in the engine storeroom of INS Shivalik on Wednesday...

Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast

Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast More than ten ships, including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, a submarine and various naval aircraft...

Indian Navy deploys submarine, P8I aircraft for naval exercise with Oman 

 The Indian Navy deployed a submarine and the P8I long-range maritime aircraft for the first time for a bilateral naval exercise with the Omani...

INS Chakra

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Admits INS Chakra's SONAR Damaged, Says no US Team Allowed Onboard Warship Indian Navy admitted on Friday (Dec 1) that nuclear...

Indian Navy’s Search and Rescue Operations 

Indian Navy's Search and Rescue Operations Indian Navy's search and rescue operations continued for the third day over Southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep and Minicoy...

INS Kadmatt on Overseas Deployment to Indonesia

Indian warship INS Kadmatt arrived Belawan, Indonesia on Nov 30. The 3-day long visit to Indonesia is to commemorate 25 years of INDO-ASEAN Partnership and...

INS Satpura portvisit to Muara Port-Brunei

The Indian Navy’s INS Satpura stealth frigate docked at Muara Port on Nov 25 to celebrate 25 years of Asean-India partnership and to reaffirm...

India-Bangladesh multilateral naval exercise begins

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will embark on a three-day visit to Bangladesh tomorrow for a multilateral naval exercise being held under a...

India to test Air Force variant of BrahMos missile

India to Test Air Force Variant of BrahMos Missile. India is all set to conduct the first test firing of the air version of the...
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