Thu, Feb 15, 2024
One of the largest maritime exercises, MILAN-2024 is an endeavour by the Indian Navy to bring together friendly foreign countries from across the globe. This year, 51 countries will participate in the event in Visakhapatnam and of these 15 countries are sending ships and one aircraft is also joining the exercise.
Wed, Feb 14, 2024
Navies from the US, Japan, Australia, France, Bangladesh, Brazil, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Spain and Yemen, are set to be among the participating nations.
Fri, Feb 02, 2024
Indian Navy warship INS Sumitra successfully rescues fishermen hijacked by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea. The crew expresses gratitude towards the Indian Navy for their timely intervention, chanting "Indian Navy Zindabad" and thanking them for saving their lives.
Fri, Jan 26, 2024
The Indian Flag and Indian Naval Ensign were hoisted by the INHD team in Antarctica, demonstrating the Indian Navy's operational reach for benign missions.
Fri, Jan 19, 2024
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that its ambassador and embassy officials have met with eight ex-Navy personnel currently detained in Qatar. A legal team is evaluating the appeal process, which has a 60-day window.
Wed, Jan 10, 2024
Indian Navy chief Admiral R Hari Kumar unveils the Drishti 10 Starliner drones manufactured by Adani Defence in Hyderabad. The firm said the drone is an advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform with 36 hours of endurance, 450 kgs payload capacity, the only all-weather military platform that can fly in both segregated and unsegregated airspace.
Mon, Jan 08, 2024
Prime Minister Modi commends Indian Navy and MARCOS for successfully rescuing all 21 crew members, including 15 Indians, from a hijacked vessel off Somalia's coast. The high-seas operation ended the piracy attempt and ensured everyone's safe return.
Thu, Dec 14, 2023
Witness the grand finale of India's Navy Day celebrations! The iconic Gateway of India comes alive with the vibrant Beating Retreat ceremony, featuring marching Navy personnel and breathtaking air displays. Immerse yourself in the spirit of patriotism and witness the incredible skill of the Indian Navy as they celebrate their historic achievements.
Fri, Oct 27, 2023
In a shocking turn of events, a court in Qatar has sentenced eight former Indian Navy officers to death. The men were working for a private firm that provided training and related services to Qatar's armed forces. They were detained in August 2022 on charges of espionage, but their trial was shrouded in secrecy. The Indian government has expressed deep shock over the verdict and said it is exploring all legal options to secure the release of the men. The case has raised concerns about the safety of Indian nationals working abroad, and has also strained relations between India and Qatar.
Thu, Oct 05, 2023
Promotion of domestic manufacturing in defence, full focus on indigenization of weapons, Defense Ministry released new list
Thu, Sep 21, 2023
In a major boost to India's self-reliance in defense, the Indian Navy has moved a proposal to build a second indigenous aircraft carrier. The new carrier will be constructed by the Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kerala and will create thousands of jobs. The Indian Navy has been pressing for three aircraft carriers to maintain at least one carrier on each coast with one in refit. With three aircraft carriers, the Indian Navy will also be keeping pace with all the navies deployed in the Indo-Pacific region.
Thu, Sep 14, 2023
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the strategic partnership between India and the United States has never been more dynamic, as the two countries team up on everything from advanced semiconductors to defense cooperation.
Tue, Sep 12, 2023
The Indian Navy has partnered with Uber to provide reliable, convenient, safe and economical mobility solutions for personal travel and commute of naval personnel and families across the country. The MoU was signed on September 11, 2023, in the presence of Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar and senior officials of the company.
Thu, Aug 31, 2023
The P17A Project comprises the construction of seven ships, of which six have been launched between September 2019 and August 2023.
Fri, Aug 25, 2023
According to Defence officials, it would be a major boost towards achieving the goal of self-reliance in defence manufacturing as these ships will be indigenously designed and constructed by HSL, Visakhapatnam.
Sat, Jul 29, 2023
In a communication issued by the force, the Indian Navy said: “With the passage of time, carrying of batons by naval personnel has become a norm. The symbolism of authority or power pot heated through the holding of a baton is a colonial legacy that is out of place in a transtormed navy of Amrit Kaal.”
Thu, Jul 06, 2023
The tri-services contingent of the Indian Armed Forces marching alongside their French counterparts has left for France on Thursday.
Wed, Jul 05, 2023
The Indian and Japanese navies on Wednesday kicked off a six-day wargame off Visakhapatnam to further expand their overall military cooperation.
Thu, Jun 22, 2023
Larsen and Toubro and DRDO have signed a contract for the realisation of two Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system modules for 'Kalvari' class submarines of the Indian Navy.
Sat, Jun 10, 2023
The Navy's aircraft carriers -- INS Vikramaditya and newly inducted INS Vikrant -- were the centrepieces of the exercise as they served as floating airfields for a wide array of aircraft, including MiG-29K and helicopters such as MH60R, Kamov and Advanced Light helicopters, officials said on Saturday.
Thu, May 25, 2023
For the first time, the MiG-29K fighter aircraft undertook night landing on indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, a feat described by the Indian Navy as a "historic milestone".
Fri, Jan 13, 2023
Budget 2023: With border issues with China and the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine being some of the key factors the government will need to consider while allocating money to the sector.
Tue, Dec 20, 2022
INS Mormugao is 163 meters long, 17 meters wide, and has a displacement of 7,400 tonnes.
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