Indian Navy

14 air technical officers inducted into Navy and Indian Coast Guard

Assistant Commandants Divesh P and Vijesh V Nair were awarded the HAL trophy and the Chief of Naval Staff trophy for securing first place in overall order of merit.

published on : 19th January 2020

Underwater test of K-4 ballistic missile from INS Arihant off Vizag coast likely Sunday

The test assumes significance as the missile has been planned after several failed attempts in the last two years.

published on : 19th January 2020

Chinese involvement in Indian Ocean increasing, we are watching: Navy Chief

Navy Chief also said that there have been instances when the People's Liberation Army (PLA) ships have entered India's exclusive economic zones.

published on : 15th January 2020

Indian Navy with IOCL launches special fuel with reduced carbon footprints

With the advent of technology and refining techniques in the petroleum industry better quality of fuel abiding to more stringent specifications has become a necessity.  

published on : 13th January 2020

Indian Oil Corp launches special NATO class diesel for Indian Navy

The fuel possesses the best rheological and detergent characteristics validated against most stringent military specifications.

published on : 13th January 2020

Naval version of LCA Tejas makes successful landing on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)-developed Light Combat Aircraft landed with the help of an arrester wire.

published on : 11th January 2020

Indian Navy deploys warship in Gulf region following spiralling tension between US, Iran

Iran launched missile strikes against two American military bases in Iraq on Wednesday in retaliation to the killing of its top commander General Qassem Soleimani by the US in a drone strike.

published on : 8th January 2020

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant likely to be commissioned by early 2021: Sources

The third phase of construction will go on till acceptance of harbour and sea trials, sources added.

published on : 8th January 2020

It's official: General Bipin Rawat appointed Chief of Defence Staff, to take charge on Tuesday

Before becoming the Army Chief, Rawat handled various operational responsibilities in many areas, including along the LoC with Pakistan, the LAC with China and in the Northeast.

published on : 30th December 2019

Indian Navy puts ban on use of Facebook and smartphones within the naval areas

This banning step has been attributed to the recent cases where the enemy had targeted the naval personnel using these sites and social media network and had tried to elicit operational information.

published on : 30th December 2019

Indian Navy plans to build 24 submarines, six of them nuclear powered

In its report tabled this month, the Navy stated that there are presently 15 conventional submarines and two nuclear submarines in its fleet.

published on : 29th December 2019

CDS can serve up to maximum age of 65 years, Modi government amends rules

The CDS will not be allowed to take up any private employment without prior approval for a period of five years after demitting the office, officials said.

published on : 29th December 2019

Pakistan spy ring busted, Indian Navy's critical assets exposed

According to intel agencies, which busted the espionage racket being run by Pakistan, three sailors were arrested from Visakhapatnam, two from Karwar and two from Mumbai.

published on : 20th December 2019

Seven Navy personnel arrested as Andhra police bust espionage racket with Pakistan links

A release from police said the Intelligence wing in concert with Central Intelligence agencies and Naval intelligence launched Operation Dolphin's Nose and unearthed the espionage racket.

published on : 20th December 2019

Decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' e-auction on Tuesday

The e-auction will be conducted from 12.16 p.m. The magnificent ship holds a Guinness World Record for being the oldest serving warship in the world.

published on : 17th December 2019
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