Monday, October 3, 2022
Earlier today, the Indian Navy (IN) commissioned the third ship being built as part of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV  project by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata. The ship, designted INLCU L53, was commissioned by Vice Admiral Bimal...
The Indian Coast Guard added ICGS Varad to its fleet recently. This ship is an offshore patrol vessel built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and was inducted into service at a ceremony held in Chennai on February 28, 2020. Union...
A minor fire was reported on board INS Kamorta, a recently commissioned anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette of the Indian Navy. According to Indian Naval sources, the fire was detected in the engine room, and no injuries were reported. The compartment was...
  INS Viraat, which served as the flagship of the Indian Navy (IN) for almost three decades from 1987 to 2016, was quietly towed away from her homeport to a Gujarat scrapyard last Saturday. This time around, there were hardly...
The Indian Navy (IN) signed a $2.6 billion deal to acquire 24 MH-60R multi-role helicopters from Lockheed-Martin's Sikorsky on February 25. This deal was inked during U.S. President Donald Trump's recently concluded visit to India in February. The deal...
The commissioning of India's first homegrown carrier INS Vikrant is by any yardstick a seminal moment in Indian Naval history. However, as this interview with Vice Admiral (VAdm) Biswajit Dasgupta, AVSM, YSM, VSM and Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern...
The Indian Navy's (IN) role in relief and rescue operations during the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami won it plaudits from the international community while underlining its strategic potency to Indian policy planners. For the IN however, that event brought...
Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was adjudged the 'Best Performing Shipyard' by India's  Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the financial year 2016-17.  In the last two years, it has also delivered the highest gross tonnage for any shipyard in India...
On January 20, 2020, the Defence Secretary of India, Ajay Kumar, along with Vice Naval Chief Of Staff Vice Admiral Ashok Kumar, Chief of Material, Vice Admiral G.S. Pabby and Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition from Integrated Headquarters...
The Indian Navy’s (IN’s) first Scorpene class submarine, the INS Kalvari, was commissioned earlier today at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai in a ceremony presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While construction began in 2006, INS Kalvari headed...

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