Mar 18, 2021 07:37 PM IST
The LCU Mk-IV ships are amphibious vessels with a designated primary role of transporting main battle tanks, armoured vehicles, troops and equipment from ship to shore.
- Mar 10, 2021 09:21 AM IST
INS Karanj can guard strategic sea points, gather intelligence, lay mines and engage in anti-sub warfare.
- Mar 08, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Earlier in 1998, lady officers were allowed on the Indian Navy warships. However, due to certain logistical and other issues the decision was reversed. For few years, the Indian Navy has been working on building separate cabins and toilets for women officers on its warships to prepare the vessels for lady officers.
- Feb 23, 2021 07:19 PM IST
The DAC also approved that all capital acquisition contracts (delegated and non-delegated) other than D&D cases shall be concluded in two years.
- Feb 16, 2021 07:44 PM IST
The submarine, which is docked in Mumbai’s Mazagaon, was launched in 2018 for sea trials.
- Feb 10, 2021 04:51 PM IST
The Supreme Court's order came on a petition by a firm that offered to buy INS Viraat, which was in service with the Indian Navy for 29 years before being decommissioned in March 2017, for Rs 100 crore and convert it into a museum.
- Jan 11, 2021 09:35 PM IST
The exercise is taking place at a time when India and China are locked in a bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh.
- Dec 14, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Rawat also said that the stealth frigate 'Himgiri', built by the PSU, will provide a major boost to Indian Navy's defence preparedness.
- Dec 03, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day, Singh said the Navy has put in place a standard operating procedure in the event of any infringement of its maritime domain in the Indian Ocean region by China.
- Nov 17, 2020 07:51 PM IST
Phase 2 of Exercise MALABAR 2020 will witness joint operations, centered around the Vikramaditya Carrier Battle Group of the Indian Navy and Nimitz Carrier Strike Group of the US Navy.
- Oct 30, 2020 07:05 PM IST
The officials said the first phase of the drill would witness complex and advanced naval exercises, including surface, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare operations, besides cross-deck flying, seamanship evolutions and weapon firing exercises.
- Oct 29, 2020 03:13 PM IST
The Centre moved the application in June for extending the deadline by six months citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Oct 22, 2020 03:40 PM IST
In addition to its anti-submarine warfare capability, the ship also has a credible self-defence capability and good endurance for long-range deployments.
- Sep 21, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh have been deployed as “Observers” onboard the warships, becoming the first women air combatants to be posted on frontline warships.
- Sep 04, 2020 05:44 PM IST
For the INDRA NAVY 2020 exercise, the Indian Navy has deployed Ranvijay, a guided-missile destroyer, and Sahyadri, the indigenous frigate, along with fleet tanker Shakti and integral choppers
- Sep 01, 2020 07:42 PM IST
The exercise is taking place at a time when India is engaged in a bitter border row with China in eastern Ladakh.
- Aug 30, 2020 10:57 PM IST
The Chinese have been objecting to the presence of the Indian Navy ships in the South China Sea, where it has significantly expanded its fleet since 2009 by building artificial islands and increasing military presence
- Aug 30, 2020 04:49 PM IST
The defence ministry has already shortlisted two Indian shipyards and five foreign defence majors for the project, being billed as one of biggest "Make in India" ventures.
- Jul 28, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The Indian Navy deployed a range of its frontline warships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to send a clear message to China when the border tension escalated manifold in the wake of the Galwan Valley clashes on June 15.
- Jul 21, 2020 09:18 PM IST
The maritime fighter jets will complement the Indian Air Force's(IAF) efforts to significantly boost deep strikes and air dominance capabilities, they said
- Jul 20, 2020 08:15 PM IST
The USS Nimitz is the world's largest warship and the exercise between the two navies assumed significance as it took place in the midst of China's renewed military assertiveness in eastern Ladakh as well as in South China Sea.
- Jul 02, 2020 05:00 PM IST
The decisions were taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
- Jun 08, 2020 07:17 PM IST
COVID-related social distancing norms have been catered on board INS Shardul and the ship has been especially provisioned for the evacuation operation, including embarkation of additional medical staff, rations, personal protective equipment, masks, lifesaving gear, the Navy said.
- May 16, 2020 12:45 PM IST
In its Phase 2 of Operation Samudra Setu, INS Jalashwa left Male for Kochi with 588 Indian citizens including 70 women, 21 children and 497 on board on Saturday morning, a Defence source said here.
- May 10, 2020 12:57 PM IST
INS Kesari will deliver consignments of coronavirus-related essential medicines to Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros and Seychelles and about 600 tonnes of food items to the Maldives.