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Indian Navy Commissions its first Project 15B Destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam

INS Visakhapatnam was commissioned into the Indian Navy in the presence of the Indian Ministry of Defence Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on Nov.21, 2021. INS Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned into the...

MDL delivers 4th Scorpene submarine to the Indian Navy

The fourth submarine of the Project – 75, INS Vela was delivered to the Indian Navy on November 09, 2021. Project – 75 includes the construction of six subs of Scorpene design, the Indian Ministry of Defence announced. These...

Yantar Shipyard launches Indian Navy’s 7th Talwar Class Frigate Tushil

7th ship of P1135.6 class (Talwar Class Frigate) Tushil launched at Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad yesterday (Oct. 28, 2021) by Datla Vidya Varma in presence of D Bala Venkatesh Varma, India's Ambassador to Russia. The ship was formally named as...

Indian and Royal navies conduct Konkan Shakti exercise

The Indian Navy and the Royal Navy commenced the sea phase of the Konkan Shakti bilateral exercise in the Arabian Sea on 24 October. All participating units deployed to sea after completing the harbor phase. Within the scope of the...

Boeing delivers 11th P-8I Poseidon MPA to the Indian Navy

Boeing announced the delivery of the country's 11th P-8I Poseidon, which would help the Indian Navy's long-range maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare capabilities. The patrol aircraft is an important part of the Indian Navy's fleet, having logged over 30,000 flight...

Indian and Indonesian navies conduct Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’

The Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia on 18 September 2021 to take part in the third edition of the Bilateral Exercise 'Samudra Shakti' with the Indonesian Navy, which is scheduled to take place from...

India commissions 1st missile tracking ship INS Dhruv

India's first missile tracking and ocean surveillance ship, INS Dhruv, was officially commissioned on September 10 at the state-owned Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) in Visakhapatnam. With the induction of INS Dhruv, India joins a private group of countries that...

Singapore and India hold the 28th iteration of SIMBEX

The Indian Navy has announced that the 28th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) was carried out from September 02 to September 04, 2021. The Indian Navy was represented by the guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvijay, which was equipped...

India invites Rosoboronexport to bid in submarine tender

According to Russia's TASS news agency, Rosoboronexport has received a request for proposal in the context of the P75(i) project for the supply of submarines to the Indian Navy. The invitation was made at the International Military-Technical Forum Army-2021. "In...

India and Qatar Conduct Exercise Zair Al Bahr in the Persian Gulf

The second edition of exercise Zair Al Bahr between the Indian Navy and Qatar Emiri Naval Force (QENF) was conducted from 09-14 Aug 21 in the Persian Gulf. The present edition of the exercise included a three-day harbour phase...

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