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Indian frigate INS Tabar visits Portsmouth ahead of workout with Royal Navy

Indian frigate INS Tabar arrived at Portsmouth on 13 August for a high-profile visit ahead of exercises with the Royal Navy, according to a press release issued by the Royal Navy. The INS Tabar, whose name means "battleaxe" in Sanskrit,...

Indian Navy Ships visit Brunei before Malabar-21 exercise

In accordance with India's "Act East" Policy, Indian Navy Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived in Muara, Brunei on August 9, 2021, as part of their deployment to South East Asia, the Indian Navy announced. During their visit to Muara, Brunei,...

India’s GRSE lays keel of ASW Shallow Water Craft

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd. (GRSE), India's largest shipbuilder, announced the keel laying of two ships for the Indian Navy, including the third Survey Vessel Large (SVL) and the first Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Craft (ASWSWC). GRSE won both...

Indian Navy begins the sea trials of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant

The Indian Navy announced on August 4 that the sea trials of its indigenous aircraft carrier, Vikrant, had begun. The indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) 'Vikrant,' designed by the Indian Navy's Directorate of Naval Design (DND), is being constructed at Cochin...

Indian Navy Ships on Overseas Operational Deployment

In support of India's "Act East" policy and to strengthen military cooperation with friendly countries, a Task Force of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet will deploy to Southeast Asia, the South China Sea, and the Western Pacific from early...

Indian, Russian navies conclude Exercise Indra Navy

The 12th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, a biennial bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Russian Navy was held in the Baltic Sea from 28 to 29 July 2021. The Army version of the exercise is...

India’s Defense Ministry Issues P-75I Submarine Tender

The Indian Ministry of Defense has issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the construction of six new Project 75(India) (P-75I) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs). RFP for construction of six submarines under Project 75I issued to Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL) and ...

Indian Navy accepts the 1st batch of two MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters

Indian Navy accepted the first two of its MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) from US Navy in a ceremony held at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego on 16 Jul 21, the Indian Navy announced with a press release. The...

Indian Navy Receives 10th P-8I Poseidon Aircraft From Boeing

The Indian Navy has received the 10th anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I from Boeing, according to a statement issued on Tuesday (July 13, 2021) The Indian Defence Ministry had first signed a contract for eight P-8I aircraft in 2009. Later, in...

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