Malabar-17 demonstrates enhanced interoperability among the navies of Japan, India and the US — and a shared determination to safeguard a free and open Indo-Pacific
Four INS Vikraditya personnel, two sailors and two civilian workers, inhaled the toxic gas while maintenance work was being undertaken in the ship’s sewage treatment plant
Four persons, including two naval sailors and two civilian workers, inhaled toxic gas while maintenance work was being undertaken in the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) Compartment.
During the three-and-a-half-hour meeting, the chiefs of the three forces would brief the Prime Minister about the previous year’s performance and the challenges ahead.
The reason for choosing INS Vikramaditya is more logistical than strategic, says an officer. The conference will be attended by the senior most hierarchy of the defence forces.
The 45,000-ton modified Kiev class warship, which was Admiral Gorshkov in Russian Navy, was commissioned into the Indian Navy in November 2013.
The absence of an aerial defence system has restricted the operational capability of the 44,500-ton vessel.
Parrikar paid a visit to India’s aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya and witnessed two days of TROPEX-2015.
INS Vikramaditya is operational but would be fully combat ready once more fighter pilots are trained for deck operations.
‘INS Vikramaditya’ best illustrates many of the defence challenges the Modi government must meet.
Narendra Modi, on his first outing from the capital since he took charge, underlined that Indian arms and ammunition should be exported across the world.
‘UPA left everything empty, financial health is rock bottom’ ; ‘Tough steps may dent love country gave me, will regain it’,
This is Prime Minister’s first visit outside Delhi after taking over on May 26.
On Friday, a day before Modi’s day at sea, the crux of the Indian naval fleet has congregated off the Goa naval air station.
Delhi has become the main obstacle for the advancement of India’s naval objectives.