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Explained: Indian Navy’s new aircraft carrier dry dock

A dry dock is essentially a berthing place in which the repair, refuelling and maintenance of a ship is carried out after dewatering the dock.

Police probing theft of missing components from Indian Navy ship

The Kochi Police is investigating the theft of computer hardware components from the machine room of an under- construction Indian Navy aircraft carrier at the Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi. Police sources said equipment layouts and machinery plans are reported to be encrypted and stored in the stolen hard discs, RAM and processors of five […]


Navy to seek bigger share of defence budget: Vice-Admiral

He said that naval projects last for about a decade, “so the expenditure is spread over 10 to 12 years”. This is why it is “a complex calculation for us to undertake to even determine how much is the amount that we want to seek”.

Indian Navy MR admit card 2019 released, how to download at

Join Indian Navy MR Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2019: The candidates who will appear in the examinations can download the admit card through the official website- The admit card will be available at the website from September 12 to 21

Navy prepared to thwart JeM’s underwater plans: Chief Admiral Karambir Singh

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh, however, said that the forces are all on high alert and have a complete track, assuring that no attack will take place.

Reduced share in defence budget making it ‘difficult to move with nation which wants to become $5 trillion economy’: Navy Chief

Admiral Singh also said that while India offers to help many other countries in building their naval capabilities, it has remained “poor on delivery”.


Force of reform

Test of PM’s announcement of Chief of Defence Staff will lie in delineation of office’s powers. It needs a purposeful mandate.

Appointment of chief of defence staff will fill a void in India’s defence system

However, the mere creation of the office is not enough. This will need to be augmented by restructuring of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and creating integrated theatre commands.

Sailor killed in explosion on Coast Guard vessel near Visakhapatnam

All the crew members, several having sustained burn injuries, jumped into the sea to escape the flames.

Watch: Fire guts vessel 'Coastal Jaguar'; 28 crew members rescued

The Indian Coast Guard is at the incident site and is assisting in dousing the flames.

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How to download Indian Navy admit card for AA, SSR, MR exam

The Indian Navy has released the admit cards for the post of matric recruit (MR), senior secondary recruit (SSR), artificer apprentice (AA) on its official website,

Merchant navy vessel MV Infinity One reports water ingress; Indian Navy says disaster averted

INS Trikand and CGS Amal were rushed to render help to MV Infinity one 20 Nm off Goa coast after the vessel had reported water ingress and dangerous list.


International Fleet Review 2016: Glimpses of Indian Navy's majestic display

President Pranab Mukherjee inspected one of the largest maritime events in the recent past, as International Fleet Review 2016 (IFR 2016) took place off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday (February 6).

INS Kochi, India's Guided Missile Destroyer, commissioned

INS Kochi is the second ship of the Kolkata-class (Project 15A) Guided Missile Destroyers.

Indian Navy launches three warships in Kolkata

A formal launching ceremony of the three Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was held in Kolkata on Tuesday (June 30).

First Look: This magnificent ship will soon be INS Vikrant

India today undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited.


Today in pics: Mumbai metro to start operations on Sunday

The Mumbai metro services on Varsova-Ghatkopar corridor would begin from Sunday.

Navy confirms two deaths on board INS Sindhuratna

The Indian Navy has confirmed the deaths of Lt Commander Kapish Muwal and Lt Manoranjan Kumar.

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Reliance Defence to set up shipyard in Visakhapatnam

Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): Reliance Defence has signed an accord with Andhra Pradesh Government to set up a naval facility along the country’s coast with an initial investment of Rs.50 billion. Reliance Defence, a unit of billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure, plans to build submarines and aircraft carriers as well as to provide services including maintenance and refitting of ships at the facility. Reliance Chairman Ambani cited estimates saying the Indian navy could spend nearly 200 billion rupees annually over the next 15 years on acquisitions and fleet modernisation of submarines and aircraft carriers.


Admiral Dhowan commissions INS Kadmatt into Indian Navy

Visakhapatnam, Jan 07 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, on Thursday commissioned INS Kadmatt into the Indian Navy and said the ship is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy's in-house organization. He assured that commissioning of INS Kadmatt marks yet another milestone in the journey towards self-reliance and Make-in-India. About 90per cent of the ship is indigenous and is equipped to fight in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) warfare conditions.