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Fire on board INS Vikramaditya, all personnel safe: Navy

May 08, 2021 11:02 am

An inquiry into the incident is being ordered, a spokesperson of the Navy said, adding that the aircraft carrier is in Karnataka's Karwar harbour.

Biden admin okays proposed sale of six P-8I patrol aircraft to India

May 01, 2021 9:24 am

The Indian Navy had procured eight P-8I aircraft from Boeing in January 2009 via direct commercial sale and contracted for an additional four aircraft in July 2016.

Navy sends vessel to help hunt Indonesia submarine

April 23, 2021 7:30 am

The Navy sent its DSRV from Visakhapatnam to Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut (TNI AL — Indonesian Navy) in search and rescue efforts for KRI Nanggala submarine.

First unit of indigeneously-built chopper ALH inducted into Navy

April 20, 2021 5:08 am

The squadron will operate three state-of-the-art ALH Mk III helicopters — a multi-role chopper with the Shakti engine manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Navy seizes narcotic substances worth Rs 3,000 crore from fishing vessel

April 19, 2021 4:31 pm

The boat and its crew were escorted to Kochi for further investigation.

Mangaluru sea accident: Navy deployed as search for 9 missing fishermen intensifies

April 14, 2021 6:37 pm

The accident took place at around 2 am on April 13 when a Singapore-registered container ship, 'MV APL LE HAVRE' collided with IFB Rabah, the mechanised fishing boat which had 14 fishermen on board.

Supreme Court paves way for dismantling INS Viraat

April 13, 2021 4:24 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian rejected the plea by M/s Envitech Marine Consultants Private Ltd.

India, US begin two-day naval exercise in eastern Indian Ocean region

March 28, 2021 6:36 pm

A carrier battle group or carrier strike group is a mega naval fleet comprising an aircraft carrier, accompanied by a large number of destroyers, frigates and other ships.

Army criteria systemically discriminates against women: Supreme Court

March 26, 2021 4:04 am

The Supreme Court was hearing a batch of petitions filed by women officers for Permanent Commission in the Indian Army and Navy, seeking a direction that contempt proceedings be initiated against those who had allegedly failed in their duty to comply with the top court's earlier judgment.

Explained: INS Karanj, the Scorpene-class submarine inducted into service 

March 12, 2021 7:42 am

The earlier version of the submarine, which was first commissioned in 1969 at Riga in the erstwhile USSR, had played a key role during the 1970-71 Indo-Pak war.


Indian Navy MR merit list 2020 released, download now

February 21, 2020 5:54 pm

The Indian Navy has released the merit list for the Matric Recruitment (MR) for the April 2020 baatch. The candidates can check the merit list through the website-

Vacancies in UPSC, Indian Navy, IOCL, BSF; jobs to apply this week

November 10, 2019 2:46 pm

The online application process for most of the vacant posts will be closed by this month. Have a look at the vacancies this week

Navy gears up as Cyclone Maha approaches Gujarat coast

November 06, 2019 1:00 pm

A total of 30 NDRF teams and 15 teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed in various parts of Gujarat along with teams of doctors and nurses. District collectors have been asked remain alert to tackle any emergency.

Defence Minister commissions second Kalvari class submarine INS Khanderi

September 30, 2019 6:37 am

A crucial feature of the new submarine is that unlike previous requirement of 60 crew, its maximum requirement is 36 crew. It saves oxygen availability and increases its capacity to stay underwater for long periods.

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

February 19, 2019 10:29 pm

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

June 09, 2016 10:48 am

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

February 06, 2016 5:57 pm

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

October 01, 2015 7:37 am

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

Indian Navy launches three warships in Kolkata

June 30, 2015 7:00 pm

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

June 10, 2015 10:16 pm

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


Reliance Defence to set up shipyard in Visakhapatnam

January 11, 2016 5:39 am

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

January 07, 2016 4:05 pm

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.