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Explained: Navy info hub could play key role in Quad push to check China overfishing

May 23, 2022 6:41 am

Chinese trawler fleets are seen as responsible for most of the IUUF in the Indo-Pacific region, and the initiative is likely to be viewed as a Quad pressure point against China.

Explained: Why the anti-ship missile tested by the Navy matters

May 21, 2022 8:48 am

The Navy recently tested an indigenous Naval Anti-Ship Missile (Short Range) or NASM-SR. A look at its efficacy and the significant role it can play in modern naval warfare.

Explained: Where two new ships will figure in the Navy's overall expansion plan

May 19, 2022 1:12 pm

Surat is a Visakhapatnam Class guided-missile destroyer, which has the capability to attack other ships; Udaygiri is a Nilgiri Class frigate, which are usually faster and more manoeuvrable.

Indian Navy successfully test-fires naval anti-ship missile

May 18, 2022 2:24 pm

The test was conducted at the Integrated Test Range in Odisha's Balasore.

For a stronger navy, India needs to fast-track the submarine project

May 16, 2022 8:32 am

Arun Prakash writes: India should seek a foreign collaborator to make necessary adjustments, conduct collaborative trials.

Rajnath Singh to launch two indigenously built frontline warships on May 17

May 13, 2022 9:45 pm

A statement from the Indian Navy said the nation would witness a landmark event in the history of indigenous warship building when Surat, a Project 15B destroyer, and Udaygiri, a Project 17A frigate, would be launched.

Visakhapatnam: Naval Science and Technological Laboratory observes National Technology Day

May 11, 2022 10:08 pm

National Technology Day is observed on May 11 every year, to commemorate the successful nuclear test, Operation Shakti (Pokhran-II) conducted on May 11, 1998 in Pokhran, Rajasthan.

Pune: 116 trainees complete Merged Artificer Apprentice Course at INS Shivaji

May 03, 2022 3:34 am

The course at the Navy’s training establishment in Lonavala included 112 trainees of the Indian Navy, three trainees of the Coast Guard and one international trainee from Tanzania.

Anti-ship version of BrahMos missile successfully test-fired

April 28, 2022 10:49 pm

BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian joint venture, produces supersonic cruise missiles that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or land platforms.

How an uprising at a Bombay dock quickly turned into India’s last war of independence

April 23, 2022 7:15 pm

The book gives a wide berth to Indian sailors who led a mutiny against the British but were soon forgotten by national leaders


Scorpene class submarine INS Vela commissioned in Mumbai ceremony

November 25, 2021 3:41 pm

After INS Vishakapatnam's commisioning on Sunday, INS Vela will be the second addition to the Indian Navy's warships.

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).


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.