Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



Taragiri, the third stealth frigate under Project 17A, launched

September 12, 2022 9:22 am

The 149-metre-long and 17.8-metre-wide ship is propelled by a combination of two gas turbines and two main diesel engines which are designed to achieve a speed of more than 28 knots at a displacement of as much as 6,670 tonnes, officials said.

Indigenous artillery gun salute, flag hoisting across continents: How the Indian armed forces observed the 76th I-Day

August 15, 2022 4:37 pm

In a first, an indigenously developed howitzer gun, ATAGS, became part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort on Monday.

Navy’s P-8I surveillance aircraft fleet finds second home in Goa

January 04, 2022 9:27 pm

Till now, the aircraft were based in Tamil Nadu on the eastern seaboard.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 43 Indian fishermen for alleged poaching

December 19, 2021 3:12 pm

Fishermen from both countries are arrested frequently for inadvertently trespassing into each other's waters. The fishermen issue has become a major irritant in bilateral ties.

Naval Commanders’ Conference to be held next week

October 16, 2021 7:38 pm

The Navy said in a statement Saturday that the second edition of this year’s Naval Commanders’ Conference will take place between October 18 and October 22.

Mumbai: Navy yet to get NOC from fisheries dept for no-fishing zone in front of its helibase

October 11, 2021 1:45 am

The Navy has proposed that a 100-metre area from the wall of INS Shikra be cordoned with ropes and buoys as this would prevent the entry of fishing boats close to the wall.

Proposed integrated theatre commands: What we know so far

June 25, 2021 9:34 am

Sources within the Services and the Defence Ministry have mentioned that while the Army and the Navy are on board with the proposal, the Air Force has certain reservations.

As part of Oxygen Express, naval ships sent to support operations in Lakshadweep

April 25, 2021 10:09 pm

On April 25 morning, INS Sharda undertook the transfer of essential medical supplies to Kavaratti, and the stores consisted of 35 Oxygen cylinders, Rapid Antigen Detection Test (RADT) kits, Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), masks and other items to fight the pandemic.

IAF brings oxygen containers from Singapore, Navy on standby

April 25, 2021 5:15 am

The Navy has been kept on standby, and the other forces are creating new facilities in different districts for Covid-19 patients, the ministry stated.

Maritime security, coastal defence exercise begins

January 12, 2021 1:37 am

The Navy said Sea Vigil 2021, a biennial exercise that began in January 2019.


Navy confirms two deaths on board INS Sindhuratna

February 27, 2014 4:11 pm

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