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Eye on Indian Ocean, India-Australia joint naval exercise to begin April 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then Australian PM Tony Abbott had decided to strengthen the defence relationship, as both countries had established the comprehensive strategic partnership.

Navy gets a new chief in Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, first chopper pilot to head top office

Singh was commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1980 and earned his wings as a helicopter pilot in 1982. He has extensive experience in flying the HAL Chetak and Kamov Ka-25 helicopters.

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Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on four-day visit to UK from Tuesday

During the visit, Admiral Lanba is scheduled to hold talks with the Chief of Defence Staff, UK and Chief of the Naval Staff of the Royal Navy, the Indian Navy said.

NAS Shibpur to be commissioned as INS Kohassa

INS Kohassa has been named after a White-Bellied Sea Eagle, which is a large bird of prey endemic to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

American tourist's killing in Andaman not a failure of coastal security: Navy chief

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said Chau came as a tourist in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and had requisite permissions to be there. The case is being investigated by ANC (Andaman and Nicobar Command) police, he said.

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on US visit from Monday, focus on Indo-Pacific

China's growing military presence in South China Sea and its rising assertiveness in that region may figure in the talks that Admiral Lanba will have with top US military officials.

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Indian Navy well prepared for countering any threat, within IOR and beyond: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba

In an interview to The Indian Express, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba talks about the Navy's 200-vessel vision, challenges in the Indian Ocean Region and the India-US security cooperation

Comparing Army chief to General Dyer is sad, uncalled for: Sunil Lanba

Academician Partha Chatterjee, in a piece published on a news website, had drawn comparison between Rawat and Dyer after the former commended Major Leetul Gogoi's action of using a civilian as a human shield in Kashmir. 

Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba to visit Israel next week

Sunil Lanba will visit Israel from June 11 to 15 during which he would be "reviewing progress on ongoing projects and initiatives" with Israel, besides holding meetings with Israel's Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot and the head of Israeli Navy

Hopeful of getting INS Vikrant by 2020, says Navy chief

The Navy chief also confirmed that the country’s first indigenous conventional submarine, INS Kalvari, will be commissioned in July or August.

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