Tag: Indian Navy

Naval Base Karwar Invites ITI Candidates To Apply For Training At Naval Ship Repair Yard

The Naval Ship Repair Yard has invited applications for the positions of Apprentices from ITI certificate holders. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. Applications are invited from ITI qualified Indian citizen (both male / female) in the various designated trades for enrollment into apprenticeship training at Naval Ship Repair […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Navy's Mig 29k Crashes In Goa, Pilots Safe

Panaji: An Indian Navy MiG 29k twin-seater trainer aircraft crashed a short distance from the Dabolim international airport on Saturday after its engine caught fire following a bird-hit, the Indian Navy said. The two pilots Captain M. Sheokhand and Lt. Cdr. Deepak Yadav have ejected safely. The Indian Navy has instituted an enquiry into the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh Is Navy's New Chief Of Personnel

New Delhi: Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh has taken over as Chief of Personnel from Vice Admiral R. Hari Kumar on December 2, the Indian Navy announced on Wednesday. Commissioned on July 1, 1983, Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh is a qualified flying instructor with Master Green Instrument Rating. As a Flag Officer he has held appointments […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Indian Navy Plans To Build 24 Submarines, Six Of Them Nuclear Powered

New Delhi: To strengthen its underwater fleet, the Indian Navy plans to build 24 submarines, including six nuclear attack submarines, a parliamentary panel was told. The Navy also told the panel that Medium Refit Life Certification (MRLC) of submarine Sindhuraj has been held up since the Russian side has not been able to submit bank […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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Indian Navy Bans Smartphones, Social Media On Bases, Ships

New Delhi: After the recent arrest of seven navy personnel for allegedly leaking sensitive information to an espionage racket with links to Pakistan, the Indian Navy has issued direction to ban the use of all smartphones and social networking platforms onboard ships and naval bases. “All social networking platforms including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Indian Navy Introduces Superior Quality Fuel For Its Platforms

New Delhi: The Indian Navy on Monday started using a new and superior category of high speed diesel which is expected to boost reliability of key platforms and their performance besides reducing carbon footprint. Indian Navy officials said the use of high flash high speed diesel (HFHSD IN 512) with revised technical specifications would also […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Indian Navy Seizes Narcotics Worth Rs 3,000 Crore From Fishing Vessel
Indian Navy Seizes Narcotics Worth Rs 3,000 Crore From Fishing Vessel

Kochi: The Indian Navy has seized narcotics worth Rs 3,000 crore from a fishing vessel, suspected to be of foreign origin, in the Arabian sea, a Defence spokesman said here…

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
MiG-29K Crashes Off Goa, Pilot Safe: Indian Navy

Panaji: A MiG-29K aircraft of the Indian Navy crashed into the Arabian Sea off the Goa coast on Sunday morning, the Navy said. The pilot ejected safely, a Navy spokesman said, adding that an inquiry has been ordered into the incident. The aircraft was on “routine training sortie” when it crashed off the Goa coast […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
No Door In Armed Forces Should Be Closed For Women: Union Min Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Women’s participation in armed forces has increased over the years, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday and expressed the view that no door in the forces should remain closed for them. Citing the example of Tania Shergill, who led an all-men contingent in the Republic Day Parade this year, Singh said women […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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21 Indian Navy personnel in Western Naval Command test positive for Covid19

New Delhi: At least 21 Indian Navy personnel serving at the Western Naval Command in Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus, triggering concerns among the top military brass. It is the first such case of a sizeable number of military personnel being treated for COVID-19. The Indian Army has reported eight cases of the deadly […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
PM Modi Salutes Corona Fighters, Hails Armed Forces' Gesture; Medics Express Gratitude

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, lauded the frontline coronavirus warriors’ efforts and the armed forces’ gesture to honour them through flypast across the country. Meanwhile, the frontline health workers across the country have expressed their gratitude for the gesture and felicitation of the armed forces. “Saluting those who are at the forefront, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Amid Border Row With China, Indian & US Navies Carry Out Drill

New Delhi: Indian and the US Navies carried out a swift exercise close to the Andaman and Nicobar islands on Monday as the stand-off between India and China continues for over two months. The passing exercise or PASSEX involved the super carrier USS Nimitiz returning from the South China Sea as it passes through Indian […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Largest Solar Power Plant of Indian Navy Commissioned

Ezhimala: Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command on Wednesday commissioned a three MW Solar Power Plant at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala. The solar plant is the largest in the Indian Navy and has an estimated life of 25 years. All components have been indigenously sourced, including 9180 highly efficient […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Indian Navy Sets Up New Innovation And Indigenisation Unit

New Delhi: To boost self-reliance in the defence manufacturing sector, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched a Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) on Thursday. The naval organisation will put in place dedicated structures for the end-users to interact with the academia and the industry to foster innovation and indigenisation for self-reliance in defence, in keeping […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
India, Russia Hold Bilateral Maritime Naval Exercise In Bay Of Bengal

New Delhi: To boost mutual confidence and cooperation, a bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Russian Navy got underway in the Bay of Bengal on Friday. The exercise is taking place amid dispute over border issues between the two countries. “The exercise is aimed at enhancing interoperability, improving understanding and imbibing best […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021