New Delhi: An Indian Naval ship for the first time on Friday fired a land-attack BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. “Land attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was fired for the first time from an Indian Navy’s stealth frigate, off the eastern coast, at a land target,” said a source in the Ministry of Defence. […]
Chennai: The Indian Navy is preparing for de-induction of TU142M long-range maritime patrol aircraft after its 29 years of service, it was officially announced here on Sunday. The aircraft would be formally de-inducted by Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba at a special ceremony scheduled to be held on March 29 at INS Rajali, India’s premiere […]
New Delhi: The Indian Navy has sacked a sailor for undergoing a sex change surgery last year, holding him guilty of breaching service rules. Manish Giri, a naval sailor, had undergone the sex change surgery in August at a hospital in Mumbai when he was on leave. “The Indian Navy has discharged Manish Giri, a […]
Kochi: Southern Naval Command is on high alert to face any contingency following a request from the state disaster management authority in view of incessant rains in Kerala in the past few days. A Defence release today said a request was received from the Kerala Disaster Management Authority (KDMA) yesterday for possible requirement of immediate […]
New Delhi: Eyeing a multi-billion dollar contract from the Indian Navy for the supply of fighter aircraft, Russian military aviation firm MiG today said it was not averse to the transfer of technology and joint development of MiG-29 K jets with Indian companies. MiG CEO Ilya Tarasenko said his company would submit a detailed proposal […]
Cairo: Two Indian warships have engaged extensively in professional and social interactions with the Egyptian navy during their port call to Alexandria as part of Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the west coast of Africa. INS Mumbai and INS Aditya, part of Indian Navy’s Western Naval Command based in Mumbai, arrived […]
Panaji: An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa with two officers on-board missing. A Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft, which was on a routine training sortie, crashed yesterday at around 11 pm and two officers on board have gone missing, navy sources said. A search and rescue operation has been […]
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi: The Kerala government’s organ donation programme yesterday ensured its first transplant with the heart from a patient who passed away in the morning in Thiruvananthapuram being taken to Kochi where a recipient was waiting, officials said. The heart was airlifted to Kochi with the help of the Indian Navy, the chief minister’s Office told […]
Panaji: The body of Lt. Abhinav Nagori, the co-pilot of the Indian Navy’s Dornier-228 maritime surveillance aircraft that crashed into the Arabian Sea near Goa, was recovered on Friday, an officer said. Ministry of Defence spokesperson Sitanshu Kar tweeted that the cockpit voice record of the aircraft has also been recovered. Lt. Nagori’s body was […]
The Indian Navy was hit by yet another mishap today with leakage of a deadly gas in an under-construction ....
A spate of accidents involving the Naval warships on Wednesday claimed the job of Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi who quit taking moral responsibility and his resignation was promptly accepted by Defence Minister A K Antony
Seven Navy personnel were on Wednesday injured and two officers unaccounted for in a mishap on board Russian-origin Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuratna, 80 kms off the Mumbai coast
The three helicopters, made by the Centre-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, were inducted at the Indian Naval Station (INS) Dega, Eastern Naval Command (ENC), in Visakhapatnam
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Friday cleared the issuing of a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the Indian Navy's mega deal to procure six submarines under Project-75I through a strategic partnership route worth over Rs 45,000 crore.
Sandhayak was conceptualised by then chief hydrographer to the government, Rear Admiral F.L. Fraser, a Padma Shri awardee who had a strong desire for indigenously designed and built hydrographic survey vessels in India.