Indian Navy Conducts Exercise Poorvi Lehar On The East Coast


 Indian Navy conducted Exercise Poorvi Lehar on East Coast under the Operational Control of The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command. The exercise aimed at validation of procedures towards assessment of Indian Navy’s preparedness to meet Maritime Security challenges in the region.  The exercise witnessed participation of Ships, Submarines, Aircrafts and Special Forces. XPOL was … Read more

SPACE, a premier testing & evaluation hub for sonar systems for Indian Navy, set up by DRDO, inaugurated in Kerala

sonar systems for Indian Navy

A state-of-the-art Submersible Platform for Acoustic Characterisation and Evaluation (SPACE) was inaugurated by Secretary, Department of Defence (R&D) and Chairman DRDO Dr Samir V Kamat at Underwater Acoustic Research Facility, Kulamavu in Idukki, Kerala on April 17, 2024. The SPACE, set up by the Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory of DRDO, has been designed as … Read more

Defence Secretary presides over first steel cutting of Fleet Support Ships for Indian Navy at Hindustan Shipyard Ltd in Visakhapatnam

ships for indian navy at hindustan shipyard ltd in visakhapatnam

Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane presided over the first steel cutting of the Fleet Support Ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy at Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) in Visakhapatnam on April 10, 2024. The FSS, under construction at HSL, is first-of-its-kind with displacement of 44,000 tons and will play a crucial role in replenishing the fleet … Read more

Indian Navy Half Marathon, New Nelhi

Indian Navy to Host Half Marathon in New Delhi on 06 Oct 24

The India Navy is proud to announce the conduct of a Half Marathon race in New Delhi on 06 Oct 24. The event aims to strengthen the Navy’s ties with the civil society and raise awareness about the Navy’s vital role in safeguarding the nation’s maritime security and interests. The run will also serve as … Read more

VAdm Mark Hammond, Chief of Royal Australian Navy, visited India

Chief of Royal Australian Navy, interacted with Adm R Hari Kumar

During his official visit to India, VAdm Mark Hammond, Chief of Royal Australian Navy, interacted with Adm R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy at New Delhi on 03 Apr 24. Discussions focused on avenues to strengthen bilateral maritime cooperation, including increased operational engagements, training exchanges, information sharing, etc.

Narendra Modi replies to President of Republic of Bulgaria regarding rescue of hijacked Bulgarian ship “Ruen” by Indian Navy

Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has replied to the President of Republic of Bulgaria, Mr Rumen Radev regarding the Indian Navy rescuing a hijacked Bulgarian ship “Ruen” and its crew members including 7 Bulgarian citizens. The Prime Minister expressed appreciation and emphasized India’s commitment to protecting freedom of navigation and combating piracy and terrorism in the Indian Ocean region. 

Indian Navy is hosting its third Station Commanders’ Workshop


The Indian Navy is hosting its third Station Commanders’ Workshop from 18-20 March 2024 in New Delhi. Following the success of the previous two workshops held at INS Hamla in Mumbai (Southern Naval Command) and INS Circars (Eastern Naval Command), the upcoming event will bring together over 100 Station Commanders, Unit Heads and Commanding Officers to collaborate and share innovative ideas for enhancing the overall administration of all naval stations located across the country, including the island territories of Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Indian Navy Commissions INS Jatayu, Strengthening Foothold In Lakshadweep Island

INS Jatayu

INS Jatayu was commissioned at Minicoy island, Lakshadweep in presence of Adm R Hari Kumar, the Chief of Naval Staff, Hon’ble Administrator of Lakshadweep, Shri Praful K Patel, V Adm V Srinivas, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command on 06 Mar 24.

Indian Navy’s Mission Deployed Destroyer Provides Critical EOD & Medical Assistance

Indian Navy

Palau Flagged MV Islander caught fire after an attack likely by drone/ missile on 22 Feb 24. Responding swiftly to the Distress call, Indian Navy’s destroyer, mission deployed in the Gulf of Aden for maritime security operations, arrived in the vicinity of the vessel in the afternoon of 22 Feb 24.

Australia wants navy boats with lots of weapons, but no crew. Will they run afoul of international law?


The Australian Navy is set to be transformed. On top of existing plans for nuclear submarines, the government yesterday announced a scheme for an “enhanced lethality surface combatant fleet” including six new “optionally crewed” vessels.

Chief of Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy visits India

RAdm David Proctor

RAdm David Proctor, Chief of Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy is on an official visit to India from 19 – 27 Feb 24.

MoD inks contract worth Rs.2269.54 Cr with BEL to procure 11 Shakti Electronic Warfare Systems for Indian Navy

Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Hyderabad on 13 February 2024 in New Delhi, for procurement of 11 Shakti Electronic Warfare Systems along with associated equipment / accessories for Indian Navy under Buy (Indian- IDDM) category at a total cost of Rs.2269.54 Cr.

25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug, Mahabali was delivered to Indian Navy


25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug, Mahabali was delivered to the Indian Navy on 02 Feb 24 in the presence of Rear Admiral Subir Mukherjee, NM, ASY(Kochi). This Tug is a proud flag bearer of “Make in India” initiative of Govt of India.