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Indian Navy: Maritime warfare branch of India's military
The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy. The Chief of Naval Staff, a four-star admiral, commands the navy.

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US deal to supply high-tech weapons to India could further destabilise region: Pakistan

During President Donald Trump's visit, India and the US on Tuesday finalised defence deals under which 30 military helicopters will be procured from two American defence majors for the Indian armed..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy's MiG-29k aircraft crashes in Goa; probe launched

A statement by the Indian Navy informed that the armed forces have commissioned the formation of an inquiry committee to investigate the incident.
DNA - Published

Indian Navy to scale up training of Myanmar Navy personnel

During his visit, Admiral Singh held talks with the commander-in-chief of Myanmar's Navy Admiral Tin Aung San and called on Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
DNA - Published

India deployed P-8I naval jets to keep eye on Chinese troops during Doklam face-off

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat confirmed the use of the naval aircraft while talking about the need for bringing in tri-services synergy in dealing with national security challenges. "The..
IndiaTimes - Published

India, US attempting to finalise key defence deals ahead of Trump's visit

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's maiden visit to India, the two countries are eyeing to finalise a raft of mega defence deals including procurement of a batch of military helicopters by Indian Navy..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy's Commodore Jyotin Raina awarded Nao Sena Medal for response after Pulwama attack

Commodore Jyotin Raina ensured that the Indian Navy's Western Fleet was "stood to" combat any misadventure by the adversary after the terror attack.
DNA - Published

Indian Navy to soon get first batch of indigenously-built torpedo Varunastra

Varunastra, weighing around 1.5 tonnes, carries about 250 kg of high explosives.
DNA - Published

Indian Navy bans use of Facebook by naval personnel

It has also banned smartphones at naval bases, dockyards and on-board warships.The "stringent" step has been taken by Navy soon after seven naval personnel were caught leaking sensitive information to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Planning to build six nuclear attack submarines: Navy to Parliamentary panel

The Indian Navy had planned to build six nuclear attack submarines along with the Arihant Class SSBNs which are nuclear-powered submarines equipped with nuclear missiles. The nuclear attack submarines..
IndiaTimes - Published

Naval leg of India, Russia tri-service exercise INDRA commences

Building on the military ties, a naval contingent from the Russia Federation Navy arrived at Mormugao port for a ten-day naval joint exercise with the Indian Navy as part of the tri-services, INDRA,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Decommissioned Sea Harrier fighter aircraft may join aircraft museum in Kolkata

The Indian Navy is setting up a permanent TU 142 aircraft in Kolkata, second such museum in the country after Vizag Naval Museum.
DNA - Published

Meet Sub-lieutenant Shivangi, first woman pilot of Indian Navy

Shivangi will fly the Dornier surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy.
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Indian Navy forces Chinese naval ship to retreat from Andaman

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Tuesday said a Chinese naval ship was driven away from India's Exclusive Economic Zone in the Andaman sea recently, asserting that such activities will be dealt..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy forced PLA ship to return after it entered exclusive economic zone in Andaman Sea

The Indian Navy forced China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) ship to return after it entered India's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Andaman Sea in September, officials said on Tuesday. "Our..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy's LCA Tejas successfully launched with four missiles

The supersonic combat aircraft was carrying two Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missiles (BVRAAAM) and two Close Combat Missiles (CCM).
DNA - Published

Defence Ministry approves procurement of military platforms and weapons worth Rs 22,800 crore

The Defence Ministry on Thursday approved procurement of military platforms and weapons worth Rs 22,800 crore, officials said. It also approved acquisition of medium-range anti-submarine warfare..
IndiaTimes - Published

US okays big guns for Indian Navy worth $1 billion


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India, US to sign $7.5 billion defence deals for spy aircrafts, armed drones

Two projects are going forward separately, with one of them being a tri-services project and the other is steered by the Indian Navy.
DNA - Published

Navy fighter aircraft crashes in Goa

A MiG-29K aircraft crashed in Goa on Saturday soon after it took off for a training mission, said sources in the Indian Navy. As per initial reports, both the pilots managed to eject safely. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclone Maha: IMD warns of rough sea conditions off Guj, Maharashtra coasts; Indian Navy on alert

The press release also stated that naval aircraft and helicopters are ready to undertake any survey and air rescue operations.
DNA - Published

Navy chief, DRDO chairman witness operation of land-based prototype of AIP submarines

AIP has a force multiplier effect on lethality of a diesel electric submarine as it enhances the submerged endurance of the boat several folds. Fuel cell-based AIP has merits in performance compared to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy to conduct major exercise on west coast

In a bid to test its operational preparedness and try out new strategies of naval operations, the Indian Navy is preparing for an exercise in the Arabian Sea in which assets of the Mumbai-based Western..
IndiaTimes - Published

UK looks to ramp up maritime security tie-up with India

The United Kingdom now wants to seriously crank up maritime security cooperation with India in the Indo-Pacific, with special focus on the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), even as it has offered help to New..
IndiaTimes - Published

India turns up heat on Malaysia, Turkey

Turkey and Malaysia are feeling the heat of India's ire as New Delhi weighs leveraging its market and economic muscle to retaliate against the two for their public statements on Kashmir as well as..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy fully seized of its role in maritime cooperation: Navy chief


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Typhoon Hagibis: PM Modi offers assistance to Japan; two ships ready, says Indian Navy

In a tweet, Indian Navy offered to lend a helping hand to Japan, currently trying to deal with the destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis that ripped through the country.
DNA - Published

Typhoon Hagibis: India stands in solidarity, Indian Navy personnel in Japan ready to assist, says PM Modi

As typhoon Hagibis left a trail of destruction in Japan, PM Narendra Modi offered condolences on behalf of the nation and offered the assistance of Indian Navy personnel present there as part of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Security heightened in Mamallapuram ahead of Xi-Modi summit

Security has been heightened in Mamallapuram ahead of the second informal summit between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that is scheduled to take place today. According to government..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy looks for greater cooperation with friendly nations to meet rising maritime challenges: Admiral Karambir Singh


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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spends night onboard INS Vikramaditya, 'sikandar of the seas'

Witnessing the prowess and fire power of Western Fleet first hand, I am reassured that our security is in safe hands and Indian Navy is ready to defend the country against all threats, says Rajnath
DNA - Published

Navy's 'second strike capability' most significant as nuclear deterrent: Rajnath Singh

In the backdrop of Pak's repeated talk about nuclear war, defence minister Rajnath Singh said that Indian Navy's "second strike capability" as a nuclear deterrent is "most significant". "Second strike..
IndiaTimes - Published

Navy prepared to tackle any security challenge: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the Indian Navy is fully prepared to tackle any maritime security challenge. "I can say with full confidence that our Navy has made full arrangements..
IndiaTimes - Published

Proud moment for us, says MBDA which supplied anti-ship missiles for INS Khanderi

European defence major MBDA said it was a proud moment for the company as its anti-ship missile has been integrated into INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene-class submarine, which was commissioned into..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajnath commissions INS Khanderi attack submarine

INS Khanderi ​is India's second Scorpene-class attack submarine​​ commissioned into the Indian Navy under the P-75 project. It was commissioned by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday at a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to head Chiefs of Staffs Committee

The Chiefs of Staffs Committee comprises chiefs of the Indian Army, Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force
DNA - Published

Indian Navy takes delivery of second Scorpene submarine Khanderi

Khanderi, a Kalvari-class diesel-electric attack submarine, will be commissioned into the Navy by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sept 28.
DNA - Published

Navy tracks Chinese vessels operating in Indian Ocean Region

As many as seven Chinese Navy warships are operating in and around the Indian Ocean Region, including an over 27,000 tonnes amphibious vessel, which have been tracked closely by the Indian Navy using..
IndiaTimes - Published

Adani Group puts in last-minute bid for Indian Navy's Rs 45,000-crore submarine project

The Adani Group has put in a last-minute bid for Indian Navy's Rs 45,000 crore submarine project.
IndiaTimes - Published

India won't get second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan

Pak on Thursday said that India would not get second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the retired Indian Navy officer who has been sentenced to death by a military court on the basis of extracted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Navy's INS Khanderi attack sub to be commissioned on Sept 28

The first submarine of the Scorpene class is INS Kalvari which was commissioned into the Indian Navy on December 14, 2017
DNA - Published

Russia offers joint development of submarines for Indian Navy

Under Project 75(I), India plans to indigenously construct six submarines for the Indian Navy at a cost of over Rs. 40,000 crores.
DNA - Published

Senior Indian diplomat meets Kulbhushan Jadhav after Pakistan grants consular access: Media report

The meeting between a senior Indian diplomat and the convicted Indian spy is currently under way after Pakistan formally granted the consular access to him in line with the decision of International..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan says will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday

Pakistan announced on Sunday that it will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on September 2. Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal said Jadhav, 49, is being provided the consular access "in..
IndiaTimes - Published

China planning 10 aircraft carriers, we need at least 3: Navy Chief

The Indian Navy is homing in on electric propulsion for a planned future aircraft carrier.
IndiaTimes - Published

Prepared to thwart JeM's underwater plans: Indian Navy


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Indian Navy sounds alert at seas after intel of terrorists'

"In view of the intelligence inputs, the Indian Navy continues to maintain its high alert situation at seas and in coastal areas," a Defence spokesman told PTI here on Saturday.
IndiaTimes - Published

After 3 hours operation, Indian Navy rescues family of Army man

Crossing floodwaters, sugarcane fields, barbed fences, and electric lines, a team of Navy officers covered a distance of more than 20 km to rescue the family of an Army man in Chandur village of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Monsoon fury: Navy evacuates over 1,000 people in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka today

With the help of two Advanced Light Helicopters (ALHs) provided by the Indian Navy to the authorities to carry out rescue operations in those areas which are not accessible by boats in Karnataka, as..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra: Additional Navy teams from Visakhapatnam to reach Kolhapur district for rescue operation

"Additional teams of Indian Navy from Visakhapatnam will reach Kolhapur by this afternoon to assist rescue efforts," CMO of Maharashtra said in an official tweet.
DNA - Published

Abrogation of Article 370: Indian Navy puts all bases, warships on alert

The specific threats of the attack came after the central government revoked Article 370 and split Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories
DNA - Published

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