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Curtain Raiser : Kalvari to be Commissioned Tomorrow at Mumbai

Curtain Raiser : Kalvari to be Commissioned Tomorrow at Mumbai   Regarded as a very prestigious acquisition, INS Kalvari is the most potent platform to have been constructed in India. The construction of the Submarine, designated as MDL Yard 11875 commenced with the first cutting of steel at MDL on 14 Dec 2006.  The ‘Boot Together’ of the submarine wherein the ... Read More »

Navika Sagar Parikrama – INSV Tarini departs from Lyttelton

Navika Sagar Parikrama – INSV Tarini departs from Lyttelton  The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini left Lyttelton this morning (12 December 2017) for its onward journey to Port Stanley (Falklands). INSV Tarini had arrived at Lyttelton on 29 November 2017 after completion of second leg of its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This historic circumnavigation attempt by an ... Read More »

President of India presents President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy

President of India presents President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy today (December 8, 2017) in Vishakhapatnam. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that our maritime interests are directly linked to India’s economy and security, and ... Read More »

Indian Navy’s Search and Rescue Operations

Indian Navy’s Search and Rescue Operations Indian Navy’s search and rescue operations continued for the third day over Southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands in the aftermath of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘OCKHI’. The ships deployed by the Southern Naval Command include IN Ships Sagardhwani, Jamuna, Nireekshak, Kabra and Kalpeni off the Kerala coast and Sharda , Shardul ... Read More »

Navika Sagar Parikrama – Tarini Enters Lyttelton

Navika Sagar Parikrama – Tarini Enters Lyttelton INSV Tarini entered Lyttelton port (New Zealand) today during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew comprises Lieutenant Commanders Pratibha Jamwal, P Swathi, and Lieutenants S Vijaya Devi, ... Read More »

Joint statement by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Defence of the Republic of India and Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence of the Republic of Singapore

Joint statement by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Defence of the Republic of India and Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence of the Republic of Singapore The 2nd Defence Ministers’ Dialogue between India and Singapore was successfully concluded today. It was inaugurated after both countries signed the revised Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) in 2015 to further strengthen the longstanding ... Read More »

Joint Special Forces Training Camp at Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Joint Special Forces Training Camp at Andaman and Nicobar Islands              The Joint Special Forces Training Camp is conducted annually under the aegis of Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff with a view to furthering integration between the Services in the field of Special Operations.   This year the exercise was conducted from 04 to 22 Nov 2017 at the Andaman and Nicobar ... Read More »

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