Indian Navy set to commission INS Visakhapatnam on Nov 21, Submarine ‘Vela’ on November 28

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be the Chief Guest at the commissioning ceremony of INS Visakhapatnam, the first ship of Project 15B, informed the Indian Navy on Saturday. The commissioning ceremony is scheduled to take place on November 21 at the Naval Dockyard of Mumbai. Also, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh will be […]

Indian Navy’s stealth frigate Tushil launched in Kaliningrad, Russia

The 7th Indian Navy Frigate of P1135.6 class was launched on October 28 at Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad, Russia, the navy said. During the ceremony, the ship was formally named as Tushil by Datla Vidya Varma, the Navy said in a statement. “Tushil” is a Sanskrit word meaning Protector Shield, it said. Based on an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) […]

Indian Navy Sailing Championship 2021 to be conducted in Mumbai from Oct 1

The Indian Navy is set to conduct a sailing championship from October 1 to 5 where Yachtsmen and women from all three Commands of the Indian Navy viz., Western Naval Command, Eastern Naval Command and Southern Naval Command, will be honing and demonstrating their sailing and watermanship skills in Mumbai harbour. The event ‘Indian […]

Indian Navy mobilises rescue teams for flood relief, evacuation in Maharashtra

Based on a request received from the Government of Maharashtra, the Western Naval Command, Mumbai has mobilised Flood Rescue Teams and helicopters to provide assistance to the state administration. Despite adverse weather conditions and widespread inundation in affected areas, a total of seven naval rescue teams departed by road for […]