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Defence Ministry signs contract with GRSE for supply of four survey vessels for Indian Navy

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IBNS): The Ministry of Defence has awarded contract for design, construction and supply of four Survey Vessels for Indian Navy to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited, Kolkata after it became successful bidder in the competitive bidding. 

INS Tarangini returns after voyage across the world

New Deli, Oct 30 (IBNS): The sail training ship of Indian Navy, INS Tarangini based at Kochi, returned after a seven month long sailing across the world to a grand reception at naval base, Kochi on Oct 30.

Injured Indian Navy officer Abhilash Tommy, stranded in India Ocean, rescued

New Delhi, Sept 24 (IBNS) Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday confirmed that injured commander Abhilash Tommy, who was stranded in the Indian Ocean, has been rescued by a French fishing vessel on Monday.

Injured commander Abhilash Tomy will be rescued by French vessel Osiris today: Indian Navy

New Delhi, Sept 24 (IBNS): The Indian Navy on Sunday said injured commander Abhilash Tomy will be rescued by French vessel Osiris in next 16 hours, media reports said.

Indian Naval chief Sunil Lanba to visit Bangladesh

New Delhi, June 24 (IBNS): Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff will be proceeding on a goodwill visit to Bangladesh from 24 to 29 Jun 18.

Indian Navy prevents burning merchant vessel from drifting towards Bangladesh maritime boundary

Kolkata, June 16 (IBNS) In a daring and  complex operation, a Sea King 42C helicopter from the Eastern Naval Command  (ENC) winched down one MARCO (Marine Commando) officer on the ill-fated merchant vessel SSL KOLKATA which had been on fire and drifting since the last two days.

Navy rescues Indian nationals stranded in Socotra Islands for 10 days

Porbandar/New Delhi, Jun 7 (IBNS): India's Ministry of Defence said that Indian Naval Ship Sunayana reached Porbandar harbour in Gujarat on Thursday morning after successfully evacuating 38 Indian Nationals at/ off Socotra Islands, located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea. 

Indian Navy evacuates 38 Indians stranded in Yemen

New Delhi, June 3 (IBNS): Indian Navy on Sunday said it has evacuated 38 stranded Indians from Socotra Island in Yemen.

Indian Navy to host bilateral exercise 'Varuna' with French Navy

New Delhi, Mar 19 (IBNS): The Indian Navy and the French Navy have conducted bilateral maritime exercises since May 1993.

Third Scorpene submarine ‘Karanj’ Launched at Mazagon Docks

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IBNS) : The third Scorpene class submarine constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the Indian Navy, was launched on Wednesday by Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association amid traditional ceremonies.

Navy fighter jet crashes in Goa airport, trainee pilot ejects safely

New Delhi/Panaji, Jan 3 (IBNS): A MiG29K aircraft with under-trainee pilot overshot the runway and crashed at Goa airport on Wednesday, according to media reports.

Indian Navy conducts exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr with Oman Navy

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS):  Indian Naval Ships Trikand and Teg are deployed to Oman for bilateral exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ or ‘Sea Breeze’. This exercise is the 11th edition and has been a biennial feature since 1993.

The 21st century is Asia's century says PM Narendra Modi while dedicating naval submarine INS Kalvari to nation

Mumbai, Dec 14 (IBNS): The central government accords highest importance to the Indian Ocean region, guided by the principle of Sagar (Security And Growth for All in the Region), said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while commissioning INS Kalvari (S-21), the first of the six Scorpene class submarines built under Project 75 (Kalvari Class) into the Indian Navy at a ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, on Thursday.

Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba visits Bangladesh

New Delhi/Dhaka, Nov 25 (IBNS): Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy is visiting Bangladesh on an invitation of Bangladesh for participation in International Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX) being held at Bangladesh from 26 to 28 November 2017 under the aegis of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS).

Bangladesh Navy Ship Somudra Avijan on a goodwill visit to Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Oct 17 (IBNS): Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan is visiting Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on a four-day goodwill visit to the Eastern Naval Command, according to a release from the Ministry of Defence.