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India's Vantage Point In The Indian Ocean: Lakshadweep's New Naval Base INS Jatayu

India's decision to commission a full fledged naval base in Lakshadweep's Minicoy islands gives it a crucial advantage. At a time when China is trying to grow its influence in the Indian Ocean Region, the military base in Minicoy will help India keep a hawk's eye. This also holds immediate significance at a time with India's relations with Maldives are strained, and their president is pro-China. WATCH

7 Mar 2024

Navy Gets Its First Made-In-India UAV; All You Need To About Drishti 10 Starliner | Watch

The Indian Navy on Wednesday got its first indigenous medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) drone, the Drishti 10 Starliner unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will boost its intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities.

15 Jan 2024

India Navy commissions fifth Kalvari class submarine Vagir. 5 points

India has been working on bolstering its maritime capability with a focus on the Indian Ocean in the backdrop of concerns over China's growing forays into the region, considered the backyard of the Indian Navy

2 min read23 Jan 2023

Indian Navy’s new submarine Vagir: 5 things to know

Let's find out five things about Indian Navy’s new submarine Vagir.

1 min read21 Dec 2022

Indian Navy's first training squadron arrives in Sri Lanka for a 4-day visit

The overseas deployment will help in developing the skills of seamanship and ship handling.

1 min read24 Oct 2021

INS Vikrant leaves port for maiden sea trials. Watch video

During the maiden sea trails, Vikrant's performance, including hull, main propulsion, PGD and auxiliary equipment would be closely watched

2 min read4 Aug 2021

Indian Navy receives tenth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft from Boeing

Ministry of Defence had initially signed a contract with Boeing for eight P-8I aircraft in 2009 for Indian Navy. It later signed another contract for four additional P-8I aircraft in 2016

1 min read13 Jul 2021

INS Chakra, India's lone nuclear-powered attack submarine, returns to Russia

Indian Navy's lone nuclear-powered attack submarine on its way back to Russia

1 min read4 Jun 2021

India, France begin annual joint naval exercise Varuna

This is the 19th edition of the exercise and involves the participation of French Navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.Started in 1983, Indo-French naval cooperation plays a key role in the two countries’ joint vision for a 'free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific'.

2 min read25 Apr 2021

Indian, Russian navies conduct Passage Exercise in eastern Indian Ocean Region

The exercise would involve advanced surface and anti-submarine warfare exercises, weapon firings, seamanship exercises and helicopter operations, government said

2 min read4 Dec 2020
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