Articles tagged under: Indian Navy

Porbandar – Mangalore sailing expedition of Western Naval command flagged off

September 26, 2018
Porbandar – Mangalore sailing expedition of Western Naval command flagged off

Porbandar: A sailing expedition from Porbandar to Mangalore to mark the Golden Jubilee year of the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy was flagged off from here today. The expedition on the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Bulbul would conclude on October 13 when it reaches Mangalore in Karnataka. Defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that the expedition was flagged off by Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye, the Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area from I...Read More

Indian Naval Ship Sunayna reaches Gujarat with 38 Indians saved from cyclone hit Socotra Island of Yemen

June 07, 2018
Indian Naval Ship Sunayna reaches Gujarat with 38 Indians saved from cyclone hit Socotra Island of Yemen

Porbandar (Gujarat): Indian Naval Ship Sunayna entered Porbandar harbor of Gujarat today with 38 Indian Nationals successfully rescued from cyclone hit Socotra Island of Yemen. Defence Spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said that the Indian nationals were stranded for nearly ten days after severe Cyclonic Storm – Mekenu devastated the area around Socotra Island. INS Sunayna was diverted from Gulf of Aden deployment to Socotra Island for search and rescue operations after Indian Nav...Read More

Another UAV crashes in Porbandar

April 14, 2018
Another UAV crashes in Porbandar

Porbandar: Another Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) of Indian Navy has crashed in Porbandar. The latest one has crashed near Khakhrala Ness close to Ranavav town of Porbandar district. Indian Navy has UAV squadron based in Porbandar. This is second Heron drone, Indian Navy has lost in less than a month and third crash in four months(Army lost one in December). Heron UAV had lost datalink communication before it crashed. Defence spokesperson said: Heron UAV of Indian Navy on a routine sortie lost ...Read More

Indian Navy UAV crashes in Porbandar

March 22, 2018
Indian Navy UAV crashes in Porbandar

Porbandar: An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed minutes after taking off from air enclave of Porbandar Naval base today morning. The drone crashed in the open space of an ice-factory located next to Udyognagar police station in Porbandar soon after it took off at around 9.30 am. Police called fire fighters as the drone had caught fire after crash. Indian Navy shifted debris to know the reason of the incident and initiated an inquiry. DeshGujaratRead More

Third Scorpene submarine ‘Karanj’ Launched at Mazagon Docks

January 31, 2018
Third Scorpene submarine ‘Karanj’ Launched at Mazagon Docks

New Delhi: The third Scorpene class submarine constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the Indian Navy, was launched today, 31 January 2018 by Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association after the recitation of Sanskrit shlokas from the Atharva Veda and traditional ceremonies associated with the launch of naval platforms. She also named this submarine as ‘Karanj’ and wished her good fortune. Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff was the chief guest ...Read More

Ockhi: Most of all around 3800 fishing boats from Porbandar/Mangrol return safely

December 05, 2017
Ockhi: Most of all around 3800 fishing boats from Porbandar/Mangrol return safely

Porbandar: Most of the around 2500 fishing boat which had ventured in to sea have returned safely ashore here in the wake of the inclement weather caused by cyclone Okhi and subsequent alert issued by the met department and state government as it was now approaching towards Gujarat coast. Secretary of National Fish Workers Forum Manish Lodhari today said that most of the boats have returned safely. 'Now only around 100 to 150 boats were in the sea and these have also...Read More

Beating the Retreat and Sunset Ceremony of Indian Navy at INS Valsura

December 04, 2017
Beating the Retreat and Sunset Ceremony of Indian Navy at INS Valsura

Jamnagar: As part of the Navy week, Beating the Retreat and Sunset Ceremony was organised at INS Valsura last evening. The highlights of the Beating the Retreat function included performance by Navy Band, Continuity Drill (Parade), PT Display and Mashaal Display. The event concluded with Beating the Retreat, which is a ceremony to order the troops to retreat, marking the end of the day’s fighting. More than 70 dignitaries from Jamnagar and 700 personnel including service and defence civi...Read More

Bi-annual coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach concludes along Gujarat coast

October 06, 2017
Bi-annual coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach concludes along Gujarat coast

Porbandar: The bi-annual Maritime coastal security exercise introduced post 26/11 Mumbai terror attack was concluded yesterday for the State of Gujarat and Union Territory of Daman & Diu coastline. The maritime security exercise was conducted to substantiate preparedness and synergy between coastal security stakeholders. The exercise along the 1600 km Gujarat coast line was coordinated by the Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (NW), Gandhinagar. A statement by the coast guard today said t...Read More

SAC Ahmedabad and Indian Navy sign MoU

May 15, 2017
SAC Ahmedabad and Indian Navy sign MoU

Ahmedabad: Indian Navy and Space Application Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) today in Ahmedabad signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding on Data Sharing and Scientific cooperation in the field of Meteorology and Oceanology’. The broad areas of cooperation include, sharing of non-confidential observational data for pre-launch sensor calibration and post launch satellite data validation, operational use of SAC generated weather products, provisioning expertise for ins...Read More

Navy takes up Scorpene document leak with France’s Directorate General of Armament

August 25, 2016
Navy takes up Scorpene document leak with France’s Directorate  General of Armament

New Delhi: The Navy today said it has taken up the Scorpene document leak matter with France's Directorate General of Armament and has asked the French government to investigate the incident with urgency and share their findings with the Indian side. An internal audit of procedures to rule out any security compromise is also being undertaken, the Navy said in a statement, a day after it stressed that the leak appears to be "from overseas and not in India". "The documents that have been pos...Read More

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