INS Trikand and a P-8I Join Exercise Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea)

November 18, 2019 – Frigate INS Trikand and Patrol Aircraft P8-I arrived at Doha for the inaugural edition of the Bilateral Maritime Exercise Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea) being conducted from 17 to 21 Nov 19 between the Indian Navy and Qatari Emiri Naval Forces. Za’ir-Al-Bahr 2019 would strengthen cooperation and enhance interoperability between the two navies. The Exercise will include a three-day Harbor Phase and Two days Sea Phase. The activities during the harbour phase will include a seminar, professional interaction, official visits, sports fixtures along with social and…

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Keel Laid for First Doha Class Corvette at La Spezia

November 27, 2018 – The keel laying ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). The ceremony was attended, among others, by Brig. Mubarak Al Sulaiti, Deputy Chief of the Flotilla, on behalf of the Chief of the Navy, welcomed by Angelo Fusco, Executive Vice President Naval Vessels Business Unit of Fincantieri. The corvette, which will be delivered in 2021, is designed consistent with the RINAMIL…

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