Indian Navy to Get Upgraded Fuel HFHSD – IN 512

January 13, 2020 – One of the Key Result Area for Indian Navy has been fuel quality standards revision to keep pace with induction of new technology equipment and meet contemporary emission standards. With the advent of technology and refining techniques in the petroleum industry better quality of fuel abiding to more stringent specifications has become a necessity. Hence, continuous…

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GRSE First Indian Shipyard to Deliver 103 Warships since 1960

December 11, 2019 – Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd., (GRSE), a leading warship building company and Miniratna Category 1 company under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence delivered IN LCU L-57 (Yard 2098),seventh in the series of eight such vessels to the Indian Navy. The ship is the 103rd Warship built and delivered by GRSE so far…

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DSCA Approves MK45 5 inch/62 Caliber Mod 4 Guns for India

November 20, 2019 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of up to thirteen (13) MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1.0210 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November…

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4th Indian/Russian Navy Staff Talks

November 1, 2019 – The 4th Indian Navy (IN) – Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Staff Talks were held at New Delhi on 30 October 2019. The talks were co-chaired by Rear Admiral Atul Anand, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Foreign Cooperation and Intelligence) from the IN and Rear Admiral Vladimir I Zemskov, Deputy Chief of Russian Naval Staff (Signals) from…

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Indian, Japanese and US Navies Taking Part in Exercise Malabar 2019

September 24, 2019 – Ships, aircraft and personnel from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), the Indian Navy (INN) and the U.S. Navy (USN) will participate in exercise Malabar 2019 off the coast of Sasebo, Japan, Sept. 26. This iteration marks the first time that the JMSDF have led Malabar, and is the latest in a continuing series of…

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Wargaming software handed over to Indian Navy

September 16, 2019 – Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis (ISSA) Delhi, a premier DRDO laboratory, has designed and developed a new generation Wargaming Software in collaboration with Maritime Warfare Centre, Visakhapatnam to meet the contemporary operational and tactical level wargaming requirement for the Indian Navy. The Wargaming Software was handed over by Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman,…

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100th Warship From Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers

July 29, 2019 – The Sixth ship of Class of Eight Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mark-IV vessels – IN LCU L-56 – was commissioned by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam today. It is 100th warship of Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, a Mini Ratna Category 1 & leading shipyard…

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HAL Delivers Chetak Helicopter to Indian Navy Ahead of Schedule

July 24, 2019 – HAL delivered a Chetak helicopter ahead of schedule to Indian Navy. The documents were handed over by Mr S. Anbuvelan, General Manager of Helicopter Division-HAL to Commodore Vikram Menon, VSM, CSO(Air), HQNA in an event held at HAL facilities here, today. HAL entered into a contract with the Indian Navy in August 2017 for supply of…

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India Issues RFPs for Navy & Coast Guard Shipbuilding

July 1, 2019 – In a significant development in the indigenous shipbuilding, Ministry of Defence has issued four shipbuilding Requests for Proposal (RFP) amounting to Rs 15,000 crore for the acquisition of various ships and craft for the Navy and the Coast Guard. While the RFP for six Next Generation Missile Vessels (NGMVs) has been issued to seven shipyards, RFPs…

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Warship Under Make in India

June 26, 2019 – The Government has taken initiatives in construction of warship under the “Make in India”. Major shipbuilding projects in respect to Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, Frigates, Submarines, Destroyers, Corvettes, Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels etc., are at various stages of execution at different Indian shipyards. The Navy designs most of its weapon intensive warships in-house and gets them built…

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Indian Navy Executes OP Sankalp

June 20, 2019 – Indian Navy has deployed, in the Gulf of Oman, to re-assure Indian Flagged Vessels operating/ transiting through Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman following the maritime security incidents in the region. IN Ships Chennai and Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake Maritime Security operations. In addition, aerial surveillance…

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Expression of Interest For six P 75(i) Submarines for Indian Navy

June 20, 2019 – As a major initiative towards ‘Make in India’, the Government immediately on taking over has issued the Expression of Interest(s) for shortlisting of potential Indian Strategic Partners (SPs) for “Construction of six Conventional Submarines” for P-75(I) Project of the Indian Navy on 20 Jun 19. The project cost is about Rs 45,000 Crores. This is the…

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USS John P. Murtha, Indian Navy Conduct Maritime Exercises

June 16, 2019 – USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) with embarked elements from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in maneuvering and communication drills with Indian navy ship, Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranvijay (D 55) in the Bay of Bengal, June 14. The interaction between the U.S. and Indian navies this year prepares both maritime forces to conduct their…

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Indian Navy on standby notice in view of Cyclone Vayu

June 12, 2019 – The following preparatory actions have been initiated by Headquarters, Western Naval Command, Mumbai to respond expeditiously to the developing situation in view of #CycloneVayu: State Administration, local District authorities and Indian Coast Guard authorities have been directed to caution fishermen against proceeding to sea and take all necessary precautions in view of inclement weather. Humanitarian Assistance…

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