USNS Richard E. Byrd Conducts Underway Replenishment with Indian Navy

November 4, 2019 – USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Indian Navy’s anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kiltan (P 30) while underway in the South China Sea, Nov. 1. The U.S. Navy regularly operates with allies and partners, both bilaterally and multilaterally to promote security and stability throughout the Indo-Pacific. “Having the opportunity…

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Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Manila

October 23, 2019 – As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific, Indian Navy ships Sahyadri and Kiltan are making a port call at Manila, Philippines from 23 – 26 Oct 19. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the Operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, based…

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Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

September 12, 2019 – As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific, Indian Navy ships Sahyadri and Kiltan made a port call at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia today, for a days visit from 12 – 15 Sep 19. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command under the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern…

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Indian Warhips Visit Laem Chabang, Thailand

August 31, 2019 – As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific, Indian Navy ships Sahyadri and Kiltan are making a port call at Laem Chabang, Bangkok from 31 Aug – 03 Sep 19. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the Operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval…

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Raksha Mantri Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Commissions INS Kiltan

INS Kiltan (P30), third Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes built under Project 28 (Kamorta Class) was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman at an impressive ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam today, 16 October 2017. Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command,…

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SAIL supplies special grade steel for INS Kiltan

Partnering nation’s ‘Make in India’ drive, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has supplied defense grade DMR 249A steel plates for the indigenously built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvette INS Kiltan which was commissioned today into Indian Navy. It is the third of the four indigenously built AWS stealth corvettes under project 28 (Kamorta class) to join Indian Navy after…

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