INS Jalashwa Arrives Visakhapatnam with Critical COVID Relief

May 23, 2021 – As part of on-going COVID Relief Operation ‘Samudra Setu II’ launched by the Indian Navy, INS Jalashwa embarked with 18 Cryogenic Oxygen Tanks and other critical COVID Medical Stores including 3650 Oxygen Cylinders and 39 Ventilators from Brunei and Singapore, arrived Visakhapatnam on 23 May 21. 15 of the 18 Cryogenic Tanks are filled with Liquid…

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DSCA Approves Six P-8I for India

April 30, 2021 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India of six (6) P-8I Patrol aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.42 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of India has requested…

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India Inspects Progress on Project 22350 Construction

March 4, 2021 (Google Translation) – A delegation of the Indian Navy under the leadership of Vice Admiral S. Naitani, Chief of the Main Directorate for the Purchase and Production of Warships, visited the Baltic Shipyard Yantar (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation). The visit was devoted to the issues of the plant’s fulfillment of an order for the construction…

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Indian Navy Conducts Joint Exercise with Army and Air Force

January 25, 2021 – A large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMPHEX – 21 was conducted in Andaman & Nicobar group of islands from 21 – 25 Jan 2021. The exercise involved participation of Naval ships, amphibious troops of the Army and different types of aircraft from the Air force. The exercise was aimed at validating India’s capabilities to safeguard the…

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Indian Navy Receives Ninth P-8AI

November 18, 2020 – Boeing is continuing to expand the Indian Navy’s long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare capabilities with today’s delivery of the country’s ninth P-8I. The patrol aircraft is an integral part of the Indian Navy’s fleet and has surpassed 25,000 flight hours since it was inducted in 2013. The ninth P-8I is the first aircraft to be delivered…

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Nimitz Strike Group Participates in Cooperative Exercises with Indian Navy

July 20, 2020 – The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of flagship USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Princeton (CG 59) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), participated in cooperative exercises with the Indian Navy in the Indian Ocean commencing July 20. “It was a privilege to operate with the Indian Navy,” said Rear Adm. Jim…

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Modernization of infrastructure for airfields of Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and other services

May 9, 2020 (Google Translation) –  Ministry of Defence signed contract for Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure (MAFI) of 37 airfields for Indian Air Force(IAF), Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) with M/s Tata Power SED (TPSED) at a cost of nearly Rs 1,200 crore here today. The proposal has been duly approved by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath…

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