INS Tabar Returns from European/Africa Deployment

Towards enhancing military cooperation with friendly nations, Indian Naval Ship INS Tabar was mission-deployed in international waters for over three months from 13 June 21. During the deployment, she made 11 port calls in nine countries of Europe and Africa, traversing nearly 20,000 nautical miles. In all ports, the ship received a warm reception from local officials and was visited…

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INS Tabar Visits Portsmouth Ahead of Royal Navy Joint Training

Indian frigate INS Tabar today sailed into Portsmouth August 13th for a high-profile visit ahead of exercises with the Royal Navy. The 17-year-old frigate – whose name means ‘battleaxe’ in Sanskrit – arrived in the Solent fresh from a few days in Bergen, exercising with the Norwegian Navy. While in Portsmouth, members of the 300-strong ship’s company will pay their…

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Three of Four Foreign Ships Leave St Petersburg After Naval Parade

July 29, 2021 – Warships of foreign navies, which took part in the fifth Main Naval Parade, left Kronstadt. Among them: the frigate of the Pakistan Navy “Zulfikar”, the frigate of the Indian Navy “Tabar”, the corvette of the Iranian Navy “Sahand”. As the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, noted before, “the participation of warships of the…

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FS Aquitaine Trains With Indian Frigate Tabar

(Google Translation) – On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Indian frigate Tabar set sail from Brest after a four-day stopover. The Aquitaine multi-mission frigate (FREMM) and the Indian frigate then carried out numerous exercises in the Brest approaches over two days. Tactical evolutions, presentation maneuvers for refueling at sea, joint anti-submarine and anti-aircraft combat exercises notably punctuated this mutual training…

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Joint India/France Exercise Varuna

April 29, 2021 (Google Translation) – From 25 to 27 April, a large-scale bilateral exercise between the French and Indian navies, called VARUNA 21, was held in the Arabian Sea. This new edition was an opportunity to increase the interoperability of the two navies at a time when France and India, nations bordering the Indian Ocean, intend to strengthen their…

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