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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissions INS Visakhapatnam into Indian Navy-dnmDefence Minister Rajnath Singh commissions INS Visakhapatnam into Indian Navy-dnm

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissions INS Visakhapatnam into Indian Navy

Boosting its naval prowess amidst rising Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean Region, India on Sunday commissioned its first stealth guided-missile destroyer Visakhapatnam of Project 15B into the Indian Navy. 

Defence Nov 21, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

Indian Navy to pack as punch: Visakhapatnam class destroyer, submarine Vela to join ranksIndian Navy to pack as punch: Visakhapatnam class destroyer, submarine Vela to join ranks

Indian Navy to pack a punch: Visakhapatnam class destroyer, submarine Vela to join ranks

The two commissions will further enhance the Indian Navy's power in the Indian Ocean Region

Defence Nov 15, 2021, 9:05 PM IST

Make in India will power Navy's lethal strike capability Rajnath SinghMake in India will power Navy's lethal strike capability Rajnath Singh

'Make in India' will power Navy's lethal strike capability: Rajnath Singh

Emphasizing that the P75(I) project would be one of the biggest 'Make in India' projects, Rajnath Singh assured that the steps taken by the government will give the Navy more strength to boost its lethal strike capability. 

Defence Oct 21, 2021, 10:09 PM IST

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Boeing delivers Navy's 10th P-8I surveillance aircraft

The long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft, first inducted into the Indian Navy in 2013, provides India's maritime warriors with a significant edge in the strategically important Indian Ocean region. 

Defence Jul 13, 2021, 1:29 PM IST

IAF to engage with US Carrier Strike Group in the Indian Ocean-VPNIAF to engage with US Carrier Strike Group in the Indian Ocean-VPN

IAF, Navy to engage with US Carrier Strike Group in the Indian Ocean

The IAF will deploy aircraft like Jaguar and Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jets, AWACS, AEW&C and air-to-air refueller aircraft while the US Navy is expected to field fighter jets like F-18 and E-2C Hawkeye AEW&C aircraft. 

Defence Jun 22, 2021, 7:40 PM IST

India rushes rice, HCQ to drought-hit southern MadagascarIndia rushes rice, HCQ to drought-hit southern Madagascar

India rushes 1000 tons of rice to drought-hit southern Madagascar

The humanitarian assistance will be delivered on-board Indian naval ship Jalashwa and is expected to reach the Port of Ehoala in Madagascar between March 21-24.

Top Stories Mar 2, 2021, 2:23 PM IST

Mauritius gets vaccines, 100 million dollars for defence shopping from India-VPNMauritius gets vaccines, 100 million dollars for defence shopping from India-VPN

Mauritius gets Dornier and Dhruv on lease, $100 million for defence shopping from India

After concluding his Maldives visit, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on his last leg of his two-nation visit on Sunday night arrived in Mauritius -- India's strategically key maritime neighbour in the Indian Ocean region -- to further deepen ties between the two countries. 

Top Stories Feb 23, 2021, 11:49 AM IST

Largest naval war game TROPEX is currently underway-VPNLargest naval war game TROPEX is currently underway-VPN

TROPEX, Indian Navy's largest war game, is currently underway

The theatre-level exercise aims to validate Navy's offensive-defence capabilities, safeguard national interests in the maritime domain and promote stability and peace in the Indian Ocean Region. 

Defence Feb 11, 2021, 8:47 AM IST

At Aero India India for multi-domain awareness in Indian Ocean Region-vpnAt Aero India India for multi-domain awareness in Indian Ocean Region-vpn

Aero India: India calls for multi-domain awareness in Indian Ocean Region

While the world was grappling with complications and control of the pandemic, the worsening interstate relations, rising mistrust and geopolitical tensions have only reinforced the importance of mature and balanced cooperation at the international level, Indian Air Force chief ACM RKS Bhadauria says on the sidelines of Aero India 2021.

Defence Feb 4, 2021, 8:47 AM IST

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More BrahMos missile tests this month

Seeking to send a loud message to China, India is set to conduct a series of tests on the BrahMos cruise missile in the Indian Ocean region towards the end of the month.

India Nov 15, 2020, 5:11 PM IST

Unmaskingchina India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activitiesUnmaskingchina India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activities

#Unmaskingchina: India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activities

The Indian Navy was asked to raise its alert level in the Indian Ocean Region where Chinese Navy has been making regular forays.
 

India Jun 29, 2020, 7:27 PM IST