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May 16, 2017

Indian warships visit Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

As part of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the West Coast of Africa and the Mediterranean Sea, three Indian warships, INS Mumbai, INS Trishul and INS Aditya, arrived at Jeddah today (16 May 17) for a three-day visit.
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May 15, 2017

Indian Navy and Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad sign Memorandum of Understanding

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, AVSM, NM, Director General Naval Operations and Mr Tapan Misra, Director, Space Application Centre (SAC) signed...
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IMDEX Asia 2017: CONTROP announces multiple contracts to provide iSea EO/IR maritime payloads to several customers worldwide

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR) defense and homeland security...
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May 14, 2017

Chief of the Naval Staff to attend Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) 50 International Maritime Review (IMR)

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, is on an official tour to Singapore from 15 May 2017.
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Eastern Fleet Ships on deployment to Malaysia

In pursuance of India’s ‘Act East Policy’, Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Jyoti are on an overseas deployment to the South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean.
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NAVANTIS is Navantia bet to unify Ship training needs in a single product

From already existing Platform Control simulators, mainly focused on crew engineers training, Navantia has extended the capabilities towards bridge pilots’ world, providing an overall solution for both kinds...
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May 13, 2017

INS Darshak completes hydrographic surveys in Sri Lanka

INS Darshak of the Eastern Naval Command which has been on a two month deployment to Sri Lanka has successfully completed surveys...
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INS Rajput on a 3-day visit to Yangon

INS Rajput, Indian Navy's front line guided missile destroyer entered Yangon, Myanmar for an Operational Turn around (OTR) from 11-13 May 17.
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May 12, 2017

Eastern Fleet’s Overseas Deployment to Singapore

In pursuance of India’s Act East policy, Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shivalik, Jyoti and Kamorta are on an Overseas Deployment...
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DCNS exhibits at IMDEX 2017, Singapore, from 16 to 18 May 2017

DCNS is the European leader in naval defense and a major player in marine renewable energy.
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May 10, 2017

Sanjay Mitra appointed as new Defence Secretary

The government on May 10 approved the appointment of West Bengal cadre and 1982 batch officer Sanjay Mitra as the next Defence Secretary...
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IMDEX Asia 2017: CONTROP releases a compact High Definition (HD) EO/IR camera payload for small boats

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd.– a company specializing in the field of electro-optics and infrared defense and homeland security solutions...
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May 9, 2017

29th India-Indonesia Co-ordinated Patrol (CORPAT) Commences

The 29th series of India–Indonesia CORPAT is scheduled from 09 – 25 May 17 with the opening ceremony being conducted from 09 - 12 May 17...
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May 5, 2017

Indian warships visit Alexandria, Egypt

As part of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment (OSD) to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa, two Indian warships, INS Mumbai and INS Aditya, arrived at Alexandria on May 5, 2017...
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Rolls-Royce and Garden Reach agree to assemble MTU engines in India

Rolls-Royce and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) have agreed the finalassembly of MTU Series 4000 engines in India.
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Start of the programme to renovate the FLF stealth frigates

On 2 May 2017, the DGA awarded the contract to renovate three of the five La Fayette-class Frigates currently in service with the French Navy to DCNS.
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Naval Commanders’ Conference concludes

The four-day long Naval Commanders’ Conference concluded on May 5, 2017 wherein the top-level leadership of Navy reviewed major operational, training and administrative activities undertaken...
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May 4, 2017

Erdogan’s visit will cement relations
By Ranjit Kumar

India and Turkey have differences over the status of Kashmir and Northern Cyprus, but that has not stopped the two nations from strengthening relations. Both nations believe that economic and trade relations can be more comprehensive and India believes that economic-relations can help in weaning away Turkey from Pakistan.
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May 3, 2017

Raytheon begins AN/SPY-6(V) radar production

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $327,146,998 Fixed Price Incentive (firm target) modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-5315 to exercise options...
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May 2, 2017

Naval Commanders’ Conference commences in New Delhi

A four day Naval Commanders’ Conference commenced this morning at New Delhi. Hon’ble Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley addressed...
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April 30, 2017

Naval Commanders’ Conference May 2017

A four day Naval Commanders’ Conference is scheduled at New Delhi from 02 - 05 May 17. The Chief of the Naval Staff, with the Commanders-in-Chief, will review major operational, training and administrative...
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April 25, 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman COSC & CNS releases Joint Doctrine Indian Armed Forces - 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff released a revised version...
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April 21, 2017

Maiden firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile

Indian Navy successfully undertook the firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile from a ship today.
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April 20, 2017

Rolls-Royce opens first Defence Service Delivery Centre in Asia to support Indian Armed Forces & HAL

Rolls-Royce has opened a new Defence Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in Asia, located at the Manyata Embassy Business Park in Bengaluru.
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April 18, 2017

Indian Warships on Overseas Deployment: Visit Souda Bay, Greece

As part of the Indian Navy's Overseas Deployment (OSD) to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa, four warships...
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April 14, 2017

Release of hijacked Indian dhow 'Al-Kausar'

Indian registered dhow 'Al-Kausar' was hijacked off the island of Socotra on April 1, 2017. The vessel was taken to the port of Hobyo, on the eastern coast of Somalia and the 10 crew members were captured and held...
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April 11, 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff visits Malaysia

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Indian Navy is on a goodwill visit to Malaysia from 11 to 15 April 2017.
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DCNS delivers multi-mission frigate Auvergne, the fourth FREMM for the French Navy

On 11 April in Toulon, DCNS delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne to the French Navy, as stipulated in the contract.
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Rockwell Collins awarded $21 million contract to modernize Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges

The U.S. DoD awarded Rockwell Collins a $21 million contract to support the second production lot of the CRIIS for upgrading Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges.
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April 9, 2017

Indian Navy ships respond to piracy attack on foreign merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

A distress call was received from a foreign merchant vessel MV OS 35 (Tuvalu registered vessel), which was attacked and boarded by pirates...
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April 8, 2017

TU-142M receives a formal welcome at INS Dega

Hon'ble Chief of Andhra Pradesh Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy which landed at INS Dega for the last time this morning.
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April 6, 2017

T408-powered CH-53K King Stallion achieves Milestone C

Lockheed Martin announced the CH-53K King Stallion, which is powered by GE Aviation's T408-GE-400 turboshaft engine, successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that approves low rate initial production (LRIP).
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April 5, 2017

INS Shardul on joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance in South India Ocean

In keeping with India’s national objective of ensuring a secure and stable regional environment to allow unhindered economic and social development...
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April 4, 2017

CH-53K King Stallion program achieves milestone C

Lockheed Martin today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review...
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April 3, 2017

$2.2 billion Boeing contract funds P-8 aircraft for US, Australia and UK

Boeing, the US Navy, the Royal Australian Air Force and the United Kingdom Royal Air Force will continue modernizing global maritime patrol...
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Lockheed Martin Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Conducts Successful Jettison Flight Test from US Navy F/A-18E/F

Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) was successfully released from a U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.
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April 1, 2017

FY 2016-17: HAL turnover soars to all time high at Rs. 17,406 crores; receives orders worth Rs. 21,000 crores

HAL has achieved the highest ever turnover of Rs. 17,406 crores for the financial year ending March 31, 2017. “It is business as usual for us with the Company doing well on expected lines.
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BEL achieves turnover of Rs. 8,800 crores

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited has ended the year 2016-17 by registering whopping top line figure of about Rs.8,800 crores (provisional), a growth of about 17% over the previous year’s...
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March 31, 2017

DCNS to exhibit at LAAD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Hall 1, T.20)

DCNS is the European leader in naval defense and a major player in marine renewable energy.
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Raytheon's Air & Missile Defense Radar successfully executes first ballistic missile test

Raytheon Company's Air and Missile Defense Radar searched for, acquired and tracked a ballistic missile test target during the radar's first dedicated Ballistic Missile Defense exercise...
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US Navy selects Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to field its Tactical Combat Training System Increment II solution

The U.S. Navy has selected Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to supply their encrypted, next-generation tactical training system.
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March 30, 2017

Valedictory Function of Higher Defence Management Course-12 held at College of Defence Management

The Valedictory Function of the Higher Defence Management Course-12 (HDMC-12) was held at College of Defence Management in Secunderabad...
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DCNS and PT PAL develop their cooperation to address Indonesia’s naval projects

Following the visit of French President, François Hollande, to Indonesia, DCNS and PT PAL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...
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March 29, 2017

De-induction of Indian Navy’s TU142M aircraft and induction of Boeing P-8I into INAS 312

After having served the Indian Navy with pride and élan for 29 years, during which it accomplished 30,000 hrs of accident free flying...
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Airbus Helicopters and PTDI continue to deliver helicopters to Indonesia ahead of schedule

Benefitting from a strongly knitted industrial partnership of over four decades, Airbus Helicopters and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) continue to deliver...
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March 28, 2017

Inauguration of ‘Test Bed’ of Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems (IAAMS) at INS Rajali

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval Staff, inaugurated the first ever ‘IAAMS’ at INS Rajali today...
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Commissioning of INLCU L51 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command

INLCU L51 was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 28 Mar 2017 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar...
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Saab Seaeye selects Sonardyne acoustics for Sabertooth hybrid vehicle

Subsea technology company, Sonardyne International Ltd, has delivered its latest consignment of AvTrak 6 acoustic communications and navigation ...
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March 26, 2017

Curtain Raiser: De-induction of TU 142M aircraft

Indian Navy is preparing for de-induction of TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after its 29 years of dedicated service to the nation.
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March 23, 2017

Indian Navy eyes the third pole

Indian Navy’s second expedition to Mount Everest was flagged off by Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval Staff this morning by handing over the Ceremonial Ice Axe to the climbers.
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VSTEP and Damen sign cooperation agreement for Royal Bahamas Defence Force project

A recent cooperation agreement between Damen and VSTEP has been established for the delivery of a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator...
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Cooperation between DCNS, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) and Ecole Centrale de Nantes to develop a Master in Maritime Technology in Malaysia

On Thursday, March 23, at the occasion of the LIMA exhibition in Langkawi, DCNS, UPNM and Ecole Centrale de Nantes signed a Memorandum...
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March 22, 2017

The first Gowind® 2500 by DCNS succeeds in the beginning of its sea trials

On March 17th, 2017, DCNS is proud to announce the success of the first sea trials of the firstof-class Gowind® 2500 corvette under construction...
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March 17, 2017

Additional FCS 3307 Patrol vessel ordered by Homeland

Just over a year after it took delivery of the second of two FCS 3307 Patrol vessels, Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (Homeland)...
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DCNS at LIMA Langkawi 2017, Malaysia (Booth HD20)

DCNS is a world leader in naval defence, designing and building submarines and surface ships, developing associated systems and infrastructure, and offering a full range of services to naval bases and shipyards.
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March 15, 2017

Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief, Russian Federation Navy visits India

Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief, Russian Federation Navy along with a four member Russian Navy delegation is on an official visit...
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March 14, 2017

Lockheed Martin Canada delivers high fidelity combat system trainer to Royal New Zealand Navy

Completing the first major delivery under the New Zealand ANZAC Frigate System Upgrade Project, prime systems integrator Lockheed Martin...
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Raytheon developing next generation, cross domain communication and engagement network for US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research recently awarded Raytheon Company an $11.8 million contract to develop networking technologies enabling greater sensor interconnectivity and enhancing integrated...
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March 9, 2017

INS Tillanchang commissioned at Karwar

INS Tillanchang, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, at Karwar today.
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March 8, 2017

DCNS opened its representative office in Bogota, Colombia and exhibits at Colombiamar

Olivier Michel, DCNS Latin America Vice President, opened the new DCNS Representative Office in Bogota, Colombia, on Wednesday, March 8th...
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Sikorsky recognizes Coast Guard's extraordinary legacy of helicopter rescues

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today paid tribute to the U.S. Coast Guard's century of aviation (1916-2016) during which the service...
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March 6, 2017

INS Viraat decommissioned

Today, a glorious era of INS Viraat being the flag ship of the Indian Navy came to an end. INS Viraat, the second Centaur-Class aircraft carrier in service which has spent 30 years in the Indian Navy and 27 years...
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March 3, 2017

Lockheed Martin Long Range Anti-Ship Missile wins 2017 Aviation Week Laureate Award

Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) was selected as a 2017 Aviation Week Laureate Award winner in the Defense category.
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March 2, 2017

INHS ASVINI Mumbai Adjudged best service Hospital in the AFMS

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the Raksha Mantri’s Trophy and Citation for the best Service Hospital in the AFMS...
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Maiden Anti-Ship missile launch by Kalvari

The Indian Navy, on thursday, successfully conducted the maiden firing of an Anti-Ship missile from the first of the indigenously built Kalvari class submarines, during a test firing in the Arabian Sea.
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March 1, 2017

Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited forays into Defence sector

Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, country’s largest integrated stainless steel producer today announced its entry into the defence sector by signing the License agreement with DRDO...
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February 28, 2017

New European defence company HENSOLDT launched

Following the closing of the transaction between Airbus Group SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) and KKR, a leading global investment firm...
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February 26, 2017

Indian Navy concludes Theatre Level Exercise TROPEX 2017

The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX 17) was conducted on the Western Seaboard from 24 Jan 17 till...
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February 25, 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of Naval Staff on official visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy is visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman on a bilateral visit from 26 February...
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February 24, 2017

Results 2016: DCNS achieves its objectives and confirms the improvement of its operational profitability

The DCNS board of directors met on 23 February 2017 to review the 2016 accounts, closed on 31 December.
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February 23, 2017

INS Betwa on even keel: To be fully operational by April 2018

INS Betwa, a P-16A Class frigate has been made upright by the unstinted efforts put in by the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai and the salvage firm...
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FORTIS demonstrates productivity and safety improvements at US Navy shipyard

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) has concluded that industrial exoskeletons, including Lockheed Martin's FORTIS...
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Lockheed Martin announces multi-year plan to relocate Fleet Ballistic Missile program to other US facilities

Lockheed Martin today announced plans to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area to co-locate employees in facilities with common skills and resource...
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February 21, 2017

Commissioning of Off Shore Patrol Vessel (OPV) ICGS Shaunak

Indian Coast Guard Ship “Shaunak” the fourth ship in the series of six Off Shore Patrol Vessels (OPV) was commissioned at Goa...
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February 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin awarded $150 million to continue production of Target Sight System for US Marine Corps

The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, has awarded Lockheed Martin $150 million in follow-on production contracts to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with the Target Sight System (TSS)...
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February 18, 2017

INSV Tarini inducted – All Woman Crew scheduled to sail her around the Globe commencing August 2017

The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat Tarini was inducted, in presence of host of dignitaries at a glittering ceremony at INS Mandovi...
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Admiral Sunil Lanba pays homage to Martyrs at Noida Shaheed Smarak, Noida

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff paid homage and laid wreath at the ‘Shaheed Smarak’ this morning at a solemn function organized by the Noida Sanstha.
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February 17, 2017

Tarini to be inducted into Indian Navy on February 18, 2017

The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat Tarini will be inducted at a ceremony scheduled to be held at the INS Mandovi Boat Pool on evening of 18 February 2017.
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Indian Navy concludes first contract under Buy and Make (Indian) Category

A contract between Nova Integrated Systems Ltd and Indian Navy for procurement of Surface Surveillance Radars (SSR) has been concluded today.
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February 16, 2017

BCA presents ballistic protection solutions at IDEX 2017

BCA Ballistic Protection, a pioneering company in the development of solutions for high-performance ballistic protection, is taking part of IDEX 2017 from February 19 to 23 in Abu Dhabi.
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February 15, 2017

BEL receives Offset Contract for CoMPASS from Elbit Systems Electro Optics – ELOP Ltd, Israel

Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd (ELOP), Israel, has awarded Navratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)...
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DCNS exhibits at IDEX-NAVDEX in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 19th to 23rd February

DCNS participates in IDEX-NAVDEX, which will be held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
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Rolls-Royce announces first Defence Service Delivery Centre in India

Rolls-Royce has announced plans to open its first Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in India to deliver improved support for over 750 defence engines that power the aircraft of the Indian Armed Forces.
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February 14, 2017

11th Biennial Edition Aero India 2017 Takes Off at Bengaluru

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the 11th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition and declared the Aero India 2017 open today at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru.
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February 7, 2017

Annual Maritime Power Conference – 2017 National Maritime Foundation Theme: The Blue Economy: Concept, Constituents and Development

The National Maritime Foundation (NMF) is conducting its Annual Maritime Power Conference-2017 at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) Auditorium, Development Enclave, New Delhi...
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February 6, 2017

Next generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System successfully engages Medium Range Ballistic Missile target

Aegis Weapon System test supports the US Phased Adaptive Approach to protect Europe from attack.
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Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System wins contract with Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy awarded to Schiebel a contract for the supply of its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System and three years of follow-on Contractor...
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February 4, 2017

Next-gen Standard Missile-3 completes first intercept test

The US Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have completed the first successful intercept flight test of a Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA, a defensive weapon designed...
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February 2, 2017

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding delivers first SIGMA 10514 PKR frigate to Indonesian Ministry of Defence

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has handed over the first SIGMA 10514 PerusakKawalRudal(PKR) frigate to the Indonesian Ministry of Defence...
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February 1, 2017

Indian Naval Air Enclave at Santa Cruz inaugurated

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command inaugurated the Indian Naval Air Enclave, Santa Cruz (NAE Scz) at Santa Cruz, Mumbai today.
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January 31, 2017

Indian Naval Academy cadets visit United States Naval Academy for Leadership Conference program

Two cadets of INA visited USNA, Annapolis, to participate in their...
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Cadet Bhavdeep Saini of Indian Naval Academy wins Gold in Kerala State Squash Championship

Cadet Bhavdeep Saini of INA won the Gold medal in the finals of the maiden Kerala State Squash Championship held from January 27, 2017...
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January 30, 2017

Visit of Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy

Vice Admiral RC Wijegunaratne, Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy is on an official visit to India from 29 January to 02 February 2017.
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January 29, 2017

Braveheart Squadron emerges victorious Indian Naval Academy Cross Country Championship

The Inter Squadron Cross Country Championship for Spring Term 2017 was conducted at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, today, Sunday 29 January...
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January 27, 2017

Navy’s Theatre Level Exercise, TROPEX 17, gets underway

The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Readiness Operational Exercise (TROPEX) got underway on January 24, 2017.
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January 26, 2017

Republic Day Parade held at the Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala

In commemoration of India’s 68th Republic Day, a ceremonial parade was held at Indian Naval Academy (INA).
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Gallantry Awardees - January 26, 2017

SHAURYA CHAKRA - Ashu Singh, Chief Mechanical Engineer (131980 – F) (Posthumously); NAO SENA MEDAL (GALLANTRY) - Rakesh Kumar, Hull Artificer 4, (502230-H) (Posthumously); NAO SENA MEDAL (GALLANTRY) - Lt Cdr Neeraj Kumar (06143-K)
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January 23, 2017

US Navy awards Raytheon $235 million for Standard Missile-6 production

The US Navy awarded Raytheon Company $235 million for Standard Missile-6 all-up round production missiles and spares.
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January 21, 2017

India’s largest bank teams up with the nation’s largest warship

INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship and latest aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, has a strength of over 1500 personnel.
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January 16, 2017

CNS visit to NCC Republic Day Camp

Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval Staff visit to NCC Republic Day Camp at Delhi Cantt this morning.

January 13, 2017

Passing Out Parade 02/16 Batch – INS Chilka

An inspiring and smartly turned out parade marked the culmination of 21 weeks of basic training and a total of 1640 trainees passed out successfully from the portals of INS Chilka on January 13, 2017.
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Historic Cape Canaveral building gets new Lockheed Martin tenants

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin cut the ribbon on a newly-renovated facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on January 4, 2017.
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January 12, 2017

Kalvari Class submarines a key milestone in self-reliance and indigenisation for country: Dr Subhash Bhamre

Khanderi, the second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ class stealth submarine, was ‘launched’ today by the Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri...
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January 11, 2017

US Navy, Raytheon generate Tomahawk missile flight plans in real time to strike time-sensitive targets

The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company completed two flight tests of the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, demonstrating how missions...
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January 10, 2017

Standard Missile-6 approved for international sales

The U.S. Department of Defense has approved the release of Raytheon Company's Standard Missile-6 to several international customers.
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December 23, 2016

Indian Naval sailing vessel Mhadei arrives at Cape Town

The Indian Navy’s ocean-going sail boat Mhadei with an all-women crew, entered Cape Town Harbour today after a grueling voyage which started from Goa in early November 2016.
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December 21, 2016

National Level Pollution Response Exercise (NATPOLREX-VI)

Indian’s energy requirements (approx 70%) are met by oil resource that is being imported into our country by ships.
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Airbus DS EBS equips South Korean tanker aircraft with sophisticated “Mode 5” encryption technologies

Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS), future HENSOLDT, equips the recently ordered A330 MRTT multirole tanker aircraft...
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ATLAS ELEKTRONIK wins order for the modernization of minehunting vessels of the German Navy

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support...
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Raytheon to produce NSA-certified encryption devices with next-generation safeguards for tactical radios

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $32 million production contract for next-generation encryption devices to safeguard military tactical data transmissions across air, surface, subsurface...
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December 20, 2016

Founding ceremony of DCNS Australia’s Adelaide Future Submarine Facility

DCNS Australia today celebrated the founding of their Australian headquarters in Keswick, Adelaide, which will be dedicated to delivering...
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December 19, 2016

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works to continue providing modernization services for DDG 51 ships

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $126 million contract extension to manage ongoing post-delivery modernization activities...
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Raytheon SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target at sea

The U.S. Navy fired two Standard Missile-6 Dual I guided missiles, developed by Raytheon Missile Systems, from the USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG-53) during a recent test event...
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December 18, 2016

CNS visit to Japan

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC is on an official visit to Japan commencing 19 December 2016. The visit aims to consolidate existing Maritime Cooperation initiatives as well as explore new avenues.
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December 16, 2016

Launch of eighth LCU - GRSE Yard 2099

The launch of last ship of LCU MK IV project, an amphibious ship, today, at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata, marks yet another significant milestone in the annals of the Indigenous Warship design...
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December 15, 2016

Defence industry Minister meets with DCNS France

The Minister for Defence industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today met with senior management of DCNS in France to discuss progress...
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December 14, 2016

India-United States Joint Statement on the visit of Secretary of Defense Carter to India

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter made an official visit to India at the invitation of Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar today...
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December 13, 2016

Carter reaffirms roadmap for the next US Defence Secretary
By Ranjit Kumar

After contributing immensely to India-US defence relations in his various avatars in Pentagon, and hence giving a solid content and meaning...
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Indo – Russian Bilateral Naval Exercise (Indra Navy – 2016)

The 9th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, an annual bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy will be conducted...
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December 12, 2016

DCNS is consolidating its industrial cooperation proposal to Norway in the frame of new Submarine program

DCNS, in collaboration with Thales and FSI, has organized an Industry Day in Oslo, on the 6th of December 2016.
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December 11, 2016

Seventh edition of ‘Admirals Cup’ Sailing Regatta concludes at Indian Naval Academy

The seventh edition of ‘Admirals Cup’ Sailing Regatta concluded on Saturday, 10 December 2016 at a glittering Closing Ceremony at the INA...
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December 8, 2016

Race Day 2 of Admiral’s Cup Regatta 2016 India takes the lead

The race day two of the Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta 2016 saw all participating teams from Group B competing fiercely in four races...
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German Navy NH90 Sea Lion performs maiden flight

On Thursday, the NH90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter took off on its on-schedule maiden flight at Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth.
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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works awarded contract to continue DDG 51 Lead Yard Services and Flight III design

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $59 million contract for the continuation of Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Lead Yard Services...
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December 7, 2016

Day 1 of Admiral’s Cup Regatta 2016 Bahrain takes the lead

The day two of the Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta 2016 saw four fiercely fought race at the picturesque Ettikulam bay today...
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December 5, 2016

Exercise KONKAN 2016

KONKAN 16, the 2016 edition of the annual bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy, would be held from 05 -16 Dec 16 at Mumbai and Goa.
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December 4, 2016

CNS paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on
Navy Day

Photo Release of Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval staff along with Army Chief General Dalbir Suhag...
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Free multi specialist medical camp conducted by Indian Navy at Ezhimala on Navy Day

As part of their social outreach programme INHS (Indian Naval Hospital Ship) Navjivani and INS Zamorin, Ezhimala...
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December 2, 2016

Indian Navy focused on positive maritime environment: CNS
By Rear Admiral S. Ramsay (Retd)

We have concluded the contract for purchase of four additional P8I aircraft. Simultaneously, the contract for upgradation of Ka-28 helicopters has been concluded which will give a boost to our integral aviation capability.
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December 1, 2016
November 27, 2016

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff visits Sri Lanka

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, is visiting Sri Lanka on a bilateral visit from 27 November to 01 December 2016.
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November 25, 2016

NCS Delhi celebrates Annual Day 2016

Navy Children School Chanakyapuri, New Delhi hosted its Annual Day themed “Kalanjali” on 24th Nov 2016. The Chief Guest Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, PVSM, AVSM, ADC presided over the function.
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Convocation Ceremony held at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

The morning of 25th November 2016 was a historic day for the cadets of 91st Indian Naval Academy Course. On this day 91 cadets were awarded...
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DCNS present at Exponaval 2016 from 29 November to 2 December, Chile

DCNS will participate in Exponaval from 29 November to 2 December 2016. The tenth edition of this International Defence exhibition will be held at Valparaiso in Chile.
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November 24, 2016

Landing Craft Utility LCU 57 (Yard 2098) launched at GRSE, Kolkata

The seventh ship of LCU MK IV project is launched today 24 November 2016 at an impressive ceremony at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata.
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November 23, 2016

Indian Warship Shardul visits Port Victoria

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Seychelles and to promote maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ship Shardul has arrived at Port Victoria on a three day visit.
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Airbus Helicopters delivers first three AS565 MBe Panther to Indonesia

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first three of the 11 AS565 MBe Panther helicopters to Indonesia, ahead of contract schedule, at a ceremony...
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November 22, 2016

Passing out Parade at Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala will hold its Passing out Parade (POP) for Autumn Term 2016 on Saturday, 26 November 2016.
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