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November 21, 2016

Guided Missile Destroyer INS Chennai joins the Indian Navy

INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Indian Navy by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar at an impressive ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on November 21, 2016.
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November 20, 2016

Cadets of Indian Naval Academy visits French Naval Academy

Three cadets of Indian Naval Academy (INA) visited Ecole Naval (French Naval Academy) at Brest, France as part of cadet exchange program...
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November 19, 2016

Health Camp at Amarpur as part of Navy Week celebrations

As a part of Navy Week celebration, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 19 to 21 November 2016 at Amarpur...
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November 18, 2016

Raksha Mantri awards Skill Certificates to retiring naval sailors

It was indeed a proud moment for the retiring naval sailors as they were awarded with “Skill Certificates” and handed over the “Placement Letters”...
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Rockwell Collins awarded $27 million to activate US Navy P-8A Poseidon radio components depot capability

Rockwell Collins was awarded $27 million to activate a depot capability for the U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft HF-121C and miscellaneous radio...
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November 16, 2016

ScanEagle and Integrator may be produced in India
By Ranjit Kumar

If negotiations with Indian defence and armed forces officials proceed well, India could soon be producing the most advanced Integrator, ScanEagle...
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November 11, 2016

First Training Squadron visits Chittagong (Bangladesh)

Indian Naval Ships Tir and Sujata, alongwith Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, comprising the 1st Training Squadron, are on a visit to Chittagong...
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November 8, 2016

Indian Amphibious Warship INS Shardul enters Port Louis, Mauritius

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Mauritius and to promote maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region...
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November 4, 2016

INS Sumitra enters Sydney Port, Australia

In pursuit of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and outreach to friendly countries, the Indian Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel Sumitra, has arrived at Sydney, Australia on a three day visit from 04-07 November 2016.
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Rockwell Collins delivers 40,000th ARC-210 radio to US military

Rockwell Collins celebrated the delivery of its 40,000th ARC-210 radio to the U.S. military during a ceremony held recently at the company’s corporate...
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November 3, 2016

Curtain Raiser – Health camp during Navy Week celebrations 2016

As a part of the Navy Week 2016 celebrations, Indian Navy would be conducting a free health camp for the general public from 19 to 21 Nov 16...
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November 1, 2016

First Training Squadron visits Yangon (Myanmar)

Indian Naval Ships Tir and Sujata, alongwith Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, comprising the 1st Training Squadron are visiting Yangon, Myanmar from 02 – 06 November 2016...
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October 30, 2016

Republic of Singapore Naval Ship Formidable at Visakhapatnam

As a part of ‘SIMBEX-16’, the ongoing Bilateral Naval Exercise between Navies of the Republic of Singapore and India, RSS Formidable...
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October 27, 2016

Indian Naval Ships visit Phuket (Thailand)

Indian Naval Ships Tir, Sujata, Sail Training Ship (STS) Sudarshini along with Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, comprising the 1st Training Squadron, visiting Phuket, Thailand.
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Airbus Helicopters and Helibras introduce first H225M in naval combat version

Helibras and Airbus Helicopters have opened a new chapter in the history of the H225M multirole utility helicopter with the official presentation...
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Naval Commanders’ Conference concludes

The second edition of this year’s bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference concluded today after three days of fruitful deliberations.
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DCNS present at IndoDefence 2016 from 2 to 5 November, Indonesia

For the second time, DCNS will participate in IndoDefence. The seventh edition of this International Defence exhibition will be held at Jakarta in Indonesia from 2 to 5 November 2016.
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October 26, 2016

INS Sumitra visits Suva, Fiji

Indian Naval Ship Sumitra, an offshore patrol vessel, has arrived at Suva, Fiji today on a three day visit from 26 to 29 October 206, as part of her operational deployment to Southern Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific...
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October 25, 2016

Photo Release of Naval Commanders' Conference - 2016/2

Photo Release in respect of Naval Commanders’ Conference which commenced in New Delhi today (25 – 27 October 2016).

October 22, 2016

US Navy commissions newest Littoral Combat Ship

The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) - USS Detroit (LCS 7) - on the Detroit River, officially placing the ship...
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October 21, 2016

ICGS Aryaman and Atulya Commissioned into Indian Coast Guard

The Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Aryaman’ and ‘Atulya’, the eighteenth and nineteenth in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs)...
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October 20, 2016

Boeing-equipped P-8A training center opens at Whidbey Island

Boeing has installed a new P-8A Poseidon training center at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., as the base begins preparations for the arrival of P-8 aircraft beginning in 2017.
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October 19, 2016

Commissioning of 4th Inshore Shore Patrol Vessel (IPV) ICGS Rani Gaidinliu

The Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Rani Gaidinliu, of the Indian Coast Guard was commissioned at Visakhapatnam by Director General Rajendra Singh...
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INS Tihayu joins the Indian Navy

The Indian Navy commissioned the highly manoeuvrable fast attack craft INS Tihayu at the Eastern Naval Command today 19 October 16. The ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Vice Admiral HCS Bisht...
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October 18, 2016

DCNS unveils BELH@RRA®, the new-generation digital frigate

On the occasion of the Euronaval Exhibition in Paris-Le Bourget, DCNS unveils the BELH@RRA® , the new front-line digital frigate dedicated...
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October 17, 2016

Goa Takeaway: India-Russia mega defence deals
By R. Chandrakanth

Despite India’s strengthening of defence and other ties with the US and Russia’s recent overtures in Pakistan, the relationship between India and Russia has a historic bonding.
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DCNS unveils SMX®3.0, the submarine concept-ship tailored to the needs of Generation Z

DCNS has unveiled its new submarine concept-ship SMX®3.0 at Euronaval:
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Lockheed Martin celebrates 25 years of work on the Royal Navy's Merlin helicopter programme

Lockheed Martin has led the celebrations to recognise the 25th anniversary of the Royal Navy's Merlin anti-submarine and anti-surface helicopter.
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October 14, 2016

Dilli Seminar 2016 edition commence at Indian Naval Academy

The 2016 edition of the annual Dilli seminar on ‘Regional Instabilities in Indian Ocean Rim States – Legacy of Maritime Conquest and Colonisation’...
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October 13, 2016

General Dynamics awarded $126 million US Coast Guard contract for Rescue 21 search and rescue program

The U.S. Coast Guard awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide Rescue 21 program management, system support and maintenance and sustainment...
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October 12, 2016

DCNS presents its new technologies dedicated to digital ships at Euronaval

On the occasion of Euronaval Exhibition from 17 to 21 October 2016 in Paris-Le Bourget, DCNS will showcase a unique digital, high technology...
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October 10, 2016

ANC celebrates 16th Raising Day 2016 CINCAN reviews parade

16th Raising Day was celebrated by the Andaman and Nicobar Command on 08 Oct 2016.
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INS Sumitra visits Surabaya, Indonesia

In pursuit of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and outreach to friendly countries, the Indian Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel Sumitra, has arrived at Surabaya, Indonesia on a two day visit from 10-12 Oct 16...
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Coordinated Patrol and India-Indonesia Bilateral Maritime Exercise commence at Belawan, Indonesia

In a demonstration of India's commitment to its ties with Indonesia and to the maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ship Karmuk...
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EURONAVAL 2016: Contropreports sales of EO/IR Maritime camera payloads to several NATO countries

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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Annual Dilli seminar on ‘Regional Instabilities in Indian Ocean Rim States - Legacy of Maritime Conquests and Colonisation’

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala will conduct the third edition of the prestigious annual Dilli seminar on 14th and 15th of October 2016.
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October 9, 2016

Festival matches between officers and passing out cadets held at Indian Naval Academy

Festival matches between officers and cadets of the passing out course were held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala today 09 October 2016.
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October 8, 2016

Novices training camp concludes at Indian Naval Academy

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala organised two concurrent novices training camps named ‘Rookie’ and ‘Barracuda’ for Naval Orientation Course...
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October 2, 2016

Swachh Bharath Abhiyan at Indian Naval Academy

A voluntary mass cleanliness drive was carried out at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala on 02 October 2016 as part of Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations and in continuation of the Swachh Bharath Abhiyan.
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Indian Coast Guard

Aligning itself with cleanliness campaign initiated by Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Indian Coast Guard conducted “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” in all its Units and Establishment across the country on October 2, 2016.
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October 1, 2016

Bridges of friendship – Royal Australian Navy delegates visit Indian Naval Academy

A delegation of three midshipmen led by Lieutenant Joseph Mckay of Royal Australian Navy (RAN) visited Indian Naval Academy on 25 Sep 16...
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September 30, 2016

US Navy achieves longest range surface-to-air intercept in naval history

In the longest range surface-to-air intercept of its kind in naval history, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 successfully destroyed an over-the-horizon, threat target.
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September 29, 2016

Press Statement by DGMO

It has been a matter of serious concern that there has been continuing and increasing infiltration by terrorists across Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Indian Navy, Council for Leather Exports and Footwear Design and Development Institute conduct maiden workshop at New Delhi

Indian Navy in association with Council for Leather Exports (CLE) and Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) organised...
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Airbus Helicopters delivers first AS565 MBe Panther to the Mexican Navy

The Mexican Navy yesterday took delivery of the first of the ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopters it purchased in 2014, becoming the first customer...
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DCNS welcomes the signature of the first operational contract for the Australian Future Submarine Program and the selection of Lockheed Martin as the program Combat System Integrator

The first operational contract of the Future Submarine Program is meant to launch program activities between the Australian government and DCNS.
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Raytheon chosen for cybersecurity research and support to US Navy

Raytheon Company has been awarded a $98 million contract by the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific for cyberspace science, research, engineering and technology...
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September 28, 2016

Raksha Mantri inaugurates XXXV Coast Guard Commanders’ Conference

Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, Manohar Parrikar, inaugurated the 35th Coast Guard Commanders Conference at Coast Guard Headquarters...
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September 27, 2016

GA-ASI demonstrates advanced communications capability

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions...
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September 26, 2016

Elbit Systems of America improving situational awareness for the United States Marine Corps

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a global leader in advanced sensors, handheld targeting systems...
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25th anniversary of Jetstream 41 first flight and new applications being found for the aircraft

25 years ago, on 25 September 1991, the first Jetstream 41 regional turboprop airliner took to the skies from Prestwick International Airport.
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DCNS present at ADEX 2016 from 27 to 30 September at Baku, Azerbaijan

DCNS will participate in ADEX 2016, Azerbaijan International Defence Industry which will be held at Baku in Azerbaijan from 27 to 30 September 2016.
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September 20, 2016

Western Fleet Ships visit South Africa

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with South Africa and to the maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Trikand and Aditya under the Command of the Flag Officer...
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September 18, 2016

Parents of newly inducted cadets on their maiden visits to Indian Naval Academy

The much awaited and anticipated midterm break for the cadets of Indian Naval Academy was scheduled from 14 to 18 September 2016.
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September 17, 2016

Mormugao – Second ship of Project 15B launched at MDL, Mumbai

Another significant milestone in the annals of the Indigenous Warship design and construction programme of India was achieved with the launch...
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Visit of Indian Warship Trikand to Maputo, Mozambique

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Mozambique and of Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach...
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Lockheed Martin-led team launches future USS Wichita

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team launched the 13th Littoral Combat Ship into the Menominee River at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard...
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September 16, 2016

DCNS delivers the second Mistral-class helicopter carrier to the Egyptian Navy, the LHD Anwar El Sadat

DCNS delivered the second of two helicopter carriers acquired by the Arab Republic of Egypt in October 2015, the LHD (Landing Helicopter Dock) Anwar El Sadat.
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September 14, 2016

FOC-in-C West inaugurates Maiden Conference for Senior Sailors

In a new initiative to integrate and empower senior sailors, Western Naval Command, is conducting the maiden Master Chief Petty Officers (MCPOs)...
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US Navy links Standard Missile-6 with F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in first-of-a-kind flight test

In a first-of-its-kind engagement, a Raytheon Company Standard Missile-6 linked with an F-35 fighter destroyed a medium-range, medium-altitude, subsonic target.
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September 13, 2016

Two-day dialogue on defence manufacturing begins in Vizag

The first day of the two day Dialogue between Indo-Russian Defence Industry jointly organized by FICCI and Economic Development Board, Government of Andhra Pradesh focused on...
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F-35 and Aegis Combat System successfully demonstrate integration potential in first live missile test

Two pre-eminent weapon systems, the F-35 Lightning II and Aegis Weapon System, worked together for the first time during a live fire exercise.
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September 12, 2016

Final Australian MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter delivered to Royal Australian Navy

Lockheed Martin, together with the U.S. Navy, ceremonially delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter to the Royal Australian Navy.
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September 10, 2016

Visit of Indian Warships to Mombasa, Kenya

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Kenya and to promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata and Aditya under the Command of the Flag Officer Commanding...
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September 9, 2016

General Dynamics Bluefin-21 AUV launches Bluefin SandShark micro-underwater vehicle during US Navy exercise

The General Dynamics Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle successfully launched multiple Bluefin SandSharkTM micro-autonomous underwater vehicles as part of several capability demonstrations...
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