INS Vikrant, Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, Returns to Kochi After Successfully Completing Maiden 5-Day Sea Voyage

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’ successfully accomplished its maiden sea voyage today for which she had sailed on August 3, 2021 from Kochi. Trials progressed as planned and system parameters proved satisfactory. The carrier would continue to undergo series of sea trials to prove all equipment and systems prior handing over the vessel to the Indian Navy.

India’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Named INS Vikrant Sets For Sea Trials

n a boost to “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” campaign, sea trials of indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC(P71)) ‘Vikrant’ began on Wednesday. The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier “Vikrant” designed by Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design(DND) is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard under Ministry of Shipping (MoS).

Indian Navy – European Union Naval Force Joint Exercise Begins in Gulf of Aden

ting in the maiden IN – EUNAVFOR Joint Naval Exercise in the Gulf of Aden commencing today. A total of five warships from four navies are participating in the exercise on June 18and 19, 2021.

Indian Navy Gets 3 Indigenously-Built ALH MK III Helicopters; Induction Ceremony of ‘322 Dega Flight’ Held At Vishakhapatnam

The induction ceremony of ‘322 Dega Flight’ was held in the presence of Vice Adm Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) with three indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) MK III helicopters flying into Naval Air Station, INS Dega on June 7, 2021.

INS Sandhayak, Indian Navy’s Hydrographic Survey Ship, To Be Decommissioned on June 4 After Serving For 40 Years

INS Sandhayak, the first of its class indigenously designed and built Hydrographic Survey Ship of Indian Navy, will be decommissioned on Friday, 04 Jun 21 after serving the nation for 40 years. The decommissioning ceremony of INS Sandhayak will be held at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam.

COVID-19 in India: Medical ICU Installed Onboard ALH MK III Aircraft For Evacuation Of Critical Patients

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Defence Forces has swung into action to assist the government in fighting coronavirus. They have launched the operation CO-JEET to tackle COVID-19. A Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) has been installed onboard ALH Mk III from INAS 323 at INS Hansa by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

INA POP Spring Term 2021: 152 Trainees Commissioned Into Indian Navy In Passing Out Parade Held at Indian Naval Academy in Ezhimala

In a spectacular Passing out Parade (POP) held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, on Saturday, May 29, 2021, 152 trainees comprising Midshipmen of 100 INAC, cadets of 30A  Naval Orientation Course (Extended) and 32 Naval Orientation Course (Regular) passed out with flying colours, marking the culmination of their ab-initio training.

COVID-19 Surge in India: Indian Navy Provides ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ to Palasa Coronavirus Care Centre

India is witnessing the second wave of COVID-19. The Indian Defence Forces waged a war against the deadly virus by launching operation CO-JEET. Based on a request from the Srikakulam District Collector Shri J Niwas, the Indian Navy provided on “Oxygen on Wheels” plant to Palasa COVID Care Centre on Mayn25, 2021.

INS Rajput, The First Destroyer of Indian Navy, to be Decommissioned on May 21 After Serving For Over 41 Years

INS Rajput, the first destroyer of the Indian Navy, will be decommissioned on May 21, 2021 after the service of over 41 years. INS Rajput, the lead ship of the Kashin-class destroyers built by the erstwhile USSR was commissioned on May 4, 1980 and has rendered yeoman service to the Indian Navy for over four decades.

COVID-19 Surge in India: Indian Navy Sets Up COVID Care Centre at Vishakhapatnam’s Bheemunipatnam

As part of the Indian Navy’s efforts to assist the general population of Bheemunipatnam in dealing with the devastating second COVID-19 wave, a 60-bed COVID-19 Care Centre has been set up at INS Kalinga in Vishakhapatnam’s Bheemunipatnam.