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March 23, 2017

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.
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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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