‘Milan’: 51 nations, including Canada, to take part in naval drills off Vizag

Milan – 2024, the Indian Navy-hosted multinational naval wargame, will begin off the coast of Visakhapatnam from February 19. This year’s edition of the mega event will witness the participation of 51 countries with 15 foreign warships and one aircraft. Read More

Milan – 2024: Huge multinational naval exercise to start from Feb 19

The 12th edition of the Indian Navy’s biennial multinational exercise, Milan – 2024, is all set to be organized in Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command from February 19 to February 24. Read More

INS Sumitra rescues second fishing boat from Somali pirates in 36 hours

The Indian Navy’s patrol vessel INS Sumitra has successfully rescued a hijacked fishing vessel, Al Naemi, with 19 Pakistani nationals onboard from Somali pirates in a major anti-piracy operation. This is the second fishing vessel rescued by INS Sumitra within 36 hours. Read More

Indian Navy foils yet another piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden region

The Indian Navy foiled yet another hijacking attempt by suspected Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden-northern Arabian Sea region. This time, the Navy’s INS Sumitra, a Saryu-class patrol vessel, and its personnel were involved. Read More

Houthis strike UK-linked commercial ship, INS Visakhapatnam responds

The Houthi group Ansar Allah launched a missile attack on an oil tanker, MV Marlin Luanda, in the Gulf of Aden. The strike hit one of the ship’s cargo tanks and set it alight. Indian Navy destroyer INS Visakhapatnam was among the first to respond to its mayday call. Read More

Navy’s destroyer responds to drone hit on merchant ship in Gulf of Aden

INS Visakhapatnam, one of the Indian Navy’s frontline warships deployed on anti-piracy missions in central and northern Arabian Sea and Gulf of Eden, responded to a drone attack on a merchant ship. Read More

R-Day parade: Navy to showcase ‘nari shakti’ and ‘atmanirbharta’

The Indian Navy released details of its marching contingent and tableau that will take part in the main parade in New Delhi’s Kartavya Path. It said the service will showcase women power and self-reliance during the parade. Read More

VAdm AN Pramod assumes charge as director general naval operations

Vice Admiral AN Pramod has assumed charge as the director general naval operations. Earlier, VAdm Pramod was the flag officer commanding of the Indian Navy’s Maharashtra Naval Area. Read More

Saudi navy chief Adm Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily visits India

Admiral Fahad bin Abdullah S Al-Ghofaily, chief of staff, Royal Saudi Navy, is on a four-day official visit to India with the aim to increase naval cooperation between the Indian Navy and the Royal Saudi Navy. Read More

‘Sea Dragon’: Navy’s P-8I arrives in Guam to take part in US-led drill

An Indian Navy’s P-8I maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft has arrived in Guam to participate in the fourth edition of Exercise Sea Dragon, which is organized by the United States Navy. Read More


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