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3 Indian Warships sail for trilateral Malabar exercise with US-Japan

3 Indian Warships sail for trilateral Malabar exercise with US-Japan Jun 05,2018

Three Indian warships have set sail for the Western Pacific to join the US and Japanese naval vessels for the latest edition of mega military exercise Malabar that begins on Thursday off Guam. The latest edition of the naval drill is significant as it comes amid growing Chinese assertiveness in the strategically critical Indo-Pacific region with India, the US and Japan targeting greater inter-operability to counter Beijing. The exercise begins days after the Pentagon in a largely symbolic

Indian Navy sends ship to Socotra island in Yemen to rescue 38 stranded Indians

Indian Navy sends ship to Socotra island in Yemen to rescue 38 stranded Indians Jun 03,2018

Around 38 Indians are stranded in and around Socotra island in Yemen after a cyclone hit the area and the Indian Navy has launched an operation to rescue them. The Navy has already deployed its ship INS Sunayna as part of the ‘operation Nistar’ to evacuate the Indians.A Navy spokesperson said INS Sunayna, which was deployed in Western Arabian Sea, is now heading towards Socotra for the humanitarian and disaster relief (HADR) operation. “#HADR @indiannavy launches #OpNistar 2 evacuate

India's Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya will not see action in the high tempo Malabar Naval Exercise

India's Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya will not see action in the high tempo Malabar Naval Exercise Jun 01,2018

India, Japan and the U.S. will hold the annual Malabar trilateral naval war games off the coast of Guam in the Philippine Sea from June 6-15. The exercise comes at a time of increased friction between China and the U.S. along with the nations bordering South China Sea as Beijing militarises reclaimed islands. Incidentally the U.S. has just renamed its Pacific command as Indo-Pacific command to underscore its commitment to the region in line with its Indo-Pacific strategy. “Training will

RIMPAC from June 27; India among 26 participant countries

RIMPAC from June 27; India among 26 participant countries May 31,2018

WASHINGTON: As many as 26 countries, including India, would participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) military exercise from June 27 to August 2, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, the Pentagon announced today. Known as the world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC this year involves 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel. Ahead of the announcement, the United

India, US, Japan all set for Malabar exercise with China in the crosshairs

India, US, Japan all set for Malabar exercise with China in the crosshairs May 28,2018

Indian warships are now steaming towards the Western Pacific to take part in the top-notch Malabar naval exercise with the US and Japan off Guam, with the three countries keen to further bolster “interoperability” in the Indo-Pacific amidst China’s continuing aggressive moves in the region. India will be fielding its stealth frigate INS Sahyadri, missile corvette INS Kamorta and fleet tanker INS Shakti as well as P-8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft for the Malabar exercise from June

All preparations for Malabar drill with US, Japan completed: Navy chief Sunil Lanba

All preparations for Malabar drill with US, Japan completed: Navy chief Sunil Lanba May 27,2018

All preparations for the Malabar exercise have been completed, said Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, as India, the United States and Japan prepare to deploy their frontline military assets off Guam in the Western Pacific from June 6 to June 15 for wide-ranging naval manoeuvres. The three countries will deploy a mix of aircraft carriers, submarines, submarine hunter planes and warships for a raft of drills to sharpen interoperability among their maritime forces, at a time China is demonstrating

Pakistan deploying nuclear weapons at sea? Here’s what Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba had to say

Pakistan deploying nuclear weapons at sea? Here’s what Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba had to say May 24,2018

Is Pakistan deploying nuclear weapons at sea to keep India at bay? New Delhi does not have any such information as of now, Indian Navy chief has said. Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said that “there is no input on them (Pakistan) deploying tactical nuclear weapons at sea.” The naval chief, however, stated that Pakistan is currently developing a cruise missile which it plans to fit on submarines that are being built in China at the moment. In fact, missiles to be used by Pakistan are also

Indian Navy chief says no need to give military angle to ‘the Quad’

Indian Navy chief says no need to give military angle to ‘the Quad’ May 24,2018

The quad’, a proposed alliance among the United States, India, Japan and Australia to counter a rising Chinese presence in the Indo-Pacific, does not have a military dimension, India’s senior-most military commander said on Wednesday. “What do you think a military dimension will achieve? India is the only country in the Quad with a land border with China. In case of conflict…nobody will come and hold your hand,” navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said, playing down the larger role the

Submarines are increasingly lurking in seas around the world, and the US Navy’s high-tech Poseidon is there to hunt them

Submarines are increasingly lurking in seas around the world, and the US Navy’s high-tech Poseidon is there to hunt them May 22,2018

The US Navy announced this month that it was restarting the 2nd Fleet to oversee the western Atlantic Ocean, including the North Atlantic and the US East Coast.The decision comes after several years of tensions between NATO members and Russia – and several warnings from Western officials about growing Russian naval activity, including more sophisticated and more active submarines. NATO has responded in kind, with a special focus on antisubmarine-warfare – a

Twinkle Khanna To Modify ‘Rustom’ Costume For Auction After Getting Legal Notice From Navy

Twinkle Khanna To Modify ‘Rustom’ Costume For Auction After Getting Legal Notice From Navy May 22,2018

Twinkle Khanna became the eye of the storm when she announced that she wants to auction Akshay Kumar’s uniform from Rustom – the movie for which he won his first ever National Award. It was announced that the proceeds of the auction will be used for animal welfare. And the hell broke loose thereafter. The army personnel were quite upset and outraged on her decision as they felt it was an insult. Some of them even slammed her for putting the respect of the uniform on stake. They argued that

Indian Navy boosts powers to fight China forays

Indian Navy boosts powers to fight China forays May 21,2018

The Navy has scaled up deployment in the Persian Gulf with an eye on Chabahar Port being developed by India in Iran, amid reports of Chinese attempts to make forays in the region. Chabahar Port is strategic to India's interests as it's close to Pakistan's Gwadar port where the Chinese have invested heavily. "We have a ship permanently in the region for 15 days every two months. The mission-based deployment is near Chabahar Port to carry out surveillance in the region,"

India, Vietnam to Engage in Naval Exercise From May 21- 25

India, Vietnam to Engage in Naval Exercise From May 21- 25 May 20,2018

India will conduct its first ever naval exercise with Vietnam next week to bolster ties with the South East Asian country and also to keep at bay its neighbouring country China which is on an expansion mode. At least three Indian warships namely- INS Sahyadri, INS Shakti and INS Kamorta will be brought to Tien Sa Port in Da Nang starting tomorrow, that is, May 21 for a five-day visit to the central city. With an aim to build and exalt the military ties between the two

Navy's all-women crew to reach Goa after sailing around globe

Navy's all-women crew to reach Goa after sailing around globe May 19,2018

Over eight months after it set sail from Goa, the all-women crew of the Indian Navy on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini, will return to the state on Monday after the historic circumnavigation of the globe. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will welcome the all-women crew when it arrives near Panaji, from where they had embarked on the journey on September 10 last year. "The Defence Minister and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will be present for the flag-in ceremony of the ship near Panaji

Navy well-prepared as net security provider in Indian Ocean: Vice Admiral Pawar

Navy well-prepared as net security provider in Indian Ocean: Vice Admiral Pawar May 18,2018

The Eastern naval Command (ENC) is conducting Naval Operational display highlighting the multi-dimensional warfare capability of the Indian Navy in protecting the vast Maritime borders and offshore assets of our country on the occasion of Navy Day at RK Beach, Visakhapatnam. (PTI) The Eastern naval Command (ENC) is conducting Naval Operational display highlighting the multi-dimensional warfare capability of the Indian Navy in protecting the vast Maritime borders and offshore assets of our

India, Vietnam gear up for first naval drill in China backyard

India, Vietnam gear up for first naval drill in China backyard May 15,2018

In what will be a significant step towards India’s ‘Act East policy’, India and Vietnam will conduct their first bilateral naval exercise later this month, marking the continued upswing in relations. The exercise will be conducted in Vietnamese waters in May-end. The exercise will be conducted in what China’s considers its backyard. To put it in perspective, it’s like the navies of China and Bangladesh practising in Bay of Bengal. A flotilla of three Indian warships — INS

Is Doklam the reason why Australia is kept out of Malabar 2018?

Is Doklam the reason why Australia is kept out of Malabar 2018? May 14,2018

That the Australians will not take part in the Malabar 2018 naval exercises isn’t exactly the stance that was anticipated of the Indian government. In fact, there were enough reasons to expect the opposite, though Australia has participated in the Malabar series of the annual exercises only once. Malabars have been limited mostly to the US and India, to start with, and Japan joining it, thereafter. There were strong reasons for an Australian participation this year. With

Indian Coast Guard to help members of South Asian Seas Region on incidents of oil and chemical pollution

Indian Coast Guard to help members of South Asian Seas Region on incidents of oil and chemical pollution May 13,2018

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will cooperate with member nations of the South Asian Seas Region and respond to all incidents of oil and chemical pollution in the region, according to a statement.”The Indian government had given its consent for signing an MoU for ‘Co-operation on the Response to Oil and Chemical Pollution in the South Asian Seas Region’. The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 28,” the ICG statement

Night That Lit The Skies For India

Night That Lit The Skies For India May 13,2018

In 1971, the Indian Navy attempted one of the world’s most daring war strategies to attack and destroy the Karachi port in a night swoop, breaking Pakistan’s backbone. The day is celebrated as Navy Day. Forty years later, Major Akhill Pratap narrates the operation as told to him by his father who was on board the INS Nipat on that dangerous night As a boy, I was narrated stories only once in a blue moon, especially when it came to my father. This one he did on the eve of  the

Navy Plans To Incorporate Big Data And Artificial Intelligence Into Fuctioning

Navy Plans To Incorporate Big Data And Artificial Intelligence Into Fuctioning May 12,2018

As the Naval Commanders Conference concluded in New Delhi, the Indian Navy has said that it intends to incorporate Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics into its functioning, reports The Hindu. The conference also saw a new Digital Library being set up and inaugurated for the navy. The new digital library will help improve data management, collection, and retrieval of archived information across the Navy. The Navy is also taking steps towards better data management and

Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman May 12,2018

The first Biannual Naval Commander’s Conference of 2018 concluded on May 11, 2018 after four productive days of intense deliberations on a wide range of issues. The Conference was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who set the tone for the deliberations stating that the Indian Navy is a force to reckon with in the Indo-Pacific region. Sitharaman also assured the Naval Commanders that endeavours to bridge critical capability gaps in ship-borne helicopters, fleet