Malta Naval Visits – INS JALASHWA L 41+ INS MYSORE D 60 – 11-12.03.2011.

In March 2011 the Indian Government had sought Malta’s assistance for the evacuation of most of the 18,000 Indian workers in Libya. Though some workers were already been evacuated on a ship from Benghazi and taken to Egypt, India wanted to focus its operation through Malta of which the Indian effort was being coordinated by […]

Coronavirus – Indian Navy Started Evacuating Indians from Maldives – 10.05.2020

The Indian Navy, on Friday 8th May commenced a massive operation to evacuate Indians, stranded on the Maldives, after the stay on all domestic and international flights was announced in the country to curb the spread of the pandemic disease Coronavirus. Named operation SAMUNDRA SETU which means a bridge across the seas 2 landing ships […]

Naval News – 1 dead in accident aboard newbuilding of nuclear submarine – 04.04.2020

It was reported that an Indian Navy sailor has died following a recent explosion on a newbuilding nuclear powered submarine. The Incident happened at Navy’s Vizag based eastern naval command ship building centre jetty on April 1st. An onboard high pressure air system (HPAS) reportedly suffered material failure during testing, which then led to the explosion. […]

Naval News – Indian Navy Inaugurates Naval Air Station – 24.01.2019

With an eye on China, the Indian Navy, on Thursday 24th January, commissioned a new airbase in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Aimed at expanding its footprint in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the base – INS KOHASSA, was inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba in presence of top Navy commanders. “The close proximity […]