INS Kochi

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India, Saudi Arabia Set To Carry Out First-Ever Naval Exercise

India and Saudi Arabia mark their first-ever naval exercise together as part of the growing defense cooperation. Indian Navy's guided-missile destroyer INS Kochi arrived in Saudi Arabia on August 9 for the "Al-Mohed Al-Hindi 2021" exercise. The warship carried out an exercise with the UAE Navy, Zayad talwar before reaching Saudi Arabia. Indian and Saudi fleet commanders held a meeting ahead of the exercise on August 10.

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 02:27 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: INS Kochi, Naval Exercise, Saudi Arabia, Warships

Indian and Chinese flag

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US Warship Intrusion: Chinese Media Asks India To Re-Evaluate Ties With US

Days after subduing response from India over US warship trespass in India's Exclusive Economic Zone on April 7, the Chinese media urged India to re-evaluate relations with the US. While Pentagon deemed the US's actions to be valid under freedom of navigation, India expressed distaste and reported the matter through diplomatic channels. However, the US has not yet approved the United Nations Law of the Sea.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 07:05 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: India-China, INDIA-US RELATIONSHIP, US-China, Warships

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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Indian Navy Deploys Women Officers On Navy Warships After 25 Years

After a 25-year gap, the Indian Navy has deployed four women officers on naval warships. An official from the Indian Navy stated that “two women officers…have been assigned duties aboard INS Vikramaditya and INS Shakti." Reportedly, the recent appointments were made at air traffic controller, logistics officers, and women doctor posts. Moreover, the inductions of women were first after the appointment of the first women crew in the 1990s.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 08:30 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Indian Navy, Women Empowerment, Warships, Navy Officer

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

INS Viraat

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World's Longest Serving Warship INS Viraat To Dismantle In Gujarat

After three years of getting decommissioned, the world's longest serving warship, INS Viraat, will be dismantled in Alang. The earlier plans to convert it to a museum was dropped following an expert committee's report. Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said, "I pay homage to ex INS Viraat which served our nation for 30 glorious years." The minister added that a new warship is being built at the Cochin Shipyard.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 07:51 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: INS Viraat, Indian Navy, Warships, Mansukh Mandaviya

Courtesy: The Hindu