Indian Navy Ships: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India-Turkey Kashmir Irritant: India proceeds with FSV Indian Navy Agreement with Turkey

Published: March 23, 2020

In October 2019, India had put the Fleet Vessel Ship (FVS) Agreement on hold. The agreement was signed with Turkey to manufacture 45,000 tonne FSV at Vishakhapatnam. Highlights India and Turkey signed the FSV agreement in 2016. FSVs are important for the Indian Navy to transport fuel and other supplies for warships at sea. Agreement ..

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“Operation Vanilla” launched by Indian Navy for Disaster Relief at Madagascar

Published: January 29, 2020

On January 29, 2020, the Indian Navy launched Operation Vanilla in the Southern Indian Ocean. The operation was launched based on the request received from Madagascar. Highlights The Operation has been launched to assist the population of Madagascar that were affected by Cyclone Diane. The Indian Navy ship Airavat has been deployed in the relief ..

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Fuel Upgradation for Indian Navy

Published: January 14, 2020

On January 13, 2020, the Ministry of Defence announces new fuel upgradation for Indian Navy with revised technical specifications. The High Flash High Speed Diesel (HFHSD) was launched. The aim of the new fuel introduction is to reduce carbon footprint. Highlights Indian Navy, one of the largest navies in the world in collaboration with Indian ..

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Apharan: Indian Navy’s largest anti-hijacking exercise

Published: December 20, 2019

On Decebmer 18, 2019, the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard at Cochin port conducted large scale anti-hijacking exercise. The exercise was called Apharan. Highlights Multiple agencies participated in the exercise. It included 12 ships and helicopters of Cochin Port trust, Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. This is the first time an anti-hijacking exercise ..

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Mine Counter Measure Exercise-first time between India and Japan

Published: November 24, 2019

The Indian Naval Forces and the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) was held on November 23, 2019. This is the firs time an explosive ordance disposal and mine counter measure was held by Indian and Japanese forces. Mine Counter measure Vessels The naval ships that are designed to locate and destruct the naval mines ..

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