Indian Navy Ships Current Affairs, GK & News

Himgiri of Project 17A

The Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) recently launched a new Project 17A ship called Himgiri for the Indian Navy. The ship was launched into the waters of Hooghly river. It is a Nilgiri-class Stealth Frigate. Project 17A The project was approved by the Government of India in 2015. Under the project, a total of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Fuel Upgradation for Indian Navy

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Apharan: Indian Navy’s largest anti-hijacking exercise

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: