Indian Navy Warships Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Navy Warships  Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Viraat: Key Facts

INS Viraat is an aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that is currently being broken apart at Alang ship-breaking yard, Gujarat. It is noted for its participation in Operation Jupiter and Operation Parakram. It was decommissioned in 2017. There have been offers to convert it into a maritime museum. But the warship has been sold ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Operation “Samudra Setu” launched by Indian Navy

On May 5, 2020, the Indian Navy launched Operation “Samudra Setu” to bring back the Indians that are stranded in Maldives. They are stranded in the foreign land due to the grounding of airlines. Samudra Sethu means Sea Bridge. Highlights The Indian ships Jalashwa and Magar are being sent to the port of Male, Maldives. ..

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: 

GRSE hands over Landing Craft Utility amphibious ship to Indian Navy

Warship builder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) has delivered a Landing Craft Utility (LCU) to Indian Navy. The LCU delivered is 7th out of eight such vessels being built for Indian Navy by GRSE, will add to India’s maritime security prowess. About Landing Craft Utility (LCU) LCU is an amphibious ship, that can ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Mine Counter Measure Exercise-first time between India and Japan

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

1 / 212