Indian Navy Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Khukri decommissioned after 32 years of service

India’s first indigenously built missile corvettes, INS Khukri (P49), was decommissioned after 32 years of service at Visakhapatnam on December 24, 2021. Highlights During the decommissioning ceremony, the national flag, the decommissioning pennant and naval ensign were lowered at sunset. INS Khukri was built by the Mazagon Dock shipbuilders on August 23, 1989. It had ..

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President’s Standard 22nd Missile Vessel Squadron

The 22nd President’s Standard Award was presented to the 22nd Missile Vessel of the Indian Navy. During the 1971 India – Pakistan War, the vessel bombed the Karachi port and sunk Pakistani ships. It is being awarded in 2021 as this year marks the 50 years of successful deployment of the squadron. What is President’s ..

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Indian Navy Day

Every year the Indian Navy Day is celebrated on December 4. This year the Indian Navy Day is celebrated on the following theme Theme: Indian Navy – Combat Ready, Credible and Cohesive. The theme sends message that India is keenly watching the moves of the Chinese in the Indian Ocean Region and the Indian Navy ..

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INS Vela: Indian Navy to commission indigenously built Scorpene-class submarine

The Indian Navy is set to commission INS Vela, on November 25, 2021, which is the fourth stealth Scorpene class submarine under Project 75. Key Points Induction of INS Vela will boost its combat capability. Project 75 comprises of construction of six submarines of Scorpene design. Out of six, three submarines namely Karanj, Kalvari, Khanderi, ..

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Indian Navy commissioned INS Visakhapatnam

Indian Navy formally commissioned INS Visakhapatnam at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. Key Points On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted that India’s efforts towards defence modernisation is on full swing and it is a proud day to become Atma Nirbhar in defence sector. About INS Visakhapatnam According to Defence Ministry, INS Visakhapatnam is ..

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