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Indian Navy commissions INS Sardar Patel naval base in Porbandar

Indian Navy has commissioned INS Sardar Patel naval base in Porbandar, Gujarat in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and Admiral RK Dowan. The aim of this new naval base at Porbandar is to beef up security along the 1600 km coastline of the state. It will also increase the maritime security on ..

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14th edition of Indo-French naval exercise VARUNA concludes

14th edition of Indo-French naval exercise Varuna concluded on 2 May 2015 in Goa. The naval exercise concluded in the presence of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar along with Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command. The ten day long exercise commenced on 23 April 2015 and included both a harbour and ..

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India and France begin naval exercise 'Varuna'

10-day naval exercise ‘Varuna’ between India and France began on 23 April 2015 off the Goa coast. It is the fourteenth edition of this naval exercise which will host of naval assets of both countries and will conclude on 3 May 2015. Scope of exercise: It will include the entire gamut of various maritime operations ..

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INS Visakhapatnam, stealth destroyer of Indian Navy launched

Indian Navy’s new stealth destroyer named INS Visakhapatnam was launched on 20 April 2015 at the Mazgaon Docks Ltd (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Visakhapatnam is the Kolkata-class warship and the first of P15-B stealth destroyers which is designed indigenously and fitted with advanced features. It is the largest destroyer commissioned in India. Features of INS ..

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First indigenously-built Scorpene Submarine Kalvari undocked

First indigenously-built Scorpene Submarine on 6 April 2015 was undocked at the Mazagaon Dockyard Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The undocked submarine was named Kalvari and is expected to be commissioned into Indian Navy by September 2016. The submarine is part of the Indian Navy’s ambitious submarine programme- Project 75. This programme is undertaken in ..

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