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SIMBEX-2019

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kolkata and INS Shakti along with long-range maritime patrol aircraft Poseidon-8I (P8I) are continuing are participating in the annual Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise 2019 SIMBEX-2019 scheduled from 16 May to 22 May 19. SIMBEX 2019 It involves two phases: Harbour phase and Sea phase: Harbour phase involved various planning conferences, ..

INS Kolkata and INS Shakti arrived to participate in ADMM-PLUS

Indian Navy’s 2 warships, INS Kolkata and INS Shakti had gone to Qingdao in China to participate in the International Fleet Review, which is an international maritime parade organised off the coast of China. It is celebrated to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Navy. The 2 warships, INS Kolkata and ..

INS Kolkata participates in International Fleet Review (IFR-2019)

Two Indian Navy warships – the stealth guided missile destroyer INS Kolkata and tanker INS Shakti – will participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) as part of 70TH Anniversary celebrations of PLA (Navy) at Qingdao, China on 23 April, 2019. IFR is a parade of naval ships, aircraft and submarines, and is organised by ..

2nd Edition of Indo-Vietnam Bilateral Exercise ‘IN ”VPN BILAT EX’ concludes

The Indian Navy held the 2nd edition of the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and Vietnam Peoples’ Navy, (IN ”VPN BILAT EX) at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam during 13th to 16th April, 2019. The exercise was undertaken as a part of the ongoing Overseas Deployment of Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asian ..

The bilateral naval exercise ‘Konkan 18’ started between India and UK

The bilateral naval exercise ‘Konkan 18’ has started between the navies of India and the UK at the Goa coast from November 28. The exercise will provide a platform for the two navies to periodically exercise at sea and in harbour, so as to build interoperability and share best practices. The harbour phase is scheduled ..

Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Chennai’ joins Indian Navy

Defence Minister has inducted Kolkata-class guided-missile destroyer, INS Chennai into the Indian Navy. After completion of additional sea trials, the ship would be assigned to the Western Fleet and would be based in Mumbai. It is one among the largest destroyers indigenously constructed in India. The ship has a length of 164 meters and displacement ..