Navy Current Affairs, GK & News

Marakkar Issue

A descendant of the Marakkar clan had petitioned the High Court to stay a Malayalam movie on the Kunjali Marakkar IV. Marakkar Clan According to some accounts, the Marakkars were people who migrated in from Tunisia to present day Kozhikode in Kerala. The term ‘Marakkar’ is reported to have originated from Arabic word ‘markaba’ meaning ..


GoI fixes upper age limit of CDS post as 65

Government of India has fixed the upper age limit of CDS post as 65. The post is of great importance as he will serve as the military advisor of the government and will also possess nuclear powers. He will also head the agencies like space and cyber that were formed recently. Any Chief in the ..


Joint Exercise between the Qatari Emiri Navy and the Indian Navy Forces

Indian Navy Guided Missile Stealth Frigate INS Trikand and Patrol Aircraft P8-I arrived at Doha for the inaugural edition of the Bilateral Maritime Exercise Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea) being conducted from 17 to 21 Nov 19 between the Indian Navy and Qatari Emiri Naval Forces. Za’ir-Al-Bahr 2019 would strengthen cooperation and enhance interoperability between ..


IMCOR 2019

The eighth edition of the Indo-Myanmar coordinated patrol (IMCOR) will be held from 20 to 28 May 19. IMCOR The IMCOR is a coordinated patrol (CORPAT) initiative between the Navies of Indian and Myanmar. The objective of the coordinated patrol is to address issues of terrorism, illegal fishing, drug trafficking, human trafficking, poaching and other ..


Navy gets Virtual Reality Centre for Designing Warships

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba inaugurated state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) in New Delhi. The Virtual Reality Centre is expected to provide a major boost to indigenous warship design capabilities of the Navy. Virtual Reality Centre The VRC is housed at the Directorate of Naval Design (Surface Ship Group). It seeks to provide impetus to self-reliance and greater fillip to warship construction under ..