Western Naval Command Current Affairs, GK & News

Prasthan Offshore Security Exercise

‘Prasthan’ is an offshore security exercise that was conducted in Mumbai’s Offshore Development Area (ODA) on 23rd March 2022. This exercise was conducted under the aegis of the Western Naval Command’s Headquarters. Overview: This exercise is conducted every six months. This exercise was led by the Indian Navy. The participants of this exercise were from ..

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Exercise Konkan 2021

On August 21, 2021; Exercise Konkan 2021 was held in English Channel in between INS Tabar and HMS Westminster. Key Points Konkan exercise witnessed the participation of integral helicopters of two ships and Falcon Electronic Warfare aircraft. Exercises like co-ordinated anti-submarine procedures, combined maritime picture compilation, firing drills, replenishment at sea and combat formation maneuvering ..

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2019 edition of Defence Correspondents Course concludes at Mumbai

The Indian Navy and Coast Guard leg of Defence Correspondents Course (DCC), a course for selected journalists from regional and national media houses, concluded at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Naval leg culminated with a valedictory reception hosted by Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) for participants and organisers where understanding and bonhomie between teachers and students made ..

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Ajit Kumar P takes charge as new Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS)

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, AVSM, VSM has taken charge as the new Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS) at a formal ceremony held in New Delhi on October 30, 2017. He succeeded Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, who has taken charge as the new Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on 31 Oct 17. ..

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