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Trilateral naval drills between China, Russia and Iran start on Friday

DUBAI (Reuters) - China, Russia and Iran will hold joint naval drills on Friday, a public relations official from Iran's armed forces told semi-official ISNA news agency on Thursday. The…

Shri Rajnath Singh reiterates India’s vision of security and growth for all in Indian Ocean Region during multi-agency HADR exercise PANEX-21 in Pune

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh witnessed a Multi-Agency Exercise (MAE) and inaugurated an equipment display on the second day of PANEX-21, a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise for…

Maritime Unmanned Systems: Shaping A Seamless Ocean

Hypothetical Scenario-25 August 2024.    In response to continued development of military infrastructure by China in the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea (SCS), the US Navy, in consonance with…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

8th Indian Ocean Dialogue

India hosted the 8th Edition of the Indian Ocean Dialogue under the theme ‘Post Pandemic Indian Ocean: Leveraging Digital Technologies for Health, Education, Development and Trade in IORA Member States’…

Maritime Reconnaissance Platforms: Key to Multi Domain Awareness

In the global scenario of ever-shrinking battlespaces, populated by regular and non-State belligerents, there is a need to equip our Armed Forces with the capability for persistent, accurate and robust…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) Focused Operation Between India, Sri Lanka and Maldives

Maiden ‘Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) Focused Operation’ is being conducted between the lead Maritime Security Agencies of India, Maldives and Sri Lanka on 27 and 28 November 2021. Ships and aircraft of…

INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai

Key Highlights of RM’s speech: ·      INS Visakhapatnam will strengthen maritime security & protect national interests ·      Giant leap towards achieving ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ ·      Public-private partnership will soon…

21st Indian Ocean Rim Association Annual Council of Ministers’ Meeting

India virtually participated in the 21st Annual Council of Ministers (COM) meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) on 17 November 2021 led by the Hon’ble Minister of State…

Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) – 2021 Conclave of Chiefs 15 -16 Nov 21, Paris, France

The 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs is being hosted by French Navy at Paris from 15 - 16 Nov 21. Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar,…

Indian Navy Participates in India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise ‘SITMEX’

Indian Naval Ship (INS) Karmuk, an indigenously built Missile Corvette is participating in the 3rd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX – 21, from 15 to 16 Nov 21…

32nd Edition of Indo Thai Coordinated Patrol(CORPAT)

The 32nd edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy is being conducted from 12 – 14 November 2021. Indian Naval Ship (INS) Karmuk,…

GOA MARITIME CONCLAVE – 2021 IN’s Outreach Initiative for ‘Harnessing Maritime Thought’

The 3rd edition of Goa Maritime Conclave, successfully conducted from 07 to 09 November 2021 at Goa, brought together the Chiefs of Navy/ Heads of Maritime Agencies of IOR littorals, namely,…