• 02 October, 2022
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A New Ensign And A New Carrier: Indian Navy’s Red Letter Day

‘Vikrānta (विक्रान्त)- “one who is courageous, bold, strong and victorious”,  a synonym for the Lion (Simha)’                                                                                                                                     -Mriga-Pakshi-Shastra 02 September 2022 has emerged as a singular date in the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Delivery of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘VIKRANT’

Indian Navy has created maritime history today by taking delivery of the prestigious Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant from her builder Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), Kochi. Designed by Indian Navy's…

Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet completes operational demonstration

New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) US aerospace major Boeing on Wednesday said its F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft completed operational demonstration at a naval station in Goa, as the company…

Indian Navy Showcases Latest Indigenous Acquisitions During The President’s Fleet Review

The Hon’ble President and Supreme Commander of the armed forces of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind reviewed the Indian Navy Fleet at Visakhapatnam on 21 Feb 22. With the theme…

Oman Delegation Visits Southern Naval Command, Kochi

His Excellency Dr Mohammed Bin Nasser Bin Ali Al-Zaabi, Secretary General, Ministry of Defence, Sultanate of Oman along with a seven member delegation is on a two day visit to…

President of India Witnesses Naval Op Demo and Visits IAC Vikrant

The Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind witnessed Naval Operations Demonstration in the Ernakulam channel, which showcased naval prowess and operations, on 22 Dec 21. The Hon’ble President…

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier : Indian Navy’s Veritable Varuna

There have recently been some articles written by analysts and Navy veterans for and against the philosophy of the aircraft carrier (AC) as an instrument of war fighting and National…

IAC Vikrant returns successfully after maiden sea voyage

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) 'Vikrant' successfully accomplished its maiden sea voyage on Sunday, it had sailed on August 4, 2021, from Kochi. Trials progressed…

France congratulates India on joining club of nations manufacturing aircraft carriers

Paris [France] August 5 (ANI): French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain on Thursday welcomed the country to the "club of nations capable of manufacturing aircraft carriers" and said that France…

Commencement of sea trials of indigenous aircraft ‘Vikrant’, says MoD

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) 'Vikrant' designed by Indian Navy's Directorate of Naval Design(DND) is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited(CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard…