Indian Navy Ships Current Affairs - 2020

Indian Navy deploys its first Batch of Women Pilots.

The Indian Navy deployed its first batch of women pilots on Dornier Aircraft at Kochi on October 22, 2020. The deployment was done by the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy. Highlights The first batch include three women pilots – Lieutenant Divya Sharma, Lieutenant Shivangi and Lieutenant Shubhangi Swaroop. The three women pilot were trained Read More…

India-Bangladesh begin Bongosagar and CORPAT Naval Exercises

The second edition of Indian Navy (IN) – Bangladesh Navy (BN) Bilateral Exercise Bongosagar will commence in Northern Bay of Bengal on 03 October 2020. in the exercise Bongosagar, ships from both the navies will participate in surface warfare drills, seamanship evolutions and helicopter operations. Exercise Bongosagar First edition of the exercise was held in Read More…

India-Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise- JIMEX 2020 Commenced today

Fourth edition of India-Japan Maritime bilateral exercise (JIMEX) began in North Arabian Sea from September 26, 2020. It will be conducted for three days. In the light of COVID-19 restrictions, the exercise is being conducted in a ‘non-contact at-sea-only format’ this year. JIMEX- 2020 JIMEX 2020 will showcase high degree of inter-operability and joint operational Read More…

Women Empowerment: Women Officers will Join The Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy

Two women officers have been selected to join as “Observers” (Airborne Tacticians) in the helicopter stream of the Indian Navy for the first time in history of Indian naval aviation. The selected women officers would be the first set of women airborne combatants who would be operating from warships. Key Facts The two women officers Read More…

INS Viraat to be dismantled in Gujarat

The aircraft carrier, INS Viraat that served the Indian Navy for more than 30 years is to be dismantled at Alang, Gujarat. The ship was decommissioned three years back. Highlights INS Viraat is the longest serving ship of the Indian Navy. It was inducted into the Indian Navy in 1987. It was recently bought by Read More…