India has commissioned a MiG 29K Aircraft Training Simulator Facility at its Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) in Kochi.
“The simulator training facility is set up by Indian Navy and is part of the MiG-29K Aircraft contract for imparting real time training to air crew and technical personnel on all systems of the aircraft and associated maintenance requirements,” Indian Navy press release stated.
“A MiG 29K Aircraft Training Simulator Facility is commissioned at Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology, Kochi,” Indian MoD spokesperson Sitanshu Kar posted on the micro-blogging site (twitter) along with a picture of Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command earlier today.
According to the Indian Navy press statement, the navy post induction of INS Vikramaditya which carries the fourth generation fighter MiG-29K on board, it has become necessary to set up an emergent training facility.
48 warships that include aircraft carriers, frigates, destroyers, submarines, corvettes and fast attack crafts are under construction in Indian Shipyards. Vice Admiral P Murugesan, Vice Chief of the Indian Navy was speaking at the launch of three Water Jet Fast Attack Crafts (WJFAC) at the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd
Indian Navy today launched three Follow-On Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (FO-WJFAC) at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. The three vessels were named as 'INS Tarmugli', 'INS Tilanchang' & 'INS Tihayu' based on places in the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Bay of Bengal
Indian Navy has received proposal from Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) to construct offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) armed with missiles. “We have submitted a proposal to the Indian Navy that all the future OPVs should be developed with the missile on board that will give more combat muscle to the vessel,” GSLs Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Rear Admiral (retd) Shekhar Mital told PTI today
The Indian Defense Ministry on Monday has released a Request for Information (RFI) for the construction and delivery of five self propelled Diving Support Craft for the Indian Navy. The Diving Support Craft should be capable of fully supporting operational/training dives in harbors and coastal waters
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) announced today that it has been awarded a 468 crore (US $73 Million) contract by the Indian Defense Ministry to design and construct a floating dock for the Indian Navy (FDN). The floating dock is expected to significantly enhance the support infrastructure of the navy for docking of warships and submarines for repairs and refits
The Indian Navy today de-inducted its ageing Sea Harrier aircraft, replacing them with MiG-29K fighter aircraft. The Sea Harriers displayed a vertical landing formation at INS Hansa during the de-induction event today
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