Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Women recruited in armed forces under SSC to get permanent commission:-Women officers recruited under the short service commission in the Indian armed forces will get opportunity for permanent employment like their male counterparts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Wednesday in his Independence Day address....
  • Every Indian can be proud of manned space mission: ISRO chief:-Technologies that will help in sending an Indian astronaut to space by 2022, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address on Wednesday have already been completed, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said....
  • Gaganyaan to take Indian astronaut to space by 2022: PM:-Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced an ambitious mission of sending an Indian astronaut to space by 2022 on board 'Gaganyaan'. The mission, he said in his Independence Day address, would be launched using the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) own capabilities, and on successful completion, make India the fourth nation in the world to do so....
  • Indian Govt approves procurement of 6 patrol vessels for Navy:-The Indian defence ministry on Monday approved a long-pending proposal to procure six indigenously manufactured next generation offshore patrol vessels (NGOPVs) for the Navy at a cost of Rs 4,941 crore....

Australian Naval delegation on 2 day visit to Naval base

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

KOCHI (PTI): A delegation from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) arrived in the city on Monday on a two-day visit to the naval base here.

It is headed by Commodore Fiona Therese Freeman, Director General of Hydrography, Meteorology and Oceanography (DGHM) and accompanied by Captain Simon John Bateman, Resident Defence Attach of Australia, a Defence release said here.

The visit is aimed at understanding Indian Naval Meteorology and Oceanography (IN METOC) operational/ training facilities and discussing avenues for mutual cooperation in the field of METOC, it said.

The delegation visited the Indian Naval Meteorological and Analysis Center, School of Naval Oceanology and Meteorology and INS Garuda, the Naval Air Station.

Commodore M K Singh, Principal Director, Directorate of Naval Oceanology and Meteorology at Naval Headquarters, New Delhi, was present to interact with the delegation on professional matters.

Apart from METOC facilities, the delegation also visited other training facilities such as the Navigation and Direction School and Anti-Submarine Warfare School.

The delegation called on Rear Admiral R J Nadkarni, Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command on Monday and held discussions on Hydrography, Oceanography and areas of cooperation

Naval crests were exchanged during the interaction. They also visited INS Sutlej, a hydrographic survey ship of the Indian Navy.

India and Australia have close relations as members of the Commonwealth. There has been significant progress in Indo-Australian relations with improving economic and cultural ties.

Exchange of high-level military delegation visits and interaction between the navies is expected to further boost the defence cooperation.

Tags:

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Chandrayaan-2 to be launched in January-March window in 2019

India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 will now be launched in the January-March window in 2019 instead of later this year as the design was changed to enable it land on the lunar surface.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2018

Image Gallery