List of Indian Navy bases

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Indian Navy
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शं नो वरुणः
"May the Lord of the Water
be auspicious unto us"
Headquarters
New Delhi
History and traditions
History of the Indian Navy
Ships
Current Indian Navy ships
History of Indian Navy ships
Installations
Indian Navy bases
Deployments
Indian Naval Deployments
Personnel
Chief of the Naval Staff
Naval ranks and insignia
MARCOS commandos

The Indian Navy currently operates three[1] commands — Western Naval Command located at Mumbai, Southern Naval Command located at Kochi and Eastern Naval Command located at Visakhapatnam. The Andaman and Nicobar Command, a unified Indian Navy, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Coast Guard Command was set up in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2001.[2]

List of naval establishments[edit]

Base City State/Territory Role
Western Naval Command[3]
INS Dwarka Okha Gujarat Logistics and Maintenance support
INS Sardar Patel[4] Porbandar Logistics Support
NAE Porbandar[5] Naval Air Enclave at Porbandar Airport
INS Kadamba Karwar Karnataka Logistics and Maintenance support
INS Vajrakosh Naval ammunition and missile depot
INHS Patanjali Naval Hospital
INS Gomantak Panaji Goa Logistics and Maintenance support
INS Hansa Dabolim Naval Air Station
INHS Jeevanti Vasco-da-gama Naval Hospital
INS Angre Mumbai Maharashtra Logistics and Administrative support
INS Abhimanyu MARCOS Base
INS Agnibahu Missile Boat Squadron Base
INHS Asvini Naval Hospital
INS Kunjali Naval Air Station
INS Shikra Naval Air Station
INS Tanaji Naval ammunition depot
INS Trata Coastal Missile Defense
INS Tunir Naval missile depot
INS Vajrabahu Submarine base
NAE Santacruz Naval Air Enclave at Mumbai Airport[6][7]
Southern Naval Command[8]
INS Dweeprakshak Kavaratti Lakshadweep Logistics and Maintenance support
INS Minicoy Minicoy Forward Operating Base[9]
INS Androth Androth Forward Operating Base and Radar station[10]
INS Bitra** Bitra Forward Operating Base[11]
INS Garuda Kochi Kerala Naval Air Station
INHS Sanjivani Naval Hospital
INS Venduruthy Logistics and Administrative support
INS Dronacharya Naval Weapons Training
NAE Kochi Naval Air Enclave at Cochin International Airport[12]
INS Zamorin Ezhimala Logistics and Maintenance support to Indian Naval Academy
INS Chilka Chilka Odisha Naval Training
INHS Nivarini Naval Hospital
INS Mandovi Panaji Goa Naval Training
INS Hamla Mumbai Maharashtra Combined Operations Training
INS Shivaji Lonavala Technical Training
INHS Kasturi Naval Hospital
INS Valsura Jamnagar Gujarat Electric Equipment Training
INS Rajali Arakkonam Tamil Nadu Naval Air Station
INS Agrani Coimbatore Leadership Training
INS Satavahana Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Submarine Warfare Training
INS Vishwakarma Shipwright School[13]
Eastern Naval Command[10]
INS Circars Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Logistics and Administrative support
INS Dega Naval Air Station
INS Virbahu Submarine base
INHS Kalyani Naval Hospital
INS Kalinga Naval Missile Depot
INS Eksila Marine gas turbine maintenance
INS Karna MARCOS base[14][15]
INS Varsha** Future submarine base for the ENC
INS Badangi** Vizianagaram Naval Air Station[16][17]
INS Pudur** Pudur Submarine VLF/ELF facility[18][19]
INS Adyar Chennai Tamil Nadu Logistics and Maintenance support
INS Parundu Uchipuli Naval Air Station
INS Kattabomman Tirunelveli Submarine VLF facility
INS Tuticorin Tuticorin Logistics support
INS Netaji Subhash Kolkata West Bengal Logistics and Administrative support
INS Paradip** Paradip Odisha Forward Operating Base[20]
NAE Bhubaneswar** Bhubaneswar Naval Air Enclave at Bhubaneswar Airport[21]
Andaman & Nicobar Command[a]
INS Kardip Kamorta Andaman & Nicobar Islands Logistics support
INS Jarawa Port Blair Logistics and Administrative support
INS Utkrosh Joint Naval and Air Force Base
INHS Dhanvantri Naval Hospital
INS Baaz Campbell Bay Naval Air Station
INS Campbell Bay** Forward Operating Base[11]
INS Shibpur Diglipur Naval Air Station

Note:

** = Under construction

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This comes under a separate command part of the Indian Armed Forces and is not under the direct control by the Indian Navy.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 February 2016. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  2. ^ Commanding the ocean. The Public Affairs Magazine. 11 February 2002
  3. ^ "Organisation of Western Naval Command, Mumbai | Indian Navy". indiannavy.nic.in. Archived from the original on 16 December 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  4. ^ "INS Sardar Patel: Indian Navy's new base commissioned in Gujarat - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  5. ^ http://sainiksamachar.nic.in/englisharchives/2011/feb16-11/h8.htm
  6. ^ "Indian Naval Air Enclave at Santa Cruz Inaugurated | Indian Navy". www.indiannavy.nic.in. Archived from the original on 1 February 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Indian Navy gets air enclave in Mumbai - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Organisation of Southern Naval Command, Kochi | Indian Navy". indiannavy.nic.in. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  9. ^ "Southern Naval command chief reviews security in Lakshadweep - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Archived from the original on 1 December 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  10. ^ a b "ENC Authorities & Units | Indian Navy". indiannavy.nic.in. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  11. ^ a b "India seeks to snip string of pearls - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Inauguration of Naval Air Enclave". pib.nic.in. Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  13. ^ "Shipwright School commissioned as INS Vishwakarma". The Hindu. 15 November 2015. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 28 August 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  14. ^ "Chief of the Naval Staff commissions INS karna - Marine Commandos get a new Base at Visakhapatnam". pib.nic.in. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  15. ^ "Navy chief's maiden visit to ENC today". Archived from the original on 11 July 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  16. ^ "Historic Badangi airstrip to be revived". 16 July 2016.
  17. ^ "Badangi airstrip likely to be ready by 2018". 4 September 2015.
  18. ^ "Navy to reach ships and subs from Pudur - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  19. ^ "India to be second country to use ELF facility". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2017-05-20. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  20. ^ "N O I C (OR) | Indian Navy". indiannavy.nic.in. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  21. ^ https://www.indiannavy.nic.in/content/n-o-i-c-or