Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Indian Coast Guard added ICGS Varad to its fleet recently. This ship is an offshore patrol vessel built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and was inducted into service at a ceremony held in Chennai on February 28, 2020. Union...
The Indian Navy (IN) signed a $2.6 billion deal to acquire 24 MH-60R multi-role helicopters from Lockheed-Martin's Sikorsky on February 25. This deal was inked during U.S. President Donald Trump's recently concluded visit to India in February. The deal...
On January 20, 2020, the Defence Secretary of India, Ajay Kumar, along with Vice Naval Chief Of Staff Vice Admiral Ashok Kumar, Chief of Material, Vice Admiral G.S. Pabby and Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition from Integrated Headquarters...
The Indian Navy (IN) is going use a new type of diesel for its ships. According to a statement, the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has developed a NATO-grade diesel oil for use in IN's ships. This fuel is...
The Indian Navy (IN) is expected to soon receive its first batch of Varunastra heavyweight torpedoes developed by the Naval Science & Technology Laboratory (NSTL) of the Defence Research & Development Organization. Though developed by DRDO, the Varunastra is...
The Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) controlled by the Defence Research & Development Organization has revealed to Delhi Defence Review (DDR) that it will now develop a Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF) for the Indian Navy (IN) instead of...
The Indian Navy's (IN's) Western Naval Command (WNC) has successfully concluded the maiden trials of the first Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) imported in April 2018, thereby providing the service with a new niche capability in the arena of...
Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was adjudged the 'Best Performing Shipyard' by India's  Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the financial year 2016-17.  In the last two years, it has also delivered the highest gross tonnage for any shipyard in India...
Earlier today, the Indian Navy (IN) commissioned the third ship being built as part of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV  project by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata. The ship, designted INLCU L53, was commissioned by Vice Admiral Bimal...
India's third Scorpene class submarine, 'Karanj',  being built under license by the  Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) for the Indian Navy (IN), was launched earlier today. As we have analysed before, India's diesel-electric submarine build capabilities have been revived...

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