Monday, January 20, 2020
The Indian Navy’s (IN’s) first Scorpene class submarine, the INS Kalvari, was commissioned earlier today at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai in a ceremony presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While construction began in 2006, INS Kalvari headed...
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...
In recent times, an interesting proposal related to design selection for Project 75I (P-75I), which is the Indian Navy's (IN's) latest programme to acquire six diesel-electric submarines (SSKs) of imported design via license manufacture at a domestic shipyard under...
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...
Sustenance is obviously key, if the Indian Navy (IN) has to push further into the Southern Indian Ocean Region (IOR) besides being ready to operate for reasonable lengths of time even in areas such as the Mediterranean and the...
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...
Australia’s selection of a French bid to replace the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Collins class submarines over Japan’s competing offer in April 2016 was an opportunity lost to reshape the regional security architecture. It would have drawn Japan and...
The Indian Navy's (IN) role in relief and rescue operations during the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami won it plaudits from the international community while underlining its strategic potency to Indian policy planners. For the IN however, that event brought...
  Earlier today, the Indian Navy (IN) kicked off the first edition of its biennial Commander's Conference, with an inaugural address by Indian Defence Minister (DM), Nirmala Sitharaman. Sitharaman made a number of noteworthy observations about the IN's growth during...

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