Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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...
It seems a decision has been taken by the Indian Navy (IN) to install an air-independent propulsion (AIP) system developed by the Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Ambernath, which is a part of the Defence Research & Development Organization...
  In late December 2016, India completed Phase-I of its Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) project that was begun after Mumbai 26/11, with the operationalization of a static sensor site on Sagar Island off the coast of West Bengal. Progress has...
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...
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...
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) 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...
A minor fire was reported on board INS Kamorta, a recently commissioned anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette of the Indian Navy. According to Indian Naval sources, the fire was detected in the engine room, and no injuries were reported. The compartment was...
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...
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...

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