Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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...
  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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 (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’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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