Friday, February 22, 2019

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
  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) 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...
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...

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