Thursday, April 18, 2024
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Except for the Military Nursing Service, which traces its origin back to the late 19th century and the induction of women as doctors in the Army Medical Corps since 1958, the armed forces have traditionally been male bastions. It...
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) added the ICGS Sachet, an off-shore patrol vessel (OPV) to its 150-strong fleet in May 2020. The handover ceremony was presided over by Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh . Two interceptor boats, with pennant...
  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...
On June 26, 2020, The Indian Navy (IN) formally inducted the Maareech Advanced Torpedo Defense System (ATDS) into its surface fleet. Developed as a joint project by the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi & the Naval Science...
The Indian Navy (IN) intends to become completely self-reliant by 2047 and is currently in the midst of a major modernization programme. Delhi Defence Review’s Chandrashekhar Bhattacharyya (CB) caught up with Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade (Adm. Ghormade) who...

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