Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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...
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...
As Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, AD, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command, Indian Navy hangs his boots, here is an interview with Delhi Defence Review's Chandrashekhar Bhattacharyya    Q 1. As you hang your boots...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Just yesterday, i.e May 21, 2020, the INS Sunayna (P-57), a 2000-tonne, indigenous offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which had been dispatched for anti-piracy operations and mission-based deployment to the Gulf of Aden, returned to its homeport of Kochi after...

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