Category: Navy

India’s Increasing Capacity To Control Strait Of Malacca 0

India’s Increasing Capacity To Control Strait Of Malacca

Indian Defence News: The Indian government is taking steps to realize the economic potential of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI). These developmental works can be leveraged for strategic purposes making this island chain a top priority. These islands sit near the Strait of Malacca which is a strategically relevant waterway connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Coupled with developments in...

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Indian Navy on high alert in eastern coast due to Rohingya crisis

Indian Defence News: Intelligence agencies have warned that Rohingiyas can enter Indian territory. They might try to sneak into India using sea routes. Meanwhile, the BJP has maintained its stand on Rohingyas. The intelligence agencies have issued warning that the Rohingyas would try to sneak into Indian territory using sea routes, after which the maritime boundary has been sealed by coastguards and...

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Indian Government Issues Tender For 234 Naval Helicopters

Indian Defence News: India has launched global hunt for 123 naval multi-role helicopters and 111 armed naval light utility choppers Both the helicopters are “critical operational necessities” for the Navy NEW DELHI: India has launched a global hunt for 123 naval multi-role helicopters(NMRHs), with potent anti-submarine warfare capabilities, as well as 111 armed naval light utility choppers (NUHs) for operations...

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India To Revamp Submarine Force As China Expands Its Fleet

Indian Defence News: Since 1996, India’s attack submarine fleet has dwindled to 13 diesel-electric vessels from 21 as the navy failed to replace retired boats. After years of delay, India’s navy is preparing to take delivery of one of the world’s stealthiest and most deadly fighting tools: the INS Kalvari, an attack submarine named after a deep-sea tiger shark. The commissioning...

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Six in fray for Navy’s €8.3-billion advanced submarine project

Indian Defence News:  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Thyssenkrupp among top bidders MUMBAI:  India is all set to issue a Request for Information (RFI) to six leading foreign Original Equipment Manufacturer(OEM) company in order to build six advanced submarines under Project 75  to scale up the Navy’s warfare capabilities. “The Indian Navy has issued an RFI asking competent companies that...

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HSL to complete rebuild of INS Sindhuvir

Indian Defence News: The premier ship building yard has expertise in undertaking submarine repairs Hindustan Shipyard Limited(HSL), which kick-started the retrofitting of Russia-made INS Sindhuvir, one of the sophisticated EKM-class submarines of Indian Navy, will complete the Rs500 crore project in 27 months. India’s premier shipbuilding yard set up by Scindia Steam Navigation Ltd in 1941 in recognition of the strategic...

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Malabar Naval exercise 2017 involving India, Japan and U.S. commences

Indian Defence News: Malabar 2017 naval exercise involving India, Japan and U.S. commences. The Malabar exercise started in 1992 with the navies of US and India in the Indian Ocean. Japan only became a permanent partner of the Malabar exercise earlier in this decade, but it has participated in several drills since 2007. Last year in June, the three countries held their...

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Barak-8 Missile Defence System to be installed on INS Vikrant Aircraft Carrier

Indian Defence News: Barak-8 Missile Defence System to be installed on INS Vikrant Aircraft Carrier Israel: In an ongoing visit  PM Narendra Modi, India and Israel have recently signed a $2 billion deal to supply a missile defence system to the Indian Army, which can destroy aircraft, missiles and drones within a radius of up to 70 km. According to...

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US State Department clears sale of Guardian drones to India

Indian Defence News: The US has cleared sale of predator Guardian drones to India. Washington: The US state department has issued the necessary license for the export of 22 predator Guardian drones to India, a government source here said, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump had their first bilateral meeting at the White House. A DSP-5 drone...

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Scorpene a new Submarines to strengthen Indian Navy

Indian Defence News: The Indian Navy is all set to add a crucial submarine arm to go-ahead with strengthening the capacity of Navy. Khanderi, the second of the six Scorpene class submarines being built in India at Maharashtra-owned Mazagon Docks Ltd (MDL), in collaboration with the DCNS of France, sailed out last week from Mumbai harbour for her maiden sea sortie....