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Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety in the Indian Navy

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The Indian Navy, in recent years, has taken a quantum leap in operational ability with the induction of a large number of sophisticated platforms, deployed across all three dimensions. The fast pace of operations, accentuated by increasing complexities often puts […]


India’s Ageing War Machine Could Grind to A Halt, Govt. Warned

India’s Ageing War Machine Could Grind to A Halt, Govt. Warned

Frustrated by long delays in replacing their growing stockpile of obsolescent equipment, India’s three armed service chiefs have been warning the government that procurement delays are compromising the country’s war preparedness, military sources have told The Hindu. The government, the […]


Russia Prepared to Modify Submarines for Indian Tender

Russia Prepared to Modify Submarines for Indian Tender

Russian shipbuilders could adopt the design of submarines for an upcoming Indian tender to accommodate Brahmos missiles and an Indian-made air-independent propulsion system, the Rubin design bureau said Thursday. Russia is planning to offer its fourth-generation Amur-1650 boats in India’s […]


First Indian MiG-29 Fighter Jet Lands on Vikramaditya

First Indian MiG-29 Fighter Jet Lands on Vikramaditya

An Indian MiG-29 naval jet landed on a refitted former Soviet aircraft carrier Friday, marking the first such operation since the ship was delivered by Russia to the south Asian nation earlier this year. “An exciting event took place today […]


Indian Navy Receives First Hawk Trainer Jet

Indian Navy Receives First Hawk Trainer Jet

The Indian Navy has received the first of 17 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers, becoming the third naval operator of the Hawk along with the US Navy and the Royal Navy. The 17 Hawk aircraft ordered by the Indian Navy form […]


India Issues Statement on Submarine Fire Accident

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“There was an unfortunate incident of explosions and fire onboard Indian Navy Submarine INS Sindhurakshak in the intervening night of 13/14 Aug 2013. At the time of incident, the submarine was berthed at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. I visited the […]


India ‘milestone’ as it launches own aircraft carrier

India ‘milestone’ as it launches own aircraft carrier

India launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier on Monday, a landmark moment in the $5 billion project that seeks to project the country’s power and check the rising influence of China. When the INS Vikrant comes into full service in […]


Indian Navy submarine catches fire at naval dockyard in Mumbai

Indian Navy submarine catches fire at naval dockyard in Mumbai

A huge explosion accompanied by a fire rocked an Indian Navy submarine docked at the high security naval dockyard early on Wednesday, officials said. The blast followed by a fire occurred shortly after midnight on the INS Sindhurakshak submarine. Many […]


First Indian nuclear submarine set for open sea trials

First Indian nuclear submarine set for open sea trials

India announced Saturday that its first indigenously-built nuclear submarine is ready for sea trials, a step before it becomes fully operational, and called it a “giant stride” for the nation. India unveiled the 6,000-ton INS Arihant — Destroyer of Enemies […]


 
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