$51 billion to be spent to acquire warships and submarines for Indian Navy, Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik

$51 billion to be spent to acquire warships and submarines for Indian Navy, Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik

New Delhi: – The Indian government will be spending ₹3.5 trillion (USD 51 billion), over the next ten years, to strengthen the Indian Navy, who is responsible for the security of the Indian marine borders. The Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik announced that new warships, submarines and other ultramodern equipment would be purchased, […]

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INS Vagir, Indian Navy’s Scorpene-class submarine launched

INS Vagir, Indian Navy’s Scorpene-class submarine launched

Mumbai: Indian Navy’s fifth Scorpene-class submarine INS Vagir, was launched on Thursday. Minister of state for defence, Shripad Naik, attended the function to launch the submarine, held in the Mazagon Docks, via videoconferencing. This is the fifth submarine built under Project 75. The building of the sixth submarine is already underway. RB Pandit, the Commanding […]

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Indian Navy’s INS Prabal fires anti-ship missile and hits target with precision 

Indian Navy’s INS Prabal fires anti-ship missile and hits target with precision 

New Delhi: The Indian Navy test-fired an anti-ship missile, from the Indian warship INS Prabal, during a practice drill, held in the Arabian Sea. The missile launched from INS Prabal, precisely hit the retired Indian warship, from the Godavari class. The hit was so accurate that the ship sank on the spot. Analysts are claiming […]

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Stealth warship ‘INS Kavaratti’ commissioned into Indian Navy

Stealth warship ‘INS Kavaratti’ commissioned into Indian Navy

Vishakhapatnam: On Thursday, the Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane handed over the indigenously built anti-submarine stealth warship to the Indian Navy. The ceremony was held in the Vishakhapatnam naval docks. General Naravane expressed confidence that the commissioning of INS Kavaratti becomes an important development in the maritime security of the country. General Naravane also […]

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Indian Navy should be prepared to face threats in the Indian Ocean, says Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain

Indian Navy should be prepared to face threats in the Indian Ocean, says Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain

New Delhi: – Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy, appealed that the Indian Navy should be prepared for the threats in the Indian Ocean. The statement of Vice Admiral Jain becomes important against the background of the aggressive Chinese activities in the Indian Ocean region and […]

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Indian Navy to expand fleet of P-8I aircraft

Indian Navy to expand fleet of P-8I aircraft

New Delhi: P-8I aircraft, capable of targeting submarines and having the electronic jamming facility, will be inducted in the Indian naval fleet next year. These long-haul aeroplanes will join the Indian Navy under the agreement signed with the United States. The inclusion of these aeroplanes in the Indian Navy becomes significant, given the increasing Chinese […]

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