$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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Second phase of Malabar war exercise starts

Second phase of Malabar war exercise starts

New Delhi – The second phase of Malabar war exercise of the QUAD countries with 70 warships, submarines and the aircraft carriers, USS Nimitz of the United States and INS Vikramaditya of the Indian Navy, started on Tuesday. As per analysts, India, the United States, Japan and Australia have delivered a direct message with these […]

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Naval chief reviews level of preparedness at Nicobar naval base  

Naval chief reviews level of preparedness at Nicobar naval base  

New Delhi: Indian Naval Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, visited the INS Baaz naval base, in the Nicobar Islands to review the level of preparedness of the Indian Navy against the background of the tension reigning with China. INS Baaz is a strategically located base, to keep a watch on the international marine routes passing through the Indian Ocean. A major part […]

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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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Sagar Kavach exercises completed in Paradip   

Sagar Kavach exercises completed in Paradip   

Bhubaneshwar: – The Sagar Kavach exercises, with participation from the Indian Navy, Coast Guard and various departments from the states of Odisha and West Bengal, was completed on Friday. This type of exercise is being organised in both these states since the last few years because of coastal security.    After the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, various […]

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QUAD naval exercises add to China’s concerns

QUAD naval exercises add to China’s concerns

New Delhi: ‘Malabar 2020’, the joint naval exercises of the QUAD countries, India, Japan, the United States and Australia have started. Leading warships and submarines form the QUAD countries are participating, in the first phase of the exercises, being conducted in the Bay of Bengal. Moreover, on Thursday, the Joint Command of Indian defence forces, […]

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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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