INS Himgiri launched

INS Himgiri launched

Kolkata: – INS Himgiri, a stealth warship from the Nilgiri class, has been launched. Defence Chief General Bipin Rawat attended the ceremony where he asserted that the Indian defence forces are fully prepared to defend its land, marine and aerial borders.    Seven stealth warships are being built under the Project 17 of the Indian Navy and INS Nilgiri, the […]

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$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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