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Bipin Rawat puts third aircraft carrier on backburner citing costs; a look at how absence of the behemoth will impact Indian Navy
India

Bipin Rawat puts third aircraft carrier on backburner citing costs; a look at how absence of the behemoth will impact Indian Navy

Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Monday reignited an age-old debate over the domination of aircraft carriers over submarines and vice versa by indicating that the Indian Navy's long-standing demand for a third supercarrier will be on the backburner for a while

Submarines a priority over aircraft carriers for navy, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat; announces plan to look at overseas bases for logistics
India

Submarines a priority over aircraft carriers for navy, says CDS Gen Bipin Rawat; announces plan to look at overseas bases for logistics

India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said

Pulwama aftermath: Indian Navy deployed nuclear submarines, aircraft carrier amid heightened tensions with Pakistan
India

Pulwama aftermath: Indian Navy deployed nuclear submarines, aircraft carrier amid heightened tensions with Pakistan

The Indian Navy said it had deployed its frontline warships, including nuclear submarines, near Pakistan waters in the Arabian Sea after Pulwama.

Boeing, state-run HAL and Mahindra Group announce three-way pact to build Super Hornet fighter jets in India
Business

Boeing, state-run HAL and Mahindra Group announce three-way pact to build Super Hornet fighter jets in India

Boeing is looking to sell Super Hornet's to the Indian Navy and has initiated talks with the latter.

US aircraft carrier sails through South China Sea to assert military might in face of Chinese naval exercises
World

US aircraft carrier sails through South China Sea to assert military might in face of Chinese naval exercises

A US aircraft carrier sailed through the South China Sea in the latest display of America's military might after China built a string of islands to assert its claims.

Gorshkov warship cost hike exempted under RTI, should not be made public in national interest, says defence ministry
India

Gorshkov warship cost hike exempted under RTI, should not be made public in national interest, says defence ministry

India's reasons for agreeing to a cost escalation by the Russian side for refurbished aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov renamed INS Vikramaditya in India should not be made public in national and diplomatic interest, the Defence Ministry said challenging CIC order on an RTI application

China's first indigenous aircraft carrier's sea trial likely in February, says report
World

China's first indigenous aircraft carrier's sea trial likely in February, says report

China's first indigenous aircraft carrier is expected to conduct its maiden sea trials next month, even as the country's navy began building a third carrier vessel in Shanghai.

China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid rising tensions
World

China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid rising tensions

China on Wednesday launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier which will join an existing one bought from Ukraine, boosting its military capabilities amid worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea.

China launches its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier, expected to be commissioned before 2020
World

China launches its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier, expected to be commissioned before 2020

China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes.

INS Viraat decommissioned: World's oldest serving aircraft carrier sails into pages of history
India

INS Viraat decommissioned: World's oldest serving aircraft carrier sails into pages of history

The majestic INS Viraat, the world's oldest serving aircraft carrier, sailed into pages of history on Monday with the final lowering of the Naval Ensign and Commissioning Pendant in a solemn ceremony at sundown.

INS Viraat decommissioned: All you need to know about world's longest serving aircraft carrier
India

INS Viraat decommissioned: All you need to know about world's longest serving aircraft carrier

INS Viraat, the longest serving ship in the world, was decommissioned from the Indian Navy today. Here's all you need to know about the aircraft carrier

Indian Navy says goodbye to INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier
India

Indian Navy says goodbye to INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier

INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city on Sunday, after over five decades of its service to the Navy.

Fire onboard INS Viraat kills one, three injured
India

Fire onboard INS Viraat kills one, three injured

One sailor was killed and three others were injured after a fire broke out onboard India's soon to be decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Goa

India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to be broken up
India

India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to be broken up

India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, now decommissioned but which saw action during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, is finally being broken up. The process is expected to be completed within seven-eight months, its owner said Friday.

Live: PM Modi congratulates navy officials on INS Vikramaditya
India

Live: PM Modi congratulates navy officials on INS Vikramaditya

We track live updates the PM visits the INS aircraft carrier Vikramaditya.

Modi aboard INS Vikramaditya: Diplomacy or show of strength?
Politics

Modi aboard INS Vikramaditya: Diplomacy or show of strength?

This would be his first brush with defence matters and the first defence-related visit. But many more such visits are in the pipeline to different parts of the country.

SC orders maintenance of status quo on INS Vikrant
Politics

SC orders maintenance of status quo on INS Vikrant

A bench comprising justices KS Radhakrishnan and Vikramjit Sen issued notices to Ministry of Defence and other authorities concerned on the petition challenging the Bombay High Court decision rejecting the plea to preserve 'INS Vikrant' by converting it into a maritime museum.

India launches first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant: All you need to know
Business

India launches first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant: All you need to know

India launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant today. Here are 10 things you may not have know about the aircraft carrier.

Aircraft carrier Gorshkov to begin final acceptance trials
India

Aircraft carrier Gorshkov to begin final acceptance trials

The aircraft carrier would be based by the Navy off the coast of Karwar in Karnataka.