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 is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said
Defence Ministry shortlists domestic partners for Indian Navy’s Rs 45,000 crore submarine project under 'Make in India'
In a major step under 'Make in India' initiative, the Defence Ministry initiated the process for shortlisting domestic partners in the Rs 45000 crore project to build six submarines for the Navy in collaboration with foreign vendors. This is the second project being undertaken under the latest Strategic Partnership Model, with the first being the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters. All six submarines under this project will be built in India by the selected Indian Strategic Partner in collaboration with the selected OEM.
The Indian Navy is gearing up to induct more women in its fold, and will soon allow them to take up various roles on a warship, including that of a sailor.
The shifts are forcing an unprecedented early update to a model that helps navigation.
India inducts its first advanced submarine rescue vessel DSRV, move catapults New Delhi into elite group of nations
Designed and supplied by James Fisher & Sons, UK, to meet the unique requirements of the Indian Navy, the most advanced DSRV is manned by three crew members and has a capacity to rescue 14 personnel at a time from a distressed submarine up to a depth of 650 metres.
It's been impossible to communicate directly between the two mediums, water and air, until now.
Doka La standoff exposed India's defence inadequacies: Why New Delhi must worry about its security apparatus
The Doka La standoff began on 16 June, 2017, after Indian soldiers objected to China’s attempts at building a motorable road at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction near Sikkim. This is a Bhutanese territory claimed by Beijing.
India has kick-started the process to build six nuclear-powered attack submarines which will significantly boost the Navy's overall strike capabilities.
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday said it is odd for China to deploy submarines for anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean.
The defence ministry has initiated an estimated Rs 70,000 crore defence underwater deal to build six advanced stealth submarines
Chinese scientists claimed major breakthrough in magnetic detection technology which could find hidden metallic objects, including minerals and submarines.
The first of the indigenous Scorpene submarines, Kalvari, is likely to be inducted in the Indian Navy by July-August
Sri Lanka has rejected China's request to dock a submarine in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi landed in the island nation for a two-day visit
Pakistan will acquire at least eight modified diesel-electric attack submarines from China by 2028 in a nearly USD 5 billion agreement, said to be the biggest arms export deal for the Communist giant.
rench company DCNS has obtained a court order restricting The Australian newspaper from further publishing the leaked documents on India's Scorpene submarine project
Information leak related to Scorpene submarine is being viewed "very seriously", but it is "not a matter of much worry", Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said
The Australian newspaper, on Friday, uploaded a fresh tranche of leaked documents that contained information relating to operating instructions of underwater warfare system of the six Scorpene submarines
Australian defence officials warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a A$50 billion ($38.13 billion) fleet of submarines
The Scorpène data leak is damaging but its not the end of the world for the Indian Navy. Let's learn from it and move on.