Logistics pact to be cornerstone of military coop, says Barry O’Farrell
“It is particularly important for the navies. The increase in trust and confidence is being demonstrated by the logistics agreement, which will enable both sides to take it to the next level. We want to take an opportunity to conduct sea refuelling in international waters,” the high commissioner said.
India successfully test-fires K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile
India on Friday successfully test-fired the K-4 submarine-launched bal...
Japan opposes unilateral move to change status quo: Ambassador Satoshi Suzuki
Japan on Friday backed India on the border standoff and in a st...
Defence Ministry approves procurement of indigenous Astra missiles
The indigenous design and development proposals approved — worth over Rs 20,400 crore — includes the cutting-edge Astra beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAM) that has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile, which has been successfully tested, will be ordered by both the Air Force and Navy.
India successfully test-fires K-4 submarine-launched nuclear capable missile
The missile, developed by the DRDO, has a range of 3,500 km and it will be able to bring almost all parts of Pakistan and several areas of China within its reach, officials said. The missile was test-fired successfully for the second consecutive time in the last five days off the coast of Visakhapatnam, the officials said.
France offers support of its forces, proposes Florence Parly’s visit
France, a key partner as well as weapons supplier to India with cutting-edge platforms ranging from Rafale fighter jets to Scorpene submarines, has also proposed a visit by Parly to follow up on the “ongoing discussions” and has reiterated its “deep solidarity” in this time of tensions.
Top US senators slam China's 'unwarranted armed' aggression against India
"I spoke to Amb Sandhu to express our solidarity with the people of #India as they firmly confront unwarranted and lawless armed aggression by the Communist Party of China," Rubio tweeted. "India has made it clear, they will not be bullied by Beijing," the top Republican Senator from Florida said.
HSL-Adani bid for mega Rs 45,000 crore submarine project rejected, MDL & L&T get go ahead
As reported by ET, a tussle had emerged over the P 75I project after the Navy’s empowered committee refrained from going ahead with the HSL-Adani public-private bid while the defence production ministry had emphasised that such teaming arrangements should be considered.
Indian Navy planning to build six nuclear attack submarines: Navy to Parliamentary panel
The Indian Navy had planned to build six nuclear attack submarines along with the Arihant Class SSBNs which are nuclear-powered submarines equipped with nuclear missiles. The nuclear attack submarines are also planned to be built indigenously in partnership with private sector industries.
India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activities
On Saturday, the Indian Navy held a crucial exercise with Japanese Navy in the Indian Ocean region, an area where Chinese naval vessels and submarines are making frequent forays, they said.
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable K-4 ballistic missile off AP coast
India is expected to carry out more tests of the missile before it is ready for being equipped on the nuclear submarines. At the moment, only the first nuclear boat INS Arihant is operational for the Navy. K-4 is one of the two underwater missiles that are being developed by India for its submarine force. The other one is the over 700-kilometre strike range BO-5.
To take on Chinese ‘wolf warriors’, India must fix military asymmetry
Indian Army is more than capable of giving the Chinese a bloody nose. Yet, we must fix military asymmetry.
Countering China's aggression: US bill seeks to train Indian fighter pilots
The National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2021 fiscal year starting October, which the US Senate took up on Thursday, seeks fighter jet training detachment for India, Japan and Australia in the US Pacific territory of Guam.
India to get MH-60 'Romeo' in early 2021 to counter China, Pakistan
The MH-60 helicopters would serve as replacements for the Sea King 42/42A helicopters that were already decommissioned in the 1990s. The choppers will operate from frontline ships and aircraft carriers providing them the critical attributes of flexibility of operation, enhanced surveillance and attacking capability.
China’s military provokes its neighbors, but the message is for the United States
With the world distracted by the coronavirus pandemic, China’s military has encroached upon its neighbors’ territories on several fronts throughout the spring and now into summer, flexing its military might in ways that have raised alarms across Asia and in Washington.