Russia keeps options open for Rs 45000 crore submarine race, to choose between L&T and HSL
The P75 I project, which will be under the Strategic Partnership model that involves an Indian company absorbing technology and building six submarines, is likely to see strong competition between Russia, Germany and France.
GRSE launches its 5th fast patrol vessel for Indian Coast Guard
The FPV designs are an improvisation on the Inshore Patrol Vessels built by G...
Indian Navy's submarine 'Vela' of Project 75 launched
The Vela submarine will undergo a number of tests conducted by the Navy before it is co...
INS VELA submarine to be launched for trials on Monday
The INS Vela is the fourth of the six submarines of Scorpene class that has completed its out fittings at Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) Mumbai.
North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest provocation
But those talks have yet to begin, and Pyongyang warned recently they could be derailed by Washington and Seoul's refusal to scrap military exercises scheduled for next month.
Defence Ministry approves procurement of military platforms and weapons worth Rs 22,800 crore
The decision to go for the capital procurement was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council(DAC) headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
India to carry out four military exercises, including with Russia, China, next month
The exercises are the ‘Indra’ tri-services with Russia, ‘Hand in Hand’ with China, ‘Mitra Shakti’ with Sri Lanka and ‘Surya Kiran’ with Nepal.
With 12 confirmed warships, MILAN to be biggest international exercise by India
In terms of scale, the exercise would be in the category of Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC)—the largest naval wargame in the world that is organised at Pearl Harbour by the US Indo-Pacific Command. In its last edition in 2018, 28 nations participated in RIMPAC, including India, which had deployed a stealth frigate. The invitee list excludes China, Pakistan & Turkey.
Underwater glacial melting much faster than predicted: Study
Underwater melting of tidewater glaciers is occurring much faster than previously thought, according to a study which could lead to improved forecasting of climate-driven sea level rise. The study, published in the journal Science, shows that the prevailing theory for melt significantly underestimates melt rates.
Navy issues EOI for shortlisting Strategic Partners for building six submarines worth Rs 45,000 crore
The EOI for shortlisting foreign OEMs will be issued in two weeks, the defence ministry said.
HAL bids again for chopper project ‘reserved’ for private companies
Sources said as the shortlist is yet to be approved by the apex Defence Acquisition Committee (DAC), HAL has requested a reconsideration, stating that it is the most qualified company to build choppers given its history in the aviation sector. However, the HAL bid is likely to be strongly opposed by the navy that does not want any delays to impact the critical plan.
Chinese submarine movements in Indian Ocean down, Pakistan Navy remains choked in
No sub movement since aborted bid in October; Pakistan vessels fail to make it for Qingdao fleet review.
Aircraft carrier & nuclear submarines deployed post Pulwama
About 60 ships of the Indian Navy, 12 ships of the Indian Coast Guard and nearly 80 aircraft were put on operational deployment mode, they said.
India lining up defence deals worth $10 billion with US amid trade row
The Trump administration has expressed its opposition to India’s inking of the $5.43 billion contract for S-400 Triumf missile systems with Russia in October 2018.
India signs pact with Russia on Chakra-3 attack submarine
Under the pact, Russia will have to deliver the Akula class submarine, to be known as Chakra III, to the Indian Navy by 2025.
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