France, India begin 'Varuna' naval exercise off Goa coast
The first part of the joint naval exercise, 'Varuna', is being held from May 1-10 off the Goa coast
Defence Ministry to discuss proposal on acquiring torpedoes for nuclear submarine
At the moment, the Kalvari class and the INS Arihant are re...
Indian naval ships arrive for Chinese Navy fleet review, Pakistan to miss
China's People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is celebrating its 70t...
China cautions countries against helping Taiwan to produce submarines
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson said China is firmly opposed to any country selling arms to Taiwan.
Rahul Gandhi's partner got offset contracts of Scorpene deal: Arun Jaitley
Attacking Rahul Gandhi on his former business partner allegedly acquiring defence offset contracts under the UPA regime, Finance Minister Ar...
China deploys new missile destroyer, frigate in its anti-piracy fleet
One of the country's new generation of self-developed Type-052C guided missile destroyers, Xi'an, which entered into service in February 2015, possesses over-the-horizon strike capability at sea, the report said.
Indian Navy kicks off Rs 50,000 crore lethal submarine project, wants 500 km strike range cruise missiles on them
Under Project 75-India, the Navy wants to build six conventional diesel-electric submarines which would be almost 50% bigger than the under-construction Scorpene class submarines.
'India-Australia bilateral defence exercise will deepen strategic ties'
"It will see the largest ever Australian Defence Force Joint Task Force comprised of Navy, Army and Air Force Assets to visit India," the statement said.
Indian Navy acquires deep submarine rescue capabilities
Though DSRVs are used for rescue of personnel in downed submarines, they are also deployed for various other missions including to lay cables on the sea bed.
Navy looking at inducting 56 warships and submarines: Admiral Lanba
Lanba explained that India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, also known as IAC-1, is in its third and final phase of construction at Kochi. “The sea trials for the ship are expected to commence mid 2020 and we are closely working with all stakeholders to achieve the delivery timelines,” he said.
To boost defence business, Adani to arm itself with Alpha Design
Adani group plans to pick up stake in Alpha Design Technologies, a firm with a strong order book.
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders can bid for Rs 40k cr submarine contract
Last week, the defence ministry gave the Navy the go ahead to initiate the procurement process but did not announce if the public sector would also be invited.
Terrorists being trained for attacks via sea: Sunil Lanba
Indian Navy chief Admiral Lanba said: “We have reports of terrorists being trained to carry out attacks with varying modus operandi, including through the medium of the sea.”
View: Arihant completes India's nuclear triad & serves as a credible strategic deterrence
INS Arihant has added maritime strike capability to the land and air-based delivery platforms of nuclear weapons, thus completing the nuclear triad.
B-52 bombers to be showstopper at Aero India
Apart from displaying its C-17 Globemaster-III airlifters, F-16 and F/A-18 fighter jets, there will also be a fly-by by the iconic B-52 Stratofortress bombers from the Andersen USAF base at Guam during the show.
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