Indian Navy's indigenously-built stealth corvette INS Kavaratti commissioned
INS Kavaratti is the last of the four indigenously- built ASW stealth corvettes under Project 28 (Kamorta class) and has been designed by the Directorate of Naval Design, the Indian Navy's in-house wing.
Indian Navy's indigenously built corvette 'INS Kavaratti' to be commissioned today
Kavaratti has state-of-the-art weapons and sensor suite ca...
SMART weapon system will help Navy in engaging enemy submarines from far-off distances: DRDO
"A torpedo has a limited range capability. The r...
Indian and Sri Lankan navies to carry out 3-day military drill beginning Monday
The navies of India and Sri Lanka will conduct a three-day military exercise off Trincomalee beginning Monday, in a show of growing congruence in their strategic interests and operational convergence in the region.
India successfully tests indigenously developed "game changer" SMART torpedo system
SMART is a missile assisted release of lightweight anti-submarine torpedo system for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operations far beyond the torpedo range. This launch and demonstration is significant in establishing anti-submarine warfare capabilities, a defence statement said.
Rs 42,000 crore stealth submarine plan for the Indian Navy to finally kick off
India is now finally getting set to issue the formal tender for the long-pending over Rs 42,000 crore project to make six new-generation stealth submarines domestically with foreign collaboration. Sources said the tender or request for proposal will be issued by next month to defence shipyard Mazagon Docks and L&T for the submarine programme, called Project-75 India (P-75I).
Missile launch or storm repairs? Flurry of activity fuels speculation of North Korea test
Formations of troops have been seen practicing for what is expected to be a major military parade on Oct. 10, the 75th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea. Some observers say North Korea may showcase its largest missiles for the first time since 2018.
Thailand delays plan to buy Chinese submarines; presents alternate to Beijing’s Kra canal proposal
Under a 2015 deal, Thailand was one of the first countries to buy Chinese naval hardware and finalised its purchase of three submarines in 2017, with the first one expected to be delivered in 2023.
India to start bidding process by Oct to procure 6 submarines costing Rs 55,000 crore
The defence ministry has already shortlisted two Indian shipyards and five foreign defence majors for the project, being billed as one of biggest "Make in India" ventures.
Want to achieve goal of 'Make for World' in defence sector: Rajnath Singh
The defence minister also assured the domestic defence industry that the government will extend all possible support to them in research and development of world class equipment and weapons.
Indian Navy faces collusive Pakistan-China in Indian Ocean Region as threat mounts
The collusive China-Pakistan threat along the land borders is slowly but surely extending to the maritime domain as well. Even as China steps up its naval forays into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), it is also helping Pakistan build its maritime combat power in the overall attempt to stymie India in its own backyard.
Army Chief Gen MM Naravane scheduled to visit Nepal from Nov 4-6 with an aim to reset ties
The Chief of Army Staff is scheduled to hold extensive talks with the top civilian and military brass of Nepal including his counterpart General Purna Chandra Thapa on a range of key issues such as further boosting the management of the nearly 1,800 km-long border between the two countries.
Indian Navy demonstrates combat readiness; releases video of missile hitting target
The missile was fired by frontline corvette INS Prabal as part of a mega naval drill involving aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya and a number of warships, attack helicopters, aircraft and other assets of the Navy. An Indian Navy Spokesperson tweeted that the missile homed in on its target, an old ship, hitting with deadly accuracy at its maximum range.
India, Kazakhstan explore co-production and co-development of defence products
Speaking at the inaugural of the India-Kazakhstan Defence Cooperation Expo, a two-day virtual expo jointly organized by FICCI and Ministry of Defence last week, Sanjay Jaju said several Indian companies are already in talks with Kazakh defence industries for co-production and co-development in defence production.
Indonesia rejected a US proposal to allow its P-8 planes to land and refuel there
U.S. officials made multiple "high-level" approaches in July and August to Indonesia's defence and foreign ministers before Indonesia's president, Joko Widodo, rebuffed the request, the officials said.