Thursday, 9 February, 2023
TopicIndian Navy

Topic: Indian Navy

Dividing Indian Air Force would be regrettable. Balakot was demonstration of will and skill

The three armed Services must develop an approach of military management and warfighting in a cohesive manner, with a concern for each other. Rush for Theatre Command won't work.

Indian Navy pilots haven’t landed on an aircraft carrier in 2 yrs & won’t anytime soon. Here’s why

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Why Indian Navy pilots haven’t landed on an aircraft carrier in 2 yrs & won’t anytime soon

While INS Vikramaditya's repair and refit process is delayed, landing on aircraft carrier INS Vikrant will likely take place early 2023. Meanwhile, naval pilots train on a shore-based test facility in Goa.

‘Headed to Sri Lanka’, intercepted in India — ‘Afghan’ heroin worth Rs 1,200 cr seized by NCB, Navy

Trafficking of Afghan heroin to India via Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean has exponentially increased in last few years, says top NCB officer. Intelligence inputs led to interception.

After INS Vikrant, India’s next steps should be new carrier, submarines

The aircraft carrier and the submarine are the prime platforms of India’s naval power. But their developmental history is full of delays in decision-making.

3 cheers for INS Vikrant & 3 questions for India’s leadership on naval doctrine

INS Vikrant is reason to celebrate. But does India need aircraft carriers? What kind & how many? What kind of firepower should India field & where will it come from?

Colonial St. George’s Cross dropped for Chhatrapati Shivaji’s seal on Indian Navy’s new flag

This is the fourth time since 1950 that the naval ensign has undergone a change.

Floating airfield — PM Modi commissions INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier

New INS Vikrant can sail from India to Brazil in one go without stopping to refuel. It has a hospital, fitness centre, kitchen and laundry on board.

Indian Navy to get new flag as Modi govt gets rid of colonial St. George’s Cross

The new Naval Ensign will be unveiled on Friday; it will be the fourth time since 1950 that the ensign will undergo a change.

Stung by poor foreign response to submarine project, Modi govt tries to allay industry concerns

France's Naval Group, Russia's Rubin Design Bureau & Sweden's SAAB refused to part in Project 75 India, under which 6 conventional submarines will be built with air-independent propulsion system.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.