Monday, 27 March, 2023
TopicIndian Navy

Topic: Indian Navy

PM to commission 1st indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant on 2 Sept, India joins select club

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will do the honours next week; The Vice Chief of Naval Staff says Vikrant will be essential for India’s ambitions as Blue Water Navy.

Rafale or Super Hornets are ‘interim arrangement’ only, says Navy on mega fighter deal

Vice Admiral Ghormade said the indigenous Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter is the future of Indian Navy and the force is working closely with DRDO to make the project a success.

Boeing hard sells its Super Hornets as India set to commission 1st indigenous aircraft carrier

Indian Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A-18 Super Hornet.

‘Drastic changes’ needed in P75I tender — Russia on Indian Navy’s submarine plans

Senior Russian defence official Andrey Baranov says Moscow's major concern is that requirements specified by the Indian Navy for the project & its timelines do not match.

INS Satpura reaches San Diego — first for any Indian Navy vessel  

The Satpura is part of the Navy’s goal of making commemorative visits to 6 continents, 3 oceans, and 6 time zones to mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations. 

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

Historic first for Indian Navy as all-women air crew conduct reconnaissance, surveillance op

5 officers of the Indian Navy’s INAS 314 completed the first all-women independent maritime reconnaissance and surveillance mission in the North Arabian Sea on Wednesday.

Navy monitoring Chinese research vessel headed for Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port

The Yuan Wang 5 is a space-tracking ship used to monitor satellites, rockets and intercontinental ballistic missile launches. Exact purpose of its visit to Hambantota unclear.

Twin boost for Navy in one day — indigenous Vikrant delivered & 2 MH-60 Romeos fly in from US 

The two MH-60 Romeo helicopters are among 24 to be delivered to India by 2025. They will be operating from aircraft carriers Vikrant & Vikramaditya, besides other surface vessels.

F/A-18 Super Hornet built for carrier ops, ‘compliant’ with INS Vikramaditya & Vikrant — Boeing

F/A-18's completion of trials in Goa reinforced its ability to operate off Indian carriers & Indian Navy will benefit from US Navy's tactics and upgrades, says manufacturer Boeing.

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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.