Category: Indian Navy

Government to go ahead with strategic tie-ups in defence procurement policy

NEW DELHI: Aiming to create homegrown private sector giants to take on global competition, the Manohar Parrikar led defence ministry will for the first time identify 'strategic partners' for major defence manufacturing projects, going ahead with a new, radical model for procurement. Top Defence Ministry officials have told ET that concerns by smaller companies and new…

GRSE submarine-killers to add teeth to Indian Navy fleet

The last two Kamorta-class Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) corvettes being built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd would be potent platforms that would help the Navy further develop its capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), said Vice-Admiral Satish Soni, flag officer commanding-in-chief, Eastern Naval Command. "INS Kadmatt, the second ASW corvette of this…

SPYDER :- India’s short and medium range air defence system

The SPYDER (Surface-to-air PYthon and DERby) is an Israeli short and medium range mobile air defence system. India has recently purchased Israel’s SPYDER air defense system following a recent trend of using advanced air-air missiles designed for targeting enemies fighter jets as ground-launched surface-to-air missiles (SAM). This truck-mounted system mixes radar and optical tracking with…

India will buy more Talwar-class frigate from Russia

The Talwar class are a class of guided missile frigates designed for the Indian Navy. The Talwar class has a displacement of 4,000 tons and speed of 30 knots and is capable of accomplishing a wide variety of missions  such as Finding and eliminating enemy submarines  and large surface ships with Anti ship missiles and Anti submarine warefare. Due to the use of stealth technologies and…

Rise of the Drones and their impact on 21st century warfare

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, commonly known as a drone is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. Its flight is controlled either autonomously by on board computers or by the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another vehicle. The launch and landing process of an unmanned aircraft is by the function…

China audacious claims of imposing a naval blockade with just ten Submarines

A leading Taiwanese based newspaper has published a report in which the Chinese PLAN officials have made audacious claims of imposing a complete naval blockade on India with just ten submarines.  The very same paper had reported a PLAN source claiming a single PLAN nuclear attack submarine could sink India’s CBG headed by INS Vikramaditya.…

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Construction in full-swing on India’s 2nd and 3rd Nuclear Submarine

India's second nuclear powered submarine, INS Aridhaman is being readied for launch as her elder sibbling INS Arihant is being readied for commissioning. Both submarines are designed to carry Nuclear Missiles. Built under the Advanced Technology Vessel Project, the Aridhaman is being outfitted as the Ship Building Centre in Vizag and is expected to be…

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INS Arihant:- India’s Silent Under water warrior

INS Arihant is the lead ship of India's Arihant class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. The 6,000 tonne vessel was built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in the port city of Visakhapatnam. Arihant was launched on 26 July 2009, the anniversary of Vijay Diwas (Kargil War Victory Day) by…

Barak 8 Missile:- A force Mutliplier for Indian Navy

Barak 8 is an Indian-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM), designed to defend against any type of airborne threat including aircraft, helicopters, anti-ship missiles, and UAVs as well as cruise missiles and combat jets. Both Maritime and land-based versions of the Barack 8 system exist. Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), India's Defence…

Indian Navy’s air power beefed up with P8i aircraft

CHENNAI: The Indian Navy's air power will be beefed up with the induction of P8i long-range maritime patrol aircraft, the defence ministry said on Thursday. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will formally dedicate the P8i aircraft to the nation at a special function to be held at INS Rajali, premier naval air station at Arakonam in…

Brahmos:-A force Multiplier of Indian Army,Navy and Airforce

BrahMos was formed as a joint venture between DRDO and NPO Mashinostroyenia. The company was established in India through an Inter-Governmental Agreement signed on February 12, 1988, between India and Russia. BrahMos-the name represents the fury of Brahmaputra and the grace of Moskva river. The company was established with an authorized capital of $250 million…