Defence Update Blog

Commissioning Aridhaman & Carriers

Around a  fortnight from today, the fueled up INS Aridhaman, the second nuclear-powered ballistic missile-firing submarine will be officially commissioned into the Indian Navy. It will be the pleasant duty of the new Defence...

Astra air-to-air missile is major indigenous success

On Friday, the defence ministry announced the successful development of the most challenging missile India has developed so far – the Astra. Fired from a fighter aircraft travelling at over 1,000 kilometres per hour,...

India’s Navy Just Built a Second Nuclear Missile Submarine

The Indian Navy will launch its second homegrown nuclear-powered submarine within the next month, according to local media outlets. This week, India’s Economic Times reported, citing government sources, that the second indigenous nuclear submarine will be...