Indian Defence Update Blog

India’s Plan To Buy Helicopter Carriers Falters

A visit to Mumbai’s port by the Spanish multi-purpose warship Juan Carlos 1 has highlighted India’s requirement for four similar vessels, also known as landing helicopter docks (LHDs). The Spanish warship builder Navantia is...

India, Uzbekistan to route their trade though Chabahar

India and Uzbekistan are set to route their trade through the Iranian port of Chabahar as part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. Briefing the media on Saturday, Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said...

Why China must worry about the Agni-V

With the country’s longest-range ballistic missile, the Agni-V, successfully tested on June 3, 2018, India is now within one year of possessing a usable nuclear deterrent that can strike any target in China. Only one more...