Indian Defence Update Blog

Why India Needs Both Nuclear and Conventional Submarines

Last week, the Kalvari, India’s first indigenous stealth submarine’s sea trials outside Mumbai Harbour created considerable excitement in India’s maritime circles. The Kalvari is the first of India’s six submarines based on the Scorpene-class...

NAVIC, India’s Very Own GPS-lite

  With the launch of the final satellite completing the satnav system, the IRNSS has been renamed NAVIC – Navigation with Indian Constellation India is currently in the process of launching its own indigenous...

At sea with ageing fleet, cost & time overruns

  The Indian Navy, considered a vital instrument of diplomacy, power projection and essential for safeguarding the country’s manifold maritime interests, is suffering from serious time and cost overruns. The country can ill afford...

Ins arihant

Arihant is operational, Thank you Russia

Sources confirmed that Arihant completed all kind of sea and weapon trails as the K 4 successfully tested from INS Arihant, earlier last week ship spotters from Turkey saw the Russian submarine salvage vessel...