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RUDRA ALH-WSI
INS Mumbai and INS Trikand exercise VARUNA 2018
The Indian T-72 Ajeya Tank
Indian Air Force C- 130
Indian ATG on trial
INS Vikramaditya
VARUNA 2018
Tejas raring to go in fight
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Submarines are increasingly lurking in seas around the world, and the US Navy’s high-tech Poseidon is there to hunt them

Submarines are increasingly lurking in seas around the world, and the US Navy’s high-tech Poseidon is there to hunt them May 22,2018

The US Navy announced this month that it was restarting the 2nd Fleet to oversee the western Atlantic Ocean, including the North Atlantic and the US East Coast.The decision comes after several years of tensions between NATO members and Russia – and several warnings from Western officials about growing Russian naval activity, including more sophisticated and more active submarines. NATO has responded in kind, with a special focus on antisubmarine-warfare – a

Twinkle Khanna To Modify ‘Rustom’ Costume For Auction After Getting Legal Notice From Navy

Twinkle Khanna To Modify ‘Rustom’ Costume For Auction After Getting Legal Notice From Navy May 22,2018

Twinkle Khanna became the eye of the storm when she announced that she wants to auction Akshay Kumar’s uniform from Rustom – the movie for which he won his first ever National Award. It was announced that the proceeds of the auction will be used for animal welfare. And the hell broke loose thereafter. The army personnel were quite upset and outraged on her decision as they felt it was an insult. Some of them even slammed her for putting the respect of the uniform on stake. They argued that

Indian Navy boosts powers to fight China forays

Indian Navy boosts powers to fight China forays May 21,2018

The Navy has scaled up deployment in the Persian Gulf with an eye on Chabahar Port being developed by India in Iran, amid reports of Chinese attempts to make forays in the region. Chabahar Port is strategic to India's interests as it's close to Pakistan's Gwadar port where the Chinese have invested heavily. "We have a ship permanently in the region for 15 days every two months. The mission-based deployment is near Chabahar Port to carry out surveillance in the region,"

India, Vietnam to Engage in Naval Exercise From May 21- 25

India, Vietnam to Engage in Naval Exercise From May 21- 25 May 20,2018

India will conduct its first ever naval exercise with Vietnam next week to bolster ties with the South East Asian country and also to keep at bay its neighbouring country China which is on an expansion mode. At least three Indian warships namely- INS Sahyadri, INS Shakti and INS Kamorta will be brought to Tien Sa Port in Da Nang starting tomorrow, that is, May 21 for a five-day visit to the central city. With an aim to build and exalt the military ties between the two

Navy's all-women crew to reach Goa after sailing around globe

Navy's all-women crew to reach Goa after sailing around globe May 19,2018

Over eight months after it set sail from Goa, the all-women crew of the Indian Navy on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini, will return to the state on Monday after the historic circumnavigation of the globe. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will welcome the all-women crew when it arrives near Panaji, from where they had embarked on the journey on September 10 last year. "The Defence Minister and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will be present for the flag-in ceremony of the ship near Panaji

Navy well-prepared as net security provider in Indian Ocean: Vice Admiral Pawar

Navy well-prepared as net security provider in Indian Ocean: Vice Admiral Pawar May 18,2018

The Eastern naval Command (ENC) is conducting Naval Operational display highlighting the multi-dimensional warfare capability of the Indian Navy in protecting the vast Maritime borders and offshore assets of our country on the occasion of Navy Day at RK Beach, Visakhapatnam. (PTI) The Eastern naval Command (ENC) is conducting Naval Operational display highlighting the multi-dimensional warfare capability of the Indian Navy in protecting the vast Maritime borders and offshore assets of our

India, Vietnam gear up for first naval drill in China backyard

India, Vietnam gear up for first naval drill in China backyard May 15,2018

In what will be a significant step towards India’s ‘Act East policy’, India and Vietnam will conduct their first bilateral naval exercise later this month, marking the continued upswing in relations. The exercise will be conducted in Vietnamese waters in May-end. The exercise will be conducted in what China’s considers its backyard. To put it in perspective, it’s like the navies of China and Bangladesh practising in Bay of Bengal. A flotilla of three Indian warships — INS

Is Doklam the reason why Australia is kept out of Malabar 2018?

Is Doklam the reason why Australia is kept out of Malabar 2018? May 14,2018

That the Australians will not take part in the Malabar 2018 naval exercises isn’t exactly the stance that was anticipated of the Indian government. In fact, there were enough reasons to expect the opposite, though Australia has participated in the Malabar series of the annual exercises only once. Malabars have been limited mostly to the US and India, to start with, and Japan joining it, thereafter. There were strong reasons for an Australian participation this year. With

Indian Coast Guard to help members of South Asian Seas Region on incidents of oil and chemical pollution

Indian Coast Guard to help members of South Asian Seas Region on incidents of oil and chemical pollution May 13,2018

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will cooperate with member nations of the South Asian Seas Region and respond to all incidents of oil and chemical pollution in the region, according to a statement.”The Indian government had given its consent for signing an MoU for ‘Co-operation on the Response to Oil and Chemical Pollution in the South Asian Seas Region’. The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 28,” the ICG statement

Night That Lit The Skies For India

Night That Lit The Skies For India May 13,2018

In 1971, the Indian Navy attempted one of the world’s most daring war strategies to attack and destroy the Karachi port in a night swoop, breaking Pakistan’s backbone. The day is celebrated as Navy Day. Forty years later, Major Akhill Pratap narrates the operation as told to him by his father who was on board the INS Nipat on that dangerous night As a boy, I was narrated stories only once in a blue moon, especially when it came to my father. This one he did on the eve of  the

Navy Plans To Incorporate Big Data And Artificial Intelligence Into Fuctioning

Navy Plans To Incorporate Big Data And Artificial Intelligence Into Fuctioning May 12,2018

As the Naval Commanders Conference concluded in New Delhi, the Indian Navy has said that it intends to incorporate Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics into its functioning, reports The Hindu. The conference also saw a new Digital Library being set up and inaugurated for the navy. The new digital library will help improve data management, collection, and retrieval of archived information across the Navy. The Navy is also taking steps towards better data management and

Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Indian Navy a force to reckon with Indo-Pacific region, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman May 12,2018

The first Biannual Naval Commander’s Conference of 2018 concluded on May 11, 2018 after four productive days of intense deliberations on a wide range of issues. The Conference was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who set the tone for the deliberations stating that the Indian Navy is a force to reckon with in the Indo-Pacific region. Sitharaman also assured the Naval Commanders that endeavours to bridge critical capability gaps in ship-borne helicopters, fleet

Navy adopts new deployment policy after a slew of accidents

Navy adopts new deployment policy after a slew of accidents May 12,2018

Taking lessons from the past accidents, Indian Navy has adopted a new deployment policy for its warships. Now, the warships and submarines undergoing refit or repairs will be deployed only after multiple trials. Earlier, these ships were immediately sent on operational duty, which resulted in mishaps. There were several incidents of a warship involved in accident soon after joining the fleet. In February 2014, Russian origin Kilo class submarine INS Sindhuratna met with an accident soon after

India dispatches warship to Maldives for joint surveillance of Exclusive Economic Zone

India dispatches warship to Maldives for joint surveillance of Exclusive Economic Zone May 12,2018

In an indication of a slight upswing in bilateral military ties after a distinct chill, India has dispatched a warship to Maldives to undertake joint surveillance and patrol of the archipelago’s sprawling Exclusive Economic Zone. Two officers and eight sailors from the Indian Navy’s elite marine commandoes wing are also currently at Maafilhafushi in Maldives, which is 145 km north of Male, to train its personnel in diving and tactics under the second such asymmetric warfare training

Akshay Kumar, wife get notice for auctioning ‘Rustom’ costumes

Akshay Kumar, wife get notice for auctioning ‘Rustom’ costumes May 11,2018

Eleven serving defence officers and eight others have sent a legal notice to actors Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna, accusing the Bollywood couple of “playing with the sentiments” of the armed forces by putting up for auction a naval costume from the Hindi film “Rustom”. The group, which also included the wife of a Navy man and seven retired officers, said it was offended that the actors had listed the costume as an “original naval uniform”.“Uniforms resembling those of the armed

Three Indian ships set sail for MALABAR exercise with US, Japanese navies

Three Indian ships set sail for MALABAR exercise with US, Japanese navies May 10,2018

Three Indian naval ships sailed out of Singapore today to join upcoming MALABAR exercise which will be held jointly with the US and Japanese navies off Guam in the Pacific Ocean. Speaking to reporters at the sailing off, Indias High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf said the Eastern Team fleet is continuing Indias commitment and objective to see the oceans remain “peaceful, open space and uncontested”. “These ships are on their way to MALABAR exercise with the navies of

Indian Navy’s ships INS Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta visit Singapore to bolster maritime ties

Indian Navy’s ships INS Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta visit Singapore to bolster maritime ties May 10,2018

Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships are in Singapore for an overseas deployment programme. Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta entered the Singapore port for a three-day goodwill visit on May 6th. The initiative comes as a part of the ‘Look East Policy’ of the NDA government. The deployment of the Indian Naval Ships will be engaging in both military and civil activities in Singapore. During the visit, the Indian Naval Ships will also have professional interaction with the

The One Reason India Might Not Become a Navy Superpower

The One Reason India Might Not Become a Navy Superpower May 09,2018

Disaster struck the first of a new class of Indian frigates in late April 2018 when a towering, 250-ton crane came toppling down onto the vessel during heavy winds as she sat in dry dock. The vessel — which is under construction — was not damaged, according to the Indian Ministry of Defense. The images of the disaster look bad, though. The crane is destroyed and there is an indeterminate amount of damage to nearby buildings, but the Indian Navy alleged a conspiracy to exaggerate the damage

See a positive change in Navy: Nirmala Sitharaman

See a positive change in Navy: Nirmala Sitharaman May 08,2018

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the endeavours of the Indian Government to highlight the strengths of the Indian Navy have brought about a positive change. She said that she could see a positive energy in the Commanders because of the ways in which the Government of India has been highlighting the maritime strengths of the country. “Ït will be a force to reckon with in the India-Pacific Maritime area,” she said. Addressing the Naval Commanders’ Conference

Indian naval commanders to discuss maritime security this week

Indian naval commanders to discuss maritime security this week May 07,2018

Indian Navy commanders will this week discuss the country’s maritime security and review the naval force’s mission-based deployments in the Indian Ocean Region, amid increasing Chinese activities in the strategic waters. Steps taken to improve combat efficiency, including the new transition cycle for ships from maintenance period through a training phase and thereon to full-scale operations, will be examined at the first edition of the bi-annual conference. The conference starts on May 8