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  • Stealth-frigate 'Taragiri' launched | A look at India's third stealth guided-missile warship Sep 12, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Stealth-frigate 'Taragiri' launched | A look at India's third stealth guided-missile warship

    The keel of Taragiri was laid on September 10, 2020 and the ship is expected to be delivered by August 2025, the Indian Navy said in a statement.

  • Defence | INS Vikrant is a force multiplier Sep 05, 2022 10:04 AM IST

    Defence | INS Vikrant is a force multiplier

    Having more carrier battle groups is predicated on New Delhi’s strategic calculus where the expansionist plans of the People's Liberation Army Navy of China are crucial imperatives 

  • Indian Navy gets a new ensign. What it signifies Sep 02, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    Indian Navy gets a new ensign. What it signifies

    The ensign was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 2, during the ceremony to commission INS Vikrant -- India's first indigenously-built aircraft carrier.

  • INS Vikrant to be commissioned on September 2; all you need to know about India’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier Aug 29, 2022 06:32 PM IST

    INS Vikrant to be commissioned on September 2; all you need to know about India’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier

    Things to know about India’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier (IAC) that will be commissioned on September 2.

  • Arms Procurement: Indian manufacturers gain popularity but G2G method remains best option Aug 09, 2022 02:59 PM IST

    Arms Procurement: Indian manufacturers gain popularity but G2G method remains best option

    The domestic military industrial complex should be supported to meet the arms requirement in the long term, and the G2G contracts could be the last minute assured line for good quality weapons

  • Indian Navy inks pact with ISRO's Space Applications Centre Aug 05, 2022 10:52 PM IST

    Indian Navy inks pact with ISRO's Space Applications Centre

    Navy officials said both the organisations will have a common platform of mutual cooperation, wherein the scientific advancements by the SAC would be synergised into the Indian Navy's efforts to protect the country's maritime interests.

  • In Pics | Cochin Shipyard delivers India's first indigenous aircraft carrier 'Vikrant' to Navy Jul 29, 2022 02:33 PM IST

    In Pics | Cochin Shipyard delivers India's first indigenous aircraft carrier 'Vikrant' to Navy

    Coinciding with the celebrations to commemorate 75th anniversary of India's independence 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', the reincarnation of Vikrant is a true testimony to the country's zeal and fervor in pursuing capability build up towards enhanced maritime security.

  • With eye on Indian Ocean, China and Pakistan kick off naval, air drills to jointly deal with maritime threats Jul 11, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    With eye on Indian Ocean, China and Pakistan kick off naval, air drills to jointly deal with maritime threats

    The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy and the Pakistan Navy, will hold the joint naval exercise in maritime and aerial spaces off Shanghai in mid-July.

  • Agnipath program: Future of recruits secure will not affect armed forces: Sources Jun 16, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    Agnipath program: Future of recruits secure will not affect armed forces: Sources

    Armed forces will become more youthful and agile. The scheme will accentuate regimental bonding and make the defense forces more effective.

  • Agnipath scheme: Army to recruit 40k soldiers in coming months Jun 15, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    Agnipath scheme: Army to recruit 40k soldiers in coming months

    A day after the government unveiled the ambitious "Agnipath" scheme for recruitment of soldiers in the Army, Navy and the Air Force largely on a four-year short-term contractual basis, the Indian Army on Wednesday said it will recruit 40,000 soldiers in the coming months.

  • BHEL, GE Power Conversion signs MOU for development of Integrated Electric Propulsion Systems for Indian Navy Apr 28, 2022 02:50 PM IST

    BHEL, GE Power Conversion signs MOU for development of Integrated Electric Propulsion Systems for Indian Navy

    The MoU was signed in the presence of Jeremy Quin MP, UK Minister of Defence Procurement, Alex Ellis, British High Commissioner to India, Anurag Bajpai, Joint Secretary Defence Industrial Promotion, Dr Nalin Shinghal, CMD BHEL, Renuka Gera, Director (IS&P) BHEL, Syreeta Jeffs and Balaji Parthasarathy, Directors of GE Power Conversion, J.P Srivastava, Executive Director (IS) BHEL.

  • Indian Navy successfully test-fires BrahMos missile Mar 05, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    Indian Navy successfully test-fires BrahMos missile

    The BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile manufactured by an Indo-Russian joint venture.

  • In Pics | President Ram Nath Kovind reviews Indian Naval Fleet off Visakhapatnam coast Feb 21, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    In Pics | President Ram Nath Kovind reviews Indian Naval Fleet off Visakhapatnam coast

    The president conducted the Naval Fleet Review 2022 off Visakhapatnam coast, Andhra Pradesh, on February 21. The 12th edition of the President’s Fleet Review is being held as part of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, being celebrated as ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

  • DRDO successfully flight tests VL-SRSAM, to strengthen Indian Navy Dec 07, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    DRDO successfully flight tests VL-SRSAM, to strengthen Indian Navy

    The quick reaction surface-to-air-missile missile developed by DRDO was test-launched from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near Balasore at about 3.08 pm from a vertical launcher against an electronic target at a very low altitude.

  • Indian Navy Day 2021: Here's why INS Vikrant is special among other warships Dec 04, 2021 09:37 AM IST

    Indian Navy Day 2021: Here's why INS Vikrant is special among other warships

    Aircraft carriers are one of the most important defence assets for a country because they enhance the Navy's capability to travel far from its shores and carry out air operations.

  • Watch: New Navy chief takes mother's blessings on taking charge Nov 30, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Watch: New Navy chief takes mother's blessings on taking charge

    Admiral R Hari Kumar, 59, was serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command before his elevation as the 25th Chief of the Naval Staff.

  • Indian Navy commissioned country’s fourth Scorpene-class submarine ‘INS Vela’; here’s all you need to know Nov 26, 2021 05:31 PM IST

    Indian Navy commissioned country’s fourth Scorpene-class submarine ‘INS Vela’; here’s all you need to know

    Things to know about the fourth submarine of Project 75 of the Indian Navy, commissioned on November 25, 2021.

  • Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd delivers fourth Scorpene submarine to Indian Navy Nov 09, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd delivers fourth Scorpene submarine to Indian Navy

    The submarines are being constructed at MDL Mumbai, one of the biggest defense Public Sector Undertakings in the country, in collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France.

  • Indian Navy receives 11th P-8I aircraft from Boeing Oct 18, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    Indian Navy receives 11th P-8I aircraft from Boeing

    "This is the third aircraft to be delivered under the option contract for four additional aircraft that the Indian Ministry of Defence awarded in 2016," the statement said.

  • Indian Navy bans flying of drones within 3 km over its installations in Mumbai Jul 20, 2021 07:30 PM IST

    Indian Navy bans flying of drones within 3 km over its installations in Mumbai

    The Indian Navy reserves the right to confiscate or destroy any aerial drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) found flying within these areas without prior approval.

  • Defence Ministry issues formal tender for mega submarine programme Jul 20, 2021 06:58 PM IST

    Defence Ministry issues formal tender for mega submarine programme

    The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) last month approved the issuance of the request for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition programme named Project-75(I).

  • Indian Navy signs MoU with Kotak Mahindra for salary accounts Jul 20, 2021 02:10 PM IST

    Indian Navy signs MoU with Kotak Mahindra for salary accounts

    The signing ceremony took place in Delhi in the presence of Commodore Neeraj Malhotra (commodore pay and allowances) of the Indian Navy and Parminder Varma, business head (corporate salary) at Kotak Mahindra Bank.

  • Indian Navy gets two MH-60R multi-role helicopters from US Jul 17, 2021 08:58 PM IST

    Indian Navy gets two MH-60R multi-role helicopters from US

    India is procuring 24 of these helicopters from the US government under the framework of foreign military sales. The helicopters would also be modified with several India-unique equipment and weapons.

  • Govt can evaluate splitting P75I submarine contract between two bidders: Mazagon Shipbuilders Jul 07, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    Govt can evaluate splitting P75I submarine contract between two bidders: Mazagon Shipbuilders

    L&T likely to be the second partner, if the govt decides to share the project. It takes eight years from the awarding of the contract to the handing over of the first submarine. Splitting the project between two firms can cut down delivery time. Given the geopolitical situation, the govt may not like the project to be delayed.

  • 'Blatantly False': India denies attack claim on Sri Lankan fishermen by Indian Navy Jun 18, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    'Blatantly False': India denies attack claim on Sri Lankan fishermen by Indian Navy

    A group of 13 local fishermen claimed that they had ventured into the sea on May 7 onboard trawlers 'Thushan 1' and 'Thushan II' and were physically assaulted by the Indian Navy in the international waters around Diego Garcia on June 4.

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