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.
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
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.
Things to know about India’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier (IAC) that will be commissioned on September 2.
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
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.
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.
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.
Armed forces will become more youthful and agile. The scheme will accentuate regimental bonding and make the defense forces more effective.
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.
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.
The BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile manufactured by an Indo-Russian joint venture.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
Things to know about the fourth submarine of Project 75 of the Indian Navy, commissioned on November 25, 2021.
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.
"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.
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.
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) last month approved the issuance of the request for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition programme named Project-75(I).
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.
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.
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.
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.