INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenously made aircraft carrier, begins sea trials

NEW DELHI: India’s Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday hailed the launching of sea trials of indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’ and said designing and building an IAC is a huge achievement for the nation. Sonowal further said the launching of sea trials of ‘Vikrant’ is a true reflection of the Make in India and […]

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MH-60R choppers, aircraft to help cooperation with Indian Navy: Pentagon

NEW DELHI: India receiving two MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopters from the US Navy and the 10th P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft will strengthen cooperation and interoperability between the navies of the two countries, the Pentagon said. The Indian Navy is procuring a total of 24 MH-60R multi-role helicopters, manufactured by Lockheed Martin, from the US […]

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Indian Navy receives first two of 24 MH-60R helicopters from USA

NEW DELHI: In yet another sign of strengthening India-US defense relationship, the US Navy has handed over the first two MH-60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH) to the Indian Navy. The Indian Navy is procuring 24 of these helicopters manufactured by Lockheed Martin under foreign military sales from the US government at an estimated cost of […]

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Indian Navy Expands Maritime Reconnaissance Capabilities with Delivery of 10th P-8I

NEW DELHI: Boeing is continuing to expand the Indian Navy’s long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare capabilities with the delivery of the country’s 10th P-8I. The patrol aircraft is an integral part of the Indian Navy’s fleet and has surpassed 30,000 flight hours since it was inducted in 2013. This is the second aircraft to be […]

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DRDO’s Short Span Bridging System-10 m inducted into Indian Army

NEW DELHI: The first production lot of 12 Short Span Bridging System (SSBS)-10 m, designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been inducted into Indian Army by Chief of the Army Staff General MM Naravane during a ceremony held at Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt today. Secretary Department of Defence R&D […]

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Indian Navy Inducts 3 Indigenously-Built Advanced Light Helicopters at INS Dega

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy on Monday inducted three indigenously-built advanced light helicopters ALH MK III that would be used for maritime reconnaissance and coastal security. The three helicopters, made by the Centre-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, were inducted at the Indian Naval Station (INS) Dega, Eastern Naval Command (ENC), in Visakhapatnam, an official statement said. […]

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Indian Navy Ships and Aircraft to participate in exercise La Perouse

NEW DELHI: Indian Navy Ships INS Satpura (with an integral helicopter embarked) and INS Kiltan along with P8I Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft are participating, for the first time; in multi-lateral maritime exercise La Pérouse, being conducted in the Eastern Indian Ocean Region from 05 to 07 Apr 2021. The Indian Navy ships and aircraft […]

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Indian Naval Landing Craft Utility L58 commissioned to Indian Navy at Port Blair

NEW DELHI: Indian Naval Landing Craft Utility (IN LCU) L-58, the 8th and the last ship under Project LCU Mark IV, delivered by the shipyard on 31 Dec 2020 was commissioned today at Port Blair in the august presence of Lieutenant General Manoj Pande, AVSM, VSM. (CINCAN – Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command). The ceremony […]

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Indian Navy signs contract with Suryadipta Projects for 11 ACTCM barges

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy has signed a contract with Suryadipta Projects to construct 11 ammunition-cum-torpedo-cum-missile (ACTCM) barges, said an official statement on Tuesday. A contract for construction & delivery of Eleven Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile (ACTCM) Barges has been concluded with M/s Suryadipta Projects Private Limited, Thane, an MSME on 05 March 2021. […]

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Indian Naval Ships to visit Mongala port

NEW DELHI: Indian Naval Ships Sumedha, an indigenously build Offshore Patrol vessel and Kulish, an indigenously built guided missile corvette, are scheduled to make a port call at the historic port town of Mongla in Bangladesh from 8th to 10th March 2021 to commemorate the ongoing Swarnim Vijay Varsh and reiterating the historic Indo-Bangladeshi friendship. […]

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