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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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 Navy joins hands with IIT Delhi

NEW DELHI: Furthering the relationship between Indian Navy and IIT Delhi on research in underwater domain of Naval Electronic Systems, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed. The relationship dates back to 1970s and key technologies for Navy in the field of underwater electronics have been developed by the Centre for Applied Research in […]

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201 MoUs, product launches and technology transfers concluded at Aero India 2021

NEW DELHI: A total of 201 MoUs, product launches and technology transfers were concluded at the Bandhan ceremony held on the last day of Aero India 2021 at Yehalanka, Bengaluru on February 05, 2021. These included the formal handing over of the Advanced Light Helicopters MK-III to the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard (ICG), […]

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HAL hands over five ALHs Mk III to Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard

NEW DELHI: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over three Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) Mk III to Indian Navy and two ALHs to Indian Coast Guard as part of its 16 ALHs contract during the ongoing Aero India 2021 at Air Force Station Yehalanka, Bengaluru on February 05, 2021. The helicopters were handed over by […]

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