When the visionary Manohar Parrikar was India’s Defense Minister, he advised then-Navy Chief Admiral Robin K. Dhowan to buy three more Kalvari (Scorpene) classes instead of six new Project 75 I submarines with air-independent propulsion. Admiral Dhowan did not agree because of this, the options clause for Project 75, approved by the Atal Behari Vajpayee … Read more

Meet the next-generation nuclear-powered submarines of the Indian Navy, the S-5 Class

Ballistic Missile Submarines are very important for the Indian Armed Forces in improving and making the nuclear triad of India more capable and powerful. After the success of the first nuclear-powered submarines of the Indian Navy, the Arihant-class, the indian navy has planned to design and develop a new and much more capable class of … Read more

India to commission its 2nd Nuclear-powered Submarine, INS Arighat in 2023

Indian Navy will induct the second nuclear-powered submarine of the nation in the early months of 2023. The sea trails of the submarine are going to finish soon. INS Arighat is a upgraded varient of the Arihant-class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines currently being built for the Indian Navy. The submarine has four missile launching … Read more

Brahmos-NG Missile to be inducted in the Indian Air Force by mid-2025

The CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, Atul Rane announced on October 18, that Brahmos-NG will start its trials in 2024. Brahmos-NG is a mini version of the BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile with several new features and a reduced load, Brahmos-NG will have same 290 km range and mach 3.5 speed but it will weigh around 1.5 … Read more

Project 18: India’s next generation destroyer will be the most powerful in the world

Project 18 is a class of Next Generation Stealth Guided Missile Destroyers planned for the Indian Navy. This ship class will be in replacement of the Rajput-class guided-missile destroyers. Recently Indian Navy has show case its next-generation destroyer in a promotional video.  Indian Navu will showcase next generation Combat Management System in DefExpo22. Design caters to … Read more

India test fires SLBM from Indigenously-developed Nuclear-powered Submarine INS Arihant

Indian Navy carried out test launch of a submarine launched ballistic missile on October 14, 2022. India operates three indigenous homemade ballistic missile submarines and has developed two submarine-launched surface-to-surface missiles, the K-15 and the K-4. After the US, Russia, the UK, France, and China, India is the sixth country in the world to have … Read more

Indian Navy MiG-29K crashed over the sea during a routine sortie in Goa

A MiG-29K carrier-based multi-role fighter of the Indian Navy has crashed into sea after developing a technical malfunction while returning to base. The jet pilot has been successfully rescued in a swift search and rescue operation. The pilot is safe and is in stable condition. This is the fourth crash of MiG-29Ks since 2019 and … Read more

Defence ministry inks Rs 1,700 crore deal for additional BrahMos missiles for frontline warships

The defence ministry on Thursday inked a Rs 1,700 crore contract for supply of additional BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, with a strike range of 290-km, for the Navy’s frontline warships. According to recent reports published by The Times of India, the contract for the “dual role” surface-to-surface missiles, capable of both land attack and anti-ship … Read more

Indian Army started the process to buy new CQB Carbines for Counterterror Operations and Bulletproof Jackets

Apart from over 4 lakh CQB carbines, the Army has also begun the process to procure more than 47,000 bulletproof jackets (BPJs) for soldiers. The Defence Acquisition Council, in July, had accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) to purchase CQB carbines and BPJs for the Army. According to latest reports by News 18, The Indian Army … Read more

HSL to launch two diving support vessels for Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam

The Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. will launch two diving support vessels (DSVs) for the Indian Navy on Thursday in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. These DSVs will improve submarine support operations. Two Diving Support Vessels (Nistar and Nipun) being built by Hindustan Shipyard Ltd, Vishakapatnam for the Indian Navy, are scheduled to be launched on 22 September 2022. … Read more