PM Modi had advised that major events be moved out of capital to engage people of other parts of country. According to Dinakar Peri of The Hindu, In a first, both the Army and Air Force Day parades are set to move out of the national capital region. While Air Force Day parade on October… Continue reading Air Force and Army Day parades to move out of Delhi
On September 12, the Indian Navy told the world that the Indian Navy has planned its future development plan and it will be divided into nine projects. Among them, there are not only supply ships with a displacement of 45,000 tons serving along with aircraft carriers, but also minesweepers with a displacement of several hundred… Continue reading Indian Navy to build 10 destroyers of 13,000 tons displacement each
On September 2 in Kochi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially launch the country’s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant which will be combat-ready by May 2023. Several Military Lovers and Military Experts are having a close look at which carrier-based aircraft the Indian navy will finally choose. The United States has been very active… Continue reading India may buy F-18 Super Hornets, What is the reason behind this deep interest?
In the first week of September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the IAC-1 “Vikrant.” A thorough comparison with Chinese Fujian is necessary because both China and India are working to strengthen their armed forces. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissions IAC-1 “Vikrant” in the first week of September, India will become one of a… Continue reading The countdown to the commissioning of “INS Vikrant,” India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, has begun
It also recently tested the Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM). It is a variation of the VL-SRSAM meant for other services. The VL-SRSAM is a ship-borne weapon system that neutralises various aerial threats at close ranges, including sea-skimming targets. The first known missile program for the Indian Navy by the Defence Research and… Continue reading From Brahmos to K4: inside Indian Navy missile programs
Recently, Boeing released a video showing two F/A-18E “Super Hornet” fighter jets successfully completing a ski-jump take-off and landing test in India. In the context of the Indian-made “Vikrant” aircraft carrier that will be commissioned in August, the selection of supporting carrier-based aircraft has come to an end. According to Boeing, the F/A-18E “Super Hornet”… Continue reading Dassault Rafale-M vs Boeing F-18 Super Hornet: which aircraft Indian Navy will buy?
At present, India has one aircraft carrier in service, namely the Vikramaditya purchased from Russia, and one is Vikrant about be commission next month. Both Indian aircraft carriers are medium-sized carriers with a displacement of over 40,000 tons. In addition, India has planned a third aircraft carrier Vishal, which will be at least 65,000-ton nuclear-powered… Continue reading Three reasons Indian Navy may buy French Rafale M fighter aircraft
Trials for deck-based fighters US Boeing Company’s Super Hornet F/A-18and France Rafale M for the Indian aircraft carrier are complete and a report is awaited, both demonstrate their capability to take off from ski jump. Trials for deck based fighter aircraft for the aircraft carriers of the Indian Navy are done. US based Boeing Company’s Super Hornet… Continue reading French Rafale M or American F/A-18: Which aircraft will Indian Navy pick?
INS Vikramaditya is a modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier and the flagship of the Indian Navy built by Russia at a cost of $2.35 billion which entered into service in 2013. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian Navy had lots of equipment on its hands which it didn’t have the finances or resources to… Continue reading US media believes that Russian built Indian Navy aircraft carrier is a total mess
On 21 June several pictures were posted by users on social media of personnel and crew performing yoga to celebrate the 8th International Day of Yoga, onboard INS Vikramaditya in Karwar, Karnataka. INS Vikramaditya, the sole and largest warship operated by India and the third aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, is in the… Continue reading After nearly one year of refit Indian Navy sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya ready for action