The Indian Navy currently operating one aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, while the second INS Vikrant will be commissioned by mid-2022. As China now is building third aircraft carriers, there are warnings that this could upset a delicate balance—and those warning signals aren’t coming from Washington now but rather New Delhi, as the Indian Navy has… Continue reading India gearing up for 3rd aircraft carrier, will spend about Rs 80,000-90,000 crore
Earlier, the Indian Army had successfully used the P-8I aircraft of the navy to monitor Chinese movements and deployments along the border during the 73-day-long Doklam standoff. Earlier today, a P-8I maritime patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy was seen flying towards the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The submarine-hunting aircraft, which was spotted flying… Continue reading Explained: Why India deployed Navy’s P-8I maritime patrol aircraft at China border
Preparing an aircraft carrier for regular operations is no small feat, and this week the Indian Ministry of Defense announced that the maiden sea trials of its indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant have progressed well, and the second phase of the trails is expected to take this month or its undergoing, while the third phase is planned for December. “Vikrant is… Continue reading India’s New Aircraft Carrier “INS Vikrant” Is Almost Ready For War
The maiden sea trials of the indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant have progressed very well and the second phase of trails are expected to begin end October with the third phase planned in December, a defence official said. “Vikrant is expected to be delivered to the Navy in April and likely to be commissioned in August… Continue reading After successful maiden sea trials, Vikrant to sail out for Phase-II trails
Nilgiri class frigate is a new batch of ships being constructed in India for the Indian navy. The ships are pretty close to destroyers if you compare their displacement. The ships weigh almost 7000 tons which is almost a destroyer but due to the lesser number of weapons ship is classified as a frigate. Nilgiri… Continue reading Indian navy new generation stealth frigate, a world class weapon
(India)– In the standard equipment of the MH-60R submarine hunting helicopter sold to India by the US, there is the appearance of the AGM-119 Penguin anti-ship missile (penguin). India received the first submarine hunting helicopters in a series of 24 MH-60Rs that it ordered from the US in 2018 with a total value of $905… Continue reading Learn about the “penguin” missile India bought from the US.
In August 2020, India announced a large-scale seven-year ban on the import of foreign weapons and military equipment: it will include 101 weapons of various categories. According to New Delhi, this will be a “big step towards self-sufficiency in defense production.” Meanwhile, by the end of 2019, the volume of Indian-Russian military-technical cooperation exceeded $15… Continue reading India interested in producing submarines with Russia