• 26 November, 2022
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Chinese Navy’s Advancements: Challenge Or Opportunity For India

The Chinese digital news outlet ‘The Paper’, recently published details of China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s display of a large number of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), unmanned surface vessels (USVs), and…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Rising Rivalry in the Indian Ocean

As two major emerging powers, India and China are maritime-oriented nation-states. New Delhi and Beijing have a unique set of vested interests in the Indian Ocean region (IOR). Geostrategic supremacy…

By Jay Maniyar

Pakistan Navy – A Navy That is Detached from Reality

Today, 08 September, is Pakistan Navy Day.  After decades of being in service, why is Pakistan Navy, today finding itself in a fix? Pakistan Navy has acquired two and is…

By Captain DK Sharma (Retd)

A New Ensign And A New Carrier: Indian Navy’s Red Letter Day

‘Vikrānta (विक्रान्त)- “one who is courageous, bold, strong and victorious”,  a synonym for the Lion (Simha)’                                                                                                                                     -Mriga-Pakshi-Shastra 02 September 2022 has emerged as a singular date in the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Restructuring of Defence Forces and Modernization

The modernisation/reforms of defence forces is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges and technological changes to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness to meet…

Delivery of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘VIKRANT’

Indian Navy has created maritime history today by taking delivery of the prestigious Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant from her builder Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), Kochi. Designed by Indian Navy's…

Maritime Partnership Exercise Between Indian Navy And Japan Maritime Self Defence Force In The Andaman Sea

A Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) was conducted between Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and Indian Navy on 23 Jul 22 in Andaman Sea. INS Sukanya, an offshore patrol vessel and…

Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet completes operational demonstration

New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) US aerospace major Boeing on Wednesday said its F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft completed operational demonstration at a naval station in Goa, as the company…

Fire on board aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, no casualties reported

New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) A fire broke out on board India's lone aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Wednesday when it was operating off the strategic Karwar base in Karnataka,…

‘Swavlamban’ – Indian Navy’s Maiden Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Seminar

‘Swavlamban’, the maiden seminar of the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO), was held at New Delhi on 18-19 July 2022. Sh Narendra Modi  Hon’ble Prime Minister graced the occasion…

Rafale or F/A-18 ‘Super Hornet’: Who Will Board India’s Vikrant?

India’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC)-1, christened INS Vikrant (in honour of the 50th anniversary of participation of its similarly named predecessor in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan conflict), was launched in August…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Brazilian Navy delegation led by Vice Admiral Liberal Enio Zanelatto Visits India

A Brazilian Navy delegation led by Vice Admiral Liberal Enio Zanelatto, Director of Industrial Production & Engineering, visited New Delhi on 15 Jul 22 and held discussion with senior officers…