• 16 May, 2022
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The Sinking of Moskva – Challenges for Large Surface Ships

The Russian warship cruiser Moskva, the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, sank on 14 April 2022 during the conflict in Ukraine. The ship was hit by two R-360 Neptune…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

Lessons from a Conference Hundred Years Back

This year marks the centenary of the Washington Naval Conference which was held in the capital of the United States from November 1921 to February 1922. This Conference, well known…

By G S Iyer

Ukrainian navy: Russian vessel near Odessa retreated after being struck by Ukrainian gunfire

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian naval forces defending the Odessa region hit a Russian vessel in the Black Sea with gunfire, Ukraine's navy said on Monday. "The enemy has retreated…

Sri Lanka – India Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX 07-10 Mar 22

The Ninth Edition of India - Sri Lanka Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX (Sri Lanka–India Naval Exercise) is scheduled at Visakhapatnam from 07 Mar to 10 Mar 2022. The exercise is…

Navies’ camaraderie on show as MILAN-2022 kicks off in Vizag

Visakhapatnam, Feb 26 (PTI): Navies of 39 countries came together to affirm 'Camaraderie, Cohesion and Collaboration' as host India set off the biennial Multilateral Naval Exercise MILAN-2022 on the east…

‘Bahala Na’ to Brahmos

The first ever defence export order of Brahmos supersonic missile system to Philippines’ Navy is a significant milestone for India. As usual, this news of $ 374 million export contract…

By Captain N Shyam Sundar (Retd)

Maritime Unmanned Systems: Shaping A Seamless Ocean

Hypothetical Scenario-25 August 2024.    In response to continued development of military infrastructure by China in the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea (SCS), the US Navy, in consonance with…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Zelenskiy welcomes financing deal with Britain to enhance Ukraine’s naval power

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy welcomed a framework agreement on Tuesday to use British financing to enhance Ukraine's naval capabilities. Hosting Britain's defence minister Ben Wallace, Zelenskiy in…

U.S. navy ship tracked by Russia on entry to Black Sea

MOSCOW (Reuters) -A U.S. naval command ship entered the Black Sea on Thursday as part of NATO manoeuvres that drew a warm welcome from Ukraine but close scrutiny from the…

Iran’s navy thwarts pirate attack on Iranian tanker -report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian naval forces intervened on Saturday to repel pirates who attacked an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden, Iran's state media reported. Pirates in five…

Broader Non-security Quad Agenda Serves India’s Interests

The debate whether the Quad serves India’s security interests is current in strategic circles. More questions on its utility have been raised after the announcement of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) defence…

By Kanwal Sibal

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier : Indian Navy’s Veritable Varuna

There have recently been some articles written by analysts and Navy veterans for and against the philosophy of the aircraft carrier (AC) as an instrument of war fighting and National…