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The DAC, approved on January 31, 2019, the construction of six diesel-electric submarines with AIP at a cost of over Rs. 45,000 crore (about $6.3 billion).
‘In an era such as this, a credible nuclear deterrent is the need of the hour,’ said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2018 as he announced that India’s first SSBN had successfully completed its first armed patrol.
John Holland designer of the US Navy’s first commissioned submarine, said in 1900 that “the submarine is indeed a ‘sea-devil,’ against which no means we possess at present can prevail.”
Israel Shipyards Ltd., has been in existence since 1959, providing a wide range of activities like Ship Design; Ship Repair; Project management and execution, and Technical and logistical support.
Defence Minister says strong Navy a guarantor of India’s security and prosperity
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved issuance of two Open General Export Licences (OGELs) for export of certain parts and components, and intra-company transfer of technology to select countries.
The Indian Navy has launched a global tender to buy short-range air defense missiles for its Kamorta class corvettes. Bidders have until October 17, 2019, to submit their bids to supply around 150 missiles.
Flying at a maximum speed of about 565 mph, at about 41,000 feet, the US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon already covers an operational area of about 1,200 nautical miles during a four-hour on-station period.
Within the first few months of 2020, India will deploy a naval aircraft at France’s reunion island as part of join surveillance mission with France in the southern Indian Ocean.
In September 2019, the Navy’s fleet numbered 290 battle force ships—aircraft carriers, submarines, surface combatants, amphibious ships, combat logistics ships, and some support ships.
North Korea has confirmed that it has carried out its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test in three years on October 3, 2019, in an apparent bid to dial up pressure on the US ahead of a weekend resumption of their nuclear...
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has won a $500.6 million contract modification in order to perform research and development support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Control Model-2 and Sea-Based...
Communications & Power Industries has won a $20.5 million contract for the procurement of evaluations, repairs, rebuilds, and production of the Simplified Driver Traveling Wave Tubes (SDR TWTs).
Raytheon Missile Systems has won a $13.6 million contract modification to exercise options for Mk 15 Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) sensor kits.
Steller Systems and Thales have launched their design for TX Ship, a ground-breaking vessel that will help Navies transition to unmanned operations.
The Indian Navy celebrates ‘Submarine Day’ on December 8 which commemorates the commissioning of the first submarine INS Kalvari, into the Navy in 1967.