SP's Naval Forces - December 2012-January 2013

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    Navy Day / Interaction
    ‘Offset is a fairly complex process’

    “The Navy stands committed to providing stability, not just to the IOR, but also for safeguarding our interests across the oceans,” said Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral D.K. Joshi while addressing the media on the eve of Navy Day.

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    Strategy
    Navy and the Nation
    By Vice Admiral (Retd) Anup Singh

    With its predominant position in the Indian Ocean, India faces imponderables and added responsibilities with such regularity that its Navy appears...

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    Radars
    Precision Approach Radars
    By Lt General (Retd) Naresh Chand

    Flying from an aircraft carrier is very tricky, precise and complex. While landing on the deck of a carrier, the indicated air speed (IAC) of the aircraft...

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    Armaments
    Surface Weapons for the Littorals
    By Rear Admiral (Retd) Dr S. Kulshrestha

    The Indian Navy is set to acquire over 80 new warships, including two aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines each, scheduled to join its fleet...

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    OPVs
    Critical in Mitigating Maritime Security Risks
    By Commander (Retd) Neil Gadihoke

    Offshore patrol vessels are highly flexible and inexpensive platforms, capable of a broad range of constabulary and low-intensity maritime operations.

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    Maritime Operations
    New Technology for Maritime Missions
    By Commodore (Retd) Sujeet Samaddar

    Modern amphibian aircraft make possible a range of options not achievable by any one platform.

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    Analysis
    40 Years Since Operation Trident
    By Commander (Retd) Neil Gadihoke

    Potential adversaries cannot be deterred by mere threats or rhetoric, but by the possession of a combination of such capabilities...

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    Interview / Industry
    ‘We are strongly committed to the indigenisation process under the P75 programme’

    Bernard Buisson, Managing Director of DCNS India Pvt Ltd, in a conversation with SP’s Naval Forces, informed that 50 per cent of the Mazagon Procured Materials (MPM) originally manufactured by DCNS have been successfully subcontracted by DCNS to Indian industries

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    Interview / Industry
    ‘We are looking at developing long-term footprint in India’

    Khalil Rahman, Country Head, India, Atlas Elektronik, in conversation with SP’s Naval Forces, said that the company is looking at developing partnerships with India in order to allow India to develop an indigenous torpedo

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    Show Report
    Euronaval Underscores the Need for Alliances with Emerging Markets
    By R. Chandrakanth

    The show covered spheres ranging from naval sovereignty to state action at sea with respect to maritime safety and security...

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    UAVs
    For Maritime Surveillance
    By Lt General (Retd) Naresh Chand

    The Indian Navy has now decided to go for smaller unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which can operate from ships.