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SP's Naval Forces - October-November 2012

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    ‘Indian Navy is evolving into a versatile and potent force, capable of a variety of operations ranging from coastal security to blue-water operations’

    A navigation and direction specialist, Vice Admiral R.K. Dhowan, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS), in an interview with SP’s Naval Forces, informed that efforts are under way to provide further impetus to the indigenisation process across the entire canvas of acquisition.

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    Blue-Water Navies in Brown-Water Operations
    By Commander (Retd) Neil Gadihoke

    Nonetheless, in the coming era, the challenge of threats such as those from asymmetric warriors and piracy, coupled with gunrunning and drugs...

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    Emerging ASW Calculus
    By Commodore (Retd) C.P. Srivastava

    There is definite need for the Navy’s leadership to renew its interest in core anti-submarine warfare (ASW) competencies and for ASW...

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    Blue-Water Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
    By Lt General (Retd) Naresh Chand

    The Indian Army and Indian Navy have issued a request for proposal (RFP) for 95 mini-UAVs.

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    Striking Stealthily From the Deep
    By Rear Admiral (Retd) Dr S. Kulshrestha

    The Indian Navy wants AUVs that can carry variable payloads like high definition sonars and underwater cameras for surveillance and reconnaissance activities of the seabed...

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    Coastal Security
    Raytheon Shows the Way
    By Lt General (Retd) Naresh Chand

    Over the past decade, India has begun to address the maritime threats and challenges it faces with the installation of radar systems. But there are significant gaps in the surveillance coverage and the means to integrate local, regional and national information.