SP's Naval Forces - April-May 2014

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    Eouth East Asia
    Indonesia's Maritime Forces
    By Lt General (Retd) Naresh Chand

    Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic state, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation and the world’s third most populous democracy

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    Naval Chief Lays Emphasis on Indigenisation

    Admiral R.K. Dhowan who has been appointed as the Chief of Naval Staff in an interview given to SP Guide Publications when he was the Vice Chief of the Naval Staff had said...

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    Conventional Submarine Propulsion - Overcoming the Challenge
    By Commodore (Retd) Anil Jai Singh

    While conventional submarines are far more effective in the littoral environment vis-à-vis their larger, more powerful and noisier nuclear counterparts, the limited dived endurance is also their greatest vulnerability

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    Defence Budget
    India's Interim Defence Budget 2014-15
    By Lt General (Retd) Naresh Chand

    The Finance Minister stated that the allocation for defence has been enhanced by 10 per cent from 2,03,672 crore in budget estimates 2013-14 to 2,24,000 crore (about $37.30 billion) in 2014-15

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    Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief by Indian Navy
    By Rear Admiral (Retd) Dr S. Kulshrestha

    Indian Navy has played a yeoman role in providing relief in times of natural calamities in the region