SP's Naval Forces - October-November 2022

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    ‘Atmanirbharta’ in Maritime Security

    Fully supporting selfreliance in defence manufacturing, Indian Navy continues to propel the domestic industry’s growth, something that has far-reaching strategic consequences. In an extensive interview with Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s Naval Forces, Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, gave a comprehensive overview of the current and future plans of the Indian Navy.

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    INS Vikrant: India’s Indigenous, Vast, & Special Warship Commissioned
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Prime Minister Modi commissioned the first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, the largest ship ever built in the maritime history of India and houses state-of-the-art automation features

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    Niche Defence Exports
    By Vice Admiral A.K. Chawla (Retd)

    Vessels such as patrol boats and offshore patrol vessels (OPV), though not as ‘glamorous’ as the range of warships, have the greatest export potential in terms of quantity.

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    DRDO gets a new Chief..., Brajesh Kumar Upadhyay assumed charge of the post of Chairman & Managing Director of Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) on July 10, 2022...

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    Tri-Services Commanders’ Conference

    36th Tri-Services Commanders’ Conference (TSCC) - South was held at Port Blair on September 12-13, 2022 under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command.

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    Visit of CNS to Australia and New Zealand

    Admiral R. Hari Kumar, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Indian Navy visited Australia from September 26-28, 2022. During the visit, he held meetings with Vice Admiral Mark Hammond, Chief of Navy, Royal Australian Navy (RAN)...

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    Launch of YD 12653 (Taragiri)

    The fifth Stealth Frigate of P17A, being built at MDL was launched by Charu Singh, President NWWA (Western Region) who named the ship ‘Taragiri’.

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    Indian Navy’s P-8I Aircraft Participates in Exercise Kakadu

    A P-8I Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Indian Navy participated in the Multinational Maritime Exercise Kakadu 2022 hosted by Royal Australian Navy in Darwin from September 12-25, 2022, along with INS Satpura.

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    Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2022

    The sixth edition of the Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022, JIMEX 22 hosted by the Indian Navy concluded in the Bay of Bengal with the two sides bidding farewell to each other with a customary steam past on September 17, 2022.

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    By Jayant Baranwal, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

    Realisation of India’s “Atmanirbharta” vision is under complete limelight from all sides and across the defence forces. The Indian Navy is also continuously propelling the domestic industry’s growth with the belief in its far-reaching strategic consequences.