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10 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Indian Navy's submarine arm celebrates golden jubilee

On December 8, 2017, the Indian Navy's submarine arm celebrated its golden jubilee.

08 Dec 2017


Kulbhushan Jadhav to finally meet his family on December 25!

Repeated pleas by Indian authorities seem to have worked. Pakistan has allowed Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, currently on a death row, to meet his wife and mother on December 25.

06 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Kolkata-class destroyers allows India to project power

The three Kolkata-class destroyers are among the five most powerful weapons of the Indian Navy (IN).

04 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaires: 5 of the Indian Navy's most powerful weapons

The Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on December 4 to honor the nation's brave seafarers who secure the nation's vast maritime frontiers.

04 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaires: Why December 4 is celebrated as Navy Day?

Since India's independence, the Indian Navy has toiled tirelessly to secure the nation's vast maritime frontiers.

01 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Jawans do their bit, now it's time to reciprocate

On December 7 every year, India pays homage to its valiant soldiers and martyrs by celebrating Armed Forces Flag Day.

01 Dec 2017


Pakistan yet to guarantee security of Kulbhushan Jadhav's family

Pakistan still hasn't responded to India's request for a "sovereign guarantee" of security for Kulbushan Jadhav's mother and wife, when they visit Pakistan.

29 Nov 2017


India to provide naval facilities to Singapore

India will be providing naval practice and logistics facilities to Singapore, which among other things will allow the country to hold live-firing drills in the Andamans.

27 Nov 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Prithvi is India's first 'Made-in-India' and 'Made-by-India' ballistic missile

The debate continues to rage on the need for greater indigenization of India's military arsenal.

25 Nov 2017


#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?

The Indian military conducted a major exercise in the Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Islands from November 20 to 24.

24 Nov 2017


India to Pakistan: Promise you won't play dirty with Mrs.Jadhav

Pakistan recently agreed to facilitate a meeting between alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife.

23 Nov 2017


Four women create history in Indian Navy

Last year, the Indian Air Force commissioned the first three women pilots in its history. It is now the turn of the Indian Navy.

17 Nov 2017


#DefenseDiaries: How the Delhi-class destroyers revolutionized India's naval shipbuilding?

In 1997, the Indian Navy commissioned INS Delhi, the first of three Delhi-Class Destroyers.

16 Nov 2017


Indian military unveils joint training doctrine to boost tri-service integration

After finalizing a joint war doctrine earlier this year, The Indian Army, Navy and Air Force have prepared a joint training doctrine.

11 Nov 2017


India denies letting US officials on board INS Chakra

India's defense establishment has rejected Russian media reports that US military officials were allowed to board INS Chakra, a nuclear-attack submarine leased by India from Russia.

06 Nov 2017


#DefenseDiaries: INS Chakra, the deadliest shark in the Indian Ocean

The INS Chakra, India's sole nuclear attack submarine, is among the deadliest vessels in the Indian Navy's arsenal.

01 Nov 2017


Govt. clears Rs. 21,738 crore project to 111 naval helicopters

The procurement of 111 naval utility helicopters (NUH) worth Rs. 21,738 crore for the Indian Navy has been approved by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

26 Oct 2017


Indian Navy unveils plan to counter China's growing assertiveness

Senior Indian Navy commanders have approved a plan to step up its maritime footprint in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

21 Oct 2017


India's mega-submarine project: Japan, Spain pull out; 4 contenders left

In a new development, Japan and Spain have opted out of their bids to build six advanced-stealth submarines for India under Project-75.

18 Oct 2017


US to release advanced EMALS tech for Indian aircraft carriers

The US has agreed to release the technology for the advanced Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the Indian Navy's under development future aircraft carrier, INS Vishal.

16 Oct 2017

Indian Ocean

Indian Navy commissions submarine hunter INS Kiltan

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has commissioned INS Kiltan, the third of the Indian Navy's advanced Project-28 Kamorta-class anti-submarine warfare corvettes.

10 Oct 2017


Navy sacks India's first transgender sailor

The Indian Navy has sacked Mahesh Giri, a transgender sailor, for breaching recruitment conditions and undergoing a sex change operation.

06 Oct 2017


Indian Navy special-forces thwart piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden

The Indian Navy has warded off a piracy attempt against the 85,000-tonne Indian-flagged bulk carrier MV Jag Amar in the Gulf of Aden.

06 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

The Pakistani Army said it's close to reaching a decision on retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy petition.

04 Oct 2017


Reports: India's sole nuclear-attack submarine INS Chakra damaged in accident

India's sole operational nuclear-powered attack submarine, INS Chakra, may require major repairs after suffering "some damage" in an accident, The Print has reported.

28 Sep 2017


Did India offer to swap another terrorist for Kulbhushan Jadhav?

Pakistan's foreign minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif has claimed that India made a proposal to swap alleged-spy Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist who carried out the 2014 Peshawar army school attacks.

22 Sep 2017


INS Kalvari to be commissioned by Indian Navy next week

After a long wait, India's first Scorpene-class submarine built under the Rs. 23,652 crore Project-75, INS Kalvari, is set to be commissioned by the Indian Navy (IN) next week.

19 Sep 2017


A week of India's new Defense Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman is the first Defense Minister in 16 years to visit the sensitive Uttarlai airbase in Barmer, Rajasthan after George Fernandes in 2001.

18 Sep 2017


Russia keen on jointly developing MiG-29K with Indian companies

Russian defense major MiG said it's open to providing transfer of technology and joint development of its MiG-29K warplane to Indian companies for the Indian Navy (IN).

14 Sep 2017


India submits pleadings to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav case

India has submitted its written pleadings or arguments to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which is hearing the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

10 Sep 2017


Indian Navy's all-woman crew to circumnavigate the globe

In a "historic occasion for India", a six-member all-woman team from the Indian Navy set sail from Goa today in a mission to circumnavigate the globe.

31 Aug 2017


Indian Navy sailor Shabi facing termination for undergoing sex change

Indian Navy officer Shabi, formerly a man, is on the verge of termination for having undergone sex reassignment surgery.

23 Aug 2017


India launches bids for 234 helicopters for navy worth $5bn

The Indian government has launched a global competition for 123 naval multi-role helicopters (NMRHs) and 111 armed naval light utility helicopters (NUH).

17 Aug 2017


Centre approves Rs. 32,000 cr plan to modernize Coast Guard

The Indian government has approved a Rs. 31,748 crore "definitive five-year action programme" to modernize the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

04 Aug 2017


INS Kalvari boosts India's submarine fleet amid growing Chinese challenge

The Indian Navy is preparing to commission INS Kalvari, a diesel-electric submarine which is among the world's stealthiest, after several years of delay.

24 Jul 2017


Naval Modernization: India to kick off mega submarine project soon!

After years of political and bureaucratic delays, India is finally set to kick off its mega-submarine project titled Project 75 (India), under its new Strategic Partnership Model in defence manufacturing unveiled recently.

13 Jul 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Pakistan examining visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

Pakistan is examining India's request for a visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, Islamabad said.

10 Jul 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj: Pakistan hasn't responded to visa request for Jadhav's mother

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said she still hasn't received an acknowledgement from her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz over a letter requesting a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Yadav's mother.