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10 Dec 2017India
#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 2017India
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 2017Chennai
#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 2017India
#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 2017India
#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 2017India
#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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
#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 2017India
#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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017World
#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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
#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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Indian 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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Pakistan 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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Sushma 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 2017Sushma 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.