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India v/s Pakistan: A comparison of military strength and weapons

26 Feb 2019

India v/s Pakistan: A comparison of military strength and weapons

In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, ties between India and Pakistan have sharply deteriorated.

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

18 Feb 2019

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

Iran yesterday launched a locally-made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country's latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the US.

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

19 Dec 2018

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.

Govt clears procurement of 111 Naval helicopters at Rs. 21,000cr

25 Aug 2018

Govt clears procurement of 111 Naval helicopters at Rs. 21,000cr

In a major decision, the Defense Ministry today gave its nod to the acquisition of 111 Utility Helicopters for the Navy at a cost of over Rs. 21,000cr besides approving separate procurement proposals worth nearly Rs. 25,000cr, according to officials.

Musk working on kid-size submarine for Thai cave rescue mission

08 Jul 2018

Musk working on kid-size submarine for Thai cave rescue mission

Last month, a team of 12 young soccer players and its coach went missing in the flooded Tham Luang cave complex in Thailand, and recently, Elon Musk offered to help rescue the trapped players.

Navy launches INS Karanj, third Scorpene-Class submarine, after much delay

31 Jan 2018

Navy launches INS Karanj, third Scorpene-Class submarine, after much delay

The Navy launched the INS Karanj, India's third Scorpene-class submarine, today at Mumbai's Mazagon docks.

Modi commissions submarine INS Kalvari, dedicates it to the nation

14 Dec 2017

Modi commissions submarine INS Kalvari, dedicates it to the nation

PM Narendra Modi has commissioned INS Kalvari, the first of six French-designed Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarines, into the Indian Navy in Mumbai.

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

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.

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

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.

India begins building six nuclear-powered attack submarines

02 Dec 2017

India begins building six nuclear-powered attack submarines

Argentina abandons rescue mission to find missing submarine

01 Dec 2017

Argentina abandons rescue mission to find missing submarine

The Argentine Navy has abandoned efforts to locate ARA San Juan, a submarine with 44 crew members on board that went missing on November 15.

All 44 crew-members of missing Argentine submarine feared dead

24 Nov 2017

All 44 crew-members of missing Argentine submarine feared dead

On November 15, the ARA San Juan, an Argentine submarine, went missing at sea with 44 crew-members on board.

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

18 Nov 2017

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

Satellite images of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate that the regime is following an "aggressive schedule" to operationalize its first ballistic missile submarine, the US-based research institute 38 North has reported.

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

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.

Indian Navy commissions submarine hunter INS Kiltan

16 Oct 2017

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.

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

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.

INS Kalvari to be commissioned by Indian Navy next week

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Strategic Partnership Model: India to kick-start Rs. 60,000 crore submarine-project

12 Jun 2017

Strategic Partnership Model: India to kick-start Rs. 60,000 crore submarine-project

India is set to commence an ambitious Rs. 60,000 crore submarine project, termed Project 75 (I), the first of its kind under the Strategic Partnership model launched last month.

Chinese submarine, snubbed by Colombo, moving to Karachi?

13 May 2017

Chinese submarine, snubbed by Colombo, moving to Karachi?

Since December'13, China has been regularly sending vessels to the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) quoting anti-piracy measures.

North Korea marks army's anniversary by conducting "large-scale artillery drill"

25 Apr 2017

North Korea marks army's anniversary by conducting "large-scale artillery drill"

The North Korean military has conducted a "large-scale artillery drill" in the eastern Wonsan region to mark the 85th anniversary of country's army.

North Korean crisis: US missile submarine arrives in South Korea

25 Apr 2017

North Korean crisis: US missile submarine arrives in South Korea

The USS Michigan, an American nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine, has arrived in Busan, South Korea in what US officials have described as a show of force amid escalating US-North Korea tensions.

Malabar 2017 to focus on anti-submarine warfare : Indian Navy

25 Apr 2017

Malabar 2017 to focus on anti-submarine warfare : Indian Navy

India and the US are set to conduct Malabar Exercise in July in Bay of Bengal. Termed America's largest military exercise conducted with non-NATO countries, this is the first major military drill under Donald Trump's Presidency.