Tag Archives: Navy

India’s New Advanced Talwar Frigates To Arrive By 2022 After Payments Clearance

The Indian Navy is likely to get its first two advanced Talwar class frigates by 2022, following clearance of payments and key material procurements that will enable Russia’s Yantar Shipyard to commence full-scale work on the warship. The contract for new frigates – two of which are to

Navy develops Air Droppable Containers – Successful Trials of Sahayak MkI

Indian Navy successfully carried out testing of Sahayak Air Droppable Containers, developed by Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Visakhapatnam in collaboration with Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra. The containers can be air-dropped to enhance Navy’s operational logistics capability at sea. With

Eye on China, Government Finalises Rs 5,000-Crore Defence Plan For Andamans

India has virtually finalised an exclusive Rs 5,650-crore military infrastructure development plan spread over 10 years for the strategically located Andaman and Nicobar archipelago — which will allow stationing of additional warships, aircraft, drones, missile batteries and infantry soldiers there — against the backdrop of

India Formally Kicks Off Acquisition Of 24 MH-60R Helicopters For Indian Navy

The Indian Navy gets to exhale a bit, as a crucial and long-pending demand for a replacement of its old fleet of Sea King anti-submarine/utility helicopters gets off the ground. The Indian MoD today cleared decks for the navy to go ahead and contract for

Indian Navy To Induct Women As Sailors

In a major breakthrough, the Ministry of Defence has decided to induct women as sailors in the Indian Navy. Women will soon be enrolled as non-officer cadre. According to sources, the move was by suggested by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a naval conference. Navy

What Indian Armed Forces Expect from Young Officers

Hello Defence Lovers, What Indian Armed Forces Expect from Young Officers. As soon as you open your mailbox, you find a mail regarding upcoming SSB. You get energized and after reading the mail, you start planning your trip to SSB center. From preparing shorts, shoes

Ranks And Insignia Of Indian Armed Forces

Hello Defence Lovers, and would be Officers! Ready to know about your rank when you get inducted and promotions? I hope you are ready as well as excited. So let us take an overview of different types of ranks in the Indian Defense. Below you