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INS Kalvari a toothless shark?
The Scorpene submarine doesn't have enough firepower; it will share 64 obsolescent SUT torpedoes till the Indian Navy is supplied with 100 heavyweight torpedoes -- a process that could take more......
PM Modi commissions Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday commissioned the first Scorpene class submarine Kalvari into the Indian Navy, saying it was an excellent example of the government’s......
Setback for Navy as Scorpene submarines will not be fitted with AIP system
In a setback, the last two of the six Scorpene submarines will not be fitted with Air Independent Propulsion system, which allows the vessel to stay underwater for a longer duration. The reason is......
Check out what India is buying for its defence services!
IMAGE: The International Fleet Review, February 6, 2016. 'The range of purchases throw a light on India's threat perception as also its perceived role of being a stabilising influence in the......
India's deadliest warship -- INS Kochi -- joins naval fleet
Naval warship INS Kochi, a stealth guided missile destroyer, was commissioned on Wednesday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who said the navy has chalked out an indigenisation plan for the......
2017-18 divestment proceeds may exceed Rs 72,500 crore
For first time in 8 yrs, stake sale proceeds could exceed Budget Estimates. ONGC's acquisition of HPCL alone could get the exchequer more than Rs 30,000 crore. Illustration: Dominic......
Govt to review defence buys in October
The government's plans to acquire a host of arms systems and the advanced jet trainer within this financial year will be reviewed in October when defence and finance ministry officials meet to......
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