submarine warfare

Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as the new Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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Britain wants sea drones to attack submarines


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The British defence ministry wants to develop a new generation of unmanned sea drones that would be able to attack submarines and launch missile attacks on ... Read more...

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D.K. Joshi is new navy chief


June 5th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Vice Admiral D. K. Joshi, a highly-decorated anti-submarine warfare specialist, will be the new Indian Navy chief in the rank of admiral, an official announcement ... Read more...

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Indian frigate sails for sea trials in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Talwar-class frigate being built for the Indian Navy at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave departed Thursday for sea trials.The Tarkash is the ... Read more...

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British woman becomes first warship commander


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman officer of the Royal Navy broke 500 years of tradition Tuesday by becoming the first woman commander of a warship.Commander Sarah West took ... Read more...

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Indian, US navies to conduct joint exercise


April 6th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Indian and the US navies will conduct a joint training drill, "Exercise Malabar 2012", April 9-16 in the Bay of Bengal and west of the Andaman ... Read more...

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Nuke-powered submarine to boost India’s underwater warfare capability


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 3 (IANS) India's naval warfare capability will get one of its biggest boosts in decades when the 8,000-ton Russian-origian nuclear-powered attack submarine INS Chakra is formally inducted into ... Read more...

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Russia, Norway to hold joint naval drills in May


February 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy's Northern Fleet and the Norwegian Navy will conduct joint drills in the Arctic in May, a Russian defence spokesman said Monday.The preparation ... Read more...

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Russia completes final trials of Indian frigate


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Yantar shipyard in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has completed the final tests of a missile frigate for the Indian Navy, an official said.Russia ... Read more...

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Brand new Indian Navy with long legs by 2027: Admiral Verma


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India will have "a brand new" navy with "long legs" at sea, with force levels of 150-odd warships and 500-odd air fleet, navy chief Admiral ... Read more...

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Defence PSUs need to increase efficiency: Minister


October 25th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Pointing out that private shipyards have secured substantial orders in recent times, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Tuesday said defence public sector units ... Read more...

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‘No sensitive material on chopper that strayed into Pakistan’ (Lead)


October 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) There was no sensitive information on board an Indian Army chopper that inadvertently strayed into Pakistan, the defence ministry said Tuesday, adding it was ensuring there ... Read more...

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India stepping up defence preparedness: Pallam Raju


October 25th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) The government is stepping up defence preparedness in the wake of reports that India's security was breached as the Pakistani Army downloaded confidential information on helipads ... Read more...

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Russia, US naval anti-terror exercises begin


October 13th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Oct 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and the US navies began joint anti-terrorism exercises near the Mariana Islands Thursday, a Russian Pacific Fleet spokesman said.The Russian task force is ... Read more...

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British n-sub in India for naval war game


October 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India will be looking at learning lessons on operating a nuclear-powered boat apart from honing its anti-submarine warfare skills when its navy exercises with their ... Read more...

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India, Turkey navy wargames begin Sunday


July 7th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indian and Turkish navies will embark on a two-day major war game in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai beginning Sunday, when four warships from each ... Read more...

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Boeing begins assembly of India Navy’s first P-8I aircraft (With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Renton (Washington State), June 22 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has begun the final assembly of the Indian Navy's first P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft at its factory here. The ... Read more...

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Russia, Norway to begin naval drills


May 11th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Norway will begin a joint large-scale naval exercise - Pomor-2011 - Wednesday, a spokesman for Russia's Northern Fleet said.The six-day exercise in the ... Read more...

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Boeing plans $300 mn investment in Indian defence industry


April 13th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has submitted a $300-million plan for investment in the Indian defence industry as "offsets" for the four additional P8I long-range maritime ... Read more...

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New device uses submarine technology to detect stroke quickly


March 30th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A medical device developed by retired US Navy sonar experts, using submarine technology, has become the new tool for the detection, diagnosis and monitoring of stroke.Development of the ... Read more...

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Singapore, Indian Navies conduct naval exercise


March 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Mar. 24 (ANI): Navies of Singapore and India are conducting the annual Singapore Indian Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) from March 18 to 25.Hosted by Singapore, this year's exercise is the 18th ... Read more...

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Indian, Singaporean navies hold war game in China’s backyard


March 24th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy is engaged in a week-long advanced war game with its Singaporean counterpart in the South China Sea, the backyard of giant neighbour ... Read more...

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Boeing confirms P-8A Poseidon airframe’s structural integrity


January 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Boeing has confirmed the structural integrity of the airframe of P-8A Poseidon, a variant of which the Indian Navy is buying in a $2.1 billion deal ... Read more...

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Indo-French naval exercise to help anti-piracy operations


January 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vasco (Goa), Jan 8 (IANS) Indo-French naval exercise 'Varuna' entered its second day Saturday, even as both Indian and French navies said the joint exercise could help combat global anti-piracy effectively. "The ... Read more...

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French carrier in India for joint naval drill


January 6th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The French Navy's nuclear-propelled aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle will participate in a week-long joint exercise with the Indian Navy off Goa from Friday that will see ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi takes over as CISC


December 31st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.31 (ANI): Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi on Friday took cover as the chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) from Air Marshal S.C. Mukul.Earlier, ... Read more...

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Work begins on Indian Navy’s 1st P8I patrol aircraft


December 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A Boeing P-8I team has begun fabricating the first part for the Indian Navy's first long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft in Wichita, Kansas.The P-8I, based on ... Read more...

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Boeing opens new Poseidon production facility


November 12th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Boeing has opened a new production facility near Boeing Field in Seattle for making P-8 aircraft, including eight P-8I maritime patrol aircraft ordered by the Indian ... Read more...

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Boeing completes design review for India’s naval warfare plane


July 26th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 26 (IANS) Boeing has successfully completed the final design review (FDR) for P-8I, a long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft that India is acquiring as part of ... Read more...

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Navy orders inquiry into Rear Admiral Jamwal’s death


July 7th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, July 7 (ANI): The Indian Navy has ordered an inquiry into the cause of death of Southern Naval Command chief Rear Admiral Satyendra Singh Jamwal, who was killed on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy inducts upgraded P3-C aircraft


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy has inducted two upgraded US P3-C aircraft in its fleet, a media report said. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Noman Bashir Tuesday attended the induction ... Read more...

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Gorshkov refit on track: India


June 1st, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The refurbishment in a Russian shipyard of the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov that the Indian Navy has purchased is "going well" and the vessel is expected to ... Read more...

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Boeing gets equipment from BEL for Indian Navy aircraft


May 12th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing announced Wednesday that it has received key communications technology for the Indian Navy's P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from Bharat ... Read more...

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India’s indigenous stealth frigate INS Shivalik to be commissioned today


April 29th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 29 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the Shivalik-class multi-role frigate with stealth ... Read more...

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