Tag: Indian navy

Indian Navy signs contract with Suryadipta Projects for 11 ACTCM barges

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy has signed a contract with Suryadipta Projects to construct 11 ammunition-cum-torpedo-cum-missile (ACTCM) barges, said an official statement on Tuesday. A contract for construction & delivery of Eleven Ammunition Cum Torpedo Cum Missile (ACTCM) Barges has been concluded with M/s Suryadipta Projects Private Limited, Thane, an MSME on 05 March 2021. […]

Cochin Shipyard bags Rs 10,000-crore Indian Navy order for six missile vessels

NEW DELHI: Cochin Shipyard on Tuesday said it has emerged as the lowest bidder for a Rs 10,000-crore contract by the Indian Navy, to build Next Generation Missile Vessels. The state-owned company has emerged as a forerunner in the Indian shipbuilding and ship repair industry that can build and repair the largest vessels in India. […]

India launches its 5th Scorpene submarine in Mumbai

NEW DELHI: India’s Junior Defence Minister Shripad Y Naik on Thursday launched the fifth of the Indian Navy’s Kalvari Class submarines under the ongoing Project-75 Scorpene programme at the Mazagaon Dock Ltd (MDL), officials said here. The new submarine was named ‘Vagir’ by Naik’s wife Vijaya S Naik. The launch ceremony was conducted through videoconference […]

India approves creation of post of Chief of Defence Staff

NEW DELHI: In a landmark decision with tremendous reform in higher defence management in the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has approved to create the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in the rank of a four-star General with salary and perquisites equivalent to a Service Chief. […]

Rs 45,000 crore submarines project: Indian Navy issues Expression of Interest for shortlisting partners

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy has issued an Expression of Interest for shortlisting potential strategic partners for the construction of six P-75 (I) submarines, a major initiative under the ‘Make In India’ costing nearly Rs 45,000 crore, the Defence Ministry said Thursday. This is the second project being undertaken under the latest Strategic Partnership (SP) Model, with the first being the […]

Navy divers get into rescue action at Meghalaya mine disaster site

SHILLONG: A group of Indian Navy divers arrived from Vishakhapatnam on Saturday to join operations underway to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, a senior official said. The 15-member team, equipped with specialised diving equipment including a re-compression chamber and remotely operated vehicles capable of searching […]

Israel to provide $777 million worth of Barak 8 LRSAM Air and Missile Defense Systems to India

NEW DELHI: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has been awarded an additional, $777-million mega- contract for supply of LRSAM Air & Missile Defense systems (the marine version of the AMD system Barak 8) for seven ships of the Indian navy. The contract was entered with Indian state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) which serves […]

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