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  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS and Pipavav have decided to establish a strategic partnership for bringing DCNS technologies, methods and skills into Pipavav, India’s first and largest integrated defence company. The focus of the teaming is to build the highest state of the art strategic assets including modern warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Speaking on the […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Great Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship to take part in India’s first major international gathering of warships for a number of years. This announcement was made by the British prime minister, David Cameron, who spoke at a press conference during Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK. Mr Modi is the […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) a $630 million contract for the delivery of LRSAM air and missile defense systems for four Indian Navy ships, the Israeli company announced on Sunday. LRSAM is an air and missile defense system under joint development by IAI and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in collaboration with IAI […]

  • 30 November 2017

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Indian Navy have signed a Navy Bilateral Agreement which expands areas of naval cooperation between the two countries. Under the agreement, which was inked in New Delhi on November 29, the RSN and the Indian Navy will step up cooperation in maritime security, increase visits to each other’s […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    India’s state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) an additional, $777 million contract for the delivery on Naval Barak 8 surface to air missiles for the Indian Navy. In September this year, BEL announced it received $1.2 billion in contracts from two shipyards to procure Barak missile defense systems for […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ukraine has agreed to provide gas turbine engines for improved Krivak-class (Project 11356) frigates that India will acquire from Russia, India’s Defense Minister told reporters on Tuesday. Based on Krivak-class, or Talwar-class as the ships that were built for India are called, the improved version was supposed to be a class of six new frigates that the […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian Government permitted national navy to buy nine mid-range reconnaissance airplanes to overall amount of $1 bln. According to The Times of India, new airplanes will maintain India’s security over the Indian Ocean along with earlier ordered P-8I Poseidon long-range reconnaissance airplanes produced by Boeing. The tender for mid-range recon aircraft will be attended by […]

  • 28 October 2014

    Three of the four Indian Navy ships currently on deployment to East Africa and the South Indian Ocean region, INS Mumbai, INS Talwar and INS Deepak, arrived in Saint Denis port of the Reunion island, France on 27 Oct 14. The visit aims towards bolstering bilateral ties and reinforcing cooperation in maritime security between India […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Industry news

      Indian Navy plans to dispose of five nuclear submarines until the end of the decade and it already joined the elite club of nations possessing nuclear-powered submarineswith the induction of the Russian-origin ‘Nerpa’ last week, Zeenews reports. According to Indian Defence Minister AK Antony, India is tabling a proposal to induct another nuclear submarine […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy’s first indigenously-developed nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) INS Arihant completed its first deterrence patrol, India’s prime minister announced on Monday. The SSBN’s feat was welcomed by the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi who congratulated all those involved, “especially the crew of INS Arihant for this accomplishment, which will always be remembered in our […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      DCNS, a world leader in naval defence, signed through DCNS India a contract with SEC Industries worth Rs 310-cr (approximately €50 million) for the local manufcture of equipment for the P75 Scorpene submarines*. DCNS India** signed a contract with SEC Industries for the manufacture of equipment (hull hatches, cofferdam doors, knuckle hoses, ballast vent […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

    The handing-over ceremony of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya being modernized in Russia for India will be held in Dec 2012, reported information agency Press Trust of India referring to sources in Indian defense ministry. The Russian-Indian largest-ever military export contract on modernization of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Gorshkov sold to India was tied in 2004. Initially, […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Industry news

    Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India’s leading engineering, manufacturing & construction major has received an order valued at `447 crores from the Ministry of Defence for the construction of 18 High Speed Interceptor Boats for the Indian Coast Guard. This follows the earlier contract, valued at ` 977 crores, for 36 similar vessels. With this order, […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    DCNS has successfully completed the operational and intermediate level crew training sessions of Platform Management System and Steering Console for the Indian Navy on 8th of August, 2014.   The trainings were conducted during five weeks at HBL, Hyderabad, for the crew of 1st & 2nd Scorpene® India submarines and MDL employees, for a total […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    DCNS India set up a dedicated localisation programme as part of the transfer of technology (ToT) agreement with Indian naval shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) to build six DCNS-designed Scorpene submarines under the P75 contract. On February 6, DCNS India received the prestigious ‘Excellence in Indigenous Technology’ award at Aerospace and Defence Awards 2013 organised […]

  • 11 September 2015

    After sailing over 10,000 km each, the Royal Australian Navy’s HMA Ships Sirius, Arunta and Sheean are in Visakhapatnam, India preparing to exercise with the Indian Navy. The inuagural bilateral maritime activity, AUSINDEX, will commence on 12 September and will start with briefings and practical demonstrations ashore, before progressing to sea. HMAS Sirius foreshadowed the […]

  • 6 December 2019

    The Indian Navy ships will take part in Indra 2019, a joint military exercise between India and Russia. The tri-services exercise will be conducted simultaneously at Babina (near Jhansi), Pune, and Goa in India from December 10 to 19, 2019. It will involve naval, ground and air components. The Indra series of exercises began in […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the acquisition of BrahMos cruise missiles for Project 11356 frigates that will be built in Russia for the Indian Navy. The decision to acquire an undisclosed number of missiles comes after India’s Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) reached a final agreement with Russia for the procurement of four Project […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa which breakdown claimed lives of 20 sailors and shipwrights will be handed over to India late in Nov 2011, reported RIA Novosti on Oct 4 referring to a top-ranking source in Russian defense industry. It was planned to lease the sub to India as early as in 2008, although […]

  • 18 February 2016

    Developing defence relations between the two countries, navies of India and Myanmar recently concluded their fourth joint Andaman Sea patrol. India-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR), as it is officially called, was undertaken from February 13 to 16, 2016 along the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the Andaman Sea. The two countries have conducted coordinated patrols along the […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the procurement of 24 new anti-submarine warfare capable, multi-role helicopters (MRHs) for the Indian Navy. According to earlier reports, the helicopters in question are Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters, which are expected to cost an estimated $1.8 billion. The helicopters are an integral part of the frontline warships […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian government announced that Cochin Shipyard Limited completed repair works on the Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on November 5. The ship spent little over a month in dry dock after the navy decided in September to dry-dock the carrier when it was at the Karwar Naval Base. Officials said they were not sure whether the CSL […]

  • 18 September 2015

    The Australian HMAS Arunta has hosted both Indian and Australian dignitaries, plus naval personnel from both countries at an official reception as part of AUSINDEX15. Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr Patrick Suckling, Head Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Jonathon Mead, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, and Indian and consulate officials […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Appearing at the Defexpo India-2012 exhibition, president of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) Roman Trotsenko confirmed that two Project 11356 frigates and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya would be delivered to Indian Navy in 2012, reports RIA Novosti. Besides, Trotsenko said Russia would complete modernization of another Indian Project 877EKM diesel electric submarine. According to USC, “totally, […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Indian Naval Hydrographic Department (INHD), the agency responsible for hydrographic surveys and nautical charting to support national and international agencies, as well as public and private sector activities in Indian waters, is now entering their fourth year of chart production with CARIS HPD.   As part of their continuous modernization, in June 2011 INHD […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Australian Navy task group composed of a helicopter carrier, frigates, and a submarine arrived in India ahead of the start of exercise Ausindex. This is the second time India is hosting the exercise, which was first held in September 2015 at Visakhaptnam. Landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra, frigates HMAS Newcastle and HMAS Paramatta, […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab in collaboration with Elcome Marine Services announced the successful implementation of National Automatic Identification System Network in India. Saab announced the successful implementation of National Automatic Identification System (NAIS) on the Indian coastline for India’s Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships (DGLL), which will also be used by Indian Navy, […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) visited Goa, India, March 17-21. While in port, Paul Hamilton hosted members of the Indian press as well as Indian navy officers and Sailors on board for tours of the ship and a reception. Thomas Vajda, U.S. Consul General in Mumbai, India, said: Defense cooperation […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    An explosion, followed by a fire occurred Wednesday night in the forward side of Russian-built diesel-electric Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak, killing several crew members, Reuters reports. According to India’s Defence Minister A.K. Antony, eighteen crew members were inside the submarine berthed at Naval dockyard in Mumbai when the blast took place. At present efforts are being undertaken […]