Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), on August 15, informed entering into an agreement with Israel Navy to supply Indo-Israel Barak-8 surface to air missile for its Sa'ar-6 corvettes.
Ministry of Defence (MoD), on August 13, gave its nod to the proposal for acquisition of six Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) for the Indian Navy.
Giving boost to bilateral relations, United States, on July 30, announced inclusion of India to the Strategic Trade Authorization (STA) Tier 1, one of the most coveted lists of trading partners.
The much awaited nod for implementation of the "Strategic Partnership" model of the Defence Procurement Procedure was given on July 30 by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), apex procurement body of the Ministry of Defence.
Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni was born on December 05, 1931 at Pune, Maharashtra. On completion of Cadets’ training at TS Dufferin at erstwhile Bombay he joined the Royal Indian Navy in March 1949.
“Mission-Based Deployment: We now have a constant presence of a ship deployed in Andaman Sea and mouth of Malacca Straits. We have ships on deployment in the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, the North Arabian Sea, the North Bay of Bengal, and the strategically important Straits of Lombok.”
'It's the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) which are the real power sectors and government is ready to support and ease the complexities in the defence procedures', said the Defence Minister, during the joint seminar on 'Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector', organized by FISME in association with SP Guide Publications.
Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Chief of the Naval Staff, holistically addressed a wide range of contemporary maritime and security related issues in an exclusive interview with SP Guide Publications team.