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LCA Navy lands on aircraft carrier for the 1st time in significant demonstration of indigenous capability

By Vishal Thapar

After successful deck landing, basic technology blocks in place for development of a twin-engined carrier-borne fighter

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Budget crunch forces Indian Navy to cut down on its plan for a 200-ship Navy by 2027

By Vishal Thapar

Force levels to be downsized to 175 in 15-year Maritime Capability Perspective Plan; Navy Chief puts up a brave front

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MoD asks Indian Navy to reconsider HAL's exclusion from $3 B chopper programme

By Vishal Thapar

Public Sector giant's representation against omission from shortlist of Indian bidders backed by Retired Admiral's "independent opinion"

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Indian Navy Training for Electrical Propulsion in Future Warships

FOC-in-C Southern Naval (Training) Command, Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla in an exclusive interview to Vishal Thapar of SP's Naval Forces

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