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Aug 27, 2012
Eurocopter pitches naval Panther for NUH

The recently floated Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) programme is likely to be fought closely, with as many as five choppers that fit the bill and expected to throw their hat in the ring. Eurocopter, currently awaiting a decision on India's reconnaissance...
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Delayed Project 75 India submarine tender out soon

Already constrained with dwindling submarine numbers and availability—and facing systemic delays in the intitiation of the Rs 50,000 crore Project 75 'India' for six brand new diesel-electric attack submarines fitted with air-independent propulsion...
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Aug 17, 2012
Indian Navy for new airport surveillance radars

In an effort to ramp up navigation and surveillance systems at its airfields across the country, the Indian Navy has announced interest in acquiring an unspecified number of airport surveillance radars (ASR), including a secondary surveillance radar...
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Indian Navy Sea Kings upgrade process soon

Long delayed already, the Indian Navy is likely to begin the process to choose a package to upgrade its fleet of ageing Westland Sea King Mk.42B utility/ASW helicopters shortly.
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Aug 16, 2012
First Indian carrier not before 2017

In another major delay dogging India's most ambitious shipbuilding effort, the country's debut home-built aircraft carrier of the new Vikrant class will not be commissioned into service with the Indian Navy before 2017—putting down a cumulative delay...
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Indian Navy on ship-buying spree

Apart from the 46 ships under construction for the Indian Navy, the service has obtained acceptance of necessity for 49 more ships and submarines. According to Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma, these include seven more follow-on ships of the Shivalik-class...
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Aug 08, 2012
Breaking News:
Indian Navy floats tender for 56 utility helicopters

After inviting information in 2010, the Indian Navy has floated a tender for 56 naval utility helicopters (NUH) from global vendors.
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July 23, 2012
INS Sahyadri commissioned

As the government gets set to sanction the monumental Project 17 Alpha programme at a cost of Rs. 50,000-odd crore, the third Project-17 stealth frigate built indigenously by Mazagon Dock Ltd (MDL), F49 INS Sahyadri entered service with the Indian Navy...
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May 15, 2012
MDL calls for early decision on Project 75 India

With the Indian Navy likely to issue request for proposals (RFPs) for the long awaited follow-on Project 75 India submarine build effort, pressure is building for a quick decision on two counts.
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April 21, 2012
Indo-US naval war games in Indian Ocean

The Indian and U.S. navies have completed another round of the Malabar series of joint exercises, off India's Eastern seaboard.
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April 19, 2012
Agni-V launched successfully

India successfully conducted the first test of the Agni-V strategic ballistic missile, out to its service range of nearly 6,000-km early on April 19.
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April 05, 2012
INS Chakra joins Indian Navy, Govt considers lease of 2nd submarine

The 8,140-tonne Russian Akula-II class nuclear powered attack submarine (SSN) INS Chakra joined the Indian Navy today...
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March 26, 2012
DCNSí Rs. 310 crore Scorpene deal with SEC Industries

Scorpene manufacturer DCNS' Indian arm has a contract with SEC Industries worth
Rs. 310-cr to indigenise equipment for Project 75 submarine line currently producing six Scorpenes for the Indian Navy.
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February 17, 2012
Kaveri turbofan programme seeks extension

The Kaveri turbofan engine programme has asked the government for an extension and more funds to overcome a fresh set of technological hurdles that have cropped up in the latest phase of flight tests.
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