SP's Naval Forces - February-March 2018

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    Cover Story
    Naval Budget 2018-19 Modernisation Stumped

    Arun Jaitley stated that, “ever since the NDA Government has assumed office in 2014, lot of emphasis has been given to modernising and enhancing the operational capability of the Defence Forces.

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    Amphibious Aircraft
    When will Indian Navy Get US-2?

    At a time when China is increasing its presence in the Indian Ocean region, India has not been able to finalise the procurement of much required amphibious aircrafts

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    Technology
    Secret out — China's Rail Gun Ready to Fire

    In recent months China has been making the world aware of its breakthrough in defence technology. After making the world known about EMALs, this time it is rail gun for its Navy.

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    Submarines
    Strategic Base for Nuclear Submarines

    The growing prowess of the third leg of India’s nuclear triad may be slow to take-off and emerge as a potent force, yet it already has all essentials to employ deterrence in the region

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    Submarines
    Third Scorpene Submarine Karanj Launched

    The third of the Scorpene class submarine ‘Karanj’ was launched on January 31 by Reena Lanba, wife of the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) and President Navy Wives Welfare Association at the Mumbai based, public sector naval shipyard Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL).

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    Amphibious Ship
    Turkey Begins Construction of its First Helicopter Dock

    Following the trend of acquiring amphibious ships which can double up as helicopter carriers, Turkey has initiated the construction of its first helicopter dock TCG Anadolu

  • Appointments
    Flag Appointments

    Latest Flag appointments in Indian Navy