Defence Minister launches two indigenous frontline warships

By Ayushee Chaudhary

The warships namely 'Surat' and 'Udaygiri' were launched at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai on May 17, 2022.


China's Strategy of 'Informationised and Intelligent' Warfare

By Vice Admiral A.K. Chawla (Retd)

China’s Informationised War doctrine looks to impose significant costs on an adversary, even one that is conventionally superior, by targeting its command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) network and civilian computer networks


India's Quest for an Indigenous Submarine

By Vice Admiral A.K. Chawla (Retd)

We need to move full-steam ahead to realise the ambition of an indigenously designed conventional submarine with indigenous AIP capability, by pooling our national expertise in the field, which is substantial, and benefiting from the Transfer of Technology (ToT) already given to us through the HDW and P-75 programmes


Scorpene Submarines — An Edge for Indian Navy's Submarine Fleet Build-up

By Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha (Retd)

The Scorpenes are potent underwater platforms which has added much teeth and confidence to submarine fleet and combat Commanders at sea



"We are witnessing a significant geo-political transformation in our maritime environment and a shift to a multipolar world centered around the Indo-Pacific"

—Admiral R. Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff, in an interaction with Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s Naval Forces, lays out the roadmap for the modernisation and future growth plans of Indian Navy


Editor-in-Chief presenting SP’s Military Yearbook to Union Minister for Defence, Mr. Rajnath Singh

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    June 17, 2022

    India, Israel – New Vision

    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    As both nations marked 30 years of excellent ties, visit of the Israeli Defence Minister gave an opportunity to review the full range of India-Israel relations and reiterate their commitment to expanding cooperation for the security & prosperity of both nations

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    June 20, 2022

    Defence Minister's Vietnam Visit

    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Both India and Vietnam shared views on the significance of maintaining peace, stability, maritime and aviation security, safety and freedom in the East Sea, as well as settling disputes through peaceful measures according to global norms, UNCLOS, and need to reach an efficient Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea


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