Updated 2:12 PM EST, Wed, Jan 29, 2020

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Australisa joining again?

India Likely to Invite Australia to Join Exercise Malabar 2017

This isn't necessarily true, said Rear Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, Flag Officer Commanding of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet.

Common enemy

Indian Navy, Royal Australian Navy Joint Exercise to Train for War against ‘Common Enemy’

This will be the second AUSINDEX exercise. The first was held in the Bay of Bengal off India in 2015.


Two New Kalvari-class Hunter-Killer Submarines to Join Indian Navy this Year

All boats in the Kalvari-class are hunter killer submarines designed to destroy enemy submarines and warships.

More power

Indian Navy Ready to Face Either China or Pakistan, says its Commander

He also noted the navy is increasing its presence worldwide.

Long range

Indian Navy to Acquire Long-range and Medium-range SAM Systems from Israel

The LRSAM system provides protection against a range of aerial, naval and airborne threats.


Indian Navy Gets US Go-ahead to Deploy EMALS and AAG on its New Supercarrier

EMALS launches carrier-based aircraft from an aircraft catapult using a linear motor drive instead of the conventional steam piston drive.

More power

Indian Navy Running Short of Money for Modernization Program to Counter China

A lack of money stands in the way of this aim, however.

More warships

India, South Korea Boosting Warship Building Programs for Indian Navy

Other Indian firms are also cooperating with South Korean shipbuilders to supply warships for the Indian Navy.

China is the enemy

Indian Armed Forces’ Largest Combat Drill has China as the Enemy for the First Time

TROPEX 2017 is the largest ever TROPEX exercise, the first of which was held in 2006.

  Not for the navy

Indian Navy Rejects HAL Tejas as Carrier Jet; will use a Foreign Jet Instead

Navy sources said HAL Tejas was again unable to take-off from a replica 200 meter-long carrier deck while loaded with weapons.

Jawan weapon

India to Acquire 2 Million Modern Assault Rifles and Other Small Arms; Kalashnikov in the Hunt

Most of these small arms are expected to be bought from Indian companies to support the Make in India campaign.

Warship killer

New Indian Navy Next Generation Stealth Corvettes to be Optimized for Sinking Chinese Warships

The Next Generation Corvettes will be the first corvettes built to destroy surface warships.


Indian Navy Commissions INS Chennai, its Most Modern Guided Missile Destroyer

She is the third and last of the three ship Kolkata-class commissioned into the Navy.


Sooo Embarrassing: Russian Jet Crashes after Take-off from Admiral Kuznetsov Aircraft Carrier

Shortly after take-off, one of the MiGs appeared to have mechanical difficulties and turned back towards the carrier.


Indian Navy Buying Three EMALS Catapults for Future Supercarriers, Including INS Vishal

The navy expects the Pentagon to approve the LoRs.

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