Indian Navy to induct Scorpene class submarines Kalvari and Khanderi this year: Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta

The Indian Navy is planning to induct two scorpene class submarines this year. It will also launch the third one into the waters. Speaking to ANI, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta said that two submarines that would be inducted by the Navy this year are Kalvari and Khanderi, while the third … Read more

INS Khanderi,Second Scorpene-class submarine, launched in Mumbai: Here’s What You Should Know

Khanderi, the second Kalvari class submarine, was today launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. Scorpene submarine Khanderi, known for its superior stealth, was launched by Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre. HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: 1. “I’m confident that the day is not too far when Mazagon Dock … Read more

Second Scorpene class submarine to be launched on January 12

Khanderi, the second Kalvari class submarine, will be launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) here on January 12. Union minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre will preside over the function to initiate the launch of Khanderi (Yard 11876). The launch will start a trail of events, which will lead to the separation … Read more

Pakistan to retaliate if India sends submarine again: Naval chief

Pakistan naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Thursday termed as “unusual” the alleged effort by an Indian submarine to enter into its territorial waters and warned of retaliation if such effort was made again. “If India does something like this again, Pakistan Navy will respond to protect our sovereignty,” he said, speaking on the sidelines … Read more

Amid India-Pakistan tension, Navy strengthens its submarine fleet

Amid the ongoing tension between the armies of India and Pakistan, the Indian Navy is “fast-tracking” steps to meet its requirements for torpedoes for its submarine fleet, including the German HDW and under-construction Scorpene boats. Along with it, the Navy has also finalised the requirement of 176 torpedoes to be fitted on the indigenous nuclear … Read more

Major policy push to make submarines in India

The missing link in a number of crucial defence procurements, especially the much-delayed Project 75I (referred to as 75-India) to build six conventional submarines for the Navy, is close to being resolved. According to sources, the “strategic partner” policy has been finalised. It is currently before the defence secretary for approval, after which it will … Read more

Scorpene leak happened at DCNS office in France., not India: Navy chief

Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Saturday that a high-level committee has been set up which is inquiring into the Scorpene Leak on the Indian side, adding that preliminary investigations show that the leak did not happen in India, but at the DCNS office in France. Speaking at the launch of Indian Navy’s guided … Read more

Indian Navy Officers who operate Nuclear Reactors on INS Chakra denied Promotions

In 2005, almost seven years after the 1998 nuclear tests, the Indian Navy quietly sent 52 officers and over 100 sailors to Russia to induct INS Chakra, a Nuclear Submarine on lease. It would provide escort to INS Arihant, the indigenously-built nuclear submarine carrying strategic nuclear missiles on board. Trained by Russians A critical component … Read more

India may not buy additional Scorpene submarines after Data Leak

India is unlikely to give French naval contractor DCNS a proposed order for three new submarines, in addition to the six it is already building in the country, following the leak of secret data about its capabilities, Indian defense officials said. Details of the Scorpene submarine were published in the Australian newspaper last month, triggering … Read more

Documents on Scorpene submarines do not compromise security, says Indian Navy

India says leak of submarine papers doesn’t compromise security was posted in World of TheNews International – on August 25, 2016, and was last updated on August 25, 2016. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar described the leak as “a hacking” and briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it yesterday. An internal audit of procedures to … Read more

Court orders The newspaper ‘The Australian’ from further publishing leaked documents on India’s Scorpene submarine project, and hand over all Documents.

French company DCNS has obtained an Australian Court order restricting newspaper ‘The Australian’ from further publishing leaked documents on India’s Scorpene submarine project, and hand over all company material. A report in The Australian said orders handed by the New South Wales Supreme Court prevented the newspaper from using or disclosing the content of any … Read more

Countries that operate/will be operating variants of the Scorpene or have ordered the Submarine could end up discussing the leak scandal during an upcoming symposium in the US

The navy chiefs of India, Australia, Malaysia, Chile and Brazil – countries that operate variants of the Scorpene or have ordered the submarine – could end up discussing the leak scandal during an upcoming symposium in the US, a source told Hindustan Times on Wednesday. The International Sea Power Symposium (ISS), to be hosted by … Read more

“His newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat”, Australian Journalist

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Australian investigative journalist Cameron Stewart, who broke the sensational story on the leak of data on Indian Scorpene submarines, has questioned the Indian Navy’s attempt to downplay the leak, saying his newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat. In an email response to questions from IANS, Stewart, … Read more

France launches an Investigation into the Massive Submarine Data Leak

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France will formally investigate the devastating leak of secret French documents on India’s new submarine fleet, as the Turnbull government faces calls to bolster security for Australia’s $50 billion submarine project. The move came as India last night expressed “grave concern’’ at the revelation in The Australian yesterday that 22,400 pages of ­secret French documents … Read more