Chinese Aircraft Carrier Can Sail Into Indian Ocean At Will, Says Top US Commander

In a direct assessment of the increasing presence of the Chinese Navy in waters off the coast of India, Admiral Harry Harris Jr., the Commander of the United States Pacific Command has said, “I believe India should be concerned about the increased Chinese influence. If you believe there is only a finite amount of influence … Read more Chinese Aircraft Carrier Can Sail Into Indian Ocean At Will, Says Top US Commander

Indian Navy to get additional P8I submarine hunter, reconnaissance aircraft in 2020

The Indian Navy will get its additional P8I submarine killer, maritime reconnaissance aircraft starting July 2020, with work being initiated at the Boeing facility here to deliver an updated version of the combat plane. The boost to the Indian fleet will come at a time when the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), which has … Read more Indian Navy to get additional P8I submarine hunter, reconnaissance aircraft in 2020

US says Russian Jet flew 10ft from Plane over Black Sea

The Pentagon says a Russian fighter plane flew within about 10ft (3m) of one of its reconnaissance aircraft operating over the Black Sea. US officials described the intercept by the SU-27 jet on Wednesday as “dangerous and unprofessional”. Russia’s defence ministry said the US plane had been approaching Russian territory and the SU-27 pilots had … Read more US says Russian Jet flew 10ft from Plane over Black Sea

Indian Navy Needs to Think Bigger Than Just P-8 if it wants to become a Deadly Sub-Hunting Force

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The purchase of four P-8Is is a step in the right direction, but more work needs to be done. The Indian government’s decision to purchase four additional Boeing P-8I aircraft through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program addresses a gap in India’s airborne anti-submarine warfare capability. While the additional P-8Is will improve the capabilities of the Indian … Read more Indian Navy Needs to Think Bigger Than Just P-8 if it wants to become a Deadly Sub-Hunting Force