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

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

Second ship of Visakhapatnam-class Stealth Destroyers to be launched Soon

In a big boost for ‘Make in India’ in the defence sector, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) is all set to launch the second ship of Project 15B, that is the Visakhapatnam-class of destroyers. On September 17, the ‘Mormugao’ will be launched, and MDL claims that this feat is happening ahead of schedule. Indian Navy … 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

Classified Data of Scorpene-Class Submarines Leaked overseas, not in India: Indian Navy

Amidst speculation over where the major data leak pertaining to India’s Scorpene-class submarines occurred, Indian Navy has clarified, “It appears that the source of leak is from overseas and not in India.” “A case of suspected leak of documents related to Scorpene submarines has been reported by a foreign media house. The available information is … Read more

5 things you should Know about the Scorpene-Class Submarines

The Scorpene class submarines being built in India – Kalvari – went for sea trials in May, 2016 and is expected to be inducted in the Indian Navy soon. Indian Navy officials have said the six submarines, once inducted, would form the core of the Navy’s submarine arm for the next two decades.  Here’s all … Read more

Top Secret Data on Indian Navy’s Scorpene Class Submarine Leaked

The French shipbuilder, which earlier this year won a A$50 billion ($38.06 billion) contract to build Australia’s next generation submarines, has suffered a massive data leak, raising doubts about the security of one of the world’s biggest defence projects. France’s DCNS Group beat out Germany’s ThyssenKrupp AG and a Japanese-government-backed bid by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries … Read more