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’s Next ‘Advanced Technology Vessel’

There won’t be a public commissioning ceremony or any fanfare for the cameras. Not the sort that usually accompanies the entry into service of a frontline warship. In fact, much like India’s first nuclear ballistic missile submarine INS Arihant, known all its life simply by its euphemistic project title Advanced Technology Vessel, this new ship … Read more Indian Navy’s Next ‘Advanced Technology Vessel’

INS Betwa: Here is why Indian Navy is seeking foreign help to lift 3,850-tonne frigate

A day after guided missile frigate INS Betwa toppled over at Mumbai dockyard, the Indian Navy is yet to figure out a way to lift the ship and has called in foreign experts, according to a TOI report. The Navy does not have a crane that can lift the 3,850-tonne frigate and the cranes available … Read more INS Betwa: Here is why Indian Navy is seeking foreign help to lift 3,850-tonne frigate

AFTER ACCIDENT, INS BETWA MAY NOT SET SAIL AGAIN

The ship that tipped over, killing two sailors and injuring 14, has suffered extensive damages. Top naval officers feel that the way in which the INS Betwa tipped over inside the naval dockyard on Monday, her services may not be used again, as she has been severely damaged. Two naval personnel Ashutosh Pande and Niraj … Read more AFTER ACCIDENT, INS BETWA MAY NOT SET SAIL AGAIN

Two Navy men killed, 14 hurt as INS Betwa tips over during undocking

Two Navy personnel were killed and 14 others injured when INS Betwa, a guided missile frigate, tipped over during undocking at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Monday. “At about 1.50 pm, INS Betwa was in the process of undocking in Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, when she slipped from her dock blocks and tilted,” said Navy spokesperson … Read more Two Navy men killed, 14 hurt as INS Betwa tips over during undocking

Sea Harriers of the Indian Navy flew for the Last Time today

They were always a sight to behold, a force to reckon with. Fighters landing vertically, akin to helicopters, with ear-splitting roars on a moving airfield despite being fixed-wing. It left even the usually phlegmatic Manmohan Singh slightly nonplussed during the “PM’s day at sea” in 2006. Similar was the case of other politicians, before and … Read more Sea Harriers of the Indian Navy flew for the Last Time today