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

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 Second Scorpene class submarine to be launched on January 12

Chinese Nuclear Submarine At Karachi Could Have Spied On India’s Warships

Hours after it was reported that a Chinese nuclear submarine had been placed, through a satellite image, at Karachi last year, top sources in the Indian navy said that the submarine is from the most advanced and latest class built by China. The Type 093 Shang submarine, docked at the Karachi harbor, is likely being … Read more Chinese Nuclear Submarine At Karachi Could Have Spied On India’s Warships

Russia Readies Two Of Its Most Advanced Submarines For Launch In 2017

Two of Russia’s most advanced nuclear submarines will be launched in 2017, despite ballooning program costs and delays, according to a report by a Russian state news agency. Vice Adm. Viktor Bursuk, deputy commander of the Russian navy, said last week that the ballistic-missile-carrying, Borei-class Prince Vladimir and the Yasen-M attack boat Kazan “will be … Read more Russia Readies Two Of Its Most Advanced Submarines For Launch In 2017

In 2005, a U.S. Navy Submarine Ran Into a Mountain!!!

In 2005, the nuclear attack submarine USS San Francisco suddenly stopped dead in its tracks. The ship’s crew were thrown about, some over distances of 20 feet, and the majority of the 137-member crew suffered one injury or another—including one that would later prove fatal. Further inspection would explain what happened, and reveal that the … Read more In 2005, a U.S. Navy Submarine Ran Into a Mountain!!!

Govt puts Indian Navy’s Made in India Submarine programme into Top Gear

Indian Navy has a commendable track record in indigenously designing and constructing advanced front line warships such as destroyers, frigates, anti-submarine warfare corvettes and landing crafts. Currently it is in the midst of constructing an aircraft carrier. Among the three branches of the armed forces, the Navy has the distinction of having a staggering 85-90% … Read more Govt puts Indian Navy’s Made in India Submarine programme into Top Gear

Russia Says It’s Working on a Drone That Can Imitate Any Submarine

A famous Russian submarine design bureau is working on a drone that imitates submarines. The drone, tentatively named “Surrogat,” could be a useful decoy in baiting a trap…or escaping one. The Rubin Design Bureau of St. Petersberg, designer of Cold War Soviet missile submarines including the enormous Typhoon class, is working on this drone for … Read more Russia Says It’s Working on a Drone That Can Imitate Any Submarine

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 Pakistan to retaliate if India sends submarine again: Naval chief

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 Amid India-Pakistan tension, Navy strengthens its submarine fleet

Pak Claim Of Chasing Away Indian Submarine Is ‘Blatant Lies’: Indian Navy

India has denied that one of its submarines was detected and stopped from entering Pakistani waters, a claim made today in Islamabad. The submarine was detected “south of the Pakistani coast” on Monday, the Pakistan navy said in a press release. “Thereafter, despite the submarine’s desperate efforts to escape detection, it was continuously tracked by … Read more Pak Claim Of Chasing Away Indian Submarine Is ‘Blatant Lies’: Indian Navy

Russia brings super-secret spy sub back into service after 16 years

RUSSIA has released a ballistic missile spying submarine back into service after 16 years, as experts warn the country is assembling a fleet which could topple NATO. The Podmoskovie was commissioned in 1986 and has been modified over the last 20 years to conduct special missions. Podmoskovie was pictured leaving its port in Severodvinsk Russia … Read more Russia brings super-secret spy sub back into service after 16 years

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 Major policy push to make submarines in India

Pakistan Navy Submarine Force to Equal the Indian Navy’s in Upcoming Years

Pakistan has finalized a deal to acquire eight Chinese-made S20 diesel-electric submarines for the Pakistan Navy, making this class of submarine the most numerous in the navy’s Submarine Service Force (SSF) and giving the SSF numerical parity with its opposite number in India. Under the deal with China, four of the ultra-quiet subs will be … Read more Pakistan Navy Submarine Force to Equal the Indian Navy’s in Upcoming Years

Pakistan to acquire 8 Attack Submarines from China in China’s Biggest Ever Arms Deal

Pakistan will acquire at least eight attack submarines from Beijing in what is being described as the largest ever arms export deal for China. State-run media in Pakistan including Radio Pakistan has reported that the $5 billion dollar deal has been detailed by senior naval officers to the parliamentary committee that handles defence. The report … Read more Pakistan to acquire 8 Attack Submarines from China in China’s Biggest Ever Arms Deal

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