India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
The government has said that "consultation process" is in progress for the possible creation of the institution of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
The Army is facing a shortfall of nearly 10,000 officers while the figure stands at 1,800 for the Navy, according to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to attend the International Fleet Review (IFR) in Visakhapatnam in February next year.
India News | Reuters | Wednesday July 22, 2015
India is set to take part in joint naval exercises with Japan and the United States in the Indian Ocean in October, military and diplomatic sources said, a drill that so riled China eight years ago that Delhi has not since hosted such a multilateral wargame.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
India and Singapore today signed an agreement on sharing white-shipping information to enhance maritime cooperation between the two navies as visiting Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan held talks with top defence officials in Singapore.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Aiming for total indigenisation, the Indian Navy on Monday released a plan that includes list of equipment to be made in the country in the next 15 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
For close to a decade a former Captain in the Indian Navy has been poring over the cause list of the Delhi High Court in the hope of finding a mention of his writ petition challenging his dismissal, but in vain.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
With Japan invited to join the Indo-US naval exercise 'Malabar' after eight years, a similar activity with the Japanese Navy scheduled for later this year is likely to be called off.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan appealed to the private sector to tap into the "huge opportunities" in the naval defence sector on Thursday. He also said that the force has prepared a 15-year indigenisation plan that will soon be shared with India Inc.
NDTV | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Indian Navy is aiming to have a 200-ship fleet by 2027. The Navy, which has 137 ships and submarines under its command, is also in exploratory talks with Russia to see if some of the ships can be built with their collaboration so as to expedite the process.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday July 15, 2015
The Indian Army will be replacing its vintage anti-aircraft guns, decided the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) - headed by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar -- that met late this evening. The committee has cleared purchase of defence equipment worth Rs 30,000 crore, sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2015
Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Tarangini will participate in an annual race in European waters and dock at a UK port where its crew will share professional experience with their British counterparts.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday July 8, 2015
INS Viraat - perhaps the oldest serving warship today and India's second aircraft carrier in the fleet - may live on as a museum after it is decommissioned next year.
Press Trust of India | Monday July 6, 2015
On the heels of tying up with Airbus Helicopters, Mahindra Defence Naval Systems on Monday said it has joined hands with Britain's Ultra Electronics to manufacture and supply underwater warfare equipment for the Indian Navy and radios for the Army.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
China recognises India's special role in stabilising the strategic Indian Ocean region but the perception that it is India's "backyard" may result in clashes, Chinese military officials and experts have cautioned.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 30, 2015
As three new warships join maritime services in Indian Navy, a top navy officer has said that another 48 of them are currently under construction in various shipyards across the country.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Over a dozen sailors from a sinking ship off the Mumbai coast were brought to safety after a dramatic rescue early this morning by the Indian navy and Coast Guard.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 22, 2015
Indian Navy today deployed a helicopter for assistance after a merchant vessel with 20 persons onboard listed off the Vasai coast in neighbouring Palghar district.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 21, 2015
The Sri Lanka navy arrested 26 Indian fishermen and seized three Indian fishing trawlers allegedly for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the navy media unit said on Sunday.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Friday June 19, 2015
Indian Navy, Army and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been put on standby after heavy rains in Mumbai brought life to a standstill. Sea King helicopters too remain on standby at the naval base in Colaba. Schools have been advised to stay shut by the municipal corporation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
Australia and India have a "very large" bilateral agenda and ties have grown tremendously in the past few months, raising hopes that dialogues in defence and security sector would be further intensified.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday June 12, 2015
A Naval submarine fitted with sophisticated sonar equipment is expected to join today a fleet of 15 ships engaged in search operations to trace a Dornier aircraft which went missing on Monday with three people on board.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
India today undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited here.