Anti-submarine warfare: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Underwater Drones

The Indian Navy was put on high alert in light of several Chinese underwater drones detected in the Indian Ocean Region. The Issue Apart from deploying oceanic research vessels and hydrographic survey ships in the Indian Ocean Region, China has now taken to deploying underwater drones in the region. While such gliders are used for ..

Defence purchases from USA

India’s decision to buy American helicopters: MH-60 Romeo Seahawk, AH-64E Apache is being called the biggest takeaway from Trump’s visit to India. What can MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopter be used for? The MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters are to be procured for the Indian Navy. It is used to track and hunt ships. It is an ..

INS Kalvari India’s first indigenously built Scorpene submarine delivered to Indian Navy

India’s first indigenously built Scorpene submarine “ INS Kalvari” has been delivered to the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Dock Ltd shipyard and will soon be commissioned. Kalvari is named after the dreaded Tiger Shark, a deadly deep sea predator of the Indian Ocean. It can carry 18 torpedoes and travel 1,020km underwater. The 66-metre ..

Four indigenous Naval Systems developed by DRDO inducted to the Indian Navy

Defence Minister has handed over the four indigenously built Naval systems to the Indian Navy. The four systems that were inducted were: ABHAY – Compact Hull Mounted SONAR for shallow water crafts, HUMSA UG – Upgrade for the HUMSA SONAR System, NACS – Near-field Acoustic Characterisation System, and AIDSS – Advanced Indigenous Distress SONAR System ..