Indian Navy: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Exercise KAKADU 2018: INS Sahyadri reaches Port Darwin in Australia

Published: August 31, 2018

Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri has reached Port of Darwin, Australia to participate in multilateral regional maritime exercise KAKADU 2018 conducted by Australia. The ship was earlier deployed in South China Sea and Pacific Ocean for over four months and had represented Indian Navy in multinational exercises MALABAR 18 at Guam and RIMPAC 18 at Hawaii. ..

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INS Vikramaditya India’s only aircraft carrier to have marine hydraulic system

Published: August 27, 2018

For the first time, India’s only aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be fitted with marine hydraulic systems “GS-1MF and GS-3” to boost the air operations of the ship. The systems would be fitted by Russia’s Rostec State Corporation through its subsidiary “Technodinamika” by May 2019. The upgradation and sea trials of the ship will be ..

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DAC approves procurement of 111 utility helicopters for Indian Navy

Published: August 26, 2018

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for Indian Navy at cost of over Rs 21,000 crore. DAC is Union Defence Ministry’s highest decision making body on capital procurement of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force). Key Facts The procurement of 111 utility ..

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DAC approves procurement of 24 multi role helicopters for Indian Navy

Published: August 26, 2018

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved procurement 24 anti-submarine capable multi role helicopters to enhance capability of Indian Navy at sea. This approval will allow Government to sign contract US based aviation giant Lockheed Martin for purchasing 24 MH-60R helicopters for Indian Navy. This contract will be direct government-to-government (G2G) deal with United States worth ..

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DAC approves procurement of six Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels

Published: August 14, 2018

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved procurement of six indigenously designed and manufactured Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) for Indian Navy. DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision-making body on capital procurement of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force). Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) NGOPVs will be ..

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