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MiG-29KUB performs first landing on INS Vikramaditya

MiG-29KUB, a Russian-built fighter jet made the first landing on the INS Vikramaditya during sea trials. INS Vikramaditya It is the rechristened name of former Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, which has been procured by India. The ship is a modified Kiev class aircraft carrier built in 1978–1982. Russia sold the carrier to India after ..

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INS Sahyadri commissioned to Navy

The Navy commissioned one of its most futuristic warships INS Sahyadri at Mumbai-based Western Naval Command headquarters. It will further embolden its stealth and anti-submarine warfare competence. INS Sahyadri is the last ship in the series of stealth warships after INS Shivalik and Satpura by the Mazgaon Dock Limited (MDL). Sahyadri is India’s first warship ..

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‘INS Dweeprakshak’: Navy commissions full-fledged naval base station in Lakshadweep

As part of its efforts to augment the security of the strategically significant Lakshadweep archipelago, on Monday. The Navy commissioned a full-fledged naval base, INS Dweeprakshak, at Kavaratti. Objective: To maintain effective coastal surveillance and defence capability. Indian warships on patrol would now extend their reach farther with base support from INS Dweeprakshak. What is ..

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Current Affairs : February 6, 2012

Conforming to India’s steady stand on the Syria issue, support for UNSC draft resolution on Syria India gave its support for a UNSC draft resolution on Syria thus backing an AL (Arab League) peace plan for a Syrian-led political resolution. It is in confirmation with the India’s steady stand on the Syrian issue. Hardeep Puri ..

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Indian Navy Boeing P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft completes first flight

Boeing’s first long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I for the Indian Navy recently completed its initial flight at the Boeing Field in Seattle, USA. Its worth note that India had awarded a $2.1 bn contract to Boeing in January 2009 for 8 such planes to change the ageing fleet of Soviet-era Tu-142s. Background: ..

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