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Indian Navy’s Tableau for Republic Day unveiled

On 26th January 2020, the Indian Navy’s tableau that will be showcased at the Parade of Republic Day at Rajpath has been revealed yesterday, 8th January 2020. The tableau is based on the theme of Navy Week that is `Indian Navy- Silent, Strong and Swift’. Contingent Commander, Platoon Commanders, and the Naval Tableaux are the ..

Modernization of Indian Navy

The Indian Navy is one of the largest navies in the world. The primary objective of the Indian Navy is to safeguard the nation’s maritime borders.? It is also responsible for disaster relief operations and for showing the Indian flags all over the world. Current Status of the Indian Navy The Indian Navy currently has ..

Fact in Focus : INS Vikrant

The first aircraft carrier constructed wholly in India, the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) is now in the advanced stages of construction and is expected to be delivered to the Indian Navy for further trials and tests. Points to remember The IAC will be christened as the INS Vikrant in the service of the Indian Navy. ..

Liaoning – China’s First Aircraft Carrier Ready for Combat

China has announced that its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning is now ready for combat. It was commissioned in 2013. The 300-metre-long Liaoning is a refurbished and upgraded version of the Soviet carrier Varyag, which was purchased from Ukraine. This is considered as a breakthrough for the Chinese navy which has invested heavily in its ..

Russia to give 5 MiG-29K fighters to India

The India-Russia 2004 contract of 16 MiG-29K/ KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy is going to be completed by the end of this year. The contract, a part of USD 1.5 billion Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal inked in January 2004, provides for the deliveries of 12 single seat MiG-29Ks and four twoseat MiG-29KUBs for ..