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India signs $950 million contract with Russia for purchase of two upgraded Krivak III-class stealth frigates

India has officially signed a $950 million contract with Russia for the purchase of two upgraded Krivak III-class stealth frigates for the Indian Navy. The two frigates of the Project 11356 class will be bought directly from Russia and a contract to build two more at an Indian yard is likely to be signed at ..

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The Indian Navy Day (IND)

The Indian Navy Day (IND) is observed every year on 4th December every year to remember the courage and determination that Indian Navy had shown during the 1971 war. During the India-Pakistan war of 1971, the Indian Navy played a significant role in the bombing of the Karachi harbor and sank Pakistan Naval Ship PNS ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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JIMEX 12 : India, Japan to have first bilateral naval exercise off Tokyo

JIMEX 12 = Japan India Maritime Exercise 2012 India and Japan will hold their first bilateral naval exercise off Tokyo. 4 Indian warships including the INS Rana, INS Shakti and INS Shivalik are in Tokyo harbor to celebrate 60 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The basic bilateral exercises with Japanese ..

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