The Indian Navy’s Project-75, aimed at enhancing its submarine fleet, has reached a significant milestone with the commencement of sea trials for the sixth Scorpene Submarine. Named Vaghsheer, this submarine sets the stage for further strengthening the country’s naval capabilities. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The Indian Navy is set to commission INS Vela, on November 25, 2021, which is the fourth stealth Scorpene class submarine under Project 75. Key Points Induction of INS Vela will boost its combat capability. Project 75 comprises of construction ..
On November 12, 2020, the Indian Navy launched the fifth Scorpene submarine “Vagir” at Mazagon Dock of south Mumbai. The submarine is capable of taking missions such as anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, mine laying, intelligence gathering and area surveillance. Key ..
The Indian Navy has plans to induct several items to improve its core-competence and power projection abilities in its area of responsibility. Among the major items of acquisition planned are 24 new MH-60R anti-submarine helicopters, 10 advanced P-8I long-range maritime ..
The Indian Navy has launched the fourth Stealth Scorpene-Class submarine INS Vela. It was the fourth submarine that was launched by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited after it entered into contract with French collaborator Ms Naval Group (earlier known as DCNS) ..
The Indian Navy launched fourth Stealth Scorpene-Class submarine ‘INS Vela’ at state owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is fourth submarine that was launched by MDL after it entered into contract with French collaborator Ms Naval ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019