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Navy to commission hi-tech warship INS Teg in Russia

Armed with the surface-to-surface BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, a medium range gun and anti-submarine rockets, guided missile frigate INS Teg will be commissioned into the Indian Navy today at the Yantar shipyard in Russia. INS Teg: It is a modern warship with advanced technologies to make it stable, fast and stealthy. The Teg class of ..

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Update on acquisition of Landing Craft Utility vessels

Recently, the Government has cleared the Rs 2,176-crore acquisition of eight specialized vessels or LCUs (landing craft utility) capable of “hard beaching” on enemy shores to boost the country’s amphibious warfare and island protection capabilities. What is a Landing Craft Utility (LCU)? Landing Craft Utility (LCU) is a type of specialized boat that is used ..

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INS Karuva commissioned

INS Karuva is the 10th indigenously built Fast Attack Craft (FAC) of the Indian Navy, which was recently commissioned by Air Marshal K J Mathews, Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Forces Command at the Naval Base in Visakhapatnam. “Karuva” is named after an island situated on a tributary of river Kabani in Kerala. INS Karuva is built for ..

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India to get Nerpa by 2011 End

As per a recent statement of Russian Naval Chief Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky, Russia will transfer the Akula-II class Nerpa nuclear attack submarine to India on a 10-year lease by the end of 2011. India had funded the completion of the submarine at Amur Shipyard before the collapse of the Soviet Union. The Nerpa was to ..

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Admiral Vladimir S Vysotskiy Visits India

  Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky is the commander in chief of the Russian Navy. He recently visited India on the invitation of Admiral Nirmal Verma. There was a discussion on issues of common interest ranging from maritime environment in the IOR, operational Philosophies of the two navies, ongoing projects of the Indian Navy and mutual training ..

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