Submarines Current Affairs, GK & News

DAC clears deal for 6 submarines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared a mega project to build six conventional submarines for Indian Navy. Decision was taken at DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. Highlights This project will cost around Rs 43,000 crore. It was cleared under strategic partnership mode. Project seeks to narrow the gap with growing naval skills ..

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Global Firepower Index, 2021

The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength. India was ranked fourth in the index. The Global Firepower Index ranked 138 countries. The countries were evaluated based on prolonged offensive and defensive military campaigns. Rankings The United States topped the index with 904 attack helicopters and eleven aircraft carriers. Also, ..

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India to deliver INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar

India is to transfer the Indian Naval Ship Sindhuvir to the Myanmar Navy in the near future. The INS Sindhuvir is a Kilo-Class Submarine. With this, Myanmar is to get its first submarine. Highlights India is to transfer the INS in accordance to SAGAR Policy. SAGAR is Security and Growth for All in the Region. ..

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Indian Navy to build 24 submarines; 6–nuclear powered

On December 29, 2019, the parliamentary panel announced that Indian Navy has planned to build 24 submarines, out of which six will be nuclear powered. This is being done in order to strengthen the underwater fleet of Indian navy. Submarines in the Navy According to the data from Indian Navy, currently there are 2 nuclear ..

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INS Vela is launched under Indian Navy’s Project-75

The fourth of Indian Navy’s stealth Scorpene class Submarines of Project 75, INS Vela has recently launched for trials at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. The submarines are being built at Mazagon Dock Limited, with the main collaborator being M/s Naval group, France. The INS Vela is the ..

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