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India Commissions Indigenous Aircraft Carrier IKS Vikrant
Navy / Maritime

India Commissions Indigenous Aircraft Carrier IKS Vikrant

India's first indigenously built aircraft carrier warship, INS Vıkran, was commissioned on Friday with a ceremony that Premier Modi attended.

Indian Navy to Commission First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier on September 2
Navy / Maritime

Indian Navy to Commission First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier on September 2

The Indian Navy's first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, will be commissioned on September 2.

India Test-fired VL-SRSAM
Weapon / Missile

India Test-fired VL-SRSAM

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired Vertical Launch Short Range Surface-to-Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the Odisha coast, officials said.

Malaysia and India Attend Air Combat Exercises Shakti 2022
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Malaysia and India Attend Air Combat Exercises Shakti 2022

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF/TUDM) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) is currently conducting the first six-day joint air exercise, Vayu Shakti 2022. The drill was held in the Malaysian state of Kuantan airspace and its surroundings on 12-17 August. The Vayu Shakti is held at the Pokhran range every three years. The last event took place in 2019.

India to repair US Navy Ship Charles Drew
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

India to repair US Navy Ship Charles Drew

US Navy's Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship Charles Drew arrived at L&T’s Shipyard at Kattupalli to undertake 11-day-long repairs and allied services.

Indian Navy Takes Delivery of the Vikrant
Navy / Maritime

Indian Navy Takes Delivery of the Vikrant

The Indian Navy received its Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant from her builder Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), Kochi.

Armenia to buy armed UAV from India
Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

Armenia to buy armed UAV from India

According to Indian local media, an Armenian defence delegation has visited India to explore the possibility of purchasing an Indian-made Armed UAV.

India Receives two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters from the US
Navy / Maritime

India Receives two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters from the US

The Indian Navy has received two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters, the first of 24 on order. The helicopters were transported on a USAF C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.

Indian Navy Commissions First Naval Air Squadron in Visakhapatnam
Navy / Maritime Air

Indian Navy Commissions First Naval Air Squadron in Visakhapatnam

Indian Naval Air Squadron 324 (INAS 324) was commissioned into the Indian Navy at eastern Naval Command with a commissioning ceremony held at INS Dega, Visakhapatnam, on 04 July 2022.

India Offers Tejas Mk1A Aircraft to Egypt
Air

India Offers Tejas Mk1A Aircraft to Egypt

EAF is looking for a new trainer plane to replace its ageing fleet for the recently delivered Rafale fighter jet and the upcoming Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jet.

IAF may acquire 12 more Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fighters
Air

IAF may acquire 12 more Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fighters

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is about to order 12 more Russian-designed Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft. Its bid for the fighters is expected to be approved next week.

India Tests New BrahMos-A Missile from Su-30MKI Aircraft
Weapon / Missile

India Tests New BrahMos-A Missile from Su-30MKI Aircraft

The Extended-Range (ER) variant of India's air-launched BrahMos-A missile has hit its designated target.

France Withdraws from Indian Submarine Deal
Navy / Maritime

France Withdraws from Indian Submarine Deal

Naval Group said it could not match the Request for Proposal (RfP) requirements for an air-independent propulsion (AIP) system in the Indian submarines.

Indian Armed Forces starts to procure 220 units of German Skyshield NGADG
Weapon / Missile

Indian Armed Forces starts to procure 220 units of German Skyshield NGADG

Indian Armed Forces to procure 220 units of Rheinmetall developed Skyshield Next Generation Air Defence Gun (NGADG) system.