Explained: What is Blue Water Force?

News:Recently,Indian Defence minister has said that the Indian Navy is the Formidable Blue Water Force. Facts: Classification of Navy:The Navies are classified in terms of the following colours: A navy whose operations are restricted close to the shore where the water is muddy, is called a Brown Water Force.  A navy that can go farther… Continue reading Explained: What is Blue Water Force?

Need to respond to China’s growing might in Indian Ocean: Navy chief

Indian Navy Chief has said that the Indian armed forces will need to respond to China’s rapidly-expanding military might, especially its growing naval footprint in the Indian Ocean Region(IOR). This statement comes after China had released its defence white paper, which mentioned Chinese military’s increased global focus. China is also in the process of constructing… Continue reading Need to respond to China’s growing might in Indian Ocean: Navy chief

Navy boosts its air warfare capability

The Indian Navy has successfully test-fired a Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM), thus, achieving a significant milestone to enhance its anti-air warfare capability. The test-firing of the missile was undertaken on the western seaboard by Indian naval ships Kochi and Chennai.These Surface to Air Missiles are fitted onboard the Kolkata Class Destroyers and… Continue reading Navy boosts its air warfare capability

Indian Navy’s submarine ‘Vela’ of Project 75 launched

Indian Navy has launched Scorpene class Submarine Vela.The submarine has been named Vela after an earlier submarine which was the lead submarine of the erstwhile Vela class. Vela is the fourth of six planned Scorpene-class submarines.The six submarines will replace the Indian Navy’s ageing Sindhughosh and Shishumar class of submarines. Scorpene class submarines is a… Continue reading Indian Navy’s submarine ‘Vela’ of Project 75 launched

Navy reviews outcome of Sea Vigil exercise

The debrief of Exercise Sea Vigil was held on 16 Apr,2019.The debrief was chaired by Vice Admiral who highlighted the significant achievements made during the exercise. Exercise Sea vigil is Indian Navy’s large-scale coastal defence exercise to test the robustness of the entire coastal security apparatus. The aim of the exercise is to provide a… Continue reading Navy reviews outcome of Sea Vigil exercise