The Indian Navy on Monday launched the fourth of the sixstealth Scorpene class Submarines of Project 75, INS Vela at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). Defence production secretary Ajay Kumar as the chief guest of the event.
Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Saturday cheered by army and air force personnel. The video of the IAF officer’s interaction with his colleagues is doing rounds on social media.
As part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo, The Indian Army contingent carried out Helicopter Landed Area Domination Patrol (HLADP) and conducted extensive interaction with local population at Bwesa.
The Defence Ministry on Friday approved the procurement of 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control helicopters for the Indian Navy. According to reports, the total cost of the deal would be around Rs 3,600 crore. These helicopters would be deployed aircraft carriers and warships.
The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, ‘Varuna’ kicked off in the Arabian Sea off Goa coast on Wednesday. The exercise will be conducted till May 10. Despite fire incident, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is taking part in the drill along with French carrier Charles De Gaulle.