INS Vikramaditya

‘Third aircraft carrier is essential for India given China’s activities’

A third aircraft carrier is a necessity for India due to operational and tactical reasons, especially in the context of China’s growing imprint on the Indian Ocean, said a senior Navy officer.

published on : 24th December 2020

Malabar exercises over amid LAC standoff, INS Vikramaditya flexes muscle

As per the Indian navy, the exercise reflected the commitment of the participating countries to support a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific and a rules-based international order.

published on : 21st November 2020

Navies of India, US, Japan, Australia to begin second phase of Malabar Exercise

Malabar, which began as a bilateral exercise between India and the US in 1992, became trilateral in 2015 with the entry of Japan.

published on : 16th November 2020

2+2 talks: US offers F-18 fighters to India for carrier-based operations

The Indian Navy had a few years ago expressed interest in the acquisition of 57 naval fighter aircraft for operations from its aircraft carriers.

published on : 28th October 2020

Navy demonstrates combat readiness; releases video of missile hitting target

An Indian Navy Spokesperson tweeted that the missile homed in on its target, an old ship, hitting with deadly accuracy at its maximum range.

published on : 23rd October 2020