The Indian Navy recently conducted trials of all three variants of the chaff technology in the Arabian Sea and found the performance satisfactory
A carrier battle group or carrier strike group is a mega naval fleet comprising an aircraft carrier, accompanied by a large number of destroyers, frigates and other ships.
In response to a question, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik told Rajya Sabha there were 18 incidents of fratricide in the Army and two in the Indian Air Force during the period.
The vessel has five officers from INS Virbahu as crew, and skippered by Commander Deepak Raj.
The government admitted delays into the delivery process and also informed about delays in delivery of the submarines being constructed in Mazgaon Dockyard Limited (MDL), Mumbai.
Indian Navy has placed orders for Aircraft 12 Dorniers, 16 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH MK III), 8 Chetak helicopters by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
It said the drop in Indian arms imports seemed to have been the result of the country’s complex procurement processes combined with an attempt to reduce its dependence on Russian arms.
Six Scorpene-class submarines are being built in India by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai, under collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France.
The submarine has been constructed at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited under the 'Make in India' program.
Leading Seaman Surajkumar Mitilesh Dube (27), who was posted at a naval base at Coimbatore, was indebted heavily due to losses in the stock market and was depressed, police said.
Incorporated in 1972, CSL can build ships up to 1,10,000 dead weight tonnage and repair ships up to 1,25,000 DWT.
The launches were carried out from a static vertical launcher from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur.
Total 68 bodies and 28 body parts have been recovered to date while 136 are still listed as missing.
The Indian Navy divers plan to dive into the newly formed lake which is 8km upstream from Raini village, the epicentre of February 7 flash floods.
The narrative of kidnapping being presented to them could not be believed as he had no enmity with anybody, the victim's elder brother Neeraj Kumar Dubey said.