The AIP once fitted onboard a submarine acts as a force multiplier to its capability by enhancing the submerged endurance of the boat several fold.
INS Vagir is the fifth Submarine of the six under Project 75 Kalvari class and has been commissioned within the shortest time in the history of indigenously-manufactured submarines.
The submarine also has the capability of launching marine commandos for special operations, while its powerful diesel engines can quickly charge batteries for a stealth mission, the Navy added.
Besides Amrith, another woman officer -- Sub Lt Valli Meena S -- will be among the three platoon commanders of the naval contingent.
A preliminary probe by the Income Tax department revealed that a total of 51 individuals’ had falsely claimed refund of income tax paid by them in collusion with certain agents.
The CBI Special Crime Branch (SCB) unit in Thiruvananthapuram filed the case based on the recommendation of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Kerala.
The procurement of VSHORAD as a robust and quickly deployable system will strengthen the Air Defence capabilities.
The DAC also accorded AoN for procurement of VSHORAD (IR Homing) missile system under design and development by DRDO.
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the Indian embassy in the country was actively pursuing the case.
The naval musicians, also known as unofficial ambassadors of the country, performed on patriotic, classical and western music.
These proposals include six for the Indian Army, six for the Indian Air Force, 10 for the Indian Navy and two for the Indian Coast Guard for a total value of Rs 84,328 crore.
The Navy chief said the commissioning of the warship, on the eve of the Goa Liberation Day, is indicative of the large strides taken in warship design and building capability over the last decade.
A source familiar with the subject said, “The Project 75 India (P 75I) has been given an extension till the August of 2023 for which the bids can be submitted by all the prospective bidders.”
The ship is fitted with a modern Surveillance Radar which provides target data to the gunnery weapon systems of the ship.
This is the first time the Navy has undertaken Stage One training of helicopter pilots, which earlier used to be conducted by the Indian Air Force.
The Doha firm from where 8 former Indian naval officers have been under detention for 101 days.
Tara Rao, daughter of Commodore KP Gopal Rao who commanded Operation Trident, speaks of her father’s gallantry and contributions to the Indian Navy.
It has already begun training women candidates inducted under the government’s Agniveer scheme.
ENC continues to maintain high degree of combat preparedness to meet challenges: Vice Admiral
Currently, the Indian Navy has two aircraft carriers – INS Vikramaditya and INS Vikrant in its inventory. But, INS Vikrant is yet to get operationalized in the waters.