Sunday, Nov 27, 2022



Explained: The state of India's submarine fleet after decommissioning of INS Sindhudhwaj

July 19, 2022 8:05 am

INS Sindhudhwaj was in service of the Indian Navy for 35 years. It was commissioned upon acquisition from the Soviet Union in 1987.

Vagsheer, last of six scorpene class submarines, to be launched April 20

April 16, 2022 1:38 am

Post her launching, the important machinery of Vagsheer, such as the main engine and the main motor, would undergo harbour trials followed by sea trials from January 2023 before being delivered by March 2024.

Tensions grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement

September 23, 2021 6:58 pm

China has bristled at the moves, and the growing tensions between Beijing and Washington prompted UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to implore Biden and Jinping to repair their “completely dysfunctional” relationship, warning they risk dividing the world.

Australian documents showed French submarine project was at risk for years

September 21, 2021 10:26 pm

Paris has recalled its ambassadors from Canberra and Washington, saying it was blindsided by Canberra's decision to build nuclear-powered submarines with the United States and Britain rather than stick with its contract for French diesel submarines.

Indonesia navy declares lost sub sank after finding debris

April 24, 2021 6:20 pm

Indonesia's navy on Saturday reported finding items indicate that the vessel with 53 crew members was capsized and there were no survivors. While it was only presumed to be missing.

India's second scorpene-class submarine INS Khanderi inducted into Navy

September 28, 2019 12:19 pm

INS Khanderi is the second scorpene-class submarine to be inducted into the Navy after INS Kalvari. 

Japan's defence chief criticises China over submarine near disputed islands

January 15, 2018 1:55 pm

"Operating a submerged submarine close to another country's territory goes against the norms of international rules," Minister of Defence Itsunori Onodera told reporters.

Argentina intensifies search for missing submarine with 44 crew

November 18, 2017 10:36 am

The German-built submarine, which uses diesel-electric propulsion, was inaugurated in 1983, making it the newest of the three submarines in the navy's fleet, according to the navy.

Chinese navy gets new nuclear submarine

September 21, 2017 2:35 pm

A new nuclear submarine has been turned over to the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), state-run Global Times on Thursday quoted an official with the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) as saying.

China develops world's most powerful submarine detector: Report

June 24, 2017 3:03 pm

The device, which works from the air, could be used to pinpoint the location of minerals buried deep beneath the earth in Inner Mongolia, for example, with a level of precision as high as anything currently available around the world, the experts were quoted as saying by the report.