Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicPeople’s Liberation Army Navy

Topic: People’s Liberation Army Navy

China’s nuclear missile submarine strength grows, could be larger than global estimates

Chinese efforts at surveying and prying underwater, especially in the Indian Ocean region, have not ceased, and are likely to continue in the future too.

Indian naval ships arrive where Pakistan’s are absent at China fleet review in Qingdao

Ten countries, including India, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam, will deploy 20 vessels to join a naval parade.

After 5 trials & a new coat of paint, China to commission second aircraft carrier by July

CV-17, PLAN’s first indigenously-built carrier, finished its fifth trial on 8 March. It has now been given a coat of paint similar to its predecessor, CV-16.

China’s massive underwater blasts at Djibouti military base pose huge risk to environment

Satellite images show a blast with a diameter of 110m on 6 Dec 2018, which may have badly damaged the environment in the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden area.

Satellite images reveal China’s state-of-art naval airbase

It has 24 aircraft shelters, 3 large hangars possibly for UAVs, one hangar for airborne early warning and control (AEWC) planes, among others.

High-speed production: Chinese navy built 83 ships in just eight years

Chinese experts produce designs which surpass the most modern ships of the US navy in size, volume, armament and quantity

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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