Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Topic: Submarine

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.

‘Drastic changes’ needed in P75I tender — Russia on Indian Navy’s submarine plans

Senior Russian defence official Andrey Baranov says Moscow's major concern is that requirements specified by the Indian Navy for the project & its timelines do not match.

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

Navy chief commissions INS Vela, calls it ‘potent platform’ for spectrum of operations

This is the fourth of the six submarines the Navy is inducting under Kalvari class submarine Project 75 and the second major induction in less than a week.

India to commission its most potent indigenously built destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam, Sunday

Ship is first of 4 Visakhapatnam-class stealth-guided missile destroyers. Navy Vice Chief Ghormade says it'll enhance India's capacity and firepower, both above & under water.

North Korea to soon launch its 1st ballistic missile submarine –– Reports

South Korean and US intelligence suspect that North Korea has completed the assembly of a 3,000-tonne submarine and is ready to launch it when the time is right.

India to deliver kilo class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy

The step is in accordance with India's vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) and commitment to building capacities, self-reliance in the neighbouring countries.

India test fires K-4, a 3,500 km nuclear-capable missile meant for Arihant submarine

K-4 is the most potent missile that India can fire from a submarine, giving the country unprecedented second-strike capability and huge deterrence power.

India and Myanmar are sending a strong message to China – with a submarine

On its part, Myanmar will help India secure its own maritime interests in the Bay of Bengal region.

Russia wants to build P75I submarines, says India needs better vessels than Scorpene

Russia among 4 countries in the running for P751 project, which is part of a 30-yr plan to construct 18 conventional and 6 nuclear-powered submarines.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.