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In a desperate bid to buy multi-role helicopters, the Indian Navy is moving a proposal worth over `12,000 crore to buy 24 of these choppers which would be deployed for anti-submarine warfare as well as operations by its Marine Commando (MARCOS) special forces.

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India's top secret nuclear submarine project reached another decadal milestone last month with the launch of a second ballistic missile submarine, the Arighat .

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India’s first homegrown aircraft carrier will join the navy by the end of 2020, according to the country’s top naval officer. At his annual press conference ahead of India’s Navy Day on December 4, navy chief Adm. Sunil Lanba revealed: “Work on Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, IAC 1, is . . . .

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The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) claims to have developed new electrically-powered pump-jet propulsor that would theoretically be much quieter than any current generation Western submarine propulsion system.

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The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Karambir Singh says submarines are the most potent instruments in any conflict and can be employed for several missions.

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Any power that has ruled the world has done so on the strength of its navy. Yet the Indian Navy, seen as the neglected service among the three arms of battle, is now proving to be vital for the progress of India, the only country that has an ocean named after it.

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Queen Elizabeth II commissioned Britain's biggest warship, the future flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy on December 7 at a ceremony in the Portsmouth naval base.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive on December 14 in the city for the induction of the much-awaited Kalavri class submarine into the Indian Navy.

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The Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) on Tuesday delivered second of its kind out of four series 1000 tonne fuel barge to the Indian Navy, ahead of 33 days of its contractual delivery schedule.

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The defence ministry is "re-examining" its decision to cap the educational expenses in the shape of tuition and hostel fees paid to children of martyrs and disabled soldiers to just Rs 10,000 per month after strong protests by the affected families as well as a collective representation from the Army, Navy and IAF chiefs.

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