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The German Frigate FGS Bayern Docks In Mumbai For Its Maiden Deployment To Support India A Free And Open Indo-Pacific

The German frigate FGS Bayern (F217) dropped anchor in Mumbai earlier today as a part of its seven-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. Germany considers the Indo-Pacific to be the entire region characterised by the Indian and the Pacific Oceans. The visit marks the last stop of the frigate’s deployment, which saw German Naval presence in the region after a decade. Germany and India are advocates of free trade. Also, the chief of the German Navy, Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach, is currently in New Delhi for high level consultations with his Indian Navy.

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Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant Sails Out For 3rd Round Of Sea Trials

40,000-ton carrier scheduled for induction as Indian Naval warship on August 15

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DRDO’s Turbo Fan Engine for UAVs Will Make India Self-Reliant In This Complex And Critical Technology: G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO

DRDO has been building upon the success of Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles Systems for IAF. Now the task upon DRDO is to achieve such breakthroughs in developing indigenous aero- engine and marine engine. That includes Small Turbo Fan Engine for unmanned system that is put to test by DRDO. On the foundation of Kaveri Engine, DRDO has already developed a 12 MW Kaveri Marine Gas Turbine (KMGT) engine as derivative of Kaveri Aero Engine. G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO, talks about such innovation with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld. He also spoke on the critical Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) Technology for the Indian navy’s Project 75 and P-75I. The Project P-75I is unfolding under the first ever Strategic Partnership. The key is the technology here.

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I’M Proud Of The Strategic Investments We Have Made To Grow India’s Defense Base: Leanne Caret, President & CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Boeing has made significant inroads in India. The IAF operates fleets of C-17s, AH-64 Apaches and CH-47 Chinooks. Boeing's P-8I aircraft has indeed played a crucial role in building India’s Maritime Reconnaissance Capabilities in the IOR. Indian Armed Forces are gearing up for the modernization, embracing next generation capabilities. India is also striving to develop aerospace industrial base and achieve technological breakthroughs with projects like AMCA, TEDBF and MRFA under strategic partnership. Leanne Caret, president and CEO, Boeing Defense, Space & Security opens up with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha on such partnership and possibilities with India. She outlines her vision for India by offering advance military hardware.

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How To Join Indian Armed Forces Post-Graduation For Women

Females can join the armed forces either as an officer or a soldier. Every year numerous vacancies are announced for women to join the Indian Army, Airforce, and Navy.

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India And UK Conduct Mega Wargame In Bay Of Bengal

A carrier battle group or carrier strike group is a mega naval fleet comprising an aircraft carrier, accompanied by a large number of destroyers, frigates and other ships.

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Indian Navy Gets First 60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH) From US Navy; Will Boost Firepower

Indian Navy accepted the first two of its MH-60R Multi Role Helicopters (MRH) from US Navy in a ceremony held at NAS North Island, San Diego. MH-60R helicopters manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA is an all-weather helicopter designed to support multiple missions with state of the art avionics/ sensors.

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Overdrive To Minimise Cost Of Defence, Restructuring Should Not Compromise Operational Effectiveness: Maj Gen Asthana

There is no question that Indian Armed Forces needed that twitch of modernization and restructuring in the times that are changing the dimensions of warfare. The Integrated Theater Commands (ITC) is designed to do so. Some formulations are already up on the ground-- restructuring to address some of these aspects was done, with formulation of HQ Integrated Defence Staff, Andaman and Nicobar Command and Strategic Force Command (SFC). But make no haste, says military veteran Major General S B Asthana as speaks with BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha on the ITC -- its complexity and the conflict within. It is about the training and equipment that must fulfill the spirit of jointness in building command.

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Indian Navy Prohibits Flying Of Drones Within 3 Kms Of Its Assets

The government authorities said the use of a drone to carry out a terrorist attack marked the beginning of a new security threat for the country.

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Govt Should Take SP Model With Private Sector To Logical Completion, Says Mahindra Defence Chairman SP Shukla

From manufacturing armoured vehicles for the Indian military, Mahindra Defence has expanded into surveillance solutions including aircraft mobile surveillance, and modern defence equipment for the armed forces. It is brimming with confidence in the wake of its collaboration with global OEMs like Boeing, Airbus, and Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) for multi-role fighter jets and advanced naval helicopters. S.P. Shukla, Chairman, Mahindra Defence and Mahindra Aerospace & Group President (Defence, Aero & Agri), Mahindra & Mahindra, talks to BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha about the the strategic partnership model, the group’s R&D and design capability and the need for investments. Excerpts:

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UK Carrier Strike Group To Sail India To Boost Military Alliances In Indian Ocean

The HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier of the Royal Navy will sail to India. Resulting from the cognition of Indo-Pacific tilt in the UK’s foreign policy, Strike Group will be loaded with destroyers, anti-submarine frigates and notably 5th generation F 35 entering Indian water first time. In the spirit of such maritime exercise, both nations must move ahead jointly on advance military projects beyond announcement. On the flight deck there will be eight F-35B Lightning II fast jets, four Wildcat maritime attack helicopters, seven Merlin Mk2 anti-submarine and airborne early warning helicopters, and three Merlin Mk4 commando helicopters.

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India And France To Conduct High Tempo Submarine Naval Exercise In The Indian Ocean

India and France are set for high tempo bilateral exercise ‘VARUNA-2021’ in the Arabian Sea from 25th to 27th April 2021. How strategic is the three day exercise in the Indian Ocean is evident with flagship Aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle with Rafale-M fighter in action with Indian navy at sea, including advanced air defence and anti-submarine exercises, intense flying operations, tactical manoeuvres, surface and anti-air weapon firings, underway replenishment and other maritime security operations.

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India's First And Crucial Defence Strategic Partnership Mechanism For Submarines Is Ready: Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar

Defence is as about security as crucial it is for the economy and technology. The inherent opportunity and challenges both lie in building capabilities for our industry and so the armed forces. India marks at the threshold of such breakthroughs in defense & aerospace--if the policies set forth rightly and implemented in spirit. India's Defence Secretary, Dr Ajay Kumar with his tech background is at the crucial juncture to drive policies within the complexity of defence industrial ecosystem that India must not loose the momentum at any cost. BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha interacts with Defence Secretary on such policies issues exclusively. Interaction touches upon: Defence Export, Startups, Offsets, SP Model, MMRCA-2, OFs, NUH and crucial aero engine among others.

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