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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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Fusion Fuel Holds The Promise Of Limitless Clean Energy To Power The Planet: Dr Vivek Lall, Chief Executive, General Atomics Global Corp

General Atomics Global Corporation is led by world's leading aerospace scientist Dr. Vivek Lall. General Atomics is the global powerhouse of unmanned systems and pioneering firm in nuclear energy and space technology. Indian Navy has inducted two Sea Guardian drones on lease from GA and scouting for more for critical maritime ISR capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region. But GA's groundbreaking energy innovation in magnetic fusion research is vital scientific discovery as Fusion Fuel holds the promise of Limitless clean energy to power the Planet for millennia which could supplement existing renewables. In an exclusive interaction, Dr. Lall, Chief Executive speaks with BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha on such critical technologies in civil nuclear, defence and space.

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Rear Admiral Sanjay Sharma takes over as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Ship Repair Yard in Kochi

Rear Admiral Sanjay Sharma takes over as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Ship Repair Yard in Kochi

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Rear Admiral S Venkat Raman assumes command of Naval War College in Goa

Rear Admiral S Venkat Raman assumes command of Naval War College in Goa

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Major reshuffle in Navy, V Adm Hari Kumar to head Western Command

Major reshuffle in Navy, V Adm Hari Kumar to head Western Command

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Cochin Shipyard bags Rs 10,000 cr Navy order for six missile vessels

Cochin Shipyard bags Rs 10,000 cr Navy order for six missile vessels

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Navy divers measure depth of lake formed in Chamoli after glacier burst

Navy divers measure depth of lake formed in Chamoli after glacier burst

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Goa Shipyard to build Navy's Damage Control Simulator in Port Blair

Goa Shipyard to build Navy's Damage Control Simulator in Port Blair

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