Naval Systems

Seaward Ho – December 2016
INS Chennai is a milestone, but ship-building industry has miles to go before it can pat itself
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab

AUSS You Like It – December 2016
Unmanned underwater vehicles gain popularity in naval warfare
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Towards Self-Reliance – November 2016
The government is in the process of finalising a strategic partner for P-75(I) programme
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Long Term Ties – May 2016
As INS Kalvari undergoes sea trials, DCNS works out a maintenance model for the navy
A FORCE Report

Light at the End of the Tunnel – February 2015
The LCA programme continues to notch up developmental milestones
By Atul Chandra

Designs on the Future – December 2014
The strengths and limitations of building a home-grown navy
By RAdm. N.P. Gupta (retd)

Relook at Safety – December 2014
The sinking of the TRV-A72 has raised the need for urgent modernisation of the navy
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Fleet Airpower – December 2014
The Indian Navy is acquiring a broad range of capabilities for its naval air arm
By Atul Chandra

Eyes on the Future – October 2014
Pipavav Shipyard has an expansive warship-building capability
By Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab

Sea Strike – July 2014
Plans are afoot for the Indian Navy to induct a variety of potent anti-ship weapons in this decade
By Atul Chandra

Sea is Home – December 2013
INS Vikramaditya finally sets sail for the Indian shores
By Vladimir ‘Vovick’ Karnozov

Big and Beautiful – December 2013
The 44,500 tonne INS Vikramaditya is the largest ship to be operated by the Navy
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

A Long Road Ahead – September 2013
India launches its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Power Under Water – September 2013
Indigenously-Built Arihant Nuclear Submarine Activated
By Dilip Kumar Mekala

Sailing With the Tide – December 2012
India must revamp its shipbuilding industry to regain its position as a maritime power
By Vice Admiral Anup Singh (retd)

Maiden Flight – May 2012
LCA Navy NP-1 aircraft makes history with successful maiden flight
By Atul Chandra