Admiral DK Joshi has resigned as the head of the Indian Navy claiming “moral responsibility” for a string of accident in the service — most recently on Wednesday. Read More
An Indian Navy amphibious warship was grounded on the eastern shore of the country last week adding another entry to a long line of mishaps for the service in the last several months. Read More
The Indian mine sweeper caught fire while undergoing an overhaul in a shipyard in the city of Visakhapatnam, according to several press reports. Read More
The Indian Navy has commissioned its Russian-built aircraft carrier in a Saturday ceremony at the Sevmash Shipyard, according to several press reports. Read More
Indian defense officials are blaming “possible ignition of armaments,” for the Aug. 14 explosion that killed 18 Indian Navy sailors aboard the Kilo-class diesel submarine INS Sindhurakshak. Read More
The fire aboard the diesel submarine INS Sindhurakshak — believed to have killed 18 Indian sailors — has exposed what could be the Indian Navy’s largest weakness, said Eric Wertheim, author of Naval Institute’s Guide to Combat Fleets of the World. Read More
India may be interested in leasing a second nuclear attack submarine (SSN) from Russia, according to a Wednesday report from Jane’s Defence Weekly.
Jane’s quoted Russian officials at the International Maritime Defence in St. Petersburg saying the Indian Navy was interested in leasing a follow-on submarine to INS Chakra II , an Akula-class submarine the Indian Navy is leasing from the Russians for ten years. Read More