Type : Armed Force
The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the armed forces of India. The President of India serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), usually a four-star officer in the rank of Admiral, commands the Navy. Though the primary objective of the navy is to secure national maritime borders, India also uses its navy to enhance its international relations through joint exercises, port visits and humanitarian missions, including disaster relief. In recent years, the Indian Navy has undergone considerable modernisation to replace aging equipment currently in service, this is often seen as part of "India's drive" to become a fully fledged blue-water navy.. The 17th century Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale is considered as the Father of Indian Navy. In the 21st century the Indian Navy sees several principal roles for itself: In addition to the above, Defence Minister of India A. K. Antony, while...
Bhavesh.jaglan Jaglan posted the Blog
on Mar 05, 2014 , 01:52 pm
Can India Blockade China?
Can India Blockade China?Indian strategic circles are having an important debate on the virtues of sea power versus land power.The Indian Navy has had a big year. The reactor in its first indigenous nuclear submarine, the Arihant, went critical, and its first indigenous aircraft carrier, the Vikrant, was formally unveiled . It's long been assumed that one of the primary tasks of the rapidly-modernizing service and its expanding fleet is to apply pressure to China's Sea Lanes more »
Anand Mehta posted the Blog
on Aug 16, 2013 , 08:31 am
Our Economic and Strategical Bankruptcy
The submarine mishap has serious implications for the Indian Navy. The advantage of two aircraft carriers is already lost to some extent. In any case Vikrant would be in service only after 2018. IAF is also short of fighter squadrons. Army may be better off due to the formation of Strike corps in a few years but they are short of essential weapons and support equipment. Politicians have little idea of fighting forces that they think is only for rescue more »
Dev Kashyap shared the Video
on May 15, 2013 , 02:56 pm