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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    For testing advanced radars and missile systems.
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    A41 - INS Anvesh You beauty
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Third big exercise by IN, and January is not even over. Impressive stuff.
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Navy really keeping everybody from marine police to customs on its toes.... Customs is our largest "navy" after IN, ICG and BSF .... have they conducted even a single successful marine operation?
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    There were no SLBMs on Chakra-I. There is no "weapon control room" on a submarine. The sub was equipped with P-70 Amethyst (sic) missiles which we fired in exercises.
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Where was the missile forward from? Torpedo tube or seperate tube? The latter does not have any human inside at all, and to think that we could not enter torpedo compartment is just a non-sense rumour.
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    At this point there is no "Project-28A". There is a NGC program and there were only suggestions from GRSE that project-28 design should be the base for this new class of ship
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Yes, Saryu class has a very optimal fit for a OPV. It's exactly the type of ship IN needs.
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Interesting question. Superficially, both Yarmook and Saryu Class OPVs (Samarth class is a derivative of Saryu for ICG) are similar in appearance and capability. Saryu and Samarth are however larger ships. Aside from this the main difference in capability are; - As commissioned, Yarmook and...
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    You are not far off. The Navy of the late 80s early 90s was of a different level altogether. Aside from technology and size, the navy had rich operational experience in Sri Lanka, Maldives and Somalia. The officer cadre was dominated by those who had fought and won the 71 war. For...
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    what does nibbiar mean
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Yes - it will act as mothership for the DSRV Recently new FBOPs for BSF were launched:
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    which ship?
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    In naval use artillery fire has to be stabilized at launch or you will never hit the target. Secondly, the fire control solution has to factor in movement of the ship. Imagine a volley of rockets landing short of far from the target .. no point. Lastly, rockets the size of pinaka will be very...
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Should a SY the size of CSL - who builds aircraft carriers - be allowed to even bid for such contracts? Let these go to smaller private contractors....
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    This means the Navy has unified the next generation destroyer and frigate into a single platform - a prudent choice.
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    Indian Navy Developments & Discussions

    Based on paper specs, NGC is a multi-role design vs NGMV which is obviously a more focussed class of ship. At this point of time, little is known on either. Whether even they have progressed to RFP stage or not.
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