Category: Shipping

Interview: Indian Coast Guard aims to have 200 ships, 100 aircraft soon

Indian Coast Guard Director General K. Natarajan, in this exclusive interview ahead of Coast Guard Day 2021, tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra that due to increased responsibilities since 2002, the ICG is reviewing manpower, assets, infrastructure, maintenance and repair facilities requirement to meet emerging challenges. Ques.          As […]

BEL to supply laser dazzlers to India Navy

New Delhi: State-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) today signed a contract with the Indian Navy for initially supplying 20 Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Dazzlers (Laser Dazzlers). The BEL had earlier this month won the contract beating global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in ‘Buy Global‘ category. […]

Interview: Super Hornet automatically lends itself to enhanced maritime cooperation between India, US navies (Part 1)

Boeing Defence India managing director Surendra Ahuja tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra that to fully achieve the objectives of ‘Make in India’, the country needs to provide positive incentives to Original Equipment Manufacturers towards investments in the development and growth of the local aerospace and defence ecosystem, […]

Interview: Third aircraft carrier critical security imperative, economically prudent: Admiral Karambir Singh (Part-2)

India’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra in this Part-2 of an exclusive interaction earlier this month that India’s national interests, including security interests, are intrinsically linked to the seas and extend across the vast seascape of the Indo-Pacific. Q.      The […]