Tag: Indian Ocean Region

Interview: India Navy modernisation driven by focus on combat readiness: Admiral Karambir Singh (Part 1)

India’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra in this Part 1 of an exclusive interaction earlier this month that the Indian Navy‘s modernisation focus is based on ‘Ordnance on Target’ as an important measure of combat effectiveness; and acquisition of mission-capable […]

Updated: India expands strategic reach with military logistics pact with Japan; one with Russia planned in October

(Editor’s Note: Updated on Sep. 11 with additional background information throughout the report, filed originally on Sep. 10.) By N. C. Bipindra New Delhi: Already interoperable through the annual joint Malabar maritime exercise with Japan, India has expanded its strategic reach in the Indo-Pacific by signing a logistic […]