INS Chakra

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Name: INS Chakra
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear submarine INS Arihant, other critical assets in Vizag safe

India's first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant and other "critical assets" in the Bay of Bengal are safe from the devastation wrought by cyclonic storm Hudhud in the southern port city of Visakhapatnam, an official said Wednesday.Defence Research ... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE LIKELY TO BE SIMPLIFIED FURTHER

New Delhi: The government is looking at refining the Defence Procurement Procedure, 2013. The procedure, which has been reviewed six times since 2006, is expected to be simplified further. According to sources in the defence ministry, “The review is done ... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cyclone Hudhud toll climbs to 21

VISAKHAPATNAMCyclonic storm Hudhud claimed 21 lives, affected 600,000 people and damaged more than 6,000 houses in north coastal Andhra as the extent of destruction caused by it on Sunday unfolded a day later. Relief operations began on Monday on war ... [Published Oman Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Warships, nuclear submarines at Vizag naval base safe

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 2 minutes 35 seconds agoVishakhapatnam, Oct 13 (IANS) Cyclone Hudhud caused some devastation at the naval base here but the two nuclear submarines and all the warships berthed there are safe, navy sources ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Navy gets new facility to communicate with nuclear submarines prowling underwater

NEW DELHI: With India planning a larger fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, which can prowl underwater for several months at a time and let loose their nuclear-tipped missiles as and when required, the Navy has acquired a new advanced facility to communicate ... [Published Times of India - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vice Admiral Anil Chopra appointed FOC-In-C of Western Naval Command

Mumbai: Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, the second senior most officer of the Indian Navy, will assume charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Naval Command, at Mumbai on 06 Jun 2014. He arrived in Mumbai today after relinquishing command ... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Jun 05 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dhowan sharpens focus on undersea capabilities

The navy appears to be focusing on efforts to strengthen its undersea warfare capabilities to counter the rapid expansion of China’s submarine fleet. The main thrust of Admiral Robin Dhowan’s maiden visit to Vizag as navy chief is expected to be the ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 01 2014]

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Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) spokesman Ravi Gupta told India Strategic ( www.indiastrategic.in ) today that "adequate precautions had been taken to secure INS Arihant and other critical assets off Visakhapatnam and elsewhere on India's eastern seaboard well before Hudhud's landfall on Sunday."
"The officers and men of the naval base at Vishakhapatnam are working to get the base back to its operational status at the earliest" the official said
"The new facility will boost our ability to communicate with submarines, which have trailing wire antenna to pick up the coded VLF radio waves, on an uninterrupted basis throughout the year" said an officer
...The Army "s Mechanized Columns will conclude with a flypast by the Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv of the Army Aviation Corps."

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Nuclear submarine INS Arihant, other critical a... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 15 2014]
DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE LIKELY TO BE SIMP... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 14 2014]
Cyclone Hudhud toll climbs to 21 [Published Oman Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Warships, nuclear submarines at Vizag naval bas... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 13 2014]
Navy gets new facility to communicate with nucl... [Published Times of India - Jul 31 2014]
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Dhowan sharpens focus on undersea capabilities [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 01 2014]
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