INS Chakra

Type: Organization
Name: INS Chakra
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 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 Jul 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Navy gets facility for uninterrupted communication

NEW DELHI: To establish uninterrupted communication with its deployed ships, especially submarines, the Navy today operationalised a facility at Tirunelvelli in Tamil Nadu which will help it to remain in touch with its strategic vessels across its areas ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Govt working on approvals for long-delayed conventional and nuclear submarine projects

NEW DELHI: There is finally some urgency being shown to rescue India's ageing and depleting underwater combat arm. The approval for two long-pending projects, one for construction of six advanced diesel-electric submarines and the other for six nuclear-powered ... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: submarine, missile, CCS, India
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 Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Modi govt must act fast to save India’s depleting submarine fleet

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government will have to get cracking on a four-pronged strategy if it wants to rescue the country's underwater combat arm from sinking any further.Defence ministry sources say the new political dispensation should ensure there ... [Published Times of India - Jun 02 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]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Military Capabilities of India 2014

India's first-ever dedicated military satellite, Rukmini or GSAT-7, "seamlessly networked" around 60 warships and 75 aircraft during the massive month-long naval combat exercise in the Bay of Bengal that ended on Feb. 28, 2014...Apart from GSAT-7, the ... [Published Law in Action - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 01 2014 - Updated Mar 02 2014 - 4 reports

Navy tests its new gear in Indian Ocean

The Indian Navy tested its war machinery in series of month-long drill in the Indian Ocean. RS Chauhan reports The Indian Navy concluded a successful month-long exercise in the Indian Ocean on Friday night. The exercise, involving three-fourths ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
First reported Mar 01 2014 - Updated Mar 02 2014 - 2 reports

Navy completes Tropex war drills in Indian Ocean Region

NEW DELHI: The Navy has successfully completed one of its largest war drills spread over Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal region and involving its frontline assets such as INS Chakra and 75 combat and surveillance aircraft. “The Navy’s ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
First reported Feb 14 2014 - Updated Feb 14 2014 - 1 reports

Indian Navy Begins Month-long War Drills Off The East Coast

Nuclear submarine INS Chakra and the newly-inducted P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft are taking part in Navy's month-long wargames which started today along the Eastern seaboard near Vishakhapatnam. During the exercise, both the Eastern and the ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 14 2014]
First reported Feb 13 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 1 reports

CNS Admiral DK Joshi, FOC in C ENC Anil Chopra at Ex TROPEX – 2014

Vishakhapatnam: Admiral DK Joshi, Chief of the Naval Staff and Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-chief, Eastern Naval Command, embarked the combined Fleets at sea off the East coast on 13 Feb 14. The combined Eastern and Western ... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Feb 13 2014]

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"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
"Being a Navy that deploys globally to represent and protect Indian national interests, the service has an elaborate communication infrastructure, including modern satellite communication facilities, to link and network its deployed units with their home bases and command and control centres" the Navy said
...asked the defence ministry to "club" the separate projects to "draft a single note" for the requisite nod from Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). "The two projects have been languishing for long in the files being exchanged between the two ministries. The government seems serious about fast-track approvals this time" said a source
"Since early-April, it's now again with MoF. The tender or RFP (request for proposal) can be issued only after first the MoF and then the cabinet committee on security approves it" said a source

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Navy gets new facility to communicate with nucl... [Published Times of India - Jul 31 2014]
Navy gets facility for uninterrupted communication [Published Economic Times - Jul 31 2014]
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Vice Admiral Anil Chopra appointed FOC-In-C of ... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Jun 05 2014]
Modi govt must act fast to save India’s depleti... [Published Times of India - Jun 02 2014]
Dhowan sharpens focus on undersea capabilities [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 01 2014]
The Military Capabilities of India 2014 [Published Law in Action - Mar 12 2014]
Navy tests its new gear in Indian Ocean [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
Indian Navy's largest exercise in two years con... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
Navy completes Tropex war drills in Indian Ocea... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
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Dhowan sharpens focus on undersea capabilities [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 01 2014]
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 ...
The Military Capabilities of India 2014 [Published Law in Action - Mar 12 2014]
India's first-ever dedicated military satellite, Rukmini or GSAT-7, "seamlessly networked" around 60 warships and 75 aircraft during the massive month-long naval combat exercise in the Bay of Bengal that ended on Feb. 28, 2014...Apart from GSAT-7, the ...
Navy tests its new gear in Indian Ocean [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
The Indian Navy tested its war machinery in series of month-long drill in the Indian Ocean. RS Chauhan reports The Indian Navy concluded a successful month-long exercise in the Indian Ocean on Friday night. The exercise, involving three-fourths ...
Indian Navy's largest exercise in two years con... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
Despite the INS Sindhuratna submarine tragedy and the sudden resignation of Admiral DK Joshi on Wednesday, both the eastern and the western fleets successfully completed TROPEX-2014 (Theatre-level readiness and Operational Exercise), the Indian Navy’s ...
Navy completes Tropex war drills in Indian Ocea... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 02 2014]
NEW DELHI: The Navy has successfully completed one of its largest war drills spread over Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal region and involving its frontline assets such as INS Chakra and 75 combat and surveillance aircraft. “The Navy’s ...
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