The Chinese garrison on Pangong Lake, which straddles the India-China border, has been reinforced with new assault boats. At least six are now present on the lake, allowing for a mobile assault force of at least 60 troops.
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27 May 2020
Lieutenant General PS Rajeshwar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Commander-in-Chief A&N Command, commissioned INLCU (Indian Navy Landing Craft Utility) L57 into the Indian Navy on 15 May 2020 at Port Blair.
16 May 2020
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) "Sachet" and two interceptor boats (IBs) C-450 and C-451 in Goa via video conference from here today.
15 May 2020
India becomes the latest country to add the MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopter to its fleet. The U.S. Navy announced a $905 million contract to Lockheed Martin (Sikorsky) for 21 "Romeo" helicopters for the Indian Navy.
06 May 2020
A spokesman of the Indian Ministry of Defence announced back in March that Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL, Visakhapatnam), India's state-owned shipyard, had signed a contract with TAIS, a consortium of five Turkish shipyards, to design and build five large Fleet Support Vessel (FSV) with a displacement of 45,000 tonnes for the Indian Navy.
05 Mar 2020
An Indian Navy P-8I Neptune Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) visited Reunion Island to train with the French Air Force and Navy based on the island, known as "FAZSOI".
11 Feb 2020
India's Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) is expected to be inducted into the Indian Navy by 2022. The deadline to deliver the ship was 2018. Delay in getting aviation equipment from Russia caused the setback.
10 Feb 2020
India will receive two Project 1135.6 frigates currently under construction at the Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad in west Russia by the end of the first half of 2024, the press office of Russia's Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation told TASS.
04 Feb 2020
Interview with Sylvain Defer, head of P-75I Project at Naval Group, regarding the French proposal for the Indian Navy P-75I requirement.
22 Jan 2020
The progress on the construction of the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC-P71) project was reviewed by Indian Defence Secretary, Shri Ajay Kumar, on January 20, 2020, at Cochin Shipyard Limited.