Indian Navy Current Affairs - 2020

India to start bidding process of procuring six submarines

The Indian Navy is to acquire 24 new submarines. This is being done to bolster India’s underwater fighting capabilities. India is to launch the bidding process of procuring these submarines in September 2020. Highlights The submarines are to be built in India. Of these six are nuclear attack submarines and are to be built at Read More…

PM Modi launches Optic Fibre Link connecting Lakshadweep Islands with the mainland

On August 15, 2020, PM Modi announced the Optic Fibre Linking of Lakshadweep Islands with the mainland during his address at the 74th celebrations of Independence Day. Highlights The undersea Optical Fibre Cable link to be established between Lakshadweep and the mainland is second in the country. The first of its kind was established between Read More…

Indian Armed Forces revive “Project Cheetah”

The Indian Armed Forces have decided to revive “Project Cheetah” amidst tensions with China. The project was pending for a long time and the tri-services have now decided to revive the project under Rs 3,500 crores. Ajay Kumar Committee The proposal of reviving “Project Cheetah” has been sent to a newly formed high-level defence ministry Read More…

Boeing Completes Delivery of 37 Military Helicopters to India

The United States-based multinational Aerospace Company- Boeing had completed the delivery of all 37 Military Helicopter in the month of June 2020 that were ordered by the Defence Ministry for the Indian Armed Forces in 2015. This was informed by Boeing through a news release statement on their website on 10th July 2020. Out of Read More…

Indian Navy Completes ‘Operation Samudra Setu’ by bringing 3,992 Indian Citizens back to Homeland

‘Samudra Setu’ meaning ‘Sea Bridge’, In an effort to repatriate Indian Citizens from overseas, the Operation Samudra Setu was launched on 5th May 2020 by the Indian Navy. The Operation Samudra Setu lasted over 55 days in which 3,992 Indian Citizens were brought back to their homeland by the sea route by the Indian Navy. Read More…