Monday, May 17, 2021

Naval Forces

China’s two aircraft carriers in apparent simultaneous exercises for the first time

China's two carriers will become key forces at a time when China has been facing military pressure from countries like the US in the Taiwan Straits and the South China Sea, and potentially from India on China's key maritime transport lanes.

CNS Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi chaired Command & Staff Conference held at NHQ

Naval Chief expressed confidence over Combat Readiness of PN & lauded capability development through acquisition of new technologies.

Why India Keeps Renting Nuclear Submarines From Russia Worth Billions Of Dollars Instead Of...

India is currently working on three nuclear submarine projects — Arihant-class SSBNs, SSNs, and the 13,500 tonne S-5 class SSBNs — but the country remains far from having its own sea deterrent.

Pentagon Report: China Now Has World’s Largest Navy as Beijing Expands Military Influence

A “permanent condition of military inferiority is anathema” to China’s leadership and nowhere is that more obvious in its naval build-up, Chad Sbragia, deputy assistant secretary of defense for China, said during a Tuesday American Enterprise Institute forum.

Greece to Buy 18 Rafale Fighters, Four New Frigates to Boost Defense

The country will also be boosted through the acquisition of Romeo SH-60 Seahawk helicopters, torpedoes, anti-tank and guided missiles and the modernization of the Hydra-class frigates.

Iran to establish permanent IRGC military base in Indian Ocean by next March 2021

The commander of the Naval Forces, Ali Reza Tungsiri, said that the Guards have directives from Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, to be present on the high seas permanently.