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Germany refuses to supply engines for Pakistan’s Chinese origin Submarines

Germany refuses to supply engines for Pakistan’s Chinese origin Submarines

Pazdin DalalMay 28, 20222 min read

The German government has refused to supply MTU 12V396 diesel engines from Germany’s Motor and Turbine Union company to be equipped on a modified Hangor-class submarine that is based on the Chinese-origin Type 039B submarine meant for Pakistani Navy. The Hangor-class submarine is to be equipped with an AIP-equipped but the German government has prohibited…

The Unconventional Military Tactics We Learned From The Ukrainian War 2022

The Unconventional Military Tactics We Learned From The Ukrainian War 2022

Shantanu K. BansalMay 24, 202212 min read

Article by Mr. Shantanu K. Bansal On 24 February 2022, Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine. Russia didn’t mention that it is going to conduct a full-fledged military manoeuvre against the Ukraine, rather it named it’s military operations against Ukraine as a “special operation.” Since the very starting of the Russi-Ukrainian War 2022, the IADN emerged as the few handles…

INS Surat and INS Udaygiri to be launched tomorrow

INS Surat and INS Udaygiri to be launched tomorrow

IADN Editorial TeamMay 16, 20221 min read

INS Surat stealth destroyer and INS Udaygiri stealth frigate to be launched tomorrow The ship ‘Surat’ is the fourth and last of the stealth destroyers under the ‘Project 15B’ programme, while the second ship, ‘Udaygiri’ is part of the ‘Project 17A’ frigate programme. ‘Surat’ is the fourth ship of Project 15B destroyers which heralds a…

What are EPR nuclear reactors that India intends to equip itself from France

What are EPR nuclear reactors that India intends to equip itself from France

Pazdin DalalMay 9, 20223 min read

French state-owned company, EDF on Thursday said that it hopes to seal a deal to equip India with six latest generation of EPR (Evolutionary Power Reactor) that will have the potential to power 70 million Indian households with an installed capacity of 9.6 GW and cut carbon dioxide emissions by 80 million tonnes every year.…

RFIs for long range guided bombs and supersonic air to ground missiles by IAF

RFIs for long range guided bombs and supersonic air to ground missiles by IAF

IADN Editorial TeamMay 7, 20222 min read

Indian Airforce has recently came out with two new RFIs for weapon systems. These include long range guided bombs and long range guided supersonic missiles. Two RFIs of IAF 1. Long Range Guidance Kit for 250 Kg Bomb. Range to be over 60km. Initial quantity of 560 units. An additional order of 1000 units can…

‘China’s Territorial Claims On Parts Of India, Taiwan Useless’: Taiwan Foreign Minister Wu

‘China’s Territorial Claims On Parts Of India, Taiwan Useless’: Taiwan Foreign Minister Wu

Pazdin DalalMay 4, 20223 min read

Taiwanese foreign minister Joseph Wu last week during an interview with Fareed Zakaria on his show CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS said that China was making claims which were against the status quo and those claims are not only ‘useless’ but can also be ‘very dangerous’. Wu pointed out that China’s territorial claims in the East…

The 13th Para SF Battalion Raised

The 13th Para SF Battalion Raised

Shantanu K. BansalMay 3, 20225 min read

It is nowhere in the mainstream media but as per sources on the 1st of May this year, the Indian Army raised another battalion of Special Forces, the 13th PARA SF (Aka. Thunderbolt Thirteen). Before, the raising of this new battalion of Special Forces, the Army had total nine battalions – 1,2,3,4,9,10,11,12, and 21. Although,…

Submarine Plans of Navy in danger: France’s Naval Group pulls out of P75I

Submarine Plans of Navy in danger: France’s Naval Group pulls out of P75I

IADN Editorial TeamApr 29, 20222 min read

Indian Navy wanted to take the modernisation of its submarine arm with the Project 75I where atleast 6 submarines for approximately 6 billion USD were to be built and delivered to Indian Navy. Recently the 6th and final Kalvari class Project 75 submarine was launched. It was last of its series. Indian Navy plans called…


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