All articles by Hemanth Kumar

Hemanth Kumar

Future ships of the Indian Navy

With a long coastline of more than 7,800km, the Indian Navy faces the challenge of protecting the country’s maritime interests at all times.

India vs China: A comparison of the Indian and Chinese (PLA) Navies

The border dispute between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in June 2020 has raised concerns of a possible military confrontation between two of the world’s major economies. Here we compare to the countries’ naval forces.

Pentagon deploys marines to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The Pentagon is deploying the US Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5), along with thousands of marines, to the Middle East in the wake of rising tensions with Iran.

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US Navy’s Metal Shark patrol boat to begin full-rate production

The US Navy’s new-generation Metal Shark-designed ‘40 PB’ patrol boat platform is set to transition to full-rate production.

Royal Navy’s HMS Trent makes maiden appearance in Portsmouth

The Royal Navy’s Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessel HMS Trent has arrived in Portsmouth for the first time.

Argentina’s P-3C Orion aircraft support package sale approved by US

The US Government has approved the potential sale of a support package for Argentina’s recently acquired P-3C Orion anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft.

General Dynamics to support US and British submarine weapons systems

General Dynamics Mission Systems has received a contract to upgrade and sustain fire control systems and subsystems on the nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines (SSBN) operated by the US Navy and the British Royal Navy.

BAE Systems wins US Navy contract for laser-guided rockets

BAE Systems has been awarded a $2.68bn contract to deliver additional Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets to the US Navy.

Naval Group and Airspeed sign MoU for submarine mast proposal

Naval Group has signed an agreement with composites manufacturer Airspeed to collaborate to submit a joint proposal for the masts of the Royal Australian Navy’s future Attack-class submarines.