Articles By Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath

Stealth Technology in Warship Design

Stealth Technology in Warship Design

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol. 29.1 Jan-Mar 2014 | Date: 13 Apr , 2014

Providing stealth features in the design of a warship will entail additional costs. It has been reported that Visby stealth Corvette costs 50 per cent more than a conventionally built Corvette of...

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New technologies and trends in Submarines

New technologies and trends in Submarines

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol. 26.4 Oct-Dec 2011 | Date: 15 Feb , 2012

“At the beginning of the last century, Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson described submarine as underhanded, damned un-English and he suggested that we treat all submarines as pirate ships in wartime...

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SHIVALIK: India's New Generation Warship

SHIVALIK: India's New Generation Warship

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 25.2 Apr-Jun 2010 | Date: 09 Dec , 2011

Shivalik is the first ship of the Project 17 Frigates designed by the Indian Navy and built by Mazagon Docks Limited Mumbai. This project was conceived to incorporate stealth features and in the...

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India Lags Behind in Shipbuilding

India Lags Behind in Shipbuilding

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 22.3 Jul-Sep 2007 | Date: 16 Nov , 2011

There has been consistent boom in shipbuilding since 1990s. The main reason for this has been the rise in the volume of International trade due to healthy long range economic and energy demands....

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Terrorist Attacks from Sea

Terrorist Attacks from Sea

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 24.1 Jan-Mar 2009 | Date: 29 Apr , 2011

Role of Offshore Patrol Vessels The growing spurt of Pirate activities and the unique 26/11 terrorist attack from the sea, has engendered the need to review the naval assets and determine the...

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Shipbuilders dilemma and the way ahead

Shipbuilders dilemma and the way ahead

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 25.4 Oct-Dec 2010 | Date: 14 Mar , 2011

The global economic crisis has brought steepest decline in the shipbuilding industry across the world. The shipbuilding industry is facing tremendous head winds with no significant relief in...

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Shipbuilding in India

Shipbuilding in India

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 07 Mar , 2011

It was during the Medieval period that a number of Indian Vessels were constructed, for the first time, purely for war at sea. Facilities for launching catapults and incendiary throwers, however,...

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Design Review of Naval Platforms

Design Review of Naval Platforms

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 04 Mar , 2011

The existing system of naval platform (ship or submarine) design involves various iterations and stages with comprehensive inbuilt checks and balances in the entire design process. The...

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Export potential in naval sector

Export potential in naval sector

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 23.3 Jul-Sep 2008 | Date: 25 Feb , 2011

The defence systems are country-specific so as to meet the nation’s security requirements in most efficient manner and at economical terms. All the countries would like to have the defence...

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