The indigenous surface-to-air missile Akash failing to inspire enough
confidence for deployment on Indian Navy ships, the government has asked
the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to engage with
the French firm MBDA missile systems for development of short-range
surface-to-air missile system (SRSAM).
The current deployment in the Gulf region of two carrier strike groups
(CSG): A U.S. Navy one with the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier (CVN)
USS Carl Vinson a French Navy (Marine Nationale) one with CVN Charles
de Gaulle is the occasion for the two allied navies to test, implement
and improve their interoperability while on theatre and while actively
engaged in combat missions. Read
The U.S. Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition will take place
April 13-15, 2015 at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National
Harbor, MD USA. Navy Recognition has been appointed as Online Show News
Center for the event.
Link to SAS 2015 Online News Coverage