India News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The government has cleared an $8 billion or Rs 50,000 crore plan to build India's most advanced warships, defence sources said, just months after ordering new submarines to close the gap with the Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean.
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 29, 2015
The United States would welcome a move by Japan to extend air patrols into the South China Sea as a counterweight to a growing fleet of Chinese vessels pushing Beijing's territorial claims in the region, a senior U.S. Navy officer told Reuters.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 11, 2014
The Indian Navy is working towards a new fleet of aircraft and helicopters for maritime surveillance, electronic warfare and anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, its top commander has said.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday October 26, 2014
The Defence Acquisition Council of India on Saturday cleared defence deals worth Rs 80,000 crore. The deal includes the acquisition of six conventional submarines to augment the aging and depleted submarine fleet and two midget submarines -- also kno...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Indian Navy would have 200 warships in another 10 years, with three aircraft carriers in each of the three naval commands, for which orders have already been given to various docks in the country, a senior official said on board the INS Satpura today...
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 5, 2013
Britain's Prince Harry chatted and shook hands with a throng of excited fans on the Sydney waterfront on Saturday as thousands celebrated the centenary of the fledgling Australian navy fleet's first visit to the city's famed harbour.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 30, 2013
A fleet of satellites aimed dozens of receivers over Pakistan to collect "critical" information that prepared the ground for the US Navy SEALs raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a media report said today.
India News | Reported by Pallava Bagla; edited by Mala Das | Friday August 30, 2013
India's first satellite dedicated to use by the military has been successfully launched into orbit. The GSAT-7, which has cost Rs 185 crore, will transform the capabilities of the Indian Navy, allowing it to communicate with its fleet across the Indi...
India News | Reported by Pallava Bagla; edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 29, 2013
At 2 am on Friday, India will get its first satellite dedicated to use by the military. The GSAT-7, which has cost Rs 185 crore, will transform the capabilities of the Indian Navy, allowing it to communicate with its fleet across the Indian Ocean thr...
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday June 18, 2013
India's underwater combat arm - the submarines fleet - is sinking. India has 14 conventional submarines, of which half are available for deployment. This is because ageing submarine fleets is being forced to spend more and more time at the docks for ...
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 23, 2013
The US military has temporarily grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets - used in Air Force, the Navy and the Marines - as a precautionary measure after a routine inspection detected a crack on an engine blade.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 17, 2013
A Chinese naval fleet heading for piracy-hit Somali waters for escort missions will take part in a multinational exercise in Pakistan in March, official media here reported.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 11, 2013
A US nuclear submarine collided with a merchant ship while operating in the Persian Gulf, the US Fifth Fleet said in a statement.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday October 29, 2012
What happens if one of India's 15 submarines malfunctions underwater and sinks with its crew on board? As India is forced to operate an aging fleet - some over two decades old - the prospect of facing such a situation is almost real. It is perhaps to...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 19, 2012
Four Indian warships that were in Shanghai on a four-day goodwill visit, have wrapped up their port call and left China on the return journey to their home base in Visakhapatnam on India's east coast, a navy officer said on Tuesday. The four ships - ...
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday June 10, 2012
The latest stealth warship in the Navy's stable, INS Satpura will put India in the league of six other countries which own such a ship.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 24, 2012
Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported on Thursday. The Public Affairs Office of the navy said in a statement on Thursday that after receiving...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 27, 2012
The Indian Navy on Friday added teeth to its warship fleet by formally inducting a newly-built frigate at the Yantar shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday February 7, 2012
A small group of Marines trudged onto the beach sands in pitch-black night with an armada of US Navy warships sailing just off the shore. Their mission: root out insurgents that threatened to attack another American force to the south.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 14, 2012
Britain's navy today confirmed that it had captured 13 suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia in a NATO-led operation with US forces. Royal Marines boarded a dhow and captured the 13 men on board after they failed to heed warnings issued by the ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 19, 2011
President Pratibha Patil today celebrated her 77th birthday with a chocolate cake at Rashtrapati Bhavan and a Navy band playing "Happy Birthday" for her in Mumbai where she arrived for a fleet review.
Tamil Nadu News | Express News Service | Thursday December 8, 2011
Six warships belonging to the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy, on Wednesday, carried out naval training exercises off the Chennai coast as part of the Navy Day celebrations. The warships included INS Shivalik, a multi-role frigate, three R-class gui...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2009
The Navy has grounded the entire Sea Harrier fighter jet fleet in the backdrop of one of the aircraft crashing off Goa last week.
World News | Noopur Tiwari | Saturday July 4, 2009
For the first time ever, the Indian Navy sent a big fleet of four vessels as far out as the Atlantic Ocean for the Indo-French naval exercise.