India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday August 27, 2015
Indian submarines, on an average, are available for just six out of 10 days for operational deployment. And of every 10 tasks allotted to the fleet, it has to drop at least one, a senior Naval officer told NDTV.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to attend the International Fleet Review (IFR) in Visakhapatnam in February next year.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 20, 2015
A top US Navy admiral said he joined a routine surveillance flight over the disputed South China Sea on Saturday and that the US was committed to freedom of navigation in the region.
NDTV | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Indian Navy is aiming to have a 200-ship fleet by 2027. The Navy, which has 137 ships and submarines under its command, is also in exploratory talks with Russia to see if some of the ships can be built with their collaboration so as to expedite the process.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday July 8, 2015
INS Viraat - perhaps the oldest serving warship today and India's second aircraft carrier in the fleet - may live on as a museum after it is decommissioned next year.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday June 12, 2015
A Naval submarine fitted with sophisticated sonar equipment is expected to join today a fleet of 15 ships engaged in search operations to trace a Dornier aircraft which went missing on Monday with three people on board.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday April 18, 2015
Bahrain, home to the US Navy's Fifth Fleet, has been rocked by unrest since security forces crushed Shiite-led protests in 2011 demanding a constitutional monarchy and an elected prime minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2015
Tebma Shipyards on Saturday said its indigenously built dredger is ready to be inducted in the Indian Navy.
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 known as 'Swimmer Delivery Vehicles' - which are used for special operations.
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 Indian Ocean through a top-secret encrypted system.
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 through a top-secret encrypted system.
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 repairs and maintenance.
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 address this gap that for the first time India-US will be carrying out an exercise to rescue its tr...
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 - guided missile destroyer INS Rana, stealth frigate INS Shivalik, missile corvette INS Karmukh and fl...
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.