World News | Reuters | Thursday November 5, 2015
Five Bahrainis were convicted of conspiring with Iran to carry out attacks inside Bahrain, sentenced to life imprisonment and stripped of their citizenship, Bahrain's Public Prosecutor was cited as saying by state news agency BNA reported.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 28, 2015
A French frigate has docked at a port in southern China on a four-day visit to China's South China Sea fleet, China's military said on today, amid tensions between China and United States over the disputed waters.
World News | Reuters | Sunday October 18, 2015
An armada of carriers, cruiser, destroyers and submarines gathered off Japan's coast today in a display of naval power that showcased Tokyo's latest warships and signalled wider engagement by the U.S. Navy in the western Pacific.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
India's invite to Pakistan to participate in the International Fleet Review early next year, which will see over 50 countries including China take part, got an 'unfavourable' response.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
The Indian Navy has ruled out combat role for women for the time being citing government rules but has pitched for inducting them as pilots for its fleet of maritime reconnaissance aircraft.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
The Indian Navy today showcased the might of its fleet of warships, submarines and choppers in the Bay of Bengal as part of Navy Day celebrations.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Some countries appear to view freedom of the seas as "up for grabs" in the South China Sea, imposing superfluous warnings and restrictions that threaten stability, a US Navy commander said on Tuesday in comments apparently aimed at China.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 1, 2015
One of the U.S. Navy's most advanced aircraft carriers docked in Japan on Thursday at the start of a deployment that will strengthen the capability of the Seventh Fleet in Asia and boost ties between the United States and its closest regional ally.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
INS Kochi, a state-of-the-art Indian Navy destroyer, was commissioned today by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.
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.