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 | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 13, 2015
French President Francois Hollande said Thursday the conditions were "still not right" to go ahead with the sale of two Mistral warships to Russia despite Moscow having backed a new Ukraine peace plan.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 23, 2015
The Narendra Modi-led government is all set to walk into an area where the previous UPA government had feared to tread. India and the US may soon agree on allowing their warships and aircraft to access each other's bases, refuel and, in case of emerg...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday December 19, 2014
Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers or GRSE - a Kolkata-based Defence Public Sector unit - will supply warships to Vietnam.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Vietnam today showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge China's superior naval forces amid tension in the South China Sea.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday November 18, 2014
India will opt out of an agreement to buy small warships from Korea - mine-sweepers - because a middleman was allegedly involved in the contract which was signed three years ago. Indian laws forbid the payment of commissions and use of agents for def...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron today told Vladimir Putin to stop bullying smaller states as Australian counterpart Tony Abbott accused the Russian leader of trying to relive the "lost glories of tsarism".
World News | Agencies | Friday November 14, 2014
Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country's northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim th...
India News | Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Two warships berthed at Kolkata for Navy week celebrations moved out.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Brushing aside India's concern, China today defended its submarines making port calls in Colombo, saying there is "nothing unusual" as it is an international common practice for warships to stop for refuelling at ports abroad.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Warships from the rival Koreas exchanged warning shots Tuesday after a North Korean ship briefly violated the disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean defense official sai
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 5, 2014
The US Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 22, 2014
Two Chinese destroyers have arrived at Iran's Gulf port of Bandar Abbas, in an unprecedented visit attesting to a new rapprochement between the two countries, Iranian media reported Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 4, 2014
France said Wednesday "conditions" were not in place to deliver the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia, a move planned later this year that has sparked controversy given the crisis in Ukraine.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday urged the EU to hit Russia with tougher sanctions over the downing of flight MH17, calling for a ban on military sales and criticising France's deal to build two warships for Moscow.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Three Indian Navy warships today entered Vladivostok in Russia for the INDRA series of naval war-games with that country.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 30, 2014
The US has sent another warship to the Persian Gulf with 1,000 marines on board as clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic militants intensified Sunday, the media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Chinese warships will join US-led naval drills off Hawaii for the first time this week, in a significant but mainly symbolic effort by the two powers' fighting forces to make friends, not war.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Vietnam said on Wednesday that a Chinese oil rig at the centre of an increasingly bitter territorial dispute appeared to be on the move again, as China denied Vietnamese accusations that it had sent warships to the scene.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
North Korea today rejected as "sheer fabrication" Seoul's charges that it fired shells near a South Korean warship the previous day.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday May 22, 2014
North and South Korean warships exchanged artillery fire Thursday in disputed waters off the western coast, South Korean military officials said, in the latest sign of rising animosity between the bitter rivals in recent weeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 22, 2014
North Korea on Thursday fired shells into disputed waters near a South Korean warship on patrol south of the Yellow Sea border, South Korea's defence ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 16, 2014
Satellite images have picked out two new North Korean warships - the largest it has constructed in 25 years and an important "wake-up call" on the effectiveness of sanctions, a US think-tank said Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 16, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated Washington's opposition to France's sale of warships to Russia during a meeting with French counterpart Laurent Fabius earlier this week, US officials said Thursday.