World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 14, 2015
The United States is weighing sending warships and surveillance aircraft near artificial islands built by China to challenge Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 1, 2015
US Navy ships started accompanying US-flagged commercial vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, seeking to ensure freedom of navigation two days after Iran seized a cargo ship, US defense officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that Britain would offer to deploy military ships and helicopters to the Mediterranean to help stem a deadly tide of refugees trying to reach Europe by sea.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Pentagon said on Tuesday the presence of a large convoy of Iranian cargo ships in the Arabian Sea was one factor in the US decision to deploy additional warships in the waters off war-torn Yemen but was not the primary reason for the move.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 19, 2015
French President Francois Hollande said today that negotiations with Moscow were under way to find a solution to a dispute over the sale of two Mistral warships, frozen over the Ukraine crisis.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan for military aircraft, warships and soldiers, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said today, at the start of a parliamentary debate on whether Pakistan should get involved in a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan for military aircraft, warships and soldiers, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday, at the start of a parliamentary debate on whether Pakistan should get involved in a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 23, 2015
Danish warships will be a target for Russian nuclear weapons if the Scandinavian country joins NATO's missile defence programme, Russia's ambassador to Denmark told the newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday March 20, 2015
INS Viraat, perhaps one of the longest serving warships in the world, will be decommissioned next year, after 57 years in service.
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.