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Indian Navy inducts n-powered attack submarine


April 4th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Navy Wednesday inducted a Russian-origin nuclear submarine, INS Chakra, into its fleet, giving its underwater combat capabilities much-needed muscle and becoming the sixth navy ... Read more...

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Why India should avoid landing in hot waters of Hurmuz (Comment)


January 1st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
As Iran and the United States move towards a standoff in the Strait of Hurmuz, India is going to find itself in a serious dilemma because of its close relations ... Read more...

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Militarily, China far ahead than India: Manmohan Singh


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmhohan Singh Wednesday said China was "far ahead" in its military strength but India was catching up with its limited resources."The Chinese ... Read more...

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New fast attack craft joins Indian Navy


June 8th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 8 (IANS) India Wednesday added a new warship to its fleet with the commissioning of a fast attack craft here that can aid in anti-piracy operations in the ... Read more...

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Largest stealth frigate in world commissioned in Indian Navy


April 29th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghMumbai, Apr 29 (ANI): To be ready for technological warfare and in a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India today commissioned the ... Read more...

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India’s indigenous stealth frigate INS Shivalik to be commissioned today


April 29th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 29 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the Shivalik-class multi-role frigate with stealth ... Read more...

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Indigenous INS Shivalik, a step towards making of a blue-water navy


April 21st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the ... Read more...

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China-Pakistan linkages have military implications: India


July 9th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India Thursday said the rapid enhancement in the defence capabilities of China as well as its hobnobbing with Pakistan and other countries in South Asia have "military ... Read more...

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India and US discuss modernisation, increased presence of Chinese Navy


May 14th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 14 (ANI): India and the United States today discussed various issues concerning the South Asian region like the rapid modernization of the Chinese armed forces, ... Read more...

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India to enter elite club, Antony to lay keel of first indigenous aircraft carrier today


February 28th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 28 (ANI): India will join the elite club today and will become fourth country in the world to indigenously build its own aircraft carrier of 40,000 tonne plus. Defence Minister ... Read more...

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India to become fourth nation to build its own aircraft carrier


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Taking a step ahead in the modernisation of the Navy, India will become the fourth country in the world to build its own ... Read more...

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India’s indigenous aircraft carrier to sail by 2011: Indian Navy chief


February 18th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Progressing towards self-reliance in the defence industry, India's first indigenous aircraft carrier will be in the waters by 2011, Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Indian Navy seeks nuclear-powered subs


May 9th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Navy, besides eyeing nuclear-powered submarines, will soon be inducting six new submarines to become a true "blue water navy", Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sureesh Mehta ... Read more...

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Chinese nuclear submarine base prompts ‘new Cold War’ warning


May 3rd, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
London, May 3 (ANI): A new Cold War may be brewing in the Far East following reports of China having secretly developed a major nuclear submarine base. The Telegraph quoted defence ... Read more...

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US Navy Secretary in India, focus on maritime security


March 28th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Secretary of the US Navy, Donald Winter, is likely to meet top Indian defence officials to discuss maritime security. Winter was formally received by Chief of the ... Read more...

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