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Russian warships hold drills in Mediterranean


August 11th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian joint naval task force on a training mission in the Mediterranean has conducted two-day tactical exercises with live-firing drills, the defense ministry said.The ... Read more...

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India inducts third indigenous stealth frigate (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Adding teeth to its surface combatants fleet, India Saturday commissioned INS Sahyadri, the third of its indigenously designed and built warships which will enhance the ... Read more...

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Antony to commission Indian-built warship Saturday


July 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the induction of the stealth frigate INS Sahyadri in Mumbai on Saturday, the Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet, ... Read more...

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India’s third indigenous stealth frigate commissioning July 21


June 25th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet with the induction of the indigenous stealth frigate INS Sahyadri on July 21 in ... Read more...

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Indian frigate sails for sea trials in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Talwar-class frigate being built for the Indian Navy at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave departed Thursday for sea trials.The Tarkash is the ... Read more...

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India’s new frigate INS Teg to be inducted April 27


April 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To give a boost to its naval warfare capability, India will induct on April 27 a new warship into its fleet, when INS Teg, built ... Read more...

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Russia completes final trials of Indian frigate


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Yantar shipyard in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has completed the final tests of a missile frigate for the Indian Navy, an official said.Russia ... Read more...

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President reviews naval fleet (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday praised the Indian Navy and said the anti-piracy missions undertaken by the navy and the Coast Guard have earned them the ... Read more...

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President Patil reviews naval fleet


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Reviewing the fleet of 81 ships and 44 aircraft as part of the 10th Presidential Fleet Review, President Pratibha Patil sailed on board INS Subhadra ... Read more...

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Russian-built, BrahMos-fitted frigate set for Indian Navy induction


December 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, INS Teg, a Russian-built frigate for the Indian Navy, will set sail once its Indian crew arrives and takes over ... Read more...

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Brand new Indian Navy with long legs by 2027: Admiral Verma


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India will have "a brand new" navy with "long legs" at sea, with force levels of 150-odd warships and 500-odd air fleet, navy chief Admiral ... Read more...

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‘Warship delays not linked to Mazagon Docks upgrade’


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) There is a delay in the modernisation of Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) and the construction of warships there but the two issues are not ... Read more...

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President to review Indian Navy fleet next month


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, the supreme commander of the armed forces, will review Indian Navy's fleet in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai Dec 20, when ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to focus on manpower, operational assets


October 14th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With its force levels set to increase by at least 15 per cent over the next five years, the Indian Navy is to focus ... Read more...

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India launches second home-built stealth warship (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Navy added to its striking capabilities Saturday by commissioning its second indigenously designed and built warship, INS Satpura, a multi-role combatant stealth frigate that ... Read more...

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India, Turkey navy wargames begin Sunday


July 7th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indian and Turkish navies will embark on a two-day major war game in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai beginning Sunday, when four warships from each ... Read more...

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Russia behind schedule on Indian frigates delivery


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is not going to meet the deadlines in the implementation of a contract on the delivery of missile frigates to the Indian Navy, ... Read more...

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Russia to increase defence spending by 60 percent


July 30th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian defence spending will increase by a staggering 60 percent by 2013 to $66.3 million from $42 million in 2010, a media report said Friday. The government made ... Read more...

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Pak Navy chief lauds performance of China’s F-22P frigate, keen to expand co-operation


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Noman Bashir, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the F-22P frigate bought from China and hopes to further bilateral naval cooperation ... 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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Pak to get 30-yr-old 65 mln dollar US warship ‘free of cost’


April 27th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has rebuked reports that it is acquiring an over 30-year old guided missile frigate from the United States for a whopping 64.77 million dollars, saying Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak Navy planning massive overhaul, new acquisitions to counter terror challenges


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.23 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy is planning a massive overhaul of its current fleet and would acquire several new ships and other hardware in order to effectively face terrorism and piracy ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets US guided missile frigate for $65 mn (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan has signed a $65 million deal with the United States for the "hot transfer" of the refurbished guided missile frigate USS McInerney. Under the ... 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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India to build 10 indigenous stealth frigates in 10 years


April 21st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) After importing the first three stealth frigates from Russia and with another three on order, the Indian Navy is likely to acquire 10 such indigenously-built vessels in ... Read more...

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Pakistan inks deal for US guided-missile frigate


April 21st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan has inked a $78 million deal for acquiring the US guided-missile frigate USS McInerney that will join the fleet in January 2011 after a $65 million refurbishment ... Read more...

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Pak Navy to acquire 30 year old US frigate for 78 million dollars


March 5th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.5 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy is set to acquire a 30 year old Oliver Perry class frigate, USS McInerney, from the United States at a whopping cost of about 78 million ... Read more...

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Russia to float out frigate for Indian Navy Nov 27


November 18th, 2009 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Kaliningrad (Russia), Nov 18 (RIA Novosti) A Russian shipyard will float out the first of three frigates for the Indian Navy Nov 27, a company spokesman said. The Yantar shipyard in Russia's ... Read more...

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India, Singapore naval exercises build on synergies


April 1st, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Nirmala George Singapore, April 1 (IANS) Naval warships from India and Singapore prepared to end week-long exercises Thursday in the Andaman Sea aimed at ensuring maritime and coastal security and combating piracy ... Read more...

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Malaysian Navy gets its first submarine


January 29th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Malaysia has taken delivery of its first submarine, a Scorpene built by French military shipyard DCNS in partnership with Spanish shipyard Navantia. It has been christened KD ... Read more...

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Indian Navy destroys pirate vessel off Somali coast


November 19th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The Indian Navy Warship, INS Tabar, armed with supersonic BrahMos (PJ-10) anti-ship cruise missiles, sank a pirate vessel off the Somali coast after ... Read more...

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Congress seeks more orders for defence shipyard in West Bengal


November 4th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) The West Bengal Congress Tuesday appealed the central government to place more orders for better utilisation of Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSEL)'s infrastructure."GRSEL is one of ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Raman P Suthan to take over as Vice Chief of Naval Staff


March 19th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Vice Admiral Raman P Suthan will take over as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff. Vice Admiral Suthan, who was earlier the Deputy Chief of Naval ... Read more...

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