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Government opens IAF’s combat helicopter bid (With images)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government is set to give the Indian Air Force (IAF) more firepower and capabilities during its 80th anniversary year: New combat and heavy-lift ... Read more...

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Faulty boilers caused Indian aircraft carrier’s trial snags (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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India carrier’s trial snags blamed on faulty boilers


September 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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Indian Navy hopeful of getting INS Vikramaditya by April 2013 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Amid reports of another delay in the delivery of INS Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy said Monday it was hopeful of getting the refurbished aircraft ... Read more...

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Celebrating India-ASEAN ties on high seas


September 14th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Celebrating 20 years of India's ties with ASEAN, Defence Minister A.K. Antony will Saturday flag off a historic six-month long voyage by the Indian Navy's ... Read more...

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Efforts on to douse fire in cargo ship off Mumbai, no casualties


September 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Efforts were underway Monday to extinguish a fire which broke out in a cargo ship, MV Amsterdam Bride, anchored eight km south of Mumbai harbour, said ... Read more...

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Indian Navy choppers bid delayed, firm lodges protest


September 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's bid to buy 16 multi-role helicopters worth over $1 billion for its navy has been hit by delays after the defence ministry recently asked ... Read more...

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Terrorists can still strike the through sea: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned of terror groups continuing to maintain their ability to use the sea route for strikes on the lines ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as the new Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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Indian Navy launches healthcare management system


August 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Navy Thursday became the first of the four armed forces to launch a comprehensive health care information management system (HIMS) to ensure naval hospital ... Read more...

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Coast Guard inducts inshore patrol ship


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Wednesday inducted a new Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV) at Visakhapatnam that will aid the maritime force to secure the eastern ... Read more...

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India should build n-deterrent against China: book


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India will be able to forge durable relations with China only when it emerges as a stronger, if not an equal, military and economic power ... Read more...

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Swedish defence firm Saab signs deal to invest in India


August 25th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Swedish defence and security company Saab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a $38-million strategic investment in the Indian company Pipavav Defence and ... Read more...

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Rear Admiral Shrikhande is IDS assistant chief (With Image)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug23 (IANS) Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande, chief of staff of the Southern Naval Command, has been appointed assistant chief of Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) in charge of financial planning ... Read more...

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BHEL exploring non-power equipment business for profits


August 11th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) plans to focus on increasing its revenue from non-power segments like railways, defence and others, said a top ... Read more...

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Navy floats $900 mn tender for utility choppers


August 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Looking to replace its navy's ageing Chetak helicopter fleet, India has floated a $900-million global tender, after a five-year delay, to procure around 60 utility ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to get new budget control system


August 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a revolutionary step to speed up its budgetary processes and macro-manage public funds, the Indian Navy will Saturday launch its force-wide automated Financial Information ... Read more...

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Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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India’s carrier, n-sub programme delayed


August 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's key navy programmes -- the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and the nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant -- are running late, with the carrier's induction ... Read more...

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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief favours five-star CDS


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday favoured the creation of a five-star post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) as a single-point military advisor ... Read more...

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No active deployment of warships in Pacific: India


August 7th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was not considering any active deployment of its warships in the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea in particular in ... Read more...

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New tricks for an old sea dog?


August 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Known as a media-shy officer for long, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday called himself "an old sea dog" and wondered if it was ... Read more...

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India allows end-user inspection of warship by US


August 7th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) In a first, India has allowed one of its warships, bought second-hand from the US in 2005 and inducted into service in 2007, to be ... Read more...

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India opens new naval base overlooking Malacca Strait


July 31st, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India Tuesday opened a new naval base at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands southernmost fringe of Campbell Bay, giving it the ability to keep an ... Read more...

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India gets hawk eye over Strait of Malacca


July 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India will Tuesday formally open a key naval station, aptly named INS Baaz (Hawk), in the southern part of Andaman and Nicobar Islands that ... Read more...

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MiG-29 makes first landing on Indian carrier


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A MiG-29KUB two-seat naval fighter jet made the first touch-and-go landings last week on Indian Navy aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, Russia's Sevmash shipyard said Monday.The ship ... 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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India inducts third indigenous stealth frigate


July 21st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Adding teeth to its surface combatants fleet, India Saturday commissioned the third of its indigenously designed and built warship, INS Sahyadri, which will enhance the country's ... 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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Asian coast guard chiefs to discuss piracy, security


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Chiefs of coast guard agencies of 17 Asian nations will meet here in October this year when they are expected to discuss issues ranging from ... Read more...

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Dabolim airport will not be shut for civilians: Parrikar


July 19th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy-run military-cum-civilian airport at Dabolim will not be shut when a new greenfield airport at Mopa in north Goa comes up, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

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Arrest US Navy personnel who killed Indian: CPI-M


July 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday criticized the government for not squarely condemning the US Navy for killing an Indian fisherman, and demanded the arrest of the killers."The ... Read more...

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Second Boeing plane for Indian Navy completes first flight (with images)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The second of the eight long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare P-8I aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian Navy has completed its ... Read more...

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