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Russia, India joint anti-terrorism drills begin Tuesday


August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will Tuesday hold an official opening of joint INDRA-2012 anti-terrorism military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia, a spokesperson for Russia's ... Read more...

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Russia-India military drill to start Sunday


August 5th, 2012 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will begin their joint INDRA-2012 anti-terror military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia Sunday, a Russian military official said.The drills will ... 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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Russian navy ready to break Syria blockade


July 12th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Navy warships will be sent to defend Russian merchant vessels in the event of a blockade due to the situation in Syria, an official ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold joint naval exercises


June 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 5 (IANS) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) announced Tuesday that it will take part in joint naval exercises with the Indian Navy June 9.The exercises will take ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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India, Russia prepare for INDRA-2012 military drills


February 7th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India Monday started preparations for the joint INDRA-2012 military exercises scheduled to be held in Russia this summer, a Russian official said.Lt. Col. ... Read more...

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India, Brazil hold ‘candid’ defence talks


February 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India and Brazil, two major developing nations seeking permanent membership in a reformed UN Security Council, Monday held "candid" discussions on their bilateral cooperation and ... Read more...

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Iran to hold biggest naval war games


January 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran plans to hold new and "massive" naval exercises near the strategic Strait of Hormuz within the next few weeks, Fars news agency reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Iran denies launching missile in Persian Gulf


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-ranking Iranian Navy official has denied the country test-launched a wide-range missile during ongoing sea exercises in the Persian Gulf, saying that the launch ... Read more...

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Tehran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's first vice-president has warned that no oil will be permitted to pass through the crucial Strait of Hormuz if the West imposes sanctions on ... Read more...

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Iran building its second naval destroyer


December 26th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) The Iranian navy is constructing its second modern destroyer, said a senior official.Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told IRNA that the destroyer, which enjoys capabilities in surface-to-air, ... Read more...

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Iran launches 10-day naval exercise


December 24th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 24 (IANS) Iran Saturday launched a massive 10-day naval exercise in international waters, the official media reported.The manoeuvres, dubbed Velayat 90, will be held in a 2,000 km ... Read more...

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Iran to hold naval drills in international waters


November 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will hold large scale naval exercises in international waters, Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Saturday. The drills, code-named, Velayat 90, will be ... Read more...

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China to expand maritime surveillance forces


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 2 (ANI): China's marine surveillance forces will be expanded rapidly to better protect the country's marine security, said a senior official.Sun Shuxian, a deputy director of the China Marine Surveillance ... Read more...

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India, Russia to hold naval exercise (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Indian naval ships Monday reached Russia's eastern city of Vladivostok on a friendly visit ahead of their bilateral annual maritime war game.The Indian naval detachment ... Read more...

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India, South Africa to hold joint naval drill


April 15th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) India and South Africa will hold joint naval exercises soon but the dates are yet to be finalised, a senior official said Thursday ... Read more...

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India-China to hold joint military exercise soon


April 13th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): India-China defence exchanges are on track and both the countries would soon be expanding their relationship in this sphere, with holding of joint military exercise after ... Read more...

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India not unduly concerned over China’s military modernization: Antony


February 16th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Expressing concern over modernization of China's armed forces, Defence Minister A K Antony on Wednesday said India is not unduly worried, as it is now modernising its ... Read more...

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India not unduly worried over China’s military modernisation: Antony


February 16th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India Wednesday said it was "not unduly worried" over China's military modernisation, though the neighbour's defence budget was a matter of concern. "Modernisation of China's armed forces ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian navies to expand cooperation in Indian Ocean Region


January 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and Russia Monday discussed the security environment in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), particularly piracy threats and expanding cooperation to fight the menace, at a ... Read more...

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Indo-French naval exercise to help anti-piracy operations


January 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vasco (Goa), Jan 8 (IANS) Indo-French naval exercise 'Varuna' entered its second day Saturday, even as both Indian and French navies said the joint exercise could help combat global anti-piracy effectively. "The ... Read more...

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French carrier in India for joint naval drill


January 6th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The French Navy's nuclear-propelled aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle will participate in a week-long joint exercise with the Indian Navy off Goa from Friday that will see ... Read more...

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Indo-French naval wargames to begin in Arabian Sea


January 6th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): To enhance interoperability between the two navies in wake of increasing piracy and maritime terrorism, the Indo-French bilateral naval exercise will commence on Friday in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Navy decommissions submarine INS Vagli in Visakhapatnam


December 10th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Dec.10 (ANI): The Navy has decommissioned one of its oldest submarines, the INS Vagli, at a ceremony at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam.The Commissioning Commanding Officer of INS Vagli, ... Read more...

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Navy, Air Force conduct joint training exercise in Visakhapatnam


November 26th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, Nov.26 (ANI): The Navy and the Air Force jointly conducted a training exercise here on Friday with the aim of strengthening the unified command of the Indian defence services.The objective of ... Read more...

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India, Oman to boost economic, energy ties


October 19th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India and Oman, the Gulf country which is home to over half a million expatriate Indians, will Wednesday discuss ways to scale up economic and energy ... Read more...

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US delegates to visit China to ‘reduce military and economic tensions’


September 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 4 (ANI): The White House has said that the US Deputy National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon and National Economic Council director Lawrence Summers would be on a three-day visit to ... Read more...

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Indian Navy deploys western fleet ships on a goodwill visit


August 20th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The Indian Navy has deployed four Indian warships INS Mysore, Tabar, Ganga and Aditya on a goodwill visit to several maritime nations of Africa and South Indian ... Read more...

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Indian warships on goodwill visit to Africa


August 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Four Indian warships have been deployed on a goodwill visit to several maritime nations of Africa, an official said here Friday. "INS Mysore, INS Tabar, INS Ganga and INS ... Read more...

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North Korea confirms seizing S. Korean fishing boat


August 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): A South Korean fishing boat with three Chinese on board has been seized by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to the KCNA news agency.The ... Read more...

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North Korea confirms seizing South Korean boat


August 19th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Aug 19 (IANS) North Korea confirmed Thursday, 11 days after a South Korean boat with seven people on board had gone missing, that it had seized the fishing trawler. According to a ... Read more...

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North Korea fires artillery shells near maritime border


August 9th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 9 (DPA) North Korean forces fired over 100 artillery rounds into the Yellow Sea near the disputed border with the South Monday, a media report said. About 110 rounds were fired ... Read more...

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China urges South Korea-US to treat its concerns on joint military drills seriously


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): China has urged South Korea and the United States to treat its concern and position seriously on the military drills in the Yellow Sea.Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang ... Read more...

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S.Korea begins Yellow Sea anti-submarine drills, cocks a snook on N.Korea


August 5th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (S. Korea), Aug. 5 (ANI): South Korea began massive anti-submarine drills in waters off the west coast of the divided Korean peninsula on Thursday despite a warning from North Korea that ... Read more...

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