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US deploying forces in Indian Ocean to take on China: Yechury


September 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 1 (IANS) The US government has decided to deploy over half of its naval fleet in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea to take on China, ... Read more...

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US to redeploy naval fleet in Asia-Pacific region


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will re-deploy bulk of its naval fleet in the Pacific Ocean by 2020, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said."By 2020, the ... Read more...

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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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Russian warships in China for joint exercise


April 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A Russian naval fleet has arrived in China Saturday for a joint exercise with the Chinese Navy in the Yellow Sea next week.Four warships and three ... Read more...

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Iran adds two submarines to naval fleet


February 11th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has added two homemade submarines to its naval fleet, the official media reported Friday.The light Ghadir-class submarines are designed and produced by Iranian ... 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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Leased Russian n-submarine to set sail for India this month end


December 15th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India is all set to add teeth to its submarine fleet when a potent silent-killer in the form of a leased Russian nuclear-powered vessel ... Read more...

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Show of might at president’s naval fleet review Dec 20


December 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a show of grandeur and might, India will hold a naval fleet review for the supreme commander of its armed forces, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Chinese-built Pakistan Navy ship to visit Malaysia


December 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A Pakistan Navy ship, built in China, will visit Malaysia to participate in a five-day long maritime and aerospace exercise.PNS SAIF is representing Pakistan Navy in ... Read more...

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Iran includes three indigenous submarines in navy


November 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Three domestically-built submarines, which can work at shallow depths and conduct prolonged coastal missions, have been included in Iran's naval fleet, a top defence official has ... Read more...

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Mexican navy’s largest-ever ship launched


September 1st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) A navy logistic support ship that is the largest military vessel ever built in Mexico was launched at the Pacific port of Salina Cruz.The Montes ... Read more...

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President to review Indian Navy fleet December 20


June 7th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, the supreme commander of the armed forces, will December 20 review the Indian Navy fleet, when India's top warships including the ... Read more...

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Pak Navy shows Indian warships in advertisement


March 8th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): The Pakistan Navy has apparently put a picture from an Indo-US Naval Exercise in its print advertisement."The Pakistan Navy, 'A Silent Force to Reckon With' has done the biggest ... Read more...

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Indian Defence Ministry happy with more funds assurance from Pranab


March 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Giving a thumbs up to the substantial raise in defence Budget by 11.6 percent, Defence Minister A. K. Antony today expressed his happiness over the assurance ... Read more...

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Indian designed sensors delivered to Boeing for P-8I aircraft (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has delivered to Boeing a key sensor to be fitted in P-8I long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, being produced by ... Read more...

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India to induct 32 warships in 10 years


August 11th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) India will induct 32 more warships, including 27 being built indigenously, to its naval fleet in the next 10 years, one of the seniormost Indian Navy officers said ... Read more...

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Pakistan to upgrade naval fleet


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan has adopted a comprehensive strategy to increase, upgrade and strengthen its naval fleet to effectively face the challenges of terrorism and sea piracy, Navy Chief Admiral Noman ... 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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Hijacked Chinese ship released off Somali coast


December 28th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (DPA) A Chinese cargo ship was released off the coast of Somalia on Monday, more than two months after it was hijacked, state media reported. The De Xin Hai was ... Read more...

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Outgoing Indian Navy chief to drop anchor in Goa


August 21st, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) When Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta retires after 42 years of service on August 31, chances are he will permanently drop anchor in Goa, the state his ... Read more...

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China sends third naval fleet on Gulf of Aden anti-piracy mission


July 17th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Zhejiang (China), July 17 (ANI): A Chinese flotilla departed Thursday to escort merchant vessels and to protect them from pirates in the Gulf of Aden.According to the official Xinhua news agency, it ... Read more...

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India, Britain in major defence and security push


July 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 12 (IANS) A 60-strong Indian business team representing the defence and security sectors - the largest such from the country - is to visit Britain in September ... Read more...

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China poses strategic challenges to India, asserts BJP


January 30th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday alleged that India's foreign policy has remained directionless during the five years of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule, and China has ... Read more...

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‘Indian Navy poised for greater role in maintaining peace’


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy is poised to play a greater role with the fragile security environment in the neighbourhood requiring it to maintain a high state of preparedness to ... Read more...

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Chinese navy vessels to join anti-piracy mission


December 26th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), Dec 26 (Xinhua) Chinese naval ships set sail for Somalia Friday from a port here to take part in anti-piracy operations.The warships of the People's Liberation Army Navy were unmoored ... Read more...

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Rising fuel costs could lead to nuclear-powered ships


June 12th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A bill recently passed by the House of Representatives aims to make many more of the ships in the US naval fleet nuclear powered, including amphibious assault ... Read more...

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US Navy Secretary expects Chinese Navy to show greater transparency


March 29th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Secretary of the US Navy Donald Winter has said that the US would like the Chinese Navy to be more transparent and engage with world community ... Read more...

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