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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India said Tuesday it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai, ... Read more...

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DCNS, Pipavav to address India’s naval needs


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The French defence major DCNS and India's integrated defence company Pipavav plan to enter into a strategic partnership to construct strategic assets, including modern warships for ... Read more...

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Pune ammunition factory develops rocket systems for Navy


May 24th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 24 (IANS) The Ammunition Factory Khadki here Thursday handed over the first lot of 'Kavach' naval decoy system and anti-submarine rockets for induction into the Indian Navy -- ... Read more...

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India, China, Japan join hands for anti-piracy operations


March 14th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India has joined China and Japan to coordinate their anti-piracy operations and naval deployment in the Gulf of Aden to escort merchant vessels, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Raytheon delivers first radar for Indian P-8I to Boeing


February 18th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 18 (IANS) Raytheon has delivered the first APY-10 radar to Boeing for integration on board the Indian Navy's first P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft that should be delivered in ... Read more...

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INS Viraat team wins Western Fleet Regatta (With Images)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Twelve teams representing Indian naval ships Sunday fought it out at for the top spot at the Western Fleet Pulling Regatta (WEFREG) with the team representing ... Read more...

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Somali pirates striking off Lakshadweep: Navy


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Stating that Somali pirates have been expanding their area of operations rapidly, a senior Indian naval official Friday said the activities of the pirates have almost ... Read more...

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India successfully tests n-capable Agni-I missile (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The missile, which can strike a ... 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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Coast Guard, navy should protect fishermen, says court


October 14th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Madras High Court's Madurai bench Friday directed the central government to provide two-tier security for Indian fishermen by the Indian Coast Guard and navy.In ... Read more...

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Indian Navy beefing up sea lifting operations


October 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Navy is looking to beef up its sea lifting facilities for effective maritime humanitarian operations for which the assistance of the marine force is ... Read more...

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Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

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Four Turkish ships arrive on maiden visit to Mumbai


July 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Four naval ships from Turkey docked off Mumbai Thursday evening on a four-day goodwill visit to the city, an official said here Friday.The ships - TCG ... Read more...

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‘Minor damage to Indian warship after Pakistani vessel brushed past’


June 24th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Indian warship's flight deck net was slightly damaged after a Pakistani naval vessel brushed past it in an aggressive manoeuvre while escorting an Egyptian ... Read more...

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Pakistanis released by Somali pirates return


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Laila Wasi, the daughter of MV Seuz's captain, burst into tears Thursday as she met her father for the first time since he and 21 other ... 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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Indian naval ships in Russia


April 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS) Indian naval ships Monday reached Russia's eastern city of Vladivostok on a friendly visit.The detachment included three missile destroyers, a corvette and a tanker, Xinhua reported. ... Read more...

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Indian Govt. mulling idea of having armed guards on merchant ships


March 15th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Indian Government is mulling over the idea of having armed escorts on merchant ships akin to those appointed in airlines in the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy intercepts pirate’s ship, nabs 61 pirates


March 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Monday intercepted a pirate mother ship Vega 5, 600 nautical miles off the country's west coast and arrested 61 pirates.About thirteen hostages have ... Read more...

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53 Indian sailors still under Somali pirates captivity


March 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): With the release of the RAK Afrikana, held by Somali pirates with 11 Indian sailors among its crew, the number of Indian sailors held by Somali pirates ... Read more...

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China formally invites N. Korea heir for a visit


March 5th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Mar.5 (ANI): China is reported to have formally invited North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's heir apparent Kim Jong-un for a visit, but no dates have been revealed.South Korea's spy agency believes ... Read more...

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US warship heads out to protect Europe from Iranian missiles


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.2 (ANI): The US military has plans to send a warship to the Mediterranean as a first step in establishing a defence shield to protect Europe from a potential missile ... Read more...

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Antony to inaugurate titanium sponge plant based on DRDO technology in Kerala


February 26th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 26(ANI): A titanium sponge plant, first of its kind in the country, will be inaugurated by Defence Minister A. K. Antony at Chavara near Kollam, Kerala, on Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Libya unrest: Two Air India flights leave to evacuate Indians


February 26th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India has begun the process of evacuating its nationals from strife-torn Libya by sending two aircraft with total capacity of 640 passengers to Tripoli besides dispatching four ... Read more...

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Indian marine commandos chase pirate ship away from Arabian Sea


November 30th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian marine commandos completed another anti-piracy operation Tuesday when they chased away a pirate mothership from the Arabian Sea, an officer said.An Indian Navy spokesman said a ... Read more...

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USA Supporting South Korea, Sends USS George Washington Aircraft Carrier To Help


November 24th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States of America sent an aircraft carrier USS George Washington to take part in joined training exercise in South Korea naval forces later this month. ... Read more...

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Rihanna enjoys shooting for debut film ‘Battleship’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Singer Rihanna says she is "really enjoying" shooting for her debut sci-fi film "Battleship", but claims her co-star Aleksander Skarsgard is "not very talkative". "It's really good, ... Read more...

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Russian nuke-powered missile cruiser to be in Goa for joint exercise


August 5th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Indian Navy will have a joint exercise with Russia's heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser, Pyotr Velikiy, which will be in Goa for six days ... Read more...

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Nuclear-powered Russian missile cruiser to dock at Goa


August 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Russia's heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser, Pyotr Velikiy, will dock at a port in Goa for six days from Friday during which the warship will also take part ... Read more...

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Indian Navy loses undersea war specialist in accidental fire (Second Lead, with image)


July 7th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer who was a specialist in undersea warfare was killed Wednesday in accidental firing near the firing range of INS Dronacharya, a gunnery ... Read more...

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Navy orders inquiry into Rear Admiral Jamwal’s death


July 7th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, July 7 (ANI): The Indian Navy has ordered an inquiry into the cause of death of Southern Naval Command chief Rear Admiral Satyendra Singh Jamwal, who was killed on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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U.S. arms sales to Taiwan biggest obstacle to China-U.S. military ties


May 25th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): U.S. arms sales to Taiwan remain the biggest obstacle to China-U.S. military ties, Xinhua quoted a senior Chinese military official, as saying on Tuesday.Ma Xiaotian, deputy chief ... Read more...

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US indicts 11 pirates for attacks on its naval ships


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The US Friday indicted 11 suspected pirates for attacking American naval ships in the Indian Ocean, Xinhua reported. The indictments were unsealed an hour after the suspects were led ... Read more...

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No ship under Indian Navy’s escort hijacked in Gulf of Aden since Oct 2008


April 13th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): No merchant ship under the escort of an Indian Naval warship has been hijacked since 2008 in the Gulf of Aden and more than 15 piracy attempts ... Read more...

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US Navy chief on India visit


April 11th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Increased interaction between the Indian and US navies is on agenda of US Navy chief Admiral Gary Roughead's visit to India this week, ahead of the annual ... Read more...

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