navigational aids

Rolls-Royce bags $12.6-mn Indian order for buoy vessel

August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) British power systems manufacturer Rolls-Royce Wednesday announced it has bagged a $12.6 million deal to design and power a highly specialised vessel that ... Read more...

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Expedite Mumbai harbour channel widening: Centre

February 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (IANS) Following the collision of two vessels in August 2010 and early this month, the union government Wednesday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust to ... Read more...

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Lockheed begins F-16 trials for Indian Air Force

September 7th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) US aerospace major Lockheed Martin Monday began flying its three fighter F-16s here for trials of the medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRC) that the Indian ... Read more...

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New device helps divers find their way

May 8th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Exitpoint, a small, wearable, safety device, helps divers find their way back to their boat or their diving buddy at any time during a dive. Exitpoint is a concept ... Read more...

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Morse Code and its enduring significance

April 27th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by GD
Morse Code refers to the encoding of characters with the use of rhythm for transmitting telegraphic information. Morse Code was originally created by Samuel F. B. Morse in the early 1840s. Samuel ... Read more...

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Nine patrol vessels deployed for India’s coastal surveillance

December 13th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) In a significant step towards strengthening India's coastal surveillance, the Indian Customs Saturday commissioned nine advanced patrol vessels and announced plans to acquire 100 more within the next ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Security Guards coming up soon

December 3rd, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) An elite 142-strong Maharashtra Security Guards (MSG) is being set up on the lines of the National Security Guard (NSG) with an initial grant of Rs.50 million to ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport voted best in India

May 18th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Mumbai airport has been voted the best airport in India in a survey conducted by the Airport International Council, a body of operators who collectively manage over 1,600 ... Read more...

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Two planes can get closer from June

April 15th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation will be implementing performance based navigation system by June, reducing the horizontal distance between two approaching aircrafts from the current range of ... Read more...

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Ancient Polynesians were among the most skilled navigators in history

November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin

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Earliest bats developed flight skills before echolocation over 50 mln years ago

November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin

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