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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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Medvedev replaces Russian Navy commander


May 7th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed the commander of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky.He has now appointed Vice-Admiral Viktor Chirkov for the position, ... Read more...

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British military officials using choppers as taxis


August 21st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Senior military officials in Britain have been accused of using helicopters like taxis after running up bills for tens of thousands of pounds on short-haul flights.According ... Read more...

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National Maritime Foundation gets new chief


July 31st, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Pradeep Kaushiva, a retired navy vice admiral, will take over as the new director of naval think-tank National Maritime Foundation (NMF) Monday from incumbent ... Read more...

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South Korea ready for talks with North Korea


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.21 (ANI): South Korea is hopeful of revival of its contacts with North Korea through dialogue.After recent military talks between Seoul and Pyongyang, South Korea President Lee Myung-bak said on Sunday ... Read more...

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Somali pirates operating close to Indian shores a disturbing trend: Navy Chief


January 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Monday termed Somali pirates moving their activities closer to the Indian coast as a "disturbing trend".The ... Read more...

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‘No reduction of army troops in J-K’, says Antony


January 21st, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 21 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday ruled out the reduction of army troops in Jammu and Kashmir.Denying the recent reports of removal of army from the ... Read more...

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Fleet tanker INS Deepak joins Navy’s Western Fleet


January 21st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 21 (ANI): Italian-built fleet tanker, INS Deepak, was today commissioned into the Navy by Defence Minister A K Antony who said the year will see more acquisitions and commissioning of ... Read more...

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Navy chief begins four-day visit to Indonesia


January 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma, on Monday left New Delhi on a four day official visit to Indonesia.During his visit, Admiral Verma will ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia to boost anti-piracy cooperation


January 10th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Cooperation between India and Indonesia on maritime security and intelligence sharing on anti-piracy operations is set to get a major boost during navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma's ... Read more...

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China stepping up ‘carrier killer,’ missile tests, warns US expert


December 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 29 (ANI): U.S. Navy Admiral Robert F. Willard has warned that China is designing a space missile that could sink American aircraft carriers in the Pacific.The Daily Mail quoted ... Read more...

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N.Waziristan offensive decision to be based on Pak’s need, not US dictates: Gilani


October 15th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Rejecting US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen's assertion that his Pakistani counterpart, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had assured him of launching an offensive in "the epicenter of ... Read more...

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Pak army has pledged assault on US target ‘epicenter of terrorism’ N.Waziristan: Mullen


October 14th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): As a result of the US push, Pakistan's army has pledged to go after militants in the region which harbours Al- Qaeda and has become "the epicenter ... Read more...

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China delivers third F-22P frigate to Pak Navy


September 16th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 16 (ANI): In yet another landmark achievement in the expansion of the unwavering bilateral defence cooperation between Pakistan and China, Beijing on Wednesday delivered the third of the four F-22P ... Read more...

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Navy admiral killed in accidental firing cremated


July 9th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 9 (IANS) The last rites of Rear Admiral S.S. Jamwal, who died in accidental firing Wednesday, were performed here Friday with military honours. The funeral at the Palluruthy Corporation Crematorium was ... Read more...

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US Navy chief to arrive in Delhi Sunday


April 9th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Ahead of the annual India-US naval 'Malabar' exercise, the chief of the US Navy, Admiral Dary Roughead, would arrive in New Delhi Sunday. Roughead would be given a ... Read more...

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US can knock down a North Korean missile


March 20th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): An American military commander for the Pacific region has said that there is a high probability that the US could knock down a North Korean missile aimed ... Read more...

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Admiral Bashir does a volte face, agrees with Pak Interior Ministrys report


February 28th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi/Kochi, Feb.28 (ANI): Pakistans Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Noman Bashir, on Saturday back tracked on a statement he made on Friday, saying he agreed with the Interior Ministrys report on ... Read more...

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Pak goes into denial again, says Indian Navy responsible for 26/11


February 27th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi/Islamabad, Feb.27 (ANI): Going into denial mode once again, Pakistan on Friday squarely laid the blame for the terror attacks on Mumbai on November 26, 2008 at the doorstep of the ... Read more...

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Pak based Lashkar-e-Taiba, the new al Qaeda: US intelligence


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): US counter-terrorism officials have admitted that that they were caught caught off-guard by Lashkar-e-Taibas highly sophisticated Mumbai terror strikes last month, which top spies now consider the ... Read more...

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Obama likely to name Dennis Blair as intelligence chief


December 20th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama is expected to name retired navy admiral Dennis Blair as his top official for overseeing intelligences agencies.Blair, 61, served as chief of the US ... Read more...

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Robert Gates to stay as US Defence Secretary


November 26th, 2008 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has agreed to stay in the job for at least one year of president-elect Barack Obama's administration, ABC News and Politico reported Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Indian Navy will have nuclear capability in future says Admiral Sureesh Mehta


May 10th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 10 (ANI): Chief of the naval staff admiral Sureesh Mehta has said that the growth path of the Indian Navy is pretty strong and developing rapidly as the country's ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully launches Hataf-VI, Shaheen-II missile


April 21st, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 21 (ANI): Pakistan today successfully launched surface-to-surface Hatf VI, Shaheen II ballistic missile on Monday.According to The News, the missile Hatf VI, Shaheen II has a range of ... Read more...

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US Navy Admiral Michael Mullen arrives in Pak


February 8th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin
Rawalpindi, Feb 8 (ANI): US chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Admiral Michael Mullen on Friday arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit. Senior Pak Army officers received him at Chak ... Read more...

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US Senators seek additional analysis of aid to Pakistan


February 8th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.8 (ANI): The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has sought a report on the effectiveness of American-funded aid to Pakistan for the global war on terror. According to The Nation, the Pentagon ... Read more...

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