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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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Russia to test Bulava ballistic missile again


July 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia will test its Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile again, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov said Thursday."We are going to launch the Bulava this fall from the Alexander ... Read more...

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Iran test fires anti-ship missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired anti-ship missiles Wednesday, Iran's FARS news agency said.According to RIA Novosti, the IRGC fired several Khalid Farzh (Persian Gulf) ... 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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Demining: US official in Sri Lanka (With Image)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A US official has ended a week-long visit during which he meet NGOs in Sri Lanka's north and discussed the progress in de-mining activities.Deputy Assistant Secretary ... Read more...

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My son was thrown out of MV Prabhu Daya: Father


March 8th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The father of 24-year-old Prasobh Sugathan, second officer on MV Prabhu Daya, the merchant ship under investigation for ramming into a Kerala fishing boat, denied that ... Read more...

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Iranian warships heading to Mediterranean Sea


February 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Iranian warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to convey the message of "peace and friendship" to the regional countries, a navy commander said Saturday.The battleships ... Read more...

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Britons come home after 36 years at sea


February 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Globe-trotting Britons Bill and Laurel Cooper have returned home to retire after spending 36 years at sea, The Sun reported Friday.The couple have sailed the equivalent ... 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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Iran to hold another military drill


January 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 4 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) will hold a military drill soon, the defence minister said Wednesday. The announcement comes just two days after the navy ... Read more...

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Pentagon warns Iran against blocking oil route


December 29th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) The Pentagon has warned Iran against any attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most critical oil route."This is not just an ... 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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Navy commander among two killed in Karachi


September 1st, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Two people, including a lieutenant commander of Pakistan Navy, were shot dead by gunmen Wednesday in the country's port city of Karachi.Both were returning from Eid ... Read more...

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‘Aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov shaping up for sea trials’


July 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov that India bought in 2004 is shaping up well to begin its sea trials in a couple of months, Indian ... Read more...

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Israel Navy uncovers weaponry onboard cargo vessel


March 15th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): The Israel Navy on Tuesday confirmed that its fighters had intercepted a cargo vessel "Victoria" loaded with various weaponry.A release issued by the Embassy of Israel ... Read more...

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Canadian naval commander warned of Somalia’s ‘collusion’ with pirates: Wikileaks


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Feb.7 (ANI): Whistle-blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that a Canadian navy commander had warned about a collusion between Somali pirates and the transitional Somali government that's being backed by ... Read more...

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China preparing for armed conflict ‘in every direction’, says its defence minister


December 30th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec. 30 (ANI): Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie on Wednesday said that his country is preparing for conflict 'in every direction'. "In the coming five years, our military will push forward preparations ... Read more...

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Police tight-lipped on Bangladeshi arrest ahead of Obama visit


November 9th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) The Goa Police arrested a 25-year-old Bangladeshi national, found in a restricted naval area, a few days ahead of US President Barak Obama's visit to India -- particularly ... Read more...

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‘Hippies, bad tourism ministers are poor adverts for Goa’


October 19th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Hugh Gantzer, one of India's first travel writers, shoots straight from the hip. Little wonder that, at a travel fair here, he gunned for hippies, backpackers ... Read more...

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Pak floods have hit infrastructure, weakened democracy, pressurised Army: Report


August 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): The destruction caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan have not only left hundreds of people killed and thousands homeless, but it has also broken the back ... Read more...

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22 people rescued from Ecuadorian shipwreck


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Equador), June 2 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian navy rescued at least 22 people from a shipwrecked vessel, 29 km from the nation's coast, television reports said. The boat sank when some of the ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari honours ‘Sagar Parikrma’ hero Commander Donde


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 22(ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday honoured Indian Navy Commander Dilip Donde, who returned to Mumbai today after undertaking a 277 day round the world solo sailing trip ... Read more...

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Russia to launch new nuclear submarine on May 7


March 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new Russian nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine will be launched May 7, an official said Monday. Construction of the Severodvinsk, a Project 885 Yasen (Graney) class submarine, began ... Read more...

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Indian on solo sailing trip reaches Falkland Islands


January 18th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A naval officer bidding to become the first Indian to sail solo around the world has reached the half-way point - a remote British colony in the south ... Read more...

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Indian Navy sailor on a solo global voyage


August 12th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) An Indian Navy commander is attempting a daunting solo sailing expedition across the globe with only a soft toy replica of Tweety, the cute yellow canary ... Read more...

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Aliens love oceans, indicate Russian Navy UFO records


July 28th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, July 28 (ANI): The Russian navy has declassified its records of encounters with unidentified flying objects, popularly known as UFO's, which indicate that extraterrestrial intelligences like to stick to oceans while ... Read more...

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Russia to build balanced nuclear missile force by 2050


July 26th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sevastopol (Russia), July 26 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy is developing a concept of building a balanced nuclear missile force by 2050, the Russian Navy commander said Sunday. "In our understanding, it is ... 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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Mexican drug smugglers stuffed cocaine inside frozen sharks


June 17th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): The Mexican Navy has seized over a ton of cocaine stuffed inside frozen sharks by smugglers.Military pressure is forcing drug gangs to go to greater lengths to conceal ... Read more...

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Mexico cocaine ‘hidden in sharks’


June 17th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 17 (IANS) The Mexican Navy says it has seized more than a tonne of cocaine hidden inside the carcasses of frozen sharks, BBC reported Wednesday. Armed officers found slabs of ... Read more...

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Nuclear submarines on display at Chinese naval parade


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 23 (Xinhua) Nuclear powered submarines were on display for the first time Thursday at China's naval parade off the coast of Qingdao. The parade marked the 60th anniversary of the ... Read more...

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China to develop sophisticated marine weapons


April 18th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (Xinhua) Large surface combat ships, supersonic cruise aircraft, high-speed intelligent torpedoes - these are a few sophisticated marine weapons China plans to build. "The Navy will move faster in researching ... Read more...

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Ships need armed guards to fight piracy, says US Navy commander


April 14th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (Xinhua) A US military commander has urged the shipping companies to hire armed guards to protect their cargo vessels from Somali pirates. Vice Admiral Bill Gortney, in charge of the ... Read more...

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Russian, Indian navies complete joint naval exercise


February 12th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 12 (RIA Novosti) Russian and Indian naval ships have completed the final stage of the joint naval exercises, practising anti-piracy operations off the Somali coast, Russia's Navy commander said. INDRA is ... Read more...

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Oz navy commander in soup for bikinis to boost recruitment drive remarks!


January 15th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Feminists are calling for action to be taken after a newly appointed Australian navy submarine commander suggested that female sailors wearing bikinis would help boost recruitment.Commander Tom ... Read more...

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