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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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Rear Admiral Shrikhande is IDS assistant chief (With Image)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug23 (IANS) Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande, chief of staff of the Southern Naval Command, has been appointed assistant chief of Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) in charge of financial planning ... Read more...

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Russia may evacuate personnel from Syria if attacked


July 29th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian servicemen may be evacuated from the country's naval base in Tartus, Syria, if it comes under attack, Navy chief Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov said."I ... Read more...

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Russian warships not to enter Syria port: Navy chief


July 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A flotilla of Russian warships off the coast of Syria will not dock at a port leased by Moscow in the violence-stricken Middle East country, ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan explore easy release of straying fishermen


July 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday explored ideas to provide easy and hassle-free ways of releasing fishermen who stray into either side of the international maritime border.The ... Read more...

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Indian Navy creates exclusive cyber warriors cadre


July 12th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With cyber terrorism on the rise and the fight against it getting acute, the Indian Navy will soon have an exclusive cadre of cyber warriors ... Read more...

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Fully-loaded reconnaisance plane for India begins flight tests (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The fully-loaded version of the first of the eight long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian Navy has begun ... Read more...

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Indian warships wrap up China visit


June 19th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Four Indian warships that were in Shanghai on a four-day goodwill visit, have wrapped up their port call and left China on the return journey ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan fail to make headway on Sir Creek (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the mineral-rich Sir Creek marshlands, but failed to make any headway, with both sides ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss Sir Creek; no headway


June 19th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the Sir Creek marshlands without much headway, but agreed on finding "an amicable solution" to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin talks on Sir Creek dispute


June 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Seeking a lasting solution to the decades-old maritime boundary dispute over Sir Creek in the Rann of Kutch marshland, India and Pakistan Monday began a ... Read more...

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Seven injured as US n-submarine catches fire


May 25th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were wounded after a fire broke out overnight on a US Navy's nuclear-powered submarine, the Navy said Thursday.The submarine is docked at ... 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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Maharashtra’s largest tricolour unfurled in NDA (With Images)


April 28th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 28 (IANS) The largest tricolour in Maharashtra, measuring 30x20 feet and weighing nine kg was Saturday unfurled on a 100-ft pole at the prestigious National Defence Academy ... Read more...

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China, Russia conclude joint naval drill


April 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) The Chinese and Russian navies announced Friday the conclusion of a six-day joint naval exercise that saw them focus on maritime defence.Vice Admiral Ding Yiping, China's ... Read more...

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India calls for rational demarcation of pirate-infested waters


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India has called for "clear demarcation" of the pirate-infested waters of the Indian Ocean to warn merchant vessels and the navies of the threat and ... Read more...

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China, Russia hold joint naval exercise


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) China and Russia Sunday began a joint naval exercise that will focus on maritime defence.Russian Naval Deputy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Leonid Sukhanov announced here ... Read more...

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New version of BrahMos missile tested


March 28th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India Wednesday tested its latest version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the integrated test range (ITR) in Balasore off the Odisha coast.The Block ... 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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Iranian troops begin military drill


January 8th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has started a military drill that will test the readiness of its troopers under extreme climatic conditions, Press TV ... 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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Iran test fires more missiles


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) Iran test-fired more homemade missiles on the last day Monday of its 10-day naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the state media reported.The advanced long-range ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires new missiles


January 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 1 (IANS) Iran Sunday successfully test-fired its new surface-to-air missiles during an naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the official media reported.The 10-day exercise, dubbed Velayat 90, ... Read more...

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Iran denies launching missile in Persian Gulf


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-ranking Iranian Navy official has denied the country test-launched a wide-range missile during ongoing sea exercises in the Persian Gulf, saying that the launch ... Read more...

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Iran to fire homemade missiles during navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian navy will fire various homemade missiles during the naval drills in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, an Iranian commander was quoted by Press TV as ... 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 building its second naval destroyer


December 26th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) The Iranian navy is constructing its second modern destroyer, said a senior official.Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told IRNA that the destroyer, which enjoys capabilities in surface-to-air, ... Read more...

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Iran launches 10-day naval exercise


December 24th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 24 (IANS) Iran Saturday launched a massive 10-day naval exercise in international waters, the official media reported.The manoeuvres, dubbed Velayat 90, will be held in a 2,000 km ... Read more...

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Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... 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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Iran to hold naval drills in international waters


November 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will hold large scale naval exercises in international waters, Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Saturday. The drills, code-named, Velayat 90, will be ... Read more...

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South Asian nations seek total elimination of piracy


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Maritime nations of Asia Friday want piracy eliminated from the Indian Ocean waters, even as it was projected that the cost of tackling Somali pirates ... Read more...

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UAE discusses military issues with foreign officials


November 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS/WAM) Top military officials of the United Arab Emirates met their counterparts from the US, Pakistan, Britain, Germany, France, Belarus, Lebanon and Mozambique and discussed ways to ... Read more...

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Air chief leads Remembrance Day for troops


November 13th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne led armed forces personnel in paying tributes to martyred soldiers at an old ... Read more...

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Rear Admiral A.K. Verma new Garden Reach CMD


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Rear Admiral A.K. Verma, who has just retired from the Indian Navy, Wednesday took over as the new chairman and managing director of the Garden Reach ... Read more...

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