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Faulty boilers caused Indian aircraft carrier’s trial snags (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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India carrier’s trial snags blamed on faulty boilers


September 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of an Indian Navy aircraft carrier refitted at a Russian shipyard were unsuccessful due to design failures in the vessel's boilers, a former ... Read more...

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Indian Navy hopeful of getting INS Vikramaditya by April 2013 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Amid reports of another delay in the delivery of INS Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy said Monday it was hopeful of getting the refurbished aircraft ... Read more...

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Russia to launch new ballistic missile submarine


August 17th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest ballistic missile submarine, Project 955 Borey class boat Yury Dolgoruky, will be handed over to the fleet in September."The formal signing of the ... Read more...

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GRSE launches two patrol vessels for Coast Guard


August 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Public sector defence shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd Monday launched two additional water-jet propelled Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs), meant for the Indian Coast ... Read more...

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Putin attends n-submarine ceremony


July 31st, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a ceremony to launch the construction of Russia's fourth Borei-class (Project 955A) ballistic missile submarine."By 2020, we should ... Read more...

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Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

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MiG-29 makes first landing on Indian carrier


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A MiG-29KUB two-seat naval fighter jet made the first touch-and-go landings last week on Indian Navy aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, Russia's Sevmash shipyard said Monday.The ship ... Read more...

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India inducts third indigenous stealth frigate (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Adding teeth to its surface combatants fleet, India Saturday commissioned INS Sahyadri, the third of its indigenously designed and built warships which will enhance the ... Read more...

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Antony to commission Indian-built warship Saturday


July 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the induction of the stealth frigate INS Sahyadri in Mumbai on Saturday, the Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet, ... Read more...

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India plans to operate two carriers any given time: Navy chief


June 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is planning to operate at least two aircraft carriers at any given time, once its indigenous programme for such large warships is complete. This ... Read more...

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India’s third indigenous stealth frigate commissioning July 21


June 25th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian Navy will add teeth to its surface combatants' fleet with the induction of the indigenous stealth frigate INS Sahyadri on July 21 in ... Read more...

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Refurbished aircraft carrier for India begins sea trials


June 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Severodvinsk (Russia), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A refurbished Soviet-era aircraft carrier that India has bought began sea trials early Friday in the White Sea.The Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was ... Read more...

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Indian frigate sails for sea trials in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Talwar-class frigate being built for the Indian Navy at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave departed Thursday for sea trials.The Tarkash is the ... Read more...

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Indian aircraft carrier’s sea trials postponed


May 24th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian navy in Russia, have been postponed until beginning of ... Read more...

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India’s new frigate INS Teg to be inducted April 27


April 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To give a boost to its naval warfare capability, India will induct on April 27 a new warship into its fleet, when INS Teg, built ... Read more...

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Russian Navy working on 30-year development plan


February 6th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will develop by June this year a detailed 30-year plan to strengthen its naval forces, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wrote in his ... Read more...

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Russia hands over Nerpa nuclear submarine to India


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's K-152 Nerpa nuclear-powered attack submarine has been handed over to the Indian Navy, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported Monday.In line with the contract worth ... Read more...

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India to get Russian aircraft carrier by December


January 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian aircraft carrier which is being refurbished for the Indian Navy will begin sea trials in May for the first time in two decades ... Read more...

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Russian nuclear sub ready for India transfer


December 28th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Nerpa nuclear submarine has finished sea trials and is now ready to be leased to the Indian Navy in the next few days, an ... Read more...

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Russian-built, BrahMos-fitted frigate set for Indian Navy induction


December 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, INS Teg, a Russian-built frigate for the Indian Navy, will set sail once its Indian crew arrives and takes over ... Read more...

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Russian n-sub for Indian Navy coming soon: Envoy


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's bid to have a Russian-built nuclear-powered submarine in its fleet on a 10-year lease will fructify in the next few months, with Russian ... Read more...

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Graney class N-sub delivery to Russian Navy delayed


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The delivery of the first Graney class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine to the Russian Navy has been postponed until the end of 2012, the builders ... Read more...

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Sea trials soon of India’s indigenous n-submarine


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhli, Dec 2 (IANS) The sea trials of India's indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant are scheduled in a few months from now and it is likely to be ... Read more...

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Russia to build up Northern Sea naval presence


November 8th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS) Russia would increase its submarine task force along its Northern Sea Route, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.Speaking at a national transport industry conference in Russian's ... Read more...

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New Russian n-sub completes first sea trials


October 6th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first Russian Severodvinsk class nuclear-powered attack submarine has successfully completed its initial sea trials, its builder Sevmash said Thursday."The trial was successful. Tests of ... Read more...

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Russia to lease n-submarine to India in November


October 4th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian nuclear submarine, in which 20 people were accidentally killed during a sea trial in 2008, will be leased to India in November, a ... Read more...

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Russia’s new attack submarine starts sea trials


September 13th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first Graney class nuclear-powered attack submarine set course Monday for scheduled sea trials, the Sevmash shipyard said.The Severodvinsk has been under construction at ... Read more...

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China tests new aircraft carrier


September 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's first aircraft carrier has successfully completed its maiden sea trials and returned to a shipyard for further refurbishing, the Chinese defence ministry said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Chinese aircraft carrier nears completion


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 2 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier is close to completion and its sea trials will begin this month, an official said.The scaffolding has been removed from Varyag, the ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to induct eight N-submarines by 2020


July 30th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will receive at least eight Graney class nuclear-powered attack submarines in the next decade, Navy chief Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky said Friday."We are ... 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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Indian Navy to majorly increase combat capabilities


December 1st, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The Indian Navy is poised to substantially enhance its combat capabilities in the next five-six years with a wide range of ships, submarines and choppers slated to join ... Read more...

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Captain of British n-sub relieved of command


November 28th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The captain of a British nuclear-powered submarine that ran aground in Scotland has been relieved of his command, a media report said.HMS Astute, one of the world's ... Read more...

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Dolphins inspire a better kind of sonar


November 18th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Inspired by the sonar capabilities of dolphins, scientists have developed a new underwater device that can outperform standard sonar and detect objects through bubble clouds.Taking a cue from ... Read more...

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