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Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

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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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India’s carrier, n-sub programme delayed


August 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's key navy programmes -- the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and the nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant -- are running late, with the carrier's induction ... 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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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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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 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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ICGS Rajtarang commissioned in Chennai


May 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Rajtarang, an improved version of fast attack craft for anti-smuggling, anti-poaching and rescue operations was commissioned by Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Goa shipyard to build six patrol vessels for Coast Guard


May 9th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has been commissioned to build six offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the Indian Coast Guard, a company statement said Wednesday."The vessels are ... Read more...

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Chinese shipyard to build Titanic II


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) A Chinese shipyard is planning to build a replica of the Titanic that sank in the Atlantic in 1912 with more than 1,500 people on board. ... Read more...

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Pakistan inducts fast attack naval vessel


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy Monday inducted its first fast attack missile boat - PNS Azmat - in a bid to boost its advanced warfare capability and prowess.Speaking ... Read more...

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Poor quality rivets sank Titanic


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Poor quality of rivets holding the Titanic's hull together may have come loose after colliding with an iceberg, sinking the ship a century ago, a study ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hopes to resolve power crisis by 2014


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladeshi Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith said Saturday the power crisis in the country will be resolved in the next two years.He speaking at the inaugural ceremony ... Read more...

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Defence panel approves LCA for Indian Navy


February 27th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In a boost to India's indigenous maritime combat plane development programme, a top defence panel has approved the limited series production of the Tejas light ... Read more...

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Cold weather kills rare pelicans in Russia


February 21st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dalmatian pelicans, a threatened species, are dying of cold and hunger amid freezing weather in Russia's usually warm Dagestan region, where the birds migrated for ... Read more...

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A German village where every house has a cancer patient


February 13th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A village in Germany has left health experts baffled as almost every household there has a resident suffering from cancer, a media report said Monday.The Wewelsfleth ... Read more...

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Indian Navy inducts second sail training ship


January 27th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 27 (IANS) INS Sudarshini a three-masted barque, the second sail training ship of the Indian Navy, was commissioned by Vice Admiral K.N. Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval ... Read more...

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Russia’s n-powered submarine to enter service by June


January 21st, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest nuclear-powered submarine -- the Yury Dolgoruky -- will be put into operation in the second quarter of the year, the shipbuilding group said.The ... 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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Damaged Russian nuclear sub to take a year for repair


December 31st, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Repairs of the Yekaterinburg nuclear sub, damaged by fire while in dry dock near Murmansk city, will take at least a year, said a spokesman ... Read more...

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Russian n-sub catches fire at shipyard


December 30th, 2011 - 7:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS) A Russian nuclear submarine caught fire at a shipyard in the country's northern city of Murmansk Thursday, Xinhua reported.The authorities said fire safety violations during the ... 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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Defence modernisation in 2011: What’s done & what’s not (With Defence modernisation: Critical deals materialised, others faced time overruns)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Here's the lowdown on what India accomplished in its defence modernisation and procurement plans in 2011 and what it could not complete.What Was Done:* Deal ... 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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Russia delays new nuclear submarine service


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS) The Russian Navy has decided not to put into active duty its newest Severodvinsk nuclear submarine until the end of 2012, the Defence Ministry said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to receive 10 diesel submarines by 2020


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy is planning to receive up to 10 diesel-electric submarines by 2020, a navy spokesperson said."The Russian Navy expects to receive 8-10 diesel ... 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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Kerala to get Rs.1,500 crore new shipyard


November 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Shipping G.K. Vasan has asked Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) to complete a feasibility study report on setting up a new ship repair facility ... Read more...

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India signs Rs.300-cr deal for interceptor boats


October 17th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In a bid to plug gaps in its coastal security, India has signed a Rs.300 crore deal for importing 80 fast interceptor craft (FIC) for ... Read more...

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Ship sinks as soon as it is launched


October 12th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A luxury cruise ship sank in China immediately after it was launched.The 17 million yuan ($2.68 million) luxury cruise ship, called "Jiugang", sank in the Yellow ... 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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MDL-Pipavav JV put on hold: Antony


September 26th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government Monday put on hold a joint venture (JV) between defence public sector unit Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) and private sector Pipavav Defence and ... 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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Plane skids off runway at Kochi airport, two injured


August 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 29 (IANS) Two people were injured when a Gulf Air flight from Bahrain with 137 passengers on board skidded off the runway just after landing at the Kochi ... Read more...

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Goa Shipyard posts Rs.176 crore profit


August 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), a public sector shipyard under the defence ministry, Wednesday said it had posted a Rs.176 crore profit after taxes for the financial ... Read more...

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