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British Navy unveils new attack submarine


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) The British Navy has launched its latest weapon, a new attack submarine called HMS Ambush that can hit targets around 2,000 km away, The Sun reported.The ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could vanish within 10 years: Scientists


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Arctic sea ice could vanish within 10 years as it is melting much faster than previously believed, thanks to global warming, warn scientists, claiming that the ... Read more...

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Russia could deploy unmanned bomber after 2040


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could deploy a sixth-generation" pilotless strategic bomber aircraft after 2040, Lt. Gen. Anatoly Zhikharev, chief of the Long-Range Aviation Command, said Thursday."That ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. It has a range of 290 km and ... Read more...

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India successfully tests supersonic cruise missile


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile 'BrahMos' from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.The missile was launched around 10.45 a.m. from the ... 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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US wants ’significant’ naval ties with India to protect sea lanes


July 4th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Recognising India's growing maritime power, the United States wants to maintain a "significant" relationship with India to help provide stable and secure international commerce through the ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile


March 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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British Royal Navy submariner charged with ‘leaking secrets’


March 8th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British Royal Navy submariner was arrested in southwestern England earlier this week and is being accused of leaking classified information, police said on Thursday. He has been ... Read more...

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US: ‘Iran preparing suicide bomb boats’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US officials say Iran has prepared suicide boats to fight foreign forces on the Gulf. Tehran has threatened the United States and other Western nations from operating ... Read more...

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Russia to build six submarines annually from 2013


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will produce six submarines and one aircraft carrier annually starting 2013, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday."By 2013, production capacity [at Russian shipyards] ... 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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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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Russia ranked 2nd biggest global arms exporter


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia became the world?s second largest arms exporter after the US in 2011, said Igor Korotchenko, the head of the Moscow-based arms think tank Centre ... Read more...

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British n-sub in India for naval war game


October 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India will be looking at learning lessons on operating a nuclear-powered boat apart from honing its anti-submarine warfare skills when its navy exercises with their ... 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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India building six submarines


August 10th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Six submarines are being built at the Mazagon Docks to increase India's submarine fleet, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday."In addition, the existing anti-submarine capability ... Read more...

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US to replace aircraft destroyed in Karachi attack


June 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) The US has decided to supply two new P-3C Orion aircraft to Pakistan to replace the ones destroyed in the naval base attack in Karachi ... Read more...

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A new discovery can double submarine speeds


May 30th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) A discovery by Australian scientists could potentially open up ways for sea vessels like submarines to go much faster under water. A team led by a ... Read more...

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Top naval commanders review coastal security, anti-piracy operations


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Top naval commanders Tuesday began a four-day conference here to review the security situation in the region in the backdrop of terror strikes in the ... Read more...

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Russia offers NATO military cooperation deal


May 5th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has offered NATO a three to five year military cooperation plan, Chief of the General Staff Nikolai Makarov said Wednesday."This approach will help define ... Read more...

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Brit soldiers serving in Libya, Afghanistan could face redundancies


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Britain's military commanders from the Army and Navy have been told to inform soldiers and sailors currently serving in Afghanistan and Libya that they could be among the 2000 ... Read more...

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Pakistan embraces China as new arms partner: Report


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan is now "backing away" from the US, its long-time strategic arms partner, and has joined hands with China to "beef up" its arsenal of ... Read more...

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Palin calls for stronger Indo- US ties


March 20th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.20 (ANI): United States lawmaker Sarah Palin has stressed the importance of Indo- American ties, in a speech she gave on her visit to India, saying they are based ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime brands UN resolution on no-fly zone in Libya as ‘invalid’


March 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Libyan government has said that it considers a UN resolution on a no-fly zone over the country as 'invalid' and demanded for an urgent meeting of the UN ... Read more...

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India, US want peaceful rise of China: Palin


March 20th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin Saturday said India and the United States want to ensure China's peaceful rise, even as she expressed ... Read more...

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Pak Senate declines funds for submarines purchase


March 12th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): The Pakistan Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production has rejected recommendations for buying submarines owing to the country facing an economic crunch.According to The Nation, the in-camera ... Read more...

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$1b ‘floating Monaco city’ yacht that has beach, buildings!


January 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): Ever thought of a yacht having buildings, helicopters, submarines and a beach? Well, you could take a ride in one such yacht worth a billion dollars-the most expensive ... Read more...

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India’s n-submarine Arihant to be commissioned 2012 (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Taking a big leap forward in completing its nuclear triad, India's indigenously developed nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant will begin operational patrols by 2012, a top commander said ... 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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Former DGNI offers to spill the beans on France-Pak arms deal kickbacks case


November 20th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): In the latest development in the France-Pak arms deal kickbacks case, former Director General Naval Intelligence (DGNI) of the Pakistan Navy has offered to help Islamabad and ... Read more...

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Daewoo to provide Indonesia with armored vehicles


November 11th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- Daewoo International Corp. on Thursday announced that it will be providing Indonesia with armored vehicles worth some $70 million.According to the deal, reported by Yonhap news ... Read more...

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US, S.Korea to hold second joint naval drill to deter N.Korea


September 24th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (S. Korea), Sept.24 (ANI): South Korea and the United States will hold anti-submarine drills next week in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula as a deterrent to North Korea, the ... Read more...

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