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India allows end-user inspection of warship by US


August 7th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) In a first, India has allowed one of its warships, bought second-hand from the US in 2005 and inducted into service in 2007, to be ... Read more...

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US assures transparent probe into fisherman killing


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The US Monday assured a "thorough and transparent" investigation into the killing of an Indian fisherman by one of its naval personnel from aboard a ... Read more...

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Nod for $1.8 bn defence procurement proposals


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's defence ministry Friday gave its approval to three key proposals from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy to buy 14 new ... 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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Beijing-Manila row over island


May 8th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China has slammed Manila's attempt to rename Huangyan Island as Beijing is set to launch its first deep water oil rig in the South China Sea.Manila ... Read more...

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Seychelles to prosecute four pirates


April 30th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 30 (IANS) Denmark has reached an agreement with the Seychelles to prosecute four Somali pirates held on board a Danish warship, the Danish foreign ministry said.Sixteen suspected pirates ... Read more...

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US warships to visit Vietnam


April 18th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A fleet of US warships will dock at Tien Sa port in Vietnam April 23 for a five-day collaborative programme between the navies of the two ... Read more...

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Spanish treasure lands after 200 years


February 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After more 200 years, the Spanish government has finally taken control of a treasure worth nearly $500 million. The treasure which was aboard a sunken Spanish warship ... Read more...

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Brazilian aircraft carrier catches fire; 1 dead


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) One sailor died and two suffered burns in a fire Wednesday aboard the aircraft carrier Sao Paulo, the only warship of its type ... Read more...

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Britain to deploy warship in South Atlantic


February 1st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) The British Royal Navy will deploy a warship near the disputed territory of Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.The islands, off Argentina's eastern coast, has been ... Read more...

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British Royal Marines practise Olympic security


January 17th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) The British Royal Marines have joined police on the Thames here for a week-long security exercise in preparation for the 2012 Olympics.The Green Berets joined the ... Read more...

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NATO warship helps Iranian vessel


January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 17 (IANS) A NATO warship rescued an Iranian-flagged vessel over the weekend just days after the vessel was freed from pirates by another NATO ship, the military alliance ... Read more...

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Danish warship frees Pakistani, Iranian hostages


January 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 9 (IANS) A Danish warship has freed 14 Iranian and Pakistani hostages following a seaborne action against pirates off Somalia's coast, the Danish Navy said.On Saturday, the warship ... 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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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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Capsized naval ship to be decommissioned in 2012


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vindhyagiri, which capsized earlier this year, will be decommissioned in 2012, an official said here."We have decided that INS Vindhyagiri should be ... Read more...

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India mulling naval protocol to prevent skirmishes at sea


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In the light of some incidents involving warships from Pakistan and China, India is considering a protocol on the lines of the Cold War era ... Read more...

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France preparing first warship for Russia


December 1st, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French shipbuilder DCNS will start construction of the first warship for the Russian Navy and it has received advance payment from Moscow under a $1.2-billion ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils another piracy attempt


November 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A five-boat pirate attack on merchant vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden was foiled by an Indian warship that was on escort duty, capturing 26 ... Read more...

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US has specific security norms for flights to US


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The United States has made clear it does have specific security requirements for flights going to the US and was committed to ensuring that those are ... Read more...

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India denies naval stand-off with China


September 1st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India Thursday dismissed media reports claiming that one of its amphibious assault ships was confronted by a Chinese warship in the South China Sea after ... Read more...

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Anna challenge: Antony cancels participation in naval function


August 20th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony, who was to induct indigenously built new warship into the Indian Navy here Saturday, cancelled his trip following a new challenge ... Read more...

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Woman to run warship for first time in Britain


August 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A woman will command a warship for the first time in Britain's 500-year-old naval history, a media report said Monday.Thirty-nine-year-old Lieutenant Commander Sarah West will take ... Read more...

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Indigenous aircraft carrier launch this December: Antony


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The construction of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) at Cochin is expected to be completed in December this year, after which the warship will ... 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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Briton killed in Yemen bomb blast


July 21st, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 21 (IANS/AKI) A British national was killed in Yemen Wednesday in a bomb blast, officials said.The incident took place in the southern port city of Aden. The unnamed ... 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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Russia to build n-powered destroyer by 2016


June 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will finish in 2016 the construction of a new destroyer, most likely to be nuclear-powered, a top official said Thursday."A prototype of an ocean-going ... Read more...

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‘Minor damage to Indian warship after Pakistani vessel brushed past’


June 24th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) An Indian warship's flight deck net was slightly damaged after a Pakistani naval vessel brushed past it in an aggressive manoeuvre while escorting an Egyptian ... Read more...

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Did our best to help Indian sailors of MV Suez: Navy chief


June 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday warded off criticism from the families of six Indian crew members of an Egyptian cargo vessel freed by pirates 10 days ... Read more...

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Terrorism focus of talks with Pakistan, Headley revelations to figure: India (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Terrorism will be the "central point" of New Delhi's agenda when the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries meet in Islamabad Thursday, External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Terrorism focus of talks with Pakistan: India


June 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Terrorism will be the "central point" of New Delhi's agenda when Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries meet in Islamabad Thursday, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Have realistic expectations from talks with Pakistan: India


June 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India Sunday said Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao will go to Islamabad with "an open and constructive approach" and with "realistic" expectations, despite a naval row ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Indian obstruction of ship (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with the Indian government over the alleged obstruction of its naval ship by an Indian warship two days ago.The foreign office ... Read more...

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Pakistan lodges protest with India over sea incident


June 18th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with the Indian government over the alleged obstruction of its naval ship by an Indian warship two days ago.The protest was ... Read more...

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