Warship

  • Defence Ministry orders probe into INS Kolkata tragedy 08-03-2014 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: After a Naval officer was killed in a gas leak on board India's most advanced destroyer ship, the INS Kolkata, the Defence Ministry has now ordered a probe into the incident. A Board of Inquiry has been ordered by the Indian Navy to investigate the causes of the...
  • Naval warship INS Betwa suffers damage 22-01-2014 07:49 PM

    In the fifth incident involving naval warships in the last six months, INS Betwa has suffered damage in its critical component after which the Navy is carrying out an investigation. The latest incident detected last week comes six months after INS Sindhurakshak submarine sank in Mumbai harbour following a blast....
  • INS Vikramaditya reaches home base in Karwar 07-01-2014 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: After a delay of almost five years, India's largest warship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Tuesday reached its home base Karwar in Karnataka. The long-awaited $2.3 billion aircraft carrier had started its voyage towards India from Russia after it was inducted formally on November 16 there by Defence...
  • Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years: Official 13-11-2013 10:56 PM

    On board INS Satpura: Indian Navy would have 200 warships in another 10 years, with three aircraft carriers in each of the three naval commands, for which orders have already been given to various docks in the country, a senior official said on Wednesday. "Right now, we have 136 ships...
  • US, Britain send warships to help Philippine relief efforts 12-11-2013 12:03 PM

    The United States is sending an aircraft carrier to the Philippines to help speed up relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people in one city alone, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach more devastated towns. The USS George Washington aircraft carrier should arrive...
  • Vasan against selling warship to Sri Lanka 12-09-2013 04:29 PM

    Erode: Voicing opposition to Centre's proposal to supply two naval warships to Sri Lanka, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan has said he would urge Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to sell the vessels. "I am against the selling of warships to Sri Lanka. I will meet the Prime Minister soon and...
  • TN: Jaya writes to PM seeking cancellation of defence pact with Lanka 11-09-2013 06:16 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minster Jayalalithaa has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking cancellation of defence pact with Sri Lanka. In her letter, Jayalalithaa asked for the cancellation of an agreement on the proposed sale of naval warships to Sri Lanka. "These ships could be potentially deployed...
  • Two Royal Canadian Navy warships collide in Pacific 01-09-2013 03:30 AM

    Two Royal Canadian Navy warships collided in Pacific Ocean while conducting manoeuvres, an official release said on Saturday, adding there were no casualties. HMCS Algonquin and HMCS Protecteur collided on Friday en route to Hawaii, Xinhua reported citing a press release from Canada's department of national defence. Both warships ships...
  • Russia sends warships to Mediterranean as Syria tension rises 30-08-2013 12:33 AM

    Russia said on Thursday it was sending warships to the Mediterranean, but denied it was beefing up its naval force there as Western powers prepare for military action against Syria. Interfax news agency quoted a source in the armed forces' general staff as saying Russia, Syria's most powerful ally, was...
  • Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to begin final acceptance trials 04-07-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: The long-delayed aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov will begin its final acceptance trials in Russia on Thursday as the Indian Navy prepares to induct the warship, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, by the end of 2013. The final acceptance trials of the Admiral Gorshkov, which are expected to last three months,...
  • China's anti-ship missile, submarine threats: Navy 03-12-2011 01:33 AM

    New Delhi: China's new anti-ship ballistic missile, if fully functional, posed a "different category of threat" and certainly requires "a different measure to counter it," Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said on Friday. He also noted that the Jin class of submarines with its ballistic missile capability and underwater endurance...
  • Pipavav, Mazagon Dock in JV to build warship 12-09-2011 06:18 PM

    Mumbai: State-run Mazagon Dock and private shipbuilder Pipavav Defence on Monday formed the country's first public-private partnership venture to build warship and submarines for the Navy. Pipavav Defence & Offshore Engineering Company (PDOL) and Mazagon Dock will have an equal stake in the joint venture - Mazagon Dock Pipavav. The...
  • China sea dispute: US wants diplomatic process 02-09-2011 10:19 AM

    Washington: The United States has asked for a collaborative diplomatic process on resolving the disputes related to the South China Sea, amid reports of the Chinese Navy confronting an Indian Navy vessel off the coast of Vietnam in late July. "We support a collaborative diplomatic process by all claimants to...
  • Indian Navy warship to escort MV Suez to Oman 16-06-2011 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: A nerve-wracking 48 hours more to go for six Indian crew members of the MV Suez and their families. The cargo that was held captive by Somali pirates for almost 11 months and released on Monday, fought off another hijack bid on Wednesday and is now on its...
  • US warship in Black Sea irks Russia 12-06-2011 08:15 PM

    Moscow: Russia on Sunday expressed its displeasure and concern over the arrival of a US warship in the Black Sea to take part in naval exercises with Ukraine, saying the move once again raised concern about America's plan to deploy missile shield in Europe. In a statement issued the Russian...
  • Indian Navy to boost its arsenal, add 101 ships 17-05-2011 11:27 AM

    Singapore: India is to invest $46.96 billion as part of moves to boost up its naval forces over the next 20 years adding 101 new warships, ranging from sophisticated destroyers to nuclear submarines. "Going by the investment value, India is expected to build sophisticated destroyers, new generation and new radar...
  • US shows off warship that buried bin Laden 15-05-2011 10:19 AM

    Aboard the USS Carl Vinson: US officials welcomed visitors on Sunday to the USS Carl Vinson warship, from which Osama bin Laden's body was buried at sea, but did not discuss the ultra-secretive attack that killed him, reflecting America's concern over possible retaliation. US defense officials were taking measures to...
  • Pak Navy ad features images of Indian ships 08-03-2011 02:40 PM

    Islamabad: An advertisement issued by the Pakistan Navy on Tuesday for a multi-national exercise prominently featured images of Indian Navy warships even though India is not among the countries participating in the manoeuvres being held in the Arabian Sea. The full-page advertisement for the Aman-11 exercise, which appeared in The...
  • US clauses restrict India from using warship 15-03-2008 10:31 PM

    New Delhi: It was, experts and pundits will keep reminding us, a sad two days for cricket when Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir were found guilty in the spot-fixing case and subsequently sentenced to jail terms of two years and six months, one year and six months respectively....