Frigate

  • Chinese navy inducts new stealth frigate February 26, 2013

    Beijing: The Chinese navy has inducted a new generation of stealth frigate, a media report said. China's first Type 056 stealth frigate was delivered to the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) in Shanghai Monday, Xinhua reported. The new generation of frigate, which is about to be put into service...
  • New Talwar class frigate for Navy launched May 27, 2011

    Moscow: The third Talwar class stealth frigate built by Russia for the Indian Navy was launched at Yantar Shipyard in Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, signaling "a new hallmark" in bilateral defence cooperation. Ira Malhotra, wife of newlyappointed Ambassador Ajai Malhotra, launched the stealth frigate 'Trikand', the third of the three stealth...
  • Brothers in 'arms'? China gives warship to Pak July 31, 2009

    Islamabad: China on Friday delivered the first of the four stateoftheart F22P frigates to its allweather ally Pakistan in keeping with contracts signed between the countries four years ago. The frigate constructed at Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in the eastern Chinese city Shanghai was formally handed over to Pakistan Navy at a...
  • Navy eyes new submarines for bluewater capability February 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy has set the ball rolling for acquisition of new warships and submarines. India has made it clear that it wants more muscle at sea and has kickstarted the process of acquiring six new hunterkiller submarines and seven new frigates. Of particular significance is its decision to go...