Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 10:37
USS George Washington`s mission could raise hackles in China, locked in disputes with Vietnam, the Philippines and other govts over islands ownership.
Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 13:26
China is the 10th country around the world and the last among the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to have an aircraft carrier in active service.
Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 17:28
Against the backdrop of stepped up maritime activities by China, India`s Navy Chief admiral DK Joshi has said the country`s naval preparedness is being strengthened to deal with any situation.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 19:16
India and Russia are expected to iron out differences over civil nuclear liability issues.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 18:28
China, which commissioned its first aircraft carrier this week, has no immediate plans to build a second one, the defence ministry said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 13:13
Describing the aircraft carrier as a milestone, the article said: "It will also be a psychological milestone".
Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 16:10
Admiral Gorshkov was a Kiev class aircraft carrier laid down in 1978 at Nikolayev South in Ukraine, launched in 1982, and commissioned in 1987.
Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 11:35
The Vikramaditya, formerly the Russian Navy`s Admiral Gorshkov, is to be handed over to India after ongoing sea trials following a much-delayed refit.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 21:29
HMS Ark Royal, an aircraft carrier and former flagship of the Royal Navy, will sold for three million pounds for scrap metal to help tackle a multi-billion pound defence deficit.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 12:11
A Chinese daily said the country`s first aircraft carrier, originally the Ukrainian Varyag, has been followed closely by overseas observers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 19:46
The contract for building the first indigenous aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy has been awarded to Cochin Shipyard Limited.
Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 23:56
The deployment comes during an escalating showdown between Iran and West over the Islamic Republic`s nuclear program.
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