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Japan, US conduct navy drill in East China Sea: Reports

The Japanese and US navies are conducting joint exercises in the East China Sea as tension intensifies in the region following North Korea's missile tests, local media reported today.

'Indo-US naval ties thriving but bureaucratic obstacles stay'

The Indo-US naval relationship is thriving under Prime Minister Narendra Modi but he has not been able to break up the "entrenched" bureaucratic obstacles as much as he set out to do, a top American think-tank has said.

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

The Indian embassy in Washington said it is closely monitoring the tragic shooting incident in Kansas and providing all help and assistance to the family of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime.

Beijing opposes US naval patrols in South China Sea

Beijing opposes US naval patrols in South China Sea

China said on Tuesday it opposed action by other countries under the pretext of freedom of navigation that undermined its sovereignty, after a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrols in the contested South China Sea.

US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian boats

A US Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian boats near the Strait of Hormuz, a US official said on Monday.

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels: US officials

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels: US officials

The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the USS Mahan established radio communication with the boats but they did not respond to requests to slow down. 

US Navy to deploy advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

US Navy to deploy advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

The move, although planned before the US election, comes amid fresh tension between the United States and Japan as President-elect Donald Trump questions the longstanding One-China policy.

China seizes American underwater drone in South China Sea

China seizes American underwater drone in South China Sea

The Chinese seizure will add to concerns about China`s growing military presence and aggressive posture in the disputed South China Sea.

Obama offered no apology for Hiroshima, Abe won't do it for Pearl Harbour either

Obama offered no apology for Hiroshima, Abe won't do it for Pearl Harbour either

Abe will honour the war dead at the memorial but will not apoligise for the deadly December 7, 1941 assault on the US naval base. 

China, US must avoid being excessive mutual suspicion: Chinese envoy

China`s Washington envoy, Cui Tiankai, said that after “a most unusual political season”, it was important to build consensus and identify common ground.
 

US Navy commissions most advanced stealth destroyer

US Navy commissions most advanced stealth destroyer

The Zumwalt, costing nearly USD 4.4 billion, is striking in appearance, with sharp angles and weaponry concealed behind flat surfaces.

US military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on US Navy ship

The strikes, authorized by President Barack Obama, represent Washington`s first direct military action against Houthi-controlled targets in Yemen`s conflict.

Donald Trump vows harsh response to Iranian vessels that harass US Navy

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Friday that any Iranian vessels that harass the US Navy in the Gulf would be "shot out of the water" if he is elected on Nov. 8.

US cuts military advisers to Saudi-led coalition in Yemen: US Navy

US cuts military advisers to Saudi-led coalition in Yemen: US Navy

The US military has slashed the number of intelligence advisers directly supporting the Saudi-led coalition`s air war in Yemen, the US Navy said on Saturday.

US Navy throws much-mocked uniform overboard

The US Navy is ditching its much-maligned blue-and-gray camouflage uniform that sailors complained was uncomfortable.

Court rules in favor of marine life, bans US Navy from using sonar

Court rules in favor of marine life, bans US Navy from using sonar

The court reversed a lower court decision which had granted for the Navy in 2012 to use low-frequency sonar for training, testing and routine operations in the oceans. 

US, Chinese naval commanders to meet amid tensions

US, Chinese naval commanders to meet amid tensions

"The commanders of the US and Chinese navies will meet amid mounting tensions over China`s claims to much of the South China Sea", the US Navy said Thursday.

US accuses Russian warship of aggressive maneuvers near US navy ship

The US European Command said the Russian frigate, Yaroslav Mudry, came unnecessarily close to the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto.

US sailors divulged sensitive information while held by Iran: Navy

US sailors divulged sensitive information while held by Iran: Navy

U.S. sailors who blundered into Iranian waters in January divulged sensitive information to their captors while held at gunpoint by Iran`s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a U.S. Navy report said on Thursday.

India-US-Japan 'Malabar' joint military exercise begins

India-US-Japan 'Malabar' joint military exercise begins

The first harbour phase will conclude on June 13. The second sea phase will run June 14-17 off Okinawa Island.