US Navy

We share interests with India, says US Navy chief, as China flexes muscles

We share interests with India, says US Navy chief, as China flexes muscles

Admiral Richardson made the remarks after his meeting with Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is on a five-day visit to America.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
US Navy fighter jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members

US Navy fighter jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members

30 pm (local time), and crashed into the water about a mile east of the runway. The pilot and weapons system officer ejected and were recovered, but US Naval Air Forces reported late Wednesday night that both had died.

Mar 15, 2018, 13:45 PM IST
US Navy veteran pleads guilty to killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a Kansas bar in 2017, faces death penalty

US Navy veteran pleads guilty to killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a Kansas bar in 2017, faces death penalty

A US Navy veteran charged with the killing of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar last year, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to premeditated first-degree murder. Adam Purinton, 52, pleaded guilty before a Kansas court.

Mar 07, 2018, 06:35 AM IST
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

There had been speculation that India is interested in the F-35 Lightning.

Mar 01, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
Immediate threat from North Korea, long-term challenge from China a worry: Top US military commander

Immediate threat from North Korea, long-term challenge from China a worry: Top US military commander

Chief of US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris Jr. has said that multilateralism is the way ahead for peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
China angered as US considers navy visits to Taiwan

China angered as US considers navy visits to Taiwan

Tensions have risen in recent days after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened China would invade Taiwan if any US warships made port visits to the island which China claims as its own territory.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
India inciting US against China's naval might: Chinese expert on international relations

India inciting US against China's naval might: Chinese expert on international relations

A research fellow at the Institute of International Relations of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences has said that India is provoking the US by projecting Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA) navy as a direct rival of the Americans.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
United States Navy calls off search for 3 missing sailors

United States Navy calls off search for 3 missing sailors

The US Navy on Friday called off its search for three sailors missing since two days when a transport plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in US Navy plane crash

US and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea today for three sailors missing since a US Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Cocky pilot draws penis in sky, leaves US Navy red-faced

Cocky pilot draws penis in sky, leaves US Navy red-faced

The US Navy was left red-faced Friday after a pilot painted an enormous outline of a penis in the sky using the condensation trails from his multi-million-dollar warplane.

Nov 18, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Iran denounces CIA's files on Osama bin Laden, calls it 'fake'

Iran denounces CIA's files on Osama bin Laden, calls it 'fake'

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading "fake news" about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
US sacks top Navy commanders after deadly warship collision

US sacks top Navy commanders after deadly warship collision

The US Navy on Wednesday sacked two top commanders from a warship that was involved in a deadly collision with a tanker off Singapore, citing a "loss of confidence" in the officers.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

US Navy says remains found by Malaysia not of a USS McCain sailor

On Tuesday, US Navy and Marine divers found human remains inside sealed sections of the damaged hull of the John S McCain.

Aug 24, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

US Navy to relieve Seventh Fleet commander after collisions in Asia: Report

The accident involving the USS John S McCain and the tanker Alnic MC in the Singapore Strait came at a tense time for the US Navy in Asia.

Aug 23, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Donald Trump sends 'thoughts and prayers' to US sailors in crash

Donald Trump sends 'thoughts and prayers' to US sailors in crash

Columbia; US President Donald Trump late on Sunday tweeted his "thoughts and prayers" to the sailors aboard a US destroyer that collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 missing and five in

Aug 21, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
10 sailors missing, 5 injured after US destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore : US Navy

10 sailors missing, 5 injured after US destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore : US Navy

10 sailors are missing while 5 injured after a US destroyer was damaged in a collision with a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the US Navy said. A rescue operation is under way.

Aug 21, 2017, 06:52 AM IST
10 sailors missing after US destroyer collides with tanker: Navy

10 sailors missing after US destroyer collides with tanker: Navy

10 sailors are missing while 5 injured after a US destroyer was damaged in a collision with a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the US Navy said. A rescue operation is under way.

Aug 21, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

US fighter pilot ejects on emergency landing at Bahrain

A US military aircraft made an emergency landing at Bahrain International Airport on Saturday and its pilot ejected on the runway after an engine malfunction, a navy spokesman said.

Aug 13, 2017, 00:31 AM IST

China protests US warship approaching Meiji reef

Geng reiterated that the US provocation would force China to take further measures to strengthen homeland defense capacity.

Aug 11, 2017, 22:26 PM IST