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India to buy 500 helicopters, 12 submarines, over 200 fighter jets in next 10 years: Report

India to buy 500 helicopters, 12 submarines, over 200 fighter jets in next 10 years: Report

In order to ramp up its military preparedness, India will spend a massive $223 billion or Rs 15 lakh core over the next decade to acquire weapon systems, as per a media report.

US Navy to induct first super aircraft carrier this year

Sean Stackley, the Navy's assistant secretary for acquisitions, unveiled the timetable for the 100,000-tonne, 1,100-foot-long warship in testimony prepared for the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Fire on aircraft carrier INS Viraat, one Navy personnel dead

One Navy personnel died on Sunday as fire broke out on aircraft carrier INS Viraat, 

DNA: Aircraft carrier INS Viraat decommissioned from Indian Navy

INS Viraat an aircraft carrier of Indian Navy which has a prestigious record, decommissioned from the defence services.
Watch this special report on INS Viraat and acknowledge the glorious history of this outstanding aircraft carrier.

This amazing time-lapse video shows what's the day like on an aircraft carrier

This amazing time-lapse video shows what's the day like on an aircraft carrier

Ever wondered what's the day like on an aircraft carrier, often referred to as floating cities. Watch this amazing time-lapse video to find out.

India, US discuss plans to develop next-gen aircraft carrier

India and the US have started discussions to jointly develop a next-generation aircraft carrier to bolster the Indian Navy's blue-water capabilities, a top Pentagon official has said.

India's biggest warship INS Vikramaditya to undergo first refit next year

Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, India's biggest warship, will undergo its first refit next year and it is likely to be carried out at Pipavav shipyard, part of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group.

INS Viraat likely to converted into docked museum

INS Viraat, the oldest active aircraft carrier in the world, is likely to be converted into a docked museum when the ship decommissions next year.

Beijing's first aircraft carrier Liaoning leaves port

China`s first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, has reportedly left a military port in Qingdao in the Shandong Province in east China for a training and testing mission.

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant undocked

India on Wednesday undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited here.

Indo-French naval exercise 'VARUNA' concludes on Saturday

The ten day long Indo-French naval exercise, 'VARUNA', aimed at showcasing close ties between the two countries concluded off the Goa coast on Saturday.

INS Vikramaditya to finally get air defence system

India's largest warship INS Vikaramaditya will finally get its own air defence system, courtesy of another ship that may be decommissioned soon.

France deploys aircraft carrier in Gulf for IS fight

A French aircraft carrier launched operations in the Gulf on Monday as Paris stepped up its participation in the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State group.

DNA: A glimpse into Indian Navy's battle readiness exercise

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar recently witnessed the Theatre Readiness Operational Level Exercise (TROPEX-2015), off the coast of Goa in the Arabian Sea.

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India eyes US aircraft carrier technology as arms ties deepen

India wants to use state-of-the-art US technology to boost the range and potency of a planned aircraft carrier, defence sources said, a move that would tie their arms programmes closer together and counter China`s military influence in the region.

China building second aircraft carrier: Reports

 A firm has won a contract to supply cabling for a second Chinese aircraft carrier, comments by local authorities suggested in the latest sign that Beijing is boosting its maritime power, although news of the development was swiftly deleted online.

'China `never paid businessman` who bought aircraft carrier'

 The Chinese businessman who bought an unfinished Soviet-era vessel that became his country`s first aircraft carrier was never paid back the $120 million it cost him by Beijing, he was quoted as saying Tuesday.

China `never paid businessman` who bought aircraft carrier: Report

The Chinese businessman who bought an unfinished Soviet-era vessel that became his country`s first aircraft carrier was never paid back the $120 million it cost him by Beijing, he was quoted as saying Tuesday.

France to deploy aircraft carrier to Gulf in IS fight: Report

The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its fleet will be deployed to the Gulf to support operations against the Islamic State group, a military news site reported on Tuesday.

Naval light combat aircraft successfully tested

The first naval prototype of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), designed to operate from the decks of aircraft carriers, was successfully tested at a facility in Goa, the defence ministry said here Sunday.