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US Navy destroyer to conduct more Black Sea drills: Commander

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 04:09

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer will remain in the Black Sea to conduct more exercises with allied ships, its commander said on Sunday, the eve of a breakaway vote in Crimea.

Navy completes Tropex war drills in India Ocean region

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 16:36

The Navy has successfully completed one of its largest war drills spread over Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal region and involving its frontline assets such as INS Chakra and 75 combat and surveillance aircraft.

North Korea patrol boat violated maritime border: South

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 11:40

A North Korean patrol boat repeatedly crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border with the South in an apparent show of force at the start of South Korea-US military drills, Seoul`s defence ministry said Tuesday.

North Korea urges South Korea to cancel military drills with US

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 15:55

North Korea Thursday urged South Korea to cancel its joint military exercises with the US scheduled to start later this month.

North Korea warns US-South Korea military drills could spark disaster

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 02:37

North Korea took its demand for the United States and South Korea to halt joint military drills to the United Nations, holding a rare news conference on Friday to warn that the exercises could get "out of control and plunge into unimaginable disaster."

South Korea rejects North`s call to halt drills with US

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:50

South Korea on Friday rejected a call from the reclusive North to halt "provocative" military drills with the United States, saying that as a democracy it did not launch pre-emptive strikes.

South Korea rejects North`s warning over military drills

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:50

South Korea on Thursday rejected North Korean warnings to call off scheduled joint military exercises with the United States and vowed "severe" retaliation to any provocation from Pyongyang.

US, Japan and South Korea to hold joint naval drills

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 11:39

The announcement comes as US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of State John Kerry were in Tokyo to meet their Japanese counterparts following talks with South Korean officials this week.

Taiwan`s navy launches surface-to-air missile

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 19:14

Taiwan`s navy launched its premier surface-to-air missile from the deck of a warship on Thursday, its first test of the weapon in six years, destroying a drone simulating a Chinese air attack.

`India-China military drills to ease tensions`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 18:12

Joint defence exercises being planned by the Indian and Chinese militaries later this year would send a positive signal to ease recent border tensions, analysts said.

Turkey cancels naval drills with Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 11:20

Turkey Friday cancelled two naval drills with Egypt in the wake of the Arab nation`s use of force against supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood. The violent crackdown killed over 600 protestors.

China, Russia to have largest ever joint naval drills

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 19:56

China sent its largest fleet of seven warships to conduct exercises with Russian navy as the two strategic partners forged closer military ties.