Japanese ships join US carrier for drills

Two Japanese destroyers began joint naval drills on Sunday with the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group in the Pacific Ocean as it nears waters off the Korean Peninsula.

Apr 23, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

China to carry out military drills in South China Sea

China will carry out military drills in the South China Sea all day on Thursday, the country`s maritime safety administration said on Wednesday, ordering all other shipping to stay away.

Oct 26, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
Dirty bombs: How Lord's Cricket ground turned into virtual battleground

Dirty bombs: How Lord's Cricket ground turned into virtual battleground

The famous stadium was one of the sites for secret practice drills in defusing 'dirty bombs' and other complex explosive devices.

Mar 06, 2016, 19:10 PM IST

Philippines, Japan to hold fresh naval drills

The Philippines and Japan will hold their second joint naval drills this year, the Filipino military said Tuesday, as the World War II foes deepen security ties while China aggressively develops islands in disputed waters.

Jun 09, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Lithuania

 Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country`s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours.

Feb 25, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

US commander hails successful drills with China

A top US commander has praised China`s participation in massive US-led drills seen as a step towards potentially thawing tensions between the two powers, saying it had gone "very, very well".

Jul 29, 2014, 14:50 PM IST

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

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.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Russia rejects Georgia`s concerns over Black Sea drills

Moscow has dismissed Tbilisi`s condemnation of Russian military drills in the Black Sea region.

Apr 02, 2013, 11:09 AM IST

N Korea warns US commander in S Korea over drills

North Korea has warned the top US commander in South Korea to cancel upcoming drills aimed at deterring Pyongyang`s military provocations.

Feb 23, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Chinese navy to hold drills in Yellow Sea

China said on Sunday its navy will stage
live-ammunition drills in the Yellow Sea this week, after it
condemned US-South Korean joint naval exercises in the region
and vowed to respond in kind.

Aug 29, 2010, 22:26 PM IST

Drills sent `clear message` to N Korea: US

S Korea and US officials say the drills demonstrated the allies` firepower.

Jul 29, 2010, 09:50 AM IST

PLA unit specialises in electromagnetic confrontation drills

A regiment of the Chinese Army
is specialising in conducting electromagnetic confrontation

Jun 28, 2010, 21:59 PM IST

Rescue teams conduct drills in Orissa over cyclone Laila

Hundreds of relief and rescue personnel held drills in Orissa Thursday amid fears that the severe cyclonic storm Laila over the Bay of Bengal may trigger flash floods in parts of the state, an official said.

May 20, 2010, 16:06 PM IST

Japan conducts quake drills on 1923 quake memorial day

An estimated 795,000 people from Tokyo and 30 other prefectures took part in annual anti-earthquake drills conducted by the central and local governments Tuesday, the 86th anniversary of the 1923 killer quake.

Sep 01, 2009, 15:55 PM IST

Mock drills at four crowded places in Delhi

In the run up to Independence
Day celebrations, mock drills were conducted at four crowded
places in the national capital on Wednesday to check the preparedness
of security agencies in case of any eventuality.

Aug 12, 2009, 17:40 PM IST

Russia, China kick off military exercises

Russia and China on Wednesday launched massive joint military drills aimed at fighting terrorism and ethnic separatism, Russian news agencies reported.

Jul 22, 2009, 11:50 AM IST