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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.

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.

Navy experimenting with composite superstructure for warships

 The Navy is building two Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes using carbon fibre composite material from Sweden for the first time as it goes beyond using steel for warships.

India exports its first warship

By delivering an offshore patrol vessel to Mauritius, India today exported its first warship.

India to export its first warship this month

India will export its first warship later this month, a move that is seen as a big leap for the country's defence public sector units.

American company bags contract for Navy's 16 multi-role choppers

The United States' Sikorsky has bagged the contract for Indian Navy's Rs 6,000-crore proposal for acquisition of 16 multi-role helicopters for its warships, official sources said on Friday.

GRSE to export first warship to Mauritius

Defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) would export its first warship to Mauritius next month, a company official said.

Hollande says postponing warship delivery to Russia `until further notice`

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday delayed the controversial delivery of a high-tech warship to Russia "until further notice" over the Ukraine crisis.

INS Vikrant fades into history, to be broken up

 India`s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, now decommissioned but which saw action during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, is finally being broken up. The process is expected to be completed within seven-eight months, its owner said here Friday.

Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns

Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China's warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.

Russia says France due to hand over first warship November 14

Russia said Wednesday that France is still due to complete the controversial handover of a warship next month, despite pressure for the deal to be scrapped over Moscow`s role in the Ukraine crisis.

Navy undertakes medicare drive in lakshadweep

As part of the Navy's community outreach programme, a warship was deployed by the Southern Naval Command to Lakshadweep for providing health related training and medicare facilities.

US warship arrives in Georgia as tensions rise over Ukraine

A US warship docked in Georgia`s Black Sea port of Batumi Tuesday, the US embassy said, as tensions in the region remain high over Russia`s role in the conflict in Ukraine.

France to deploy more fighter jets, warship, in IS fight

The French military said on Wednesday it would deploy three more fighter jets and a warship to the Middle East to boost support to Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State jihadists.

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow's actions in neighbouring Ukraine, President Francois Hollande's office said on Wednesday.

PM Modi to induct INS Kolkata without its main air defence weapon

The largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata, to be inducted into the Navy by PM Narendra Modi on August 16, will be commissioned without its main air defence weapon.

Indian Navy warship in Malaysia on goodwill visit

Indian naval warship INS Ranvijay today entered the Sepanggar port in Malaysia on a three-day goodwill visit aimed at strengthening bilateral defence ties.

Indian Navy to get first fully indigenously-built warship today

India`s first fully indigenously built major warship, the anti submarine warfare (ASW) corvette INS Kamorta will be handed over to the navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) here Saturday, a defence statement said.

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.

PM likely to induct warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai soon

After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, PM is likely to induct country`s largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the next few weeks.