Adani Group seeks licence to manufacture warships

The group is also evaluating options to set up a greenfield shipyard in Gujarat, besides leveraging its significant land holding for a defence manufacturing park.

Indian Navy's 48 warships being built indigenously: Vice chief

Hailing the country's indigenous shipbuilding capabilities, Vice Admiral P Murugesan, Vice Chief of the Navy, on Tuesday said that 48 warships were currently under construction in Indian shipyards.

Parrikar asks shipyards to be ready to deliver more ships

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday asked shipyards, both public and private, to compress delivery schedules of warships and other platforms for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard.

France will pay back Russia if warships not delivered: Hollande

 President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that France will reimburse Russia if it fails to deliver two Mistral warships in a deal frozen over the Ukraine conflict.

Pakistan says Saudi asked for warplanes, warships and soldiers

Saudi Arabia has asked Pakistan for military aircraft, warships and soldiers, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday, at the start of a parliamentary debate on whether Pakistan should get involved in a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.

French warship sale to Russia `not on agenda`: Minister

The controversial sale of two high-tech warships to Russia is "not on the agenda", France`s defence minister said on Monday, despite the ceasefire agreed in Ukraine last week.

Russia not done enough to get warships: French PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says Russia hasn't done enough to have two warships ordered in France delivered.

Vietnam warships visit Philippines amid South China Sea dispute

Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge China`s superior naval forces amid tension in the South China Sea.

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture

 Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building, an expert from an Indian naval think-tank said here today.

Finland: Russia warships intercept research vessel

The Finnish Environment Institute says that Russian military ships have twice recently intercepted one of its research vessels in international waters in the Baltic Sea.

US Navy develops unmanned robotic boats with swarm capability

In a breakthrough, the US Navy on Sunday said it has successfully developed cheap unmanned armed robotic boats that would not only its protect warships, but also, for the first time, autonomously "swarm" offensively on hostile vessels, giving naval war-fighters a decisive edge.

Emphasis on indigenisation, says Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan

Strongly pitching for indigenisation of warships and submarines, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R K Dhowan on Thursday said the future of Indian Navy is firmly anchored on indigenisation and the force has transformed from "Buyers Navy" to "Builder's Navy" after relentless efforts.

Ukraine stripped of nearly all its warships in Crimea

Ukraine lost nearly all the warships in the Crimean Peninsula and government on Sunday ordered the crew of ship Konstantin Olshansky, which is under siege by Russian troops, to resist until the end.

India deploys four warships to locate missing Malaysian plane

India on Thursday deployed four warships to locate the Malaysian jetliner missing for six days.

Iran sends warships to Atlantic

Two Iranian warships set sail today for the Atlantic Ocean on their navy`s first-ever mission there, state TV reported.

Indian Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years

Indian Navy would have 200 warships in another 10 years, with three aircraft carriers in each of the three naval commands, for which orders have already been given to various docks in the country, a senior official said here on Wednesday.

US, Britain send warships to help Philippine relief efforts

A US aircraft carrier set sail for the Philippines on Tuesday to accelerate relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people in one coastal city alone, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach hundreds of isolated towns and villages.

NATO opens major war game; Russia irked

NATO this week is holding its biggest war game in years, and the Russians aren`t happy it`s happening so near their borders.

PM will be apprised of issues relating to SL: Narayanasamy

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be apprised of the objections raised by political parties in Tamil Nadu to India`s plan to supply warships to Sri Lanka and his participation in the Commonwealth Head of Governments Meeting in Colombo.

Syria crisis: Russia sends warships to Mediterranean

Russia is sending two warships to the east Mediterranean, Interfax news agency said on Thursday, but Moscow denied this meant it was beefing up its naval force there as Western powers prepare for military action against Syria.