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.

Australia PM says warships could be moved north

Australian PM Kevin Rudd said key naval assets could be relocated north to adapt to a changing security landscape and put personnel nearer to their fields of operation.

Defence Ministry puts on hold MDL-Pipavav joint venture

Amid allegations of non-compliance and favouritism, the Defence Ministry has put on hold a joint venture between public sector Mazagon Dockyards and private sector Pipavav shipyard for building warships for Indian Navy.

China warships sail just outside Japan waters

Four Chinese navy ships sailed through a zone just outside Japanese territorial waters between Yonaguni and Iriomote islands in Okinawa Prefecture.

`Star Trek` inspired weapons to become reality

US navy experts have revealed that they have come very close to developing laser weapons like those used aboard the Enterprise in TV’s `Star Trek`.

Iran test-fires missiles designed to hit warships

An Iranian news agency says the military has test-fired four missiles during a military drill.

Taiwan plans to buy four warships from US

If finalised, the arms deal will increase to 12 the total number of such warships owned by Taiwanese Navy.

Four Russian warships set to leave for China

Four Russian warships from the Pacific Fleet will leave the country for a joint exercise with Chinese naval forces.

Britain deploys warship to Falkland Islands

Defence spokesperson added that warships had nothing to do with
increased tensions between the UK and Argentina.

Navy planning to procure warships from the US, South Korea

India is planning to procure eight new South Korean minesweepers for its Navy to augment its fleet of warships capable of detonating sea mines.

Iranian warships enter Suez Canal

Two Iranian naval vessels have entered the strategic waterway en route for the Mediterranean Sea.

Israel views Iranian warships move with `gravity`

Israel takes "grave view" of Iran`s plan to send two warships to the Mediterranean Sea since 1979.