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Malabar 2019: Indian Navy takes part in military drills with Japan and US forces

Two indigenously designed and built warships - INS Sahyadri, a multipurpose guided-missile frigate, and anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kiltan - and one P8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft are taking part in the exercise.

Sep 26, 2019, 13:43 PM IST

UFO videos clippings released two years ago real, US Navy confirms

The assertion of this fact by the US Navy will excite those who have a keen interest in UFOs and their sightings. However, the Navy also regretted that these videos of the "Aerial Phenomena" should never have been made public.

Sep 18, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

2 US Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Super Hornets collide mid-air, jets suffer minor scratch, pilots safe

The Blue Angels were scheduled to demonstrate their skills at the Air and Water Show 2019 in Chicago, Illinois and were busy practising for the same when No. 1 and No. 3 F/A-18 Super Hornets piloted by Captain Eric Doyle and Lieutenant James Cox came in contact mid-air during their "Diamond 360" manoeuver.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:19 AM IST

Donald Trump says US Navy 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Tensions in the Gulf region are high, with fears that the United States and Iran could stumble into war.

Jul 19, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

NATO's BALTOPS 2019 naval exercise to start in Baltic Sea, Russian warships to track drill

According to a US Navy press release Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis, commander of the US. 2nd Fleet, will lead BALTOPS 2019 on behalf of Naval Forces Europe. 
 

Jun 09, 2019, 08:40 AM IST

Watch dramatic video of near collision between US and Russian warships in South China Sea

Both the Russian warship and US Carrier Strike Group 5 were reportedly heading in parallel directions when the incident took place.

Jun 08, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

US Navy pilots report unidentified flying objects

The pilots reported to their superiors that the objects had no visible engine or infrared exhaust plumes, but that they could reach 30,000 feet and hypersonic speeds, The New York Times said in the report published on Sunday.

May 28, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

US Navy Chief says maritime dimension of terror concern for both India, US

"We have a terrific opportunity because of the last 2+2 meet, we signed important agreements--COMCASA."

May 16, 2019, 14:43 PM IST

Indian, US Navies hold anti-submarine warfare exercise

Indian and the US` P-8 anti-submarine aircraft, along with the USS Spruance, a guided-missile destroyer, participated in the anti-submarine warfare training on April 15.

Apr 21, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

China plans to build four nuclear aircraft carriers to challenge American might

While China currently has one aircraft carrier, US operates 10 Nitiz-class 'supercarriers.' Russia and France have one aircraft carrier in service each while UK is building two.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

US Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

Aircraft carriers, typically equipped with about 80 aircraft and crews of about 5,000, are key to the US military`s ability to project power globally.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

US military testing StormBreaker bomb to hit enemy even in bad weather

The StormBreaker bomb can be used to target the enemy more than 45 miles (over 72 kilometres) away.

Jul 30, 2018, 10:15 AM IST

We share interests with India, says US Navy chief, as China flexes muscles

Admiral Richardson made the remarks after his meeting with Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is on a five-day visit to America.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

US Navy fighter jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members

30 pm (local time), and crashed into the water about a mile east of the runway. The pilot and weapons system officer ejected and were recovered, but US Naval Air Forces reported late Wednesday night that both had died.

Mar 15, 2018, 13:45 PM IST

US Navy veteran pleads guilty to killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a Kansas bar in 2017, faces death penalty

A US Navy veteran charged with the killing of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar last year, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to premeditated first-degree murder. Adam Purinton, 52, pleaded guilty before a Kansas court.

Mar 07, 2018, 06:35 AM IST

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

There had been speculation that India is interested in the F-35 Lightning.

Mar 01, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

Immediate threat from North Korea, long-term challenge from China a worry: Top US military commander

Chief of US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris Jr. has said that multilateralism is the way ahead for peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

China angered as US considers navy visits to Taiwan

Tensions have risen in recent days after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened China would invade Taiwan if any US warships made port visits to the island which China claims as its own territory.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

India inciting US against China's naval might: Chinese expert on international relations

A research fellow at the Institute of International Relations of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences has said that India is provoking the US by projecting Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA) navy as a direct rival of the Americans.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:47 PM IST