US warships

US warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

The move will likely be viewed in Taiwan as a sign of support from US President Donald Trump`s government amid growing friction between Taipei and Beijing.

Jan 25, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Russian senator says US warship in Black Sea should keep its distance

This week a court in Russia extended by three months the arrest of 24 Ukrainian sailors captured along with their ships in November in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea with the Azov Sea.

Jan 21, 2019, 10:05 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 hits radar sites in first strikes on Yemen rebels

The US military directly targeted Yemen`s Huthi rebels for the first time on Thursday, hitting radar sites controlled by the insurgents after US warships came under missile attacks twice in four days.

Oct 14, 2016, 01:05 AM IST

US accuses Iran of conducting missile test near warships

The US military is accusing Iran of conducting a missile test in the Strait of Hormuz as warships involved in the fight against the Islamic State group passed by.

Dec 30, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

China summons US envoy over Taiwan arms sales: Foreign Ministry

China Thursday summoned a senior US envoy in protest at Washington`s announcement that it would sell two warships to Taiwan.

Dec 17, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flights

The US government warned American and foreign airlines that terrorists could try to place explosives disguised as toothpaste on Russia-bound flights.

Feb 06, 2014, 06:19 AM IST

Two US ships arrive in Black Sea before Sochi Olympics

Two US warships have arrived in the Black Sea and will stand ready to offer assistance in the case of a security emergency at the Sochi Olympic games.

Feb 06, 2014, 02:37 AM IST

Two US ships arrive in Black Sea before Sochi Olympics

Two US warships have arrived in the Black Sea and will stand ready to offer assistance in the case of a security emergency at the Sochi Olympic games, officials said Wednesday.

Feb 06, 2014, 01:18 AM IST

Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief

Iran`s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of US warships in the Persian Gulf.

Sep 04, 2012, 23:52 PM IST

`US-led war games detrimental to Asia-Pacific stability`

US warships and fighter jets have participated in almost 20 war games in the Asia-Pacific region in the past 7 months.

Aug 05, 2012, 20:38 PM IST

Iran expands fleet of fast-attack boats and submarines

According to the report, US officials describe the Iranian naval buildup as part of an effort by the Islamic Republic to bolster its military credibility in the region.

Jul 27, 2012, 14:04 PM IST

US warships cross Hormuz despite Iran threats

In response to Tehran`s threats, the US military said that any attempt to disrupt shipping in the Strait of Hormuz would not be tolerated.

Dec 30, 2011, 13:09 PM IST

Two US warships cross Egypt`s Suez Canal

The two US vessels entered the Suez Canal on Saturday from the Red Sea.

Mar 13, 2011, 09:41 AM IST