British sailors rebel over 'unsafe' submarine: report

AFP, LONDON: Crew members on a British nuclear submarine rebelled and refused to go to sea after a series of technical faults persuaded them...

India's navy mulls buying warships from abroad

AFP, NEW DELHI: India's naval chief Madhavendra Singh said Sunday the navy was mulling plans to buy warships from abroad due to a potential...

Indian Navy inducts fast attack craft

PTI, Chennai, April 19. (PTI): Regarded as the fastest surface ship, a T-84 fast attack craft, was today inducted to the inventory of the...

Indian, French Navies To Hold Biggest Ever Exercise

AFP, The Indian and French navies will hold their biggest ever joint exercise off the coast of Goa starting April 6, a French consulate...

Royal Saudi Navy Takes Delivery of Frigate

DefenseNews, The Royal Saudi Navy took delivery April 3 of the Mecca, a French-built Lafayette S-3000-class frigate, according to a Saudi military source. The...

Submarine telecom network to link SE Asia, the Middle East and Europe

AFP, SINGAPORE: Sixteen global telecommunications carriers will build a new 500-million-US-dollar submarine cable network to boost high-tech communications between Southeast Asia, the Middle East...

Japan welcomes US Aegis missile system deployment off its shores

AFP, TOKYO: The Japanese government on Tuesday welcomed a US plan to deploy a destroyer equipped with the high-tech Aegis air defence system off...

Russia's top nuclear ship called to port amid safety concerns

AFP, MOSCOW: The anguished state of Russia's navy came under the spotlight for the second time in a month Tuesday after its chief ordered...

Russia test-fires ICBMs after two failures

AFP, MOSCOW: Russia's navy Wednesday successfully fired two test inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) one month after aborting two attempts during military exercises overseen by...