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China protests US Navy Coast Guard ships in Taiwan Strait

August 28, 2021 1:28 pm

A statement posted on the ministry's website called the move provocative and said it shows that the United States is the biggest threat to peace and stability and creator of security risks in the 160-kilometer (100-mile) wide Taiwan Strait.

Explained: The Malabar Exercise of Quad nations, and why it matters to India

August 31, 2021 11:16 am

Malabar, which began as a bilateral exercise, is now one of the cornerstones of military interoperability of the Quad forces.

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

July 31, 2021 6:17 pm

The strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street marks the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region linked to tensions with Iran over its tattered nuclear deal.

Explained: What are full ship shock trials, held to make US warships battle-ready?

June 24, 2021 7:33 am

The recent FSST, carried out for the USS Gerald R Ford, triggered an earthquake of 3.9 magnitude at sea.

US naval fleet’s defiance of Indian law is not unprecedented. India must heed the message

April 14, 2021 8:53 am

It had rushed in aid of West Pakistan during the 1971 Indo-Pak conflict. To defy Indian law through our EEZ in the 50th year of Bangladesh’s creation and then advertise it is downright obtuse, if not intended to send out a message.

US warship stirs the waters ‘without Indian consent’, Delhi conveys concern

April 10, 2021 6:41 am

Reacting to the development, the Ministry of External Affairs adhered to the government's stand on not allowing military exercises in its exclusive economic zone without consent and said it has conveyed its concerns to the US government through diplomatic channels.

US Navy Band's Sea shanty parody of a Taylor Swift song is a hit on social media

January 28, 2021 10:37 am

The band tweeted out a parody cover of Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together" sung in the sea shanty style with drums and violin accompaniment.

China tracks US Navy ship's passage through Taiwan Strait

October 15, 2020 6:33 pm

The spokesperson for its Eastern Theater Command, Maj. Zhang Chunxuan, said air and sea forces were mobilized to keep tabs Wednesday on the USS Barry, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer.

21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base

July 13, 2020 11:47 am

San Diego is the Bonhomme Richard's home port, and the ship was undergoing routine maintenance at the time of the fire.

Watch: Pentagon releases 'UFO' footage taken by US Navy pilots

April 28, 2020 3:26 pm

The grainy videos, in fact, are not new. They were previously leaked and circulated on social media for a while, with people believing they are alien UFOs.