US Navy

India-US shared vision opens way for future opportunities: US Navy chief Admiral John Richardson

Richardson met his Indian counterpart Admiral Sunil Lanba and other senior officers and discussed joint exercises between the two navies amid rising Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific region.

published on : 16th May 2019

US ends search for Japan's F-35 that crashed in April

The plane crashed in the Pacific off the eastern coast of Aomori in northern Japan during a night training flight April 9 and went missing about half an hour after taking off from the Misawa air base.

published on : 9th May 2019

US-Iran tensions rise ahead of anniversary of deal pullout

Iranian state television and the semi-official Fars news agency similarly suggested an Iranian response loomed.

published on : 7th May 2019

US deploys carrier, bombers in Middle East to warn Iran

The announcement did not give any further information on the reasons for the commitment of military forces.

published on : 6th May 2019

China to build four nuclear aircraft carriers to catch up with US Navy, experts say

China currently has one aircraft carrier in service 'the Liaoning, commissioned in 2012' and the Type 001A, the first carrier built in the country, which is still being tested.

published on : 6th February 2019

President Trump's attacks on media 'greatest threat' to democracy, says ex-Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden

William McRaven's remarks on Sunday came after Trump derided the retired Navy SEAL and Special Operations commander as a "Hillary Clinton fan" and an "Obama backer".

published on : 19th November 2018

US Navy's long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft arrives for joint exercise with Indian Navy

The aircraft will take part in a joint Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise along with the Indian Navy's P-8i aircraft.

published on : 24th October 2018

China paper denounces US Navy ships' Taiwan Strait passage

The Global Times said in an editorial today that the US was adding to tensions by sailing the Japan-based guided missile destroyers USS Mustin and USS Benfold through the 160-kilometre-wide strait.

published on : 9th July 2018

Russia, China tighten ties with Iran

Meanwhile, Iran's oil minister said that Chinese state-owned oil company CNPC was ready to replace Total on a major gas field project in Iran if the French energy giant pulls out.

published on : 17th May 2018

US Navy ship sails near South China Sea reef claimed by Beijing: Official

The USS Dewey sailed "less than 12 nautical miles" from Mischief Reef, part of the the Spratly Islands, in a "freedom of navigation operation," an official said.

published on : 25th May 2017