US Navy

Capitol riots: Top military leaders remind troops of limits of free speech

A memo signed by all members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also reminded military members that Joe Biden was duly elected as the next president and will be sworn in to office on Jan. 20.

published on : 13th January 2021

China accuses US of show of force after guided missile destroyers conduct Taiwan Strait transit

The Navy said the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS John S.McCain and USS Curtis Wilbur "conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit" in accordance with international law.

published on : 31st December 2020

China playing victim card to justify military buildup: India as Beijing decries 'Malabar Exercise'

This was the first time that four big democratic nations — the US, Japan, Australia and India — termed as Quad got together for the exercise.

published on : 22nd November 2020

India, US, Japan and Australia kick-start Malabar naval exercise in Bay of Bengal

The mega exercise is taking place at a time India and China are locked in a nearly six-month-long bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh.

published on : 4th November 2020

2+2 talks: US offers F-18 fighters to India for carrier-based operations

The Indian Navy had a few years ago expressed interest in the acquisition of 57 naval fighter aircraft for operations from its aircraft carriers.

published on : 28th October 2020

With Australia on board, first Quad power play in Malabar drill

The invitation by India to the Australian Navy for the exercise next month came two weeks after the foreign ministers of the Quad held extensive talks in Tokyo.

published on : 20th October 2020

Malabar Naval Exercise to include Australian Navy with Japan and the US

The US and Japan are the other countries that participate in the annual exercise, which is likely to take place next month in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea

published on : 19th October 2020

Amid LAC standoff, Indian warship undertakes refuelling with US Navy tanker in Arabian Sea

In 2016, India and the US inked the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) that allows their militaries use each other's bases for repair and replenishment of supplies.

published on : 15th September 2020

Message to China: India, US conduct naval drill amid LAC standoff

China in the recent years has increased its maritime operations in the IOR with a deployment of around eight warships on anti-piracy mission.

published on : 21st July 2020

21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego

It was proving to be a stubborn blaze to put out, requiring helicopters dumping water from above, firefighting vessels shooting seawater and fire trucks pounding water through hoses from the dock. 

published on : 13th July 2020

Iran Guard commander threatens US Navy after Donald Trump's tweet

The Guard launched Iran's first military satellite Wednesday, unveiling a previously secret space program.

published on : 23rd April 2020

Donald Trump says US will destroy Iranian gunboats harassing Navy ships 

A week ago, 11 small armed Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps speedboats swarmed around US Navy and Coast Guard ships in international waters in the northern Gulf.

published on : 22nd April 2020

Clash averted? Iran acknowledges encounter with US Navy during drill near Kuwait

The incident Wednesday saw the US Navy release video of small Iranian fast boats coming close to American warships as they operated in the northern Persian Gulf near Kuwait.

published on : 19th April 2020

'Sailors don't need to die': US Navy captain fired for voicing coronavirus concerns tests positive

Captain Brett Crozier's COVID-19 test result was reported Sunday by the New York Times, just hours after US Defense Secretary Mark Esper defended the captain's firing.

published on : 6th April 2020

'Choppy waters' await US Navy as coronavirus strikes soldiers on ship

Although the Navy is much smaller than the Army, it accounts for at least one-third of all reported COVID-19 cases in the military.

published on : 28th March 2020
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