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Chinese fleet joins others for RIMPAC exercise
Chinadaily, 15 June 2014
The missile destroyer Haikou, missile frigate Yueyang and supply ship Qiandaohu are seen during the supply at sea in Pacific Ocean, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval exercises, on June 13, 2014. After 6 days' sail, the Chinese...

Sri Lanka Navy assists the repatriation of 46 Indian fishermen
Colombo Page, 13 June 2014
June 13, Thalaimannar: Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday escorted 46 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody recently, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Thalaimannar. Naval...

Chinese navy to join 2014 RIMPAC naval drill
Chinadaily, 9 June 2014
The Chinese navy will participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval exercises for the first time this year, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Monday.

Sri Lanka Navy arrest 73 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
Colombo Page, 8 June 2014
June 08, Sri Lankan Navy on two separate incidents has arrested 73 Indian fishermen for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line and fishing in the country's waters. Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya has said that 41 Indian...

Navy aircraft crashes during exercises in East China
Chinadaily, 6 June 2014
A Chinese navy airplane crashed late Thursday night during an exercise in a mountain area near Yiwu city, East China's Zhejiang province, Xinhua News Agency reported, citing navy officials Friday.

Sri Lankan court releases 29 fishermen arrested by the Navy
Colombo Page, 5 June 2014
June 04, Mannar: A court in Sri Lanka on Wednesday ordered the release of 29 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday when they were illegally engaged in fishing in Sri Lankan waters northwest of Thalaimannar. The Mannar Magistrate's...

Navy gets 3 fast attack craft
Hindu, 5 June 2014
Adding strength to the Eastern Naval Command’s mandate of maritime safety and security of the offshore development areas (ODAs) and coastal security, three fast attack craft were commissioned by Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command...

Top brass of Chinese Navy holds bilateral talks with ENC chief
Times of India, 20 May 2014
VISAKHAPATNAM: The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Training Ship Task Group Commander, Rear Admiral Han Xiaohu, and Assistant Chief of Staff and Political Commissar of PLA Dalian Naval Academy, Rear Admiral Li Jianjun, visited the headquarters...

Two Bangladesh naval ships arrive at Sri Lanka port on goodwill visit
Colombo Page, 16 May 2014
May 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed two Bangladesh naval ships arrived at the Port of Colombo today.The two Bangladesh ships "Ali Haider" and "Nirmul" arrived at the Port of Colombo on Friday...

Pakistan naval ship arrives at Sri Lanka port on a goodwill mission
Colombo Page, 13 May 2014
May 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed the Pakistan naval ship PNS Shamsheer arrived at the Port of Colombo Tuesday, May 13, on a goodwill visit. The 123-meter long FFG - 252 frigate of Pakistan Navy...

Pakistan Naval ship to visit Sri Lanka
Business Standard, 12 May 2014
A Pakistani Naval ship will arrive here tomorrow for a three-day goodwill visit aimed at strengthening bilateral ties with Sri Lanka. PNS Shamsheer's visit is a manifestation of the strong, diplomatic, economic, cultural and defence ties between...

Sri Lanka Navy discovers a huge stock of pistol ammunition in Vellamullivaikkal.
SLBC, 11 May 2014
Sri Lanka Navy says that it has discovered the largest stock of pistol ammunition ever to be recovered by the security forces, hidden by the LTTE in Vellamullivaikkal. On information received troops recovered one anti personnel mine, two hand grenades,...

Sri Lanka seeks expanding trade, ports and naval affairs with Bangladesh
Colombo Page, 10 May 2014
May 10, Colombo: Sri Lankan government officials have held discussions with relevant officials in Bangladesh on ways to expand trade, and ports and naval affairs between the two countries.Sri Lanka has indicated that it wants to sign a free trade agreement...

INS Vikramaditya operationally deployed: Navy chief
Hindu, 7 May 2014
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Robin Kumar Dhowan on Wednesday announced that the newly inducted aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, is now operationally deployed and its integral MiG-29K fighters have been fully integrated with the carrier.Admiral...

Hindu, 25 April 2014
Admiral Wu Shengli, China’s Navy Chief, this week caught Indian officials off guard by asking for an impromptu tour of the most sensitive nerve centre of the advanced Indian missile frigate, INS Shivalik, while on a brief courtesy call on the...


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