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INS Viraat is an aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that is currently being broken apart at Alang ship-breaking yard, Gujarat. It is noted for its participation in Operation Jupiter and Operation Parakram. It was decommissioned in 2017. There have been offers to convert it into a maritime museum. But the warship has been sold ..
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A US Navy warship carrying large number of F – 35 fighter jets was seen in the South China sea. The US ship wasp carried at least 10 F – 35 fighter jets more than the usual load of 6. The Nationals reported that the warship is testing the war fighting concept known as “Lighting ..
Indian Navy has approved new mission-based deployment plan for deploying mission ready ships and aircraft along critical sea lanes of communications and choke points in Indian Ocean Region (IOR). Under this mission-based deployment plan, Indian Navy’s 14-15 ships will be deployed year-round in region. These deployments are expected to meet any eventuality across spectrum of ..
Lieutenant Commander Sarah West, 39 is slated to become the first woman in the 500-year history of the Royal Navy of Britain to command a frontline warship. She is to be promoted Commander at the end of 2011 and in April 2012 will assume command of the frigate HMS Portland, and its mostly male crew ..
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