Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicUS Navy

Topic: US Navy

Addressing China challenge among objectives as US Navy outlines updated navigation plan

US Chief of Naval Operations Navigation Plan Update (NAVPLAN) 2022 was released Tuesday by Admiral Mike Gilday, Chief of US Naval Operations.

F/A-18 Super Hornet built for carrier ops, ‘compliant’ with INS Vikramaditya & Vikrant — Boeing

F/A-18's completion of trials in Goa reinforced its ability to operate off Indian carriers & Indian Navy will benefit from US Navy's tactics and upgrades, says manufacturer Boeing.

Fear of China stealing US’ F-35 wreckage and tech just sensational media speculation

A $100 million F-35C aircraft of the US Navy crashed into the South China Sea. Now, there’s a race to get the wreckage and tech.

BJP and Congress handles tweet US combat ship’s photo to wish Indian Navy Day

The handles post a photo of Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship of the US Navy on Indian Navy Day. Same incorrect image had been shared earlier too.

Malabar exercise could expand in future, up to Quad partners to discuss, US Navy Chief says

Top US naval commander Admiral Michael Gilday Tuesday also held talks with his Indian counterpart Admiral Karambir Singh, CDS General Bipin Rawat and Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla.

American makes history as first woman commander of the nuclear aircraft carrier

Amy Bauernschmidt had served as executive officer of the same aircraft carrier, the Abraham Lincoln, between 2016 and 2019 -- another first for a woman.

India, US kick off two-day multi-domain wargame in Indian Ocean Region with eye on China

The US deployed its naval carrier strike group, led by the USS Ronald Reagan, and a fleet of F-18 fighter jets and E-2C Hawkeye all-weather aircraft for the exercise, officials said.

US Navy’s selective application of coast State regulations helps it punish a target country

US Navy conveyed to China that it exercises the right to freedom of navigation through EEZ of coalition partners like India & South China Sea isn’t an exception.

What the illegal entry of USS John Paul Jones into India’s EEZ could mean

In episode 721 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta unpacks the issues of international relations through the sea laws after the US ship sailed through Indian EEZ without intimation.

US Navy ship violates Indian law as it sails through exclusive zone in ‘messaging to China’

External affairs ministry says incident has been raised through diplomatic channels with US. Ex-Navy chief Admiral Arun Prakash says US violated India's rules but not international law.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.