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USS Theodore Roosevelt. Photo | Bloomberg

Captain of virus-hit US aircraft carrier relieved of command after his plea for evacuation

US Navy said Capt Brett Crozier let stress of the outbreak, which has affected more than 100 crew, ‘overwhelm his ability to act professionally’.
A file photo of USS Theodore Roosevelt

3 US Navy sailors test positive for Covid-19 aboard aircraft carrier with crew of 5,000  

The 3 sailors have been airlifted from USS Theodore Roosevelt, and those who came in contact with them have been quarantined. 
USS Gerald R. Ford

Costliest US aircraft carrier cannot defend itself, tests show

A US Navy evaluation of the $13 billion USS Gerald R. Ford's defensive capabilities revealed 'deficiencies and limitations' with its radar.
US President Donald Trump

This is the case over which Trump sparred with US Navy chief Richard Spencer & fired him

US Navy leadership wanted an independent review of the case of a Navy SEAL over alleged misconduct. Donald Trump didn’t.
Women officers in the Indian Army

Army opens ‘risky’ roles for women but Indian Navy won’t have women sailors anytime soon

Indian Navy is examining ways to induct women sailors, but officials say 'infrastructure in not adequate' currently for such a move.
A pair of US Navy Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawks. Sikorsky was later acquired by Lokheed Martin | Lockheedmartin.com

Why India wants to buy the MH-60 ‘Romeo’ helicopters from the US

The multi-role MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters are advanced naval machines with sensors, missiles and torpedoes. India wants to buy 24 from the US.
MH-60 Romeo

India to buy 24 MH-60 ‘Romeo’ anti-submarine helicopters for Navy for $2 billion

India has wanted these formidable anti-submarine hunter helicopters for more than a decade.
A US Navy ship | Twitter

Indian-origin Singapore woman faces jail for data leak in ‘biggest scam’ to hit US navy

'Contract specialist' Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur allegedly got $95,000 to sell information used to sway defence bids.
A Chinese Navy vessel. The Chinese Navy is building warships to add to its fleet much faster than imagined.

High-speed production: Chinese navy built 83 ships in just eight years

Chinese experts produce designs which surpass the most modern ships of the US navy in size, volume, armament and quantity

INS Vikramaditya shows its mettle, US Commander says it was “chilling to see MiGs approaching”

MiGs, F/A 18s carried out practice runs for landing on each other’s mothership    Manu Pubby

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Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.