Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
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Topic: US Navy

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.

US plans new fleet for Indo-Pacific region as it focuses on ties with India, countering China

US Navy intends to resurrect its First Fleet, disbanded in 1973, to cover the Indo-Pacific region and could be based near Singapore.

Quad countries come together for complex second phase of Malabar naval exercise

US Navy’s Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, India’s Vikramaditya Carrier Battle Group will join Japanese Navy and Australian Navy for the exercise that will go on until 20 November.

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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