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British warship to support French aircraft against ISBritain's royal navy warship HMS Defender will support the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group, the British Ministry of Defence announced on Wednesday.
Wreckage of missing Coast Guard aircraft recovered
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Russia/India : The $2.3 billion aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has been inducted into the Indian Navy .This has brought India in elite group of nation hence enhancing India’s maritime capabilities. India's Defence Minister AK Antony and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin along with senior government and defence  official of both the nation attended the 44,500-tonne warship commissioning into the Indian Navy at the Sevmash Shipyard,India. During Indian traditional ritual a coconut was broken against the ship's side. This was followed by lowering of Russian Flag and raising on Indian National Flag. The INS Vikramaditya warship with a length of 284 metres will  have Kamov 31 and Kamov  28 anti-submarine warfare , maritime surveillance helicopters as well as MiG-29K naval combat aircraft services avaliable on it.TheUSD 1.5 billion contract for retrofitting th…
INS Vikrant - India's first indigenous aircraft carrier launchedIndia's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant launced today at Kochi Shipyard. It is the biggest warship  built in the country. India today entered into elite group  of nation including US, Russia, Britain and France capable of designing and building a carrier of this size. Indian Defence minister it was an "important" first step towards a long journey in the area of warship building for the country.He also pointed out that Indian Navy will be enhanced with latest technological weapon to ensure  safety and security to nation.
INS Vikrant will be equipped with modern weapons systems including long range surface-to-air missiles (LR SAM) and close-in weapons system (CIWS).The carrier will carry  Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), MiG-29K combat jets and a range of helicopters.
INS Vikrant will be 260 metres in length and 60 metres in breadth .It can attain speeds in excess of 28 knots (56 kilometres per hour…