Top News of The Week October 11-16, 2013

Top News of The Week October 11-16, 2013

Commissioning of Russian-Built Warship for India on Saturday

The commissioning ceremony of the Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya will take place at Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk on Saturday. 


US, Caribbean Border Agencies Team Up on Major Drug Bust

The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) authorities disrupted a maritime illegal drug shipment Friday seizing 54 bales of cocaine, weighing 3,306 pounds, in the Caribbean Sea.


UK Sends Warship to Help Philippines

Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship and RAF military transport aircraft to help people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.   Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship and RAF military transport aircraft to help people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, Prime Minister David Cameron announced last night.


Indian Navy to Train Vietnamese Naval Personnel

The cooperation between Vietnam and India is expanding steadily as the two countries broaden their defense ties.   Namely, the Vietnamese Navy asked its Indian counterpart to train its naval personnel on Russian-built kilo-class submarines, as reported by The Asian Age.

US Navy Ships Head for the Philippines to Provide Disaster Relief

The U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and other U.S. Navy ships to make best speed for the Republic of the Philippines.   


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Posted on November 17, 2013

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