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Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan creates military forces with advanced armament in Caspian region

Kazakhstan is working on creation of self-sufficient troops equipped with modern armament and able to ensure military security in the Pre-Caspian region: Defense Minister.

Kazakhstan creates military forces with advanced armament in Caspian region
Philippines acquiring French vessel for South China Sea
Philippines acquiring French vessel for South China Sea

The Philippines said Saturday it is purchasing a surplus French Navy vessel to boost its forces in the South China Sea where it has an ongoing territorial dispute with China.

Philippines acquiring French vessel for South China Sea
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US Navy to retrieve bombs it dropped over Barrier Reef

The United States Navy said Friday it will spearhead a search for four unarmed bombs it dropped over Australia's Great Barrier Reef and make sure they are safely removed.

US Navy to retrieve bombs it dropped over Barrier Reef
US Navy will have fewer reinforcements in a crisis
US Navy will have fewer reinforcements in a crisis

The US military has fewer ships to send as reinforcements in a crisis because of budget cuts that have slashed funds for maintenance and training.

US Navy will have fewer reinforcements in a crisis
The meeting of Kazakhstan Defense Minister with Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China. ©mod.gov.kz
Ranking Chinese military official to check on Kazakhstan Navy in Aktau

Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China Fan Changlong has arrived in Astana.

Ranking Chinese military official to check on Kazakhstan Navy in Aktau
Minesweeper (10750E project). Photo courtesy of snsz-ru.all.biz
Kazakhstan to buy two mine 'hunters' from Russia

Kazakhstan mulls buying two 10750E harbor minesweepers from Russia to use them at the Caspian Sea.

Kazakhstan to buy two mine 'hunters' from Russia
US Navy bolsters presence in Gulf
US Navy bolsters presence in Gulf

The US Navy has deployed three additional coastal patrol ships to its Fifth Fleet headquarters in Bahrain, bolstering America's presence in the strategic Gulf.

US Navy bolsters presence in Gulf
China, Russia to hold naval drills: media
China, Russia to hold naval drills: media

China and Russia will hold their second joint naval exercises from Friday, state media said, as Beijing and Tokyo row over disputed islands in the East China Sea.

China, Russia to hold naval drills: media
US Navy's cereal scandal: Cap'n Crunch not a captain?
US Navy's cereal scandal: Cap'n Crunch not a captain?

A veteran naval officer who has saluted from cereal boxes for 50 years -- Cap'n Crunch -- may not be a real captain after all.

US Navy's cereal scandal: Cap'n Crunch not a captain?
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Kazakhstan to put new missile and artillery ship afloat tomorrow

Kazakhstan's Oral missile and artillery ship will be put float in Uralsk on April 30, 2013.

Kazakhstan to put new missile and artillery ship afloat tomorrow
Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs
Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs

A new version of the events surrounding the killing of Osama bin Laden was unveiled Wednesday sharply contradicting earlier claims by a Navy SEAL who said he pulled the trigger.

Who shot Bin Laden? Media feud among Navy SEALs
Sri Lanka defends China's expansion in Indian Ocean
Sri Lanka defends China's expansion in Indian Ocean

Sri Lanka has defended China's increased naval presence in the Indian Ocean and rejected claims that it is a threat to regional power India.

Sri Lanka defends China's expansion in Indian Ocean
Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness
Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness

Two Iranian warships docked in Port Sudan on Saturday, a witness said, marking the second port call by the Iranian navy in Sudan in five weeks.

Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness
US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch
US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch

The United States has deployed naval ships equipped with ballistic missile defenses and is monitoring North Korea "very closely" ahead of an anticipated rocket launch.

US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch
Russian warships made call in Syrian port: reports
Russian warships made call in Syrian port: reports

Two Russian warships have made a rare call at Russia's controversial Mediterranean naval base in Syria to resupply and refuel.

Russian warships made call in Syrian port: reports
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Weapons stolen from Australian navy vessel

An intruder robbed an Australian navy vessel of a cache of weapons Friday after overpowering military personnel on guard, the defence department said, in a major security breach.

Weapons stolen from Australian navy vessel
Mobile deployment complex. Photo courtesy of press-service of Kompas Moscow Construction Bureau
Kazakhstan Navy will get mobile ships deployment complex in 2013

Kazakhstan Navy ordered a mobile deployment complex able to accept the ships at unequipped shores, similar to the one recently put into service by Russian Navy.

Kazakhstan Navy will get mobile ships deployment complex in 2013
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US Navy SEALs punished over video game

Seven Navy SEALs, part of an elite team of US soldiers, have been reprimanded for divulging secret information for a video game.

US Navy SEALs punished over video game
Mexico says may have killed Zetas cartel leader
Mexico says may have killed Zetas cartel leader

The Mexican navy said late Monday that the leader of the powerful Zetas drug cartel, Heriberto Lazcano, was apparently killed in a shootout near the US border.

Mexico says may have killed Zetas cartel leader
Navy SEAL could face charges for spilling secrets: US
Navy SEAL could face charges for spilling secrets: US

A former Navy SEAL who penned a book on the clandestine raid that killed Osama bin Laden revealed classified information in his first-hand account and could face criminal charges.

Navy SEAL could face charges for spilling secrets: US