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The debate over the logic of occupying Siachen glacier is not new. But the recent death of 10 Indian soldiers is a reason to remind ourselves why it continues to be a painful necessityFew individual military stories have galvanized India as the heroic battle fought by Lance Naik Hanumanthappa...
The Indian Air Force station at Pathankot in Punjab is roughly 30km away from Pakistan by car, or three minutes away for a missile.Sepoy Jagdish Chand was making tea in a cookhouse at the base on the morning of 2 January when six terrorists stormed in, guns blazing, and...
Pakistani Terroirst Group Chief Zaki-ur Rehman LakhviNew Delhi: After making many sensational revelations on 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and Lashkar-e-Toiba member Ishart Jahan, convict David Coleman Headley on Saturday testified before Special TADA Court Judge GA Sanap in Mumbai on Saturday. The Pakistani-American terrorist today said that his handlers...
Notwithstanding India's strong protest, the Obama Administration today justified its move to sell eight F-16 fighters to Pakistan claiming that these jets were "critical" to the country's counter-terrorism operationsWASHINGTON: Notwithstanding India's strong protest, the Obama Administration today justified its move to sell eight F-16 fighters to Pakistan claiming that...
Eurofighter Typhoon IPA2 Firing a Meteor MissileEurofighter has conducted trials of the Storm Shadow missile and Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile as part of the improvements to enhance swing-role capability of its Typhoon combat jet.It has been confirmed that a new operational release of the Storm Shadow missile...
Having test fired the Derby Beyond Visual Range (BVR) active radar-guided air-to-air missile on the LCA TEJAS in February 2016, and RAFAEL having unveiling its new extended range version of its Beyond Visual Range (BVR) active radar-guided air-to-air missile, the I-Derby-ER (Extended Range) in Oct 2015, it would be...
SAAB and Kalyani Group had earlier signed a strategic partnership for Air Defense equipment for India based on the RBS 70 NG SHORAD and SRSAM missile systemsTo manufacture air defence systems — short range surface to air missile and very short range air defence systemsSwedish Defence and security company...
Alenia Aermacchi is promoting two new roles for the M346–companion training, and dissimilar air combat training (DACT). “Our existing customers told us it would make an excellent aggressor,” company test pilot Giacomo Ianelli told The International Fighter Conference in London last November.Singapore was the first export customer for the...
Lt Gen Kodendera Subayya Thimayya, Chief of the Army Staff was elevated to the substantive rank of a General. Nehru, Defence Minister VK Krishna Menon and Majithia Deputy Defence Minister are seen in this file photo with General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya at the function.The Indian army experienced its worst...
The Army acquired its first mobile robot in 2011 - DRDO's Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) 'Daksh', will equip the force to handle and clear improvised explosives devices and other hazardous objects. It can climb stairs and can be also used in extreme climatic conditions. The ROV which underwent...