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India has planned to purchase many defence systems from foreign countriesNEW DELHI: For the first time since 2011, global military spending rose in 2015 to touch nearly $1.7 trillion driven mainly by conflicts, including the war against ISIS, the Saudi-led action in Yemen and Chinese expansion in South China...
NEW DELHI: In the first government facilitated talks on producing an American fighter jet in India, rivals Boeing and Lockheed Martin (LM) jointly met top defence ministry officials in the capital on Tuesday, offering to locally manufacture the F16 'Super Viper' and a customised F/A 18 'Super Hornet' for...
U.S. President Barack Obama hints at the nuclear uncertainties between India and Pakistan, upsetting India.by Ankit PandaFor India, the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), which wrapped up in Washington, DC, last week, was meant to be an opportunity for it to demonstrate its bona fides as a...
PAK FALike most other Russian projects the FGFA or the PAK-FA is one which is high on promise but low on delivery. The specs for this aircraft promises a lot in terms of technology where the Russians are known to be lacking in capability and even they are unsure...
The U.S. Navy’s Variant of the F-35 Successfully Launched the Joint Standoff Weapon During Recent Trialsby Franz-Stefan GadyA F-35C Lightning II, the carrier-suitable variant of the supersonic fifth-generation Joint Strike Fighter, launched its first 1,000 pound (475 kilogram) AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) during weapons trials over the Atlantic...
‘Exercise Force Eighteen’, an event highlighting the initiative of Defence Ministers of ASEAN counties, was aimed at strengthening security architecture, promoting mutual trust and confidence, understanding security challenges as well as promoting regional peace, was undertaken at Aundh, Pune. India, on account of its vast experience and domain specialisation...
President Obama carries a Hanuman idol in his pocket which he says is for luck. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook recently revealed that Apple’s Steve Jobs had advised him to visit the Hanuman Temple of Kainchi Dham in the Indian State of Uttarakhand. Looks like the West is pretty...
UNITED NATIONS: India has voiced disappointment over the UN's failure to adopt consensus guidelines on disarmament issues, saying this reflects the lack of political will among member states to invest in multilateral outcomes.Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on disarmament Geneva Ambassador D B Venkatesh Varma said India...
USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19), the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge-Class Command ShipsMUMBAI: USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19), the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge-class command ships of the United States Navy and the command ship of the United States Seventh Fleet, is on a visit to Mumbai.The...
NEW DELHI: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag today left on a four-day visit to the US during which he will hold talks with top American military officials.The visit assumes significance in the light of enhanced defence cooperation between the two countries.It is a part of the ongoing high-level...