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Casspir Mine Resistant Vehicles and BMP-2 Armoured Personnel Carriers were also usedby Vishnu SomPATHANKOT: Four terrorists were killed while at least three casualties were reported among security forces in a terror attack and the ensuing response at the Pathankot Air Force base in Punjab.Here are the highlights of India's...
Chinese President Xi Jinping giving military flags to the leaders of the three new military unitsChina has created three new military bodies as part of reforms to modernize its military — the world’s largest standing force — and improve its fighting capacity.State television on Saturday showed President Xi Jinping...
SWAT team during an encounter between the security forces and terrorists at the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot on SaturdayNew Delhi: Following the terror attack on the Indian Air Force station in Punjab's Pathankot in the wee hours of Saturday, a high level meeting was held at the...
by Bharat KarnadSince around early 2000s I have been advocating the sale of nuclear-warheaded Brahmos supersonic anti-ship missile to Vietnam as a payback to China for its nuclear missile-arming Pakistan. The strategic need for this was detailed in my 2002 book ‘Nuclear Weapons and Indian Security’ (Macmillan, a 2nd edition...
National Security Advisor Ajit Kumar DovalNew Delhi: Ahead of NSA Ajit Doval's visit to China next week, during which he will informally discuss boundary issues with Chinese leaders, Beijing has described the situation along the Sino-India border as stable, with its defence ministry saying the two countries had dealt...
by Rajnish SinghNEW DELHI: Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency has reportedly joined hands with banned Islamic militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) to "revive" the latter's base, according to intelligence sources.The tie-up is to carry out terrorist attacks across India, the sources told IANS on condition of anonymity.Over the last...
Indian Air Force Heron DroneIndia might use drones on its eastern frontier with Bangladesh in a move to stop infiltration from across the border.“UAVs are being used along the Western Sector to stop infiltration from across the border with Pakistan. Similarly, UAVs can also be used for monitoring of...
The WS-15 or Woshan 15, is a turbofan engine designed by Shenyang Liming Aeroengine Research Institute and manufactured by Xi'an Aero-Engine Company to power the Chengdu J-20 fifth generation Fighter. The engine's development over the last decade was slow and has been deemed as a failureChina needs to work on...
HAL's Light Combat Helicopter (LCH)BANGALORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) new helicopter facility on Sunday at Karnataka's Bidarehallikaval village.Located 110 km from here, the new facility will manufacture up to 10 classes of helicopters including Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), Light...
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) putting up a Pavillion and actively participate in the 103rd annual session of Indian Science Congress being held in Mysuru fromJanauary 3 to 7.Thirty Six laboratories of DRDO is participating in the exhibition arranged at DRDO Pavilion. The exhibition includes indoors and out-doors...