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by Dinakar PeriMoscow is ready to transfer technologies under the ‘Make in India’ initiativeIndia may sign an agreement for the production of Kamov 226 helicopters during the Prime Minister’s visit to Russia. A Kamov helicopter on INS Vikramaditya off the Mumbai coast.India may sign an agreement for the production...
by Robert A. ManningPrime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to India on Friday is just the latest chapter in a growing but largely unnoticed trend among Asia-Pacific nations: an unprecedented, burgeoning web of overlapping defense ties with the U.S., Japan and one another. The trend has taken off in response...
by Tyler RogowayIt is one of the toughest, most adaptable and significant combat aircraft in the world—the venerable C-130 Hercules. The type has been in production for a whopping 61 years, and yesterday Lockheed announced that it just delivered its 2,500th C-130, a HC-130J Combat King II destined to...
NEW DELHI: As both countries "in principle" agreed for cooperation in civil nuclear energy, Japan today cautioned India that it will be "quite natural" for it to review its cooperation if New Delhi goes for a nuclear test.However, Japan asserted that it does not see India moving in that...
Alarm bells are ringing inside the closed walls of the Vayu Bhawan - headquarters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the national capital and the sound perhaps isn't enough for the functionaries of the Ministry of Defence(MoD) to take note.Whether or not the bells register and irrespective of...
Representational Image         The overall defence exports including those from private and public sector units have reached 695.70 crore till September this year. Of the total shipment value, the share of private sector was 63.38% this year, much higher than the contribution of 41.67% and 30.97% recorded...
WASHINGTON: Reiterating that it wants the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack brought to justice, the US has offered to do anything it can to support Indian authorities in that task."We've long said just writ large that we want to see the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack...
WASHINGTON: As part of its global war against terrorism, the US has deployed combat forces in over a dozen countries to enhance counter-terrorism capabilities and support the operations.America has deployed combat-equipped forces in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Somalia, Yemen, Dijibouti, Libya, Niger, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt,...
Indo-Israeli BARAK-8 Interceptor SystemThis move follows the successful test firing of the missile in Israel on 27 November 2015. The Barak-8 has been under development by Rafael-Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) since 2006.The state-owned Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) will series-produce the 70...
People are spreading the China Threat Theory and trying to split China, which not only hurts China, but also is not in the interest of world peace, stability and development. Those people who think that a developed and strong China will constitute a threat to other countries do not...