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China wants to reorder the global order: EsperWASHINGTON: China wants to reorder the existing global order and can be an adversary as a strategic competitor if the US is not careful, Defence Secretary nominee Mark Esper has said. Esper said China has great economic power potential and are using it...
China gifts warship to Sri LankaBEIJING: China has gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean. Also, China's rolling-stock manufacturer has announced that it would shortly deliver nine "new type" of diesel trains...
IAF pilots with India's first female fighter pilot test F-21 simulatorNEW DELHI: Indian Air Force fighter pilots, including one of India’s first female pilots in this stream, examined and tested a cockpit simulator of the F-21 fighter aircraft of American aerospace giant, Lockheed Martin, here on Tuesday. Lockheed Martin...
Defence Ministry’s awards for private sector tooNew Delhi: The defence ministry has opened up its awards that identify firms and individuals that excel in research, import substitution and exports to the private sector, opening up the field that was earlier restricted only to public sector units and the ordnance...
Balakot showed IAF's ability of precision bombing: IAF ChiefNEW DELHI: The Balakot strike demonstrated the IAF's ability of precision bombing, Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa said Tuesday, asserting that it is capable of taking part in full spectrum of conflict, ranging from "sub-conventional to nuclear". He said in case...
India, Uzbekistan agree on effective information sharing mechanism to counter terrorNEW DELHI:India and Uzbekistan on Tuesday decided to expand counter terror partnership and strengthen information sharing and capacity building mechanism against the menace The 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter Terrorism was held in New Delhi...
If India chooses F-21, it will plug into 'world's largest fighter plane ecosystem': Lockheed MartinUS aerospace giant Lockheed Martin on Tuesday said its offer of F-21 fighter jets is a very robust 'Make in India' proposition and if the country goes for the deal it will be "plugging into...
India, Bangladesh coast guards meet to discuss maritime issuesThe Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) delegation held a regional and zonal commander-level meeting with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in Kolkata over coastal security, on Tuesday. Both sides discussed various common maritime issues like sensitisation of fishermen on cross-border fishing, real-time information...
IAF can fight entire spectrum of warfare: DhanoaNEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is prepared to fight the entire spectrum of warfare, be it an all-out war, a skirmish like the Kargil conflict or retaliation to a terrorist attack, Air Chief Marshal B.S.Dhanoa said on Tuesday. Speaking at a...
Missile manufacturer BDL to have Rs 25,000 crore ordersHYDERABAD: Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a defence public sector undertaking, will have an order book of Rs 25,000 crore for the next five years, including Rs 8,084 crore orders currently on hand. BDL Chairman and Managing Director Siddharth Mishra told reporters on...