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Indian Cabinet Approves $700M Purchase of Pilatus PC-7 Trainers

Indian Cabinet Approves $700M Purchase of Pilatus PC-7 Trainers

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Thursday cleared the purchase of 75 basic trainer aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The IAF has been suffering from a crippling shortage of trainers since 2009, when its old basic trainer […]


Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

India is looking to crank up its defence budget to counter the deepening military nexus between China and Pakistan, which could even extend to it being confronted with a two-front war in a worst-case scenario. Defence minister A K Antony […]


Indian Budget 2012-13: Aerospace and Defense Highlights

Indian Budget 2012-13: Aerospace and Defense Highlights

The Indian Defense Budget allocation for 2012-13 is INR 1,93,407.00 Crore (USD 37.58 Billion), which will cater to needs of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) and other associated defense departments, such as the Defense Research and Development […]


India yet to arrive on military satellite scene

India yet to arrive on military satellite scene

The launch of the Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) is a major step forward for India but it must increase its capacity and launch many more satellites to be considered a serious player in making military satellites, says an official of […]


The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

Decades of shifts in conflict paradigms and the need for adaptability have given the armoured vehicles upgrade & retrofit market more importance than ever before. The advent of budget cuts and austerity measures have also forced governments around the world […]


Maiden Flight of LCA Naval Version NP-1

Maiden Flight of LCA Naval Version NP-1

The maiden flight of the Naval variant of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was carried out successfully today at HAL Airport, Bangalore. The first prototype of the LCA Naval variant NP-1, took to the skies at 1210 AM, today. The […]


Experts meet in Vienna for nuclear non-proliferation talks

Experts meet in Vienna for nuclear non-proliferation talks

Some 1,000 delegates from 190 countries gathered here Monday for the first of three sessions of preparatory talks for a 2015 conference reviewing progress on halting the spread of nuclear weapons. The purpose of the “PrepCom” meeting until May 11 […]


India Launches Radar Satellite

India Launches Radar Satellite

On 26 April 2012, India successfully launched its remote sensing Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1). This success, when viewed along with the successful launch of the first long-range ballistic missile Agni 5 just six days back, speaks volumes about India‚Äôs technological […]


Bio-Terror & Infectious Disease Outbreak: Detection Technologies and Global Markets 2012

Bio-Terror & Infectious Disease Outbreak: Detection Technologies and Global Markets 2012

The US Bipartisan Bio-Detection 2011 Report Card Status Evaluation Events of the recent decade confirm that the threats of bio-terrorism and infectious disease outbreaks are real. Attacks such as the 2001 Anthrax scare, the 2004 Ricin letters and the 2003 […]


 
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