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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’s 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 […]


India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

The artillery equipment procured / upgraded in the past two decades includes Pinaka Rocket System; Smerch Rocket System; BrahMos Missile System and Upgradation of 130mm gun to 155mm/45 calibre. Procurement of new-generation artillery is in consonance with Artillery Profile 2027. […]


Dassault Aviation reports 47% jump in Q1 sales

Dassault Aviation reports 47% jump in Q1 sales

The French group Dassault Aviation reported Thursday a 47 percent jump in 2012 first quarter sales to 950 million euros ($1.25 billion) owing to strong results from its business aviation division. Falcon jet sales were up by 66 percent at […]


Ukraine on Brink of Missile Deal with India

Ukraine on Brink of Missile Deal with India

Ukraine is close to signing one of its biggest ever defense deals for air-to-air missiles with India, according to Russian media reports. Nezavisimaya Gazeta says the deal for R-27 missiles, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, is in the final […]


China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


Pakistan tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Successful conduct of the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System today. (25-04-2012) – Photo ISPR

Pakistan successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile on Wednesday, the military said, less than a week after India tried out a long-range missile. The exact range of Pakistan’s missile was not revealed, but retired General Talat Masood, a defence […]


‘The Asian Arms Race Is Starting to Look Ominous’

‘The Asian Arms Race Is Starting to Look Ominous’

India added itself to the short list of nuclear-armed countries with ballistic missile capability on Thursday. More importantly, though, the country’s successful test marks a new chapter in the developing Asian arms race. German commentators express deep concern on Friday. […]


India Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

India Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

In announcing the selection of the Dassault Rafale as the Indian Air Force (IAF)’s new medium multirole combat aircraft (MMRCA) at the end of January 2012, India handed one of the world’s most coveted defence contracts to the French aerospace […]


 
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