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India begins wargames along Pakistan border

India begins wargames along Pakistan border

India kicked off war games involving thousands of troops Monday along its border with arch-rival Pakistan, which is still smarting from the US operation that killed Osama bin Laden. A military spokesman told reporters the six-day exercise, codenamed Vijayee Bhava […]


India’s Naval Power- Part 4

India’s Naval Power- Part 4

India's Naval Power- Part 4

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India Seeking Small Arms, Ammunition Worth $1 Billion

India Seeking Small Arms, Ammunition Worth $1 Billion

India plans to purchase 44,618 close-quarter battle (CQB) carbines and 33.6 million rounds of ammunition. This deal is worth a potential $1 billion (Rs.4,440 crore). The Indian Army is looking at a 5.56 mm caliber system with a rate of […]


India rejects Russia’s fighter aircraft bid: official

India rejects Russia’s fighter aircraft bid: official

Russia confirmed on Friday that India had rejected its bid to supply its traditional ally with 126 multi-role combat aircraft in a deal worth about $12 billion. A spokesman for the Rosoboronexport agency responsible for foreign military contracts said India […]


India Selects Eurofighter, Rafale for MMRCA Shortlist

India Selects Eurofighter, Rafale for MMRCA Shortlist

With European fighters surging ahead of the American jets in the hotly-contested race to bag the gigantic $10.4 billion project to supply 126 medium multi-role fighter aircraft (MMRCA), India has now virtually shortlisted or “down-selected” two out of the six […]


Saab: Gripen Not on the Indian MMRCA Shortlist

Saab: Gripen Not on the Indian MMRCA Shortlist

Today defence and security company Saab AB has received information from the Indian Ministry of Defence that Gripen has not been shortlisted for the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) programme. ”We are offering India a world-class, next-generation fighter aircraft […]


Pakistan tests latest defensive missile

Pakistan tests latest defensive missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired a new short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the Hatf-9, at an undisclosed location, the Defense Ministry said. The firing of the missile with a range of just less than 40 miles was at sea, the Defense Ministry said […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

If international relations are driven by perceptions of relative strengths and weaknesses, then power projection matters the most. Power, as understood in modern statecraft, is contingent on a country’s willingness to project its capacity if not its intent. China’s initial […]


India bans Iran nuclear-related trade

India bans Iran nuclear-related trade

India has banned trade in all goods and services with Iran that could help Tehran pursue development of nuclear weapons, a government statement said. The changes were made in new foreign policy trade rules to conform with a UN Security […]


 
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