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India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India announced Thursday it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernize its armed forces. In his first budget, […]


Pakistan deploys troops, jets in anti-militant offensive

Pakistan deploys troops, jets in anti-militant offensive

Pakistan on Monday launched fresh air strikes on the northwest tribal region where it has deployed up to 30,000 troops in a long-awaited offensive to eliminate Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants from their border stronghold. The action in North Waziristan was […]


Pakistan negotiating MI-35 helicopter deal‏ with Russia: envoy

Pakistan negotiating MI-35 helicopter deal‏ with Russia: envoy

Pakistan has placed an order to Russia for purchase of the latest MI-35 Helicopters for multipurpose use including fighting terrorism, Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Y. Dedov told a news conference at the Russian embassy in Islamabad. “The deal is […]


Russia lifts arms embargo to Pakistan: report

Russia lifts arms embargo to Pakistan: report

Russia has lifted its embargo on arms supplies to Pakistan and is holding talks on supplying Islamabad with combat helicopters, the head of state-owned Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said Monday, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported. “Such a decision has been taken. […]


Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

Precision military air strikes on Wednesday killed at least 32 militants including key commanders in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said. “Confirmed militant hideouts were targeted early morning today in North Waziristan through precise aerial […]


India test-fires anti-ballistic missile

India test-fires anti-ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired a new anti-ballistic missile on Sunday in a step towards developing a missile defence system which only an elite club of countries has built. India, which shares borders with arch-rival Pakistan and giant China, both of whom […]


PAF inducts first batch of F-16 fighter jets from Jordan

PAF inducts first batch of F-16 fighter jets from Jordan

Pakistan received on Sunday its first batch of F-16 fighter jets delivered from Jordan, DawnNews reported. Sources said that the Pakistan had signed a contract with Jordan for the supply of 13 fighter jets out of which five were delivered […]


Russia, Pakistan Discuss Joint Naval Drills Expected This Week

Russia, Pakistan Discuss Joint Naval Drills Expected This Week

Russian and Pakistani naval representatives have discussed the possibility of joint exercises, which could be held as early as this week, a Russian military spokesman told RIA Novosti Monday. A detachment of Russia’s Pacific Fleet called at the port of […]


US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

United States Forces-Afghanistan has seen the inaccurate media reports stating that excess military equipment that is part of the U.S. transition is given to Pakistan. These reports are not correct. USFOR-A does not provide or intend to provide any such […]


 
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