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Russian Analysts Weigh Nuclear-Defense Reform Urgings

, Defense analysts here had mixed reactions to two announcements Oct. 2 that clearly were aimed at NATO expansion: a warning from the Russian...

India, U.S. Begin Naval Exercise in Arabian Sea

, The maneuvers, code-named Malabar 2003, are the largest naval exercise between India and the United States since the countries resumed joint military training...

India Procures Deep-Sea Assault Boat from Israel: Naval Official

, India has procured an attack boat from Israel that is capable of reaching targets deep in the sea, a senior naval official said...

Australia Agrees to Purchase Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Anti-Tank Weapon System

, TUCSON, Ariz.--The U.S. Army has executed a Letter of Agreement (LOA) setting the stage for the sale of the Javelin anti-tank weapon system...

Northrop Grumman Adds Sikorsky to Unmanned Combat Armed Rotorcraft Team

, WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in...

Smiths wins $500m contract with US military

, SMITHS, the UK-based aerospace giant, has been awarded a US$500 million (

India to send combat aircraft to Alaska show

, A fleet of Jaguars will be despatched to Alaska to participate, in what has now become an important fixture in the international defence...

PUTIN TALKS UP POWER OF RUSSIA

, Hawkish words emanated from Moscow October 2, when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov met top military leaders to review...

IAF enters space age, starts work on laser weapons, killer satellites

, NEW DELHI: Declaring that the Indian Air Force has obtained strategic depth operational capability with the induction of mid-air refuellers and more of...