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Military to get modern gear, says Musharraf

, QUETTA: President General Pervez Musharraf said on Tuesday that the country

IAF gets ambitious, expansion waits

, NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 7: With only three years to go, the Indian Air Force

Brazil meets bidders in fighter jet tender

, BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's Air Force met Thursday with five groups competing to sell Brazil fighter jets worth up to $700 million,...

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 (