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Tiger attack copter option for army

, ANOTHER defence industry heavy-weight has entered the race to supply attack helicopters for the Army Air Wing. European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS)...

Air Force orders another Minotaur rocket from Orbital

, Orbital Sciences Corporation has announced that the U.S. Air Force has exercised an option order for a Minotaur space launch vehicle under the...

India, America to hold huge joint naval exercise off Malabar coast

, Thousands of navy personnel from India and the United States were gearing up yesterday for their largest-ever joint naval exercise off the southern...

Warning of Nimrod repeat if BAE team wins

, The Royal Air Force could face a repeat of the Nimrod fiasco if a consortium led by Boeing and BAE Systems wins a...

MoD may slash Eurofighter project

, Plans to scrap a third of the troubled

Pak to get 60 US attack choppers

, ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan leaders kept pressing for more weapons systems from the US to establish "conventional deterrence" against India, the Bush administration has...

18 units of the two-seater F/A-18 F Super Hornet to the Royal-MAF

, LANGKAWI - Boeing hopes to sell 18 units of the two-seater F/A-18 F Super Hornet to the Royal Malaysian Air Force and the...

Israel for closer defense with Turkey

, ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Israel hopes to bolster defense ties with Turkey during the IDEF-2003 military exhibition that opened Tuesday in...

Pakistan resumes missile tests

, ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan shot off a surface-to-surface, nuclear-capable rocket yesterday in its first test in months, but it denied the launch had anything...

EU looking to defence harmony by 2010

, Europe's defence ministers yesterday backed ambitious plans to have their armed forces capable of working together by 2010. The radical plans would apply...