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Myanmar seeks military hardware from India

AFP, NEW DELHI: A high-level military delegation from Myanmar plans to seek defence hardware from India, a member of the team said Thursday. There has been widespread speculation in Indian military circles that New Delhi would seek to sell arms […]

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EU shortlists three operators for new satellite system

AFP, BRUSSELS: The European Commission said Friday that three groups have been shortlisted as possible operators of the Galileo Programme, the European Union's proposed satellite navigation system. Consortiums led by Eutelsat, Inmarsat/EADS/Thales and Alcatel Space/Vinci will go into a final […]

India, South Africa in historic artillery gun deal

AFP, NEW DELHI: India and South Africa have finalised a historic deal for the sale of hundreds of artillery guns to the Indian army worth millions of dollars, officials said Friday. Indian defence ministry officials on the sidelines of an […]

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Frequency Plan Puts Galileo on Collision Course with GPS

Deutsche Welle German radio, Brussels and the U.S. have so far failed to reach a deal on the frequencies planned for Galileo, an EU competitor to the GPS satellite navigation system. An American official warns the situation could harm relations. […]

US to begin putting intercept missiles in silos in June or July: official

AFP, WASHINGTON: The United States plans to have a rudimentary missile defense system in operation by October and to begin putting interceptor missiles in launch silos as early as June, Pentagon officials said Monday. The Pentagon is seeking a 20 […]

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