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India’s First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

India’s First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

India’s Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, handed over to Indian Air Force by Defence Minister A K Antony after Initial Operational Clearance in Bangalore. This catapults India to a select club of nations that built a fighter plane from scratch. After […]


US concerned over China’s new weapons: Gates

US concerned over China’s new weapons: Gates

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Saturday voiced concern over China’s latest hi-tech weaponry and called for an improvement in uneasy military relations with Beijing to help defuse tensions. Speaking to reporters en route to Beijing for three days of […]


DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of efficiencies decisions designed to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years primarily by reducing overhead costs, improving business practices and culling excess […]


Rumored J-20 Stealth Fighter Undergoes Tests: Report

Rumored J-20 Stealth Fighter Undergoes Tests: Report

The rumored prototype of China’s “J-20 stealth fighter jet” has created a stir over the nation’s defensive advancements, but analysts suggest that any such program would simply reflect the country’s industrial military progress. Pictures of the alleged fourth-generation jet fighter, […]


Russian Air Force To Receive Up To 100 Sukhoi Fighter Jets

Russian Air Force To Receive Up To 100 Sukhoi Fighter Jets

The Russian Air Force will receive up to 100 Sukhoi fighter jets by 2015, the Defense Ministry spokesman said on Sunday. Three state contracts with the Sukhoi design bureau on the supply of the jets have been already signed, Vladimir […]


China’s Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter Aircraft Pictures Gallery

China’s Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter Aircraft Pictures Gallery

Photos of the Chengdu J-20 “Black Eagle” – a fifth generation stealth, twin-engine fighter aircraft prototype developed by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force. China’s radar evading stealth fighter made its first-known test flight […]


Networthiness sets standards for DOD, Air Force networks

Networthiness sets standards for DOD, Air Force networks

The Air Force soon will have a relatively new term to add to its network operations lexicon: “Networthiness.” Air Force Network Integration Center officials recently led efforts to develop the Department of Defense’s networthiness concept, an operational assessment that goes […]


MMRCA Offsets File Found by Delhi Roadside

MMRCA Offsets File Found by Delhi Roadside

NEW DELHI: Even as the race for the “mother of all defence deals” enters the last lap, two IAS officers of the defence ministry are now under the scanner for the mysterious way in which a “secret” file connected to […]


US to deploy new intelligence drone in Afghanistan: Report

US to deploy new intelligence drone in Afghanistan: Report

The US military plans to to deploy a new intelligence drone in Afghanistan, which military experts say will allow US troops to monitor much larger operational theaters than before, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The newspaper said the airborne surveillance […]


 
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