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Aero India 15 showcases India, US partnership

Two F-15 Eagle sit on static display during Aero India 15, Feb. 19, 2015, at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru, India. The F-15s are assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Aero India is India's premier aerospace exhibition and airshow and allowed the U.S. to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and showcase defense aircraft and equipment, which ultimately contributes toward better regional cooperation and tactical compatibility with other countries. This year marks the 10th iteration of Aero India since its inception in 1996. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen G.Eigel)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii: From Feb. 18 through 22, more than 95 U.S. military personnel and Defense Department civilians were among the thousands assembled from around the globe to participate in Aero India 2015, the region’s largest tradeshow. “The […]


India to Buy Mine Sweeping Vessels, Trainer Aircraft

mine counter measure vessels, or MCMVs, India

India’s defence ministry Saturday cleared a project worth Rs.32,000 crore for 12 mine sweeping vessels to be made in the country, along with some other projects including one for buying 38 basic trainer aircrafts. In a meeting of the Defence […]


India’s Kalyani group announces Israel defence venture

India’s Kalyani group announces Israel defence venture

India’s Kalyani industrial group announced on Thursday a “substantial” joint venture with Israel to make missiles and other weapons, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi eased rules on foreign ownership in defence. Kalyani and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems will make […]


India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

India has successfully test-flown a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface missile from a test range in the eastern state of Odisha. The Prithvi-II missile was launched Thursday by personnel of the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) from a road mobile launcher at 9.15 am, […]


India Approves Construction of 7 Stealth Frigates, 6 Nuclear Subs

Indian Talwar Frigate

In a major step towards building a formidable blue-water Navy for the future, the Modi government has cleared the indigenous construction of seven stealth frigates and six nuclear-powered attack submarines, which together will cost well upwards of Rs 1 lakh […]


Indian SU-30MKI May Receive Brahmos Capability, AESA

Su-30MKI Fighter Aircraft

According to Sputnik News, India and Russia are to discuss modernizing India’s Su-30MKI Flanker-H fleet at Aero India 2015 in Bangalore. India is in the midst of a massive, military-wide modernization push that includes procurement of new assets as well […]


India Set to Approve C-295 Purchase

India Set to Approve C-295 Purchase

The defence ministry is likely to soon take a decision on the joint bid of Tata and Airbus to replace Indian Air Force’s aging fleet of 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 military transport carriers. Defence ministry sources said the next […]


India tests long-range missile from mobile launcher

India tests long-range missile from mobile launcher

India on Saturday succeeded for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China. Although Saturday’s launch was the third test of the Agni V missile, […]


Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

Pakistan Tuesday said it opposed a new nuclear deal signed between the US and India during a recent trip to New Delhi by President Barak Obama, saying it was detrimental to stability in South Asia. The US and India reached […]


 
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