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Boeing to build 10 C-17 airlifters for India

Boeing to build 10 C-17 airlifters for India

Boeing said Wednesday that India’s defense ministry has signed an agreement with the US government to buy 10 Boeing C-17 transports, making India the plane’s largest international customer. Boeing said that under the deal, India will take delivery of its […]


India Considers Hypersonic Version of BrahMos Missile

India Considers Hypersonic Version of BrahMos Missile

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam has asked the BrahMos aerospace company to develop an advanced version of the cruise missile to maintain India’s leadership in this field. “You should develop a hypersonic version of BrahMos which can be […]


India Test Fires Prithvi-II Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Missile

India on Thursday test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Orissa as part of the user trial by the Army. “The missile mounted on a mobile launcher was test-fired from the […]


India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tested a short-range nuclear-capable missile along its eastern coast on Thursday, an official said, as part of the nation’s efforts to build up its atomic deterrent. The surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile was fired from a range in the eastern state […]


Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament in the near future unlikely, a report published Tuesday said. “More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed and […]


Decoding India’s MMRCA Decision

Decoding India’s MMRCA Decision

India’s rejection of the F-16IN Super Viper and the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in its hotly contested Medium Multirole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition has disappointed many in the United States. Because there were great expectations that New Delhi would leverage this […]


Indian Navy touts ‘significant success’ in fighting pirates

Indian Navy touts ‘significant success’ in fighting pirates

India has deployed naval vessels in the eastern Arabian Sea and has achieved “significant success” in the past few months combating piracy in the area as pirates have extended their activities further from the coast of Somalia, Admiral Nirmal Verma, […]


Russia Snubs India; Cancels Navy, Army War Games

Russia Snubs India; Cancels Navy, Army War Games

Russia has snubbed India in the recent months by cancelling two important bilateral war games, usually held under a well-established arrangement, a senior official said on Monday. The move has raised eyebrows in the Indian defence establishment. The Russians have […]


Was Pakistan Ready on May 11th, 1998?

Was Pakistan Ready on May 11th, 1998?

When Narasimha Rao, the Indian National Congress Prime Minister called for snap elections in 1996, it was time for Pakistan to brace itself for the events particularly if BJP came to power. BJP had posed serious challenges to the INC […]


 
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