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Saab: Gripen Not on the Indian MMRCA Shortlist

Saab: Gripen Not on the Indian MMRCA Shortlist

Today defence and security company Saab AB has received information from the Indian Ministry of Defence that Gripen has not been shortlisted for the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) programme. ”We are offering India a world-class, next-generation fighter aircraft […]


Pakistan tests latest defensive missile

Pakistan tests latest defensive missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired a new short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the Hatf-9, at an undisclosed location, the Defense Ministry said. The firing of the missile with a range of just less than 40 miles was at sea, the Defense Ministry said […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

If international relations are driven by perceptions of relative strengths and weaknesses, then power projection matters the most. Power, as understood in modern statecraft, is contingent on a country’s willingness to project its capacity if not its intent. China’s initial […]


India bans Iran nuclear-related trade

India bans Iran nuclear-related trade

India has banned trade in all goods and services with Iran that could help Tehran pursue development of nuclear weapons, a government statement said. The changes were made in new foreign policy trade rules to conform with a UN Security […]


Indian Defence Research and Development Laboratories – Part 3

Indian Defence Research and Development Laboratories – Part 3

Indian Defence Research and Development Laboratories – Part 3

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Russia to lease nuclear submarine to India

Russia to lease nuclear submarine to India

Russia will lease a nuclear powered submarine to India before October, a Russian Navy Staff admiral said on Wednesday. Previous media reports said that the K-152 Nerpa attack submarine had already been transferred to India on a 10-year lease. “The […]


Indian Navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea

Indian Navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea

The Indian Navy has seized a pirate ship, rescuing 13 crewmembers and arresting 61 suspected Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea, national media reported on Monday. “The Vega 5, a pirate mother vessel, was intercepted by a fast attack craft, […]


India world’s biggest arms importer: think tank

India world’s biggest arms importer: think tank

India has been the world’s biggest weapons importer over the last five years, Swedish think-tank SIPRI reported Monday, naming four Asian countries among the top five arms importers. The report also highlighted how the world’s major arms supplying countries had […]


India Test-Fires Nuclear Capable Dhanush, Prithvi-II Missiles

India Test-Fires Nuclear Capable Dhanush, Prithvi-II Missiles

In an exercise to further sharpen its missile teeth, India on Friday successfully test-fired two indigenously developed, nuclear capable ballistic missiles, both having a strike range of 350 kms, from separate locations off the Orissa coast. While ‘Dhanush’ was flight-tested […]


India Successfully Test-Fires Interceptor Missile

India Successfully Test-Fires Interceptor Missile

India successfully test-fired indigenously developed interceptor missile, capable of destroying any incoming hostile ballistic missile on Sunday from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheeler Island off Orissa coast. “Aimed at developing a fully-fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system, the […]


 
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