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Russian study tells how to win a modern war


April 19th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian independent military experts has published a comprehensive study of major military conflicts in the past two decades which could be used ... Read more...

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Britain to buy laser-guided bombs


April 4th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Britain has signed a contract to buy laser-guided bombs worth 60 million pounds ($95.8 million), the defence ministry said Tuesday.The contract is for the Paveway IV, ... Read more...

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US wants to sell drones to India


December 15th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has been quietly pushing to sell armed drones to key allies, including India, but it has run into resistance from lawmakers concerned ... Read more...

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Varthaman IAF’s Eastern Air Command chief


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) Air Marshal S. Varthaman Monday took over as chief of the Indian Air Force' Eastern Air Command Monday, a defence official here said.Varthaman took over the ... Read more...

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U.S., allies secretly seeking refuge for Gaddafi


April 17th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): The United States and its allies have reportedly secretly begun seeking a country, most likely in Africa, that would be willing to give refuge to Libyan dictator Colonel ... Read more...

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NATO running short of ammunition to carry out Libyan operations


April 16th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): NATO is running short of crucial ammunition like precision bombs following less than a month into the Libyan conflict, indicating the limitations of the participating European Union nations ... Read more...

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NATO strained over approach to Libya


April 15th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Apr. 15 (ANI): Showing the strains of fighting two wars at once, NATO foreign ministers have tried to play down divisions over the intensity of the air campaign against ... Read more...

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Clinton rejects Gaddafi’s ‘end NATO strike appeal’ to ’son’ Obama


April 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7(ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has rebuffed Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's 'end NATO strike appeal' to US President Barack Obama.Obama has received a three-page letter from Gaddafi ... Read more...

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‘Delays under NATO’s command proving deadly for Libyan rebels’


April 5th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Brega (Libya), Apr 5(ANI): A senior Libyan rebel leader has criticized NATO for bureaucratic delays that he said were putting civilians' lives at risk and complicating rebel efforts to fight dictator Muammar ... Read more...

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US unlikely to provide weapons to Libyan rebels


April 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's top two national security officials have indicated that America was unlikely to provide weapons to Libyan rebels, raising the possibility that France alone ... Read more...

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US-led assault nears goals in Libya, European allies likely to take over command


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22(ANI): The US-led military campaign to destroy Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's air defenses and establish a no-fly zone over the country has nearly accomplished its initial objectives, American officials have ... Read more...

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Allies display military might at Kuwait liberation parade


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 26 (IANS) Tanks, rocket launchers and multi-barrelled guns of allies of the 1990-91 Gulf War Saturday rolled down a specially-created facility at Al-Subiya military base to ... Read more...

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London Olympic stadium built over unexploded World War II bomb


October 10th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): The British Government records show that 500 million pounds Olympic Stadium in London has been built on top of an undiscovered and unexploded Nazi bomb.The bomb is thought ... Read more...

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Nazi bomb under Britain’s Olympic stadium?


October 10th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) There may be an unexploded Nazi bomb under the Olympic stadium in Britain, a media report said Sunday.The device is feared to be near the surface of ... Read more...

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Capital’s unprecedented haze due to increased pollution: CSE (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The level of particulate matter in the atmosphere - in other words, the pollution level - has trebled in Delhi over the past few days. The immediate ... Read more...

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Us says advancing Indo-Pak ties best way to defeat Islamic terrorism


December 1st, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.1 (ANI): America is convinced that the best way to defeat Islamic terrorism is to advance Indian-Pakistani relations and to persuade Islamabad to fight the common enemy on its doorstep. ... Read more...

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US Air Force wants IAF regularly in Red Flag exercise


August 22nd, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Impressed by the skill and prowess of the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots, the US Air Force (USAF) Friday invited India to become a regular participant in ... Read more...

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