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IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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IAF to finalise Rafale fighter deal this fiscal


September 20th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would finalise the multi-billion dollar contract with Dassault Aviation of France during this fiscal (2012-13) for the supply of its ... Read more...

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Cameron ‘guilty’ for making Britain vulnerable to war


September 18th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron risks going down in history as a "guilty man" for ordering defence cuts which have made Britain more vulnerable to war, ... Read more...

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Indian air chief in Brazil to deepen defence ties


August 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who heads the Indian Air Force, Tuesday left for Brazil on a bilateral visit when he will inspect the ... Read more...

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Antony awards Rs.30 lakh to silver medallist Vijay Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday presented a cash reward of Rs.30 lakh to Vijay Kumar, who won a silver medal in the 25-metre rapid fire ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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IAF chief to review aircraft projects in Russia


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, will be in Russia for three days beginning Friday to review the joint projects ... Read more...

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India rolls out red carpet for Myanmar military chief


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India Friday rolled out the red carpet for the Myanmar armed forces chief, assuring that it will support its neighbour by providing military training ... Read more...

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Myanmar general to visit India


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Continuing with its efforts to forge strong ties with Myanmar, India will on Aug. 1 welcome its neighbour's top military general, when the two ... Read more...

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IAF chief in Kashmir on two-day visit


July 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir."The air chief met the station ... Read more...

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Antony triples service chiefs’ financial powers (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) With criticism mounting over delays in defence acquisitions, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday hiked the financial powers of the three armed forces headquarters to ... Read more...

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Task force suggests security revamp (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A task force on national security Wednesday sumitted its final report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, reportedly suggesting a major revamp of the structures ... Read more...

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National security task force submits report to PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A task force on national security headed by former cabinet secretary Naresh Chandra Wednesday submitted its final report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, reportedly ... Read more...

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IAF chief on four-day visit to France


May 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Ahead of finalising a multi-billion contract with French firm Dassault Aviation for 126 Rafale combat planes, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal ... Read more...

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Taliban threat from AfPak real: Air chief


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Increasing Talibanisation of Pakistan and shifting of terror focus from AfPak region would pose a serious security threat to India in the next two years, ... Read more...

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During security review, India talks about Pakistan’s Shaheen


April 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan's test-firing an intermediate range nuclear-capable ballistic missile Wednesday, less than a week after India conducted its 5,000-km Agni-V test figured in a monthly security ... Read more...

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US Navy operations chief in India


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert began a five-day visit to India Monday to explore possibilities of bilateral cooperation between the two navies ... Read more...

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Experts hail Agni-V, want it operational soon


April 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's strategic affairs experts Thursday hailed the nation's successful test of the Agni-V 5,000-km long range ballistic missile as a "significant" demonstration of technological proficiency, ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief-designate conferred medal for distinguished service


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Army's chief-designate and present Eastern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh and vice chief Lt. Gen. Shri Krishna Singh were among senior armed ... Read more...

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NSA pitches hard for NCTC to prevent terror


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon Monday said the National Counter Terrorism Centre was needed to pre-empt and prevent terror threats as he strongly ... Read more...

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India’s military modernisation plans till 2027 approved (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India Monday approved the crucial five-year and 15-year modernisation plans of the armed forces beginning 2012, after almost a year-long delay.The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam took charge Monday as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding Lt Gen Shuja Pasha. Simultaneously, the Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force gets new chief


March 19th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt Monday took over as the new chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).He succeeds Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force chief begins Bangladesh trip


March 18th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Sunday left for a four-day trip to Bangladesh to step-up bilateral military ties between ... Read more...

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IAF Sukhoi squadron gets President’s Standard


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday presented a Standards, a highly prestigious decoration and recognition, to Indian Air Force (IAF) 24 Squadron that operates the frontline ... Read more...

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Antony re-elected IDSA president


February 25th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony was re-elected unopposed as president of India's premier think tank, the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) here Saturday.The minister ... Read more...

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IAF ramps up chopper fleet with new induction (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Friday inducted the most-modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, to ramp up the ferrying of troops and supplies to ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force ramps up chopper fleet


February 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Friday inducted the most-modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest buy from Russia, to ramp up the ferrying of troops and supplies to ... Read more...

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IAF chief to visit Singapore air show


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief N.A.K. Browne Monday left for a four-day trip to Singapore that is hosting a global airshow for aviation companies to ... Read more...

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Ahead of naval war game, Antony reviews national security


February 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to Visakhapatnam to witness a major naval war game in the Bay of Bengal beginning Tuesday, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday ... Read more...

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The twists and turns of India’s biggest defence deal


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) This is how India's biggest defence deal -- a $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat aircraft -- panned out:* 2000: Indian Air Force (IAF) conveys to ... Read more...

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Indian air chief for Malaysia to promote military ties (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Indian air chief on Malaysia visit to promote military ties


January 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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