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US funding for Israeli air defence


May 18th, 2012 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US will give $70 million to help boost Israel's air defence capabilities to thwart rocket attacks by Palestinian militants."I was pleased to inform (Israeli ... Read more...

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Russia to deploy S-400 air defence systems near borders


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will place several new S-400 Triumf air defence systems near its borders in 2012, Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin has said.The S-400 can engage ... Read more...

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No S-400 missile exports before 2015: Russia


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to export the S-400 Triumf air-defence system before 2015, a state-controlled arms exporter said Thursday."Until 2015 all the S-400s will be ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase its best combat aircraft in Dubai


November 12th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will showcase its most advanced combat aircraft and air defence systems at a major airshow in Dubai that starts Sunday, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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Russia arrests Chinese national for spying


October 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has detained a Chinese national for trying to gain secret information about the S-300 air defence system, officials said Wednesday.Tun Shenjun was arrested Oct ... Read more...

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Saab offers man-portable missile to Indian Army


September 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Swedish defence manufacturer Saab Thursday offered its RBS 70NG man-portable air defence system to the Indian Army to meet its requirements for a shoulder-fired missile."The ... Read more...

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New Russian air defence system by 2013


August 15th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new short-range air defence missile system would be ready to enter service in Russia in 2013, former chief designer of Almaz-Antei corporation Igor Ashurbeili ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to get new air defence system


July 19th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will soon receive a new ship-based missile air defence system, the developer of the system has said.KBP Instrument Design Bureau said the ... Read more...

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Did Pakistan know Osama was to be killed, asks Dawn


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) While reiterating official assertions that Pakistan was not involved in Osama bin Laden's killing, a leading daily has hinted that the military brass may have been ... Read more...

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India to buy air defence missiles to secure vital installations


April 13th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) To plug gaps and build up a robust air defence system, India will soon buy a large number of missiles to defend the country's vital ... Read more...

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Russia develops advanced air defence system


April 8th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's advanced S-500 air defence system will be completed by 2015-2016, it was announced Friday.The Almaz-Antei design bureau is working to complete the project by ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s “eyes and ears” air force no longer exists as a fighting force: RAF commander


March 24th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24(ANI): The United States-led military campaign has wiped out Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's air force, RAF Air Vice-Marshal Greg Bagwell, who commands the United Kingdom's air operations, has said.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Kayani lauds Pak Air Force role in counterterrorism operations


March 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has lauded the role of the country's air force in the war against terrorists, who he said have "disrupted peace and ... Read more...

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35 Russian companies at Aero India 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will exhibit over 80 types of weaponry and will be represented by 35 companies at the upcoming Aero India 2011 air show, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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Russia to unveil air defence system at Indian air show


February 5th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian firm will disclose information about a new mobile short-range air defence system based on the Strelets launcher at the upcoming Aero India 2011 air show ... Read more...

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Russia deploys air defence system in Abkhazia


August 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has deployed an S-300 air defence system in Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia, commander of the Russian Air Force said Wednesday. "We have placed an S-300 ... Read more...

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Islamabad crash plane’s ‘no-fly zone’ route puts doubts over Pak air defence system


July 29th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 29(ANI): The speculation that a Pakistani domestic airliner entered a no-fly zone in Islamabad before crashing on Wednesday morning, and the failure of the authorities concerned to react for intercepting ... Read more...

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Russia’s new generation missile system to enter service


July 13th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new generation S-500 air defence system will resolve the country's missile defence gaps when it enters service, Air Force Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Alexander Zelin said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Russia moves to scrap air-defence system sale to Iran


June 11th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 11 (DPA) Russia said Friday it has moved to scrap the sale of a powerful air-defence system to Iran following a UN Security Council resolution that strengthened sanctions on the ... Read more...

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Iran begins making anti-cruise missile shield


May 4th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 4 (IANS) Iran began building a powerful missile defence system which can fire 4,000 shots per minute and destroy cruise missiles heading towards the country, Iranian defence ministry announced Tuesday. "Mesbah ... Read more...

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IAF’s surveillance radars ‘inadequate, obsolete’: MPs’ panel


April 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) In a damning indictment, a parliamentary panel said Thursday the surveillance radars of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were not only inadequate but were also obsolete and ... Read more...

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Iran to develop missile defence system


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi has said Iran plans to develop a missile defence system that is similar to Russia's S-300 system. Asked if Iran has plans ... Read more...

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Israeli military delegation to visit India to strengthen ties (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) An Israeli military delegation will visit India next week to boost defence ties and strengthen the joint counter-terrorism network, officials said. The two-day visit starts Dec ... Read more...

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Brazil to spend $3.4 bn for amphibious armoured vehicles


November 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 28 (EFE) President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has authorised spending six billion reais ($3.43 billion) to finance construction of 2,285 amphibious armoured vehicles for the Brazilian army, officials ... Read more...

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Israel reiterates ties with India on 26/11 anniversary eve


November 25th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) On the eve of the 26/11 attacks anniversary, Israel Wednesday said its fast-rising bilateral trade and tourism ties with India proved that terrorism does not defeat or ... Read more...

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India needs to modernise military inventory: Minister (Interview)


October 10th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Ladakh, Oct 10 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju has expressed concern at the aging inventory of the Indian armed forces and said its modernisation is on ... Read more...

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IAF bolstering air defence radars along LAC with China


September 25th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is strenthening its air defence in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China by putting in place a series ... Read more...

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Israeli missile deal major poll issue: CPI-M


April 15th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said a $1.4 billion missile deal India has signed with Israel would be a major issue during the Lok Sabha polls, ... Read more...

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Israeli arms deal clean: Antony


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 (IANS) A $1.4 billion missile deal India has signed with Israel is "clean" and contains a clause providing for its cancellation if it is proved kickbacks were involved, Defence ... Read more...

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India, Israel ink $1.4 bn anti-missile system deal


March 27th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India has signed a $1.4 billion deal with Israel for the supply of an anti-missile air defence system in what is the biggest defence deal between the ... Read more...

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India signs 1.4 US million air defence deal with Israel


March 27th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): India has signed a 1.4 million dollar air defence deal with Israel for the purchase and joint development of an air defence system.The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force to reduce officers’ number by 30 percent


February 10th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will reduce the number of officers by 30 percent under the current military reform, an official said Tuesday.The ongoing reform of the Russian ... Read more...

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Truck-mounted laser shoots down unmanned aerial vehicle


January 28th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Aerospace firm Boeing has reported that their prototype truck-mounted laser has shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at a missile range in New Mexico, US.According to ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Indian military officers speak to defuse tension


December 29th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and Indian military officers have made contact in a bid to defuse tensions in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks that almost sparked a sub-continental ... Read more...

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Russia to produce new combat choppers, tests air defence missile


December 26th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chkalovsky (Russia), Dec 26 (RIA Novosti) The Russian government has approved the production of Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters in the country's Far East, while the air force is testing a new missile ... Read more...

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