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India to soon fly home-grown surveillance radar (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 20 (IANS) India will soon join the elite group of countries by flying its own airborne radar for surveillance to detect enemy fighters and cruise missiles, as ... Read more...

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Indigenous airborne radar for IAF trials soon


September 20th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon fly the first indigenous airborne radar system mounted on the Brazilian Embraer jet for flight trials and induction by ... Read more...

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China knows how to tackle stealth aircraft


September 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) The Chinese military knows how to deal with enemy stealth aircraft, an official said.During the first "Military Camp Opening Day" activity held in the Wuhan Air ... Read more...

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Russia, neighbours to hold air defence drills


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint air defence drills in October, the Kyrgyz defence ministry said Thursday.The "Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012" exercise ... Read more...

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Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign pact for Smerch rockets


August 28th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India and Russia have tied up for a joint venture to manufacture Smerch rockets.A memorandum of understanding for starting the joint venture was signed between ... Read more...

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Russia could deploy unmanned bomber after 2040


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could deploy a sixth-generation" pilotless strategic bomber aircraft after 2040, Lt. Gen. Anatoly Zhikharev, chief of the Long-Range Aviation Command, said Thursday."That ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. It has a range of 290 km and ... Read more...

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India successfully tests supersonic cruise missile


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile 'BrahMos' from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.The missile was launched around 10.45 a.m. from the ... Read more...

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Russia to test Bulava ballistic missile again


July 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia will test its Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile again, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov said Thursday."We are going to launch the Bulava this fall from the Alexander ... Read more...

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Joint Russia-India missile to be ready by 2017


June 28th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, ... Read more...

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Russia to continue arms supplies to Syria


June 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-controlled arms trader Rosoboronexport intends to fulfill its contract for the supply of armaments to Syria."No one can ever accuse Russia of violating the ... Read more...

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Exclude Russia from arms show: Human Rights Watch to France


June 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International rights organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked France to reconsider allowing Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport to take part in an upcoming arms ... Read more...

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Indian frigate sails for sea trials in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Talwar-class frigate being built for the Indian Navy at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave departed Thursday for sea trials.The Tarkash is the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to test-fire n-missile


May 19th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Pakistan will test fire a new nuclear-capable missile by the end of this month, a media report said Saturday.Geo News reported that the surface-to-surface `Nasr' missile ... Read more...

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South Korea puts new cruise missile into service


April 19th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS /RIA Novosti) South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighbouring North ... Read more...

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Army to order mountain-strike BrahMos regiment soon (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Indian Army will soon place an order for a regiment of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a steep dive capability for mountainous ... Read more...

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Army to order mountain-strike BrahMos regiment soon


March 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Indian Army will soon place an order for a regiment of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a steep dive capability for mountainous ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile


March 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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Russia to launch 100 military satellites


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to launch at least 100 military satellites in the next 10 years to boost its missile detection capabilities, a top official has said."The ... 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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Russia completes final trials of Indian frigate


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Yantar shipyard in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has completed the final tests of a missile frigate for the Indian Navy, an official said.Russia ... Read more...

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Russia defends arms supplies to Syria


February 5th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's arms supplies to Syria will not affect the balance of power in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We've explained the facts -- ... Read more...

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Iran starts cruise missile production


February 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday began mass production of its latest anti-vessel cruise missiles, the official media reported.The short-range missile will be able to hit small and average-sized targets ... 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’s n-powered submarine to enter service by June


January 21st, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest nuclear-powered submarine -- the Yury Dolgoruky -- will be put into operation in the second quarter of the year, the shipbuilding group said.The ... Read more...

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Russia to modernise 60 MiG-31 interceptors by 2020


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive over 60 modernised MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft by 2020, said the Defence Ministry.A modernisation contract was signed by the ... Read more...

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Russian-built, BrahMos-fitted frigate set for Indian Navy induction


December 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, INS Teg, a Russian-built frigate for the Indian Navy, will set sail once its Indian crew arrives and takes over ... Read more...

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Graney class N-sub delivery to Russian Navy delayed


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The delivery of the first Graney class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine to the Russian Navy has been postponed until the end of 2012, the builders ... Read more...

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Iran to hold naval drills in international waters


November 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will hold large scale naval exercises in international waters, Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Saturday. The drills, code-named, Velayat 90, will be ... Read more...

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February trial for naval air defence missile


November 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India will conduct trials before February next year of a 70-km long-range surface-to-air missile or LR-SAM for the Indian Navy.The missile will have the capability ... Read more...

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Malaysia plans to buy 18 more Russian fighter jets


November 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Malaysia plans to buy 18 Russian Su-30MKM fighters capable of carrying Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, the Izvestia daily said Tuesday.The paper said, citing military ... Read more...

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Second stealth warship joins Russian Navy


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) St. Petersburg's Severnaya Verf shipyard will deliver a new stealth corvette to the Russian Navy at an official ceremony Friday.The Soobrazitelny is the ... Read more...

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Iran radars can detect drones: Commander


October 9th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's national defence system has been equipped with advanced radars capable of detecting unmanned aerial vehicles, a senior military commander said has said."No unauthorized unmanned ... Read more...

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