force multipliers

BSF plans hotline to Pakistan Rangers


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 22 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to commission a hotline with its Pakistan Rangers counterpart for urgent discussion of problems on the border without ... Read more...

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IAF commanders assess force levels


October 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Top commanders of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday began a three-day conference here to discuss the force's transformation in terms of its planes and ... Read more...

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Army’s summer war game in Punjab ends


June 1st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 1 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday ended a fortnight-long war game in the plains of Punjab aimed at building the capacities of its pivot corps in delivering deadly ... Read more...

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Patnaik seeks funds, helicopters to fight Maoists


February 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday sought two helicopters and additional funds to tackle left wing extremism in the state.Participating in the conference of chief ministers on ... Read more...

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‘Enhancing combat potential of Western Air Command priority’


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Air Marshal D.C. Kumaria, the new chief of the Indian Air Force's Delhi-based Western Air Command (WAC), has said enhancing the combat potential of the command was ... Read more...

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Aerospace power to be crucial in future conflicts: Antony


April 26th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said the recently demonstrated precision strike capabilities of the Indian Air Force would go a long way in ensuring national ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force inducts first JF-17 combat jet squadron


February 18th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Thursday formally inducted its first squadron of the JF-17 Thunder combat jet that has been jointly developed with China, saying it was in ... Read more...

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US would welcome `profesional’ Indian Army in Iraq and Afghanistan


October 26th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Babina (UP), Oct. 26 (ANI): A senior commander of the U.S. Army on Monday said that having a professional force like the Indian Army at its disposal, especially in highly aggressive war ... Read more...

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IAF eyes ambitious modernisation as it turns 77


October 1st, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF), which will be completing 77 years next week, has planned an ambitious modernisation drive that will see a quantum jump in its ... Read more...

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IAF to have 42 fighter squadrons by 2022: Antony


February 18th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): The Indian Air Force will have 42 squadrons by 2022, Defence Minister A K Antony told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. "During the period 2007-2022, the strength at ... Read more...

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IAF fighter squadrons to rise to 42 by 2022: Antony


February 18th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF), struggling to maintain its operational capabilities with an ageing and depleting strength of combat aircraft, will see its fighter squadrons rising from ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy to acquire submarines, drones, spy planes


January 30th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy is to acquire drones and spy planes, as also submarines as force multipliers to augment its capabilities, a top military commander has said. Speaking Thursday ... Read more...

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Daring display of skills by Information Warriors of army


February 11th, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): To mark the 97th anniversary of the Corps of Signals, the Information Warriors of the Indian Army, presented a colourful daring display of martial arts (Taekwondo, Kalaripayattu), ... Read more...

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