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US tests electricity-fired long-range weapon


February 29th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) The US has begun testing a weapon that fires projectiles using electricity.US Navy engineers fired the first industry-built electromagnetic railgun (EM Railgun) prototype launcher, a future ... Read more...

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Citing domestic duties, India withdraws choppers from UN Congo mission


October 14th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has withdrawn all its attack and transport helicopters from the United Nations mission in Congo this month, citing their requirement in domestic security roles."The ... Read more...

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Successful trial of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India Friday successfully conducted the user trial of a BrahMos supersonic guided missile capable of hitting targets that may otherwise be inaccessible like in hilly ... Read more...

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India successfully test fires BrahMos cruise missile (Night Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Dec 2 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test fired an upgraded version of the 290-km BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that can launch surgical strikes at terror camps across the border without ... Read more...

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India to arm Russia-built jets with BrahMos missiles


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Indian Air Force will arm 40 Russia-built Sukhoi fighter jets with BrahMos missiles, a top official has said. The addition of the missiles to India's fleet ... Read more...

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Indian fighter jets to be armed with BrahMos missiles


February 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 5 (RIA Novosti) India's fleet of Su-30MKI Flanker-H fighter jets could be armed with BrahMos missiles by 2012, the vice president of the Irkut Corporation said at the Singapore Airshow ... Read more...

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F15E Fighter Jet Plane Crashes In Afghanistan


July 18th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
According to the sources, a U.S. military F-15 E fighter jet plane has reportedly crashed in central Afghanistan in early Saturday, killing two crew members, officials said.The military has reportedly stated that ... Read more...

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BAE Systems unveils latest unmanned aircraft


June 12th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) BAE Systems has unveiled the latest member of its UAS (unmanned autonomous system) family, the Fury, that enables the remote firing of missiles over the battlefield. Fury ... Read more...

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