international defence

Delhi to host Asia’s largest defence exhibition


March 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India will host from Thursday Asia's biggest defence exposition, showcasing the country's military prowess and the nation's emergence as an attractive destination for investment in ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase 70 weapon systems in Bangkok


March 6th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian companies will show more than 70 models of arms and military equipment at an international defence exhibition in Bangkok.The equipment will be displayed at ... Read more...

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Antony warns defence firms against corruption


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With India expected spend nearly $100 billion over the next decade on modern equipment for its armed forces, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday cautioned against ... Read more...

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China sends escort fleet to Gulf of Aden


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) A Chinese navy fleet comprising a frigate, destroyer and a supply ship was Saturday dispatched the Gulf of Aden on an escort mission, Xinhua reported.The ships ... Read more...

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Britain committed to enhancing relations with UAE


February 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) Britain has expressed its commitment to enhancing relations with its all its partners across the Gulf while stating that it has ambitious plans to expand the existing ... Read more...

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UAE to hold defence expo


February 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will hold a defence exhibition from Feb 20 to showcase the country's military capabilities.A total of 151 UAE firms will exhibit their ... Read more...

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France wants British, German armies to unite


January 24th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24(ANI): France wants Britain to join with Germany to form a military partnership in which all three countries will share equipment and troops.According to the Daily Express, the move ... Read more...

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CBI nabs naval commander in paper leak case


October 6th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the leak of a defence examination paper, an official said ... Read more...

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CBI arrests four for paper leak


September 26th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday arrested four people in connection with a question paper leak ahead of an examination for recruitment of lower division clerks in ... Read more...

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Anna Fermanova’s high-tech scopes are used for assassination, say experts


July 29th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 29 (ANI): Anna Fermanova's story that she bought three-night vision scopes for her hubby's hunting buddies in Russia is simply incredible, say pros."These are used specifically for an assassination. ... Read more...

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Now a missile in shipping box on sale


April 26th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A powerful cruise missile that can launched from a shipping container has been offered for sale by a Russian company, raising fears of ballistic weapons infiltration. Called the Club ... Read more...

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Defence Minister to inaugurate Defence Expo 2010 on Monday


February 12th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony will inaugurate the sixth Defence Exposition at Pragati Maidan in the national capital on Monday.Announcing this in during a press conference in the national ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeks London’s support for 1971 war crimes prosecutions


May 31st, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 31 (DPA) Dhaka Sunday sought documentary support from London to prosecute Bangladesh's 1971 war crimes suspects. Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has been campaigning worldwide for support in bringing to book ... Read more...

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Britain calls for release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi


May 31st, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 31 (DPA) Britain challenged Sunday Myanmar's military rulers to release imprisoned opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and implement democratic reforms in the isolated state. "Now is the time for transition ... Read more...

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Defence business not hit by financial crisis: Thales


February 24th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 24 (Xinhua) Defence and security businesses have not been impacted by the global financial crisis, Alexandre de Juniac, executive vice president of French defence systems company Thales, has said ... Read more...

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US firms to go full throttle at Indian aero expo


February 9th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Riding high on the winds of change in India-US ties since the signing of the civilian nuclear deal, American aerospace prowess will be at full throttle during the ... Read more...

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Lockheed Martin to supply upgraded F-16s to Pak


November 27th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 27 (ANI): US aerospace manufacturer Lockheed Martin will supply upgraded F-16 jets, C-130 transport planes and upgraded P3 Orion surveillance aircraft to the Pakistani armed forces, the companys Middle ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host Gulf’s biggest defence show


August 10th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 10 (IANS) This capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is gearing up to host what will be the Middle East's biggest defence exhibition early next year. Around ... Read more...

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French defence firm Nexter offers India 21st century artillery


June 17th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar Paris, June 17 (IANS) French defence major Nexter hopes to interest the Indian Army in its Caesar truck-mounted howitzer that it is projecting as the "artillery gun of the 21st ... Read more...

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UAE to host international defence exhibition


June 17th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the international defence exhibition IDEX in 2009, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. IDEX is one the world's largest defence exhibitions ... Read more...

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Special operations exhibition opens in Jordan


April 2nd, 2008 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
DPA Amman, April 2 (DPA) King Abdullah II of Jordan Tuesday inaugurated the Special Operations exhibition SOFEX 2008 with the participation of more than 300 companies from 60 countries. The three-day event demonstrates ... Read more...

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India tests undersea ballistic missile


February 26th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India Tuesday test-fired an indigenously developed nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from an undersea location off the Andhra Pradesh coast, but it was not immediately clear if ... Read more...

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India tests submarine-launched ballistic missile


February 26th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India Tuesday test-fired an indigenously developed nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from an undersea location off the Orissa coast, an official source said. "The missile was launched ... Read more...

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India Inc shone bright at defence exposition


February 20th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India Inc shone bright and clear at the just concluded international defence exposition here, sending out a clear message it was eager to manufacture military ... Read more...

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Military ties vital tool of foreign policy: Antony


February 18th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Union Defence Minister AK Antony today said that the most visible manifestation of a strategic relationship between two countries is cooperation in the sphere of defence.Addressing ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen Sisodia calls for further technological interdependence in defence purchases


February 18th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi; Feb.18 (ANI): Lt. General B K Sisodia, Director General Ordinance Services, Army, today chaired a technology seminar on Arms and Ammunition as part of the ongoing DefExpo 2008. He mentioned that ... Read more...

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France does it differently at DEFEXPO-2008


February 18th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) With 43 companies, France is the second largest foreign exhibitor at the ongoing DEFEXPO-2008 but what singles it out is that it has taken a ... Read more...

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Boeing ‘authorized’ to offer AESA radar with F/A-18 fighter


February 17th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, Superseding earlier story)New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The US government has "authorized" Boeing to offer a state-of-the-art radar with the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter that is vying for an Indian Air ... Read more...

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European naval group to set up Indian subsidiary


February 17th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Signalling its intention to foster a long-term relationship, European naval defence systems major DCNS Group Sunday announced it would set up its Indian subsidiary to facilitate ongoing ... Read more...

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Boeing offers radar technology with F-18 combat jet


February 17th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Signaling a paradigm shift, US aerospace major Boeing Sunday said it would transfer technology for a cutting edge technology radar of its F-18 Super Hornet fighter, which ... Read more...

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Thales again bags Indian Army’s order for thermal imagers


February 16th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) French defence major Thales has received a repeat order for 400 thermal imagers for the Indian Army's T-90 main battle tank (MBT) taking to 1,000 the number ... Read more...

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‘N-deal collapse won’t impact on India-US military ties’


February 16th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) If the India-US civilian nuclear deal collapses, it will not impact on the growing military ties between the two countries, a top official in the administration of ... Read more...

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Revised defence purchase procedures by April: Antony


February 16th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will enunciate by April its revised procedures for purchasing military hardware after bringing these in line with the best international practices, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said ... Read more...

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A K Antnoy to inaugurate DefExpo 2008 today


February 16th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony will inaugurate the Fifth International Land and Naval Systems Exhibition DefExpo 2008 here today. The four-day exhibition is being organised by Ministry of ... Read more...

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NSTL to set up new environmental test centre


January 1st, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Visakhapatnam, Jan.1 (ANI): The Naval Science and Technological Laboratory in Visakhapatnam will set up a new environmental test centre soon. This was disclosed by Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao, Director, NSTL. The foundation stone for ... Read more...

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