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India verifying if US sold ‘faulty’ defence equipment


August 8th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India Wednesday said it was verifying if "faulty spare parts made in China" were used in defence equipment being sold by the US to it. ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest defence exhibition kicks off Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Over 500 global defence firms from 32 countries will be displaying their land and naval warfare systems at Asia's largest military exhibition being hosted by ... Read more...

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Raytheon delivers first radar for Indian P-8I to Boeing


February 18th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 18 (IANS) Raytheon has delivered the first APY-10 radar to Boeing for integration on board the Indian Navy's first P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft that should be delivered in ... Read more...

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India-US relations not aimed at China: Antony


February 17th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India Friday dismissed suggestions that its growing relations with the US were aimed at countering China, saying its armed forces were being strengthened primarily to ... Read more...

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Naval band chief celebrates silver jubilee


January 26th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian Navy's Master Chief Petty Officer Ramesh Chand Katoch, who led the brass band at the Republic Day parade here, marched down Rajpath for the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct 24 long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft


December 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire 12 more long range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft in addition to the 12 Boeing P-8I aircraft already ordered or ... Read more...

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Boeing begins assembly of India Navy’s first P-8I aircraft (With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Renton (Washington State), June 22 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has begun the final assembly of the Indian Navy's first P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft at its factory here. The ... Read more...

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Indian Navy saves Chinese ship from pirates (Roundup)


May 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Prompt action by the Indian Navy staved off a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel far out in the Arabian Sea, forcing the brigands ... Read more...

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Indian Navy thwarts pirate attack; rescues Chinese vessel, crew (Lead, with Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) An attack by Somali pirates on a Chinese cargo ship with 24 crew members on board in the Arabian Sea was successfully thwarted by Indian ... Read more...

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Another piracy attempt foiled, 16 pirates held


March 27th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard Saturday thwarted yet another piracy attempt, apprehending 16 pirates operating west of the Lakshadweep Islands and freeing 16 hostages, ... Read more...

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India’a Dornier aircraft in Seychelles for anti-piracy operations


February 16th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India has given to Seychelles a Dornier maritime reconnaissance aircraft for surveillance and anti-piracy missions in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR)that is plagued by piracy threats ... Read more...

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Aim to establish India in global supply chain: Boeing


February 8th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing said Tuesday it aimed to firmly establish India's industrial position in the international aerospace supply chain. "Boeing is uniquely positioned to engage common supplier ... Read more...

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India-US defence ties are multi-billion dollar prospect


November 1st, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama comes visiting India this week, expected on the platter are some multi-billion-dollar defence pacts to push bilateral military ties ... Read more...

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India to get $10 billion offset works from defence deals


October 20th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The multi-billion dollar defence deals under negotiation are expected to give Indian firms offset works worth around $10 billion over the years, Minister of State for Defence ... Read more...

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India to get $10-billion offset works from defence deals


October 20th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The multi-billion dollar defence deals under negotiations are expected to give Indian firms offset works worth around $10 billion (Rs.45,000 crore) over the years, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Top US military commander to arrive in India


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The highest ranking officer of the US armed forces, Admiral Michael Mullen, is arriving here later Thursday for a two-day visit to hold talks ahead of ... Read more...

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Raytheon bags radar contract for India’s maritime surveillance aircraft


July 19th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough (Britain), July 19 (IANS) Raytheon Company has received a contract from Boeing to develop an international version of the surveillance radar for India's maritime reconnaissance aircraft, it was announced here Monday. The ... Read more...

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Bob Gower named vice president for Boeing Military Aircraft India


June 18th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a move to position itself for further growth in the rapidly evolving Indian defence industry, Boeing Friday named Bob Gower as vice president, Boeing Military Aircraft ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves new international airport for Goa


June 10th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a new greenfield international airport for Goa alongside the present airport at Dabolim. "The union cabinet today gave its approval for setting ... Read more...

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BAE Systems’ mission computer for Indian Navy patrol aircraft


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) BAE Systems is developing the mission computer system suite for the Boeing P-8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft the Indian Navy has purchased, the company said Tuesday. "Maritime surveillance ... Read more...

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Coast Guard to hold trials for medium range patrol aircraft


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) With the need for patrolling and surveillance growing in these days of maritime terror, particularly after the 26/11 Mumbai attack, the Indian Coast Guard will ... Read more...

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Gates’ visit will prepare way for Obama’s India visit: Expert (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates' visit to India on the heels of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's successful visit to Washington last November will sustain the momentum in ... Read more...

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Gates’ visit bolsters US-India security ties: US expert


January 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates' visit to India on the heels of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's successful visit to Washington last November, will sustain the ... Read more...

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Gates’ visit to bolster Indo-US security ties : Curtis


January 21st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates visit to India is seen as a critical move initiated by Washington for stabilising and establishing peace in the region.Describing America's relationship with India ... Read more...

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American miliary contractors eye India’s $100 bn defence pie


September 27th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Eyeing India's estimated $100 billion defence pie, major US arms suppliers are wooing Indian defence agents and officials as New Delhi embarks on a major military ... 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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Post-Mumbai, Indian Navy envisages three-tier surveillance


January 11th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy proposes to buy reconnaissance aircraft, patrol vessels and unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a Rs.160 billion ($3.3 billion) modernisation plan for three-tier surveillance ... Read more...

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After biggest military deal with US, India eyes military pacts


January 5th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) After signing its biggest-ever military deal with the US for eight long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft for the Indian Navy for $2.1 billion, New Delhi is now eyeing ... Read more...

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EU launches anti-piracy mission off Somalia coast


December 9th, 2008 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 9 (Xinhua) The European Union (EU) Monday formally launched its anti-piracy mission off the Somalia coast, the foreign ministers of the 27-nation bloc said here in a statement. "The Council ... Read more...

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Indian Navy fleet to grow to 160-plus by 2022


August 9th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Navy aims to expand its fleet to more than 160 ships, the majority of them indigenously-built, by 2022, navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta has said. ... Read more...

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Coast guard acquires indigenous Offshore Patrol Vessel


July 5th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Vasco Da Gama (Goa), July 5 (ANI): The Goa Shipyard, considered one of the youngest among the defence shipyards, launched an indigenously designed Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Coast Guard on ... Read more...

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