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US missile defence site in Qatar: Report


July 18th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be completed this month, a media report said Tuesday.The radar site ... Read more...

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Russia owes rent on military bases: Kyrgyz president


December 29th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has described Russia as a key strategic partner but claimed that Moscow had not paid rent for the past four years ... Read more...

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‘British Typhoons whacked India’s Sukhois in joint exercises’


July 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
RAF Fairford (Britain), July 24 (IANS) Britain's frontline fighter jet Eurofighter Typhoon, shortlisted for India's $10.4-billion combat jets tender, whacked the Indian Air Force (IAF) warhorse Sukhoi in one-on-one dog ... Read more...

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CIA meets rebels, inserts operatives to facilitate air strikes in Libya


March 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency has inserted clandestine operatives into Libya to gather intelligence for military air strikes and to contact and vet the beleaguered rebels battling Colonel Muammar ... Read more...

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Pew Research says over 4 in 10 Americans think Libya military action is right


March 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.29 (ANI): New data from the Pew Research Center shows that 47 percent of Americans, or over 4 in 10, thinks that the US military air strikes in Libya were right. ... Read more...

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Nearly seven in ten Americans support air strikes against Gaddafi forces


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Nearly seven in ten Americans support the use of international military air strikes in Libya to protect civilians from the forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, a new ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi deliberately curbing ground troops over fears of mass defections’


March 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Britain's military think tank has said that Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is deliberately curbing the use of ground troops because his commanders are fearful of mass defections.They ... Read more...

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IAF objects to highrises near RAW’s aviation branch


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force has raised objections with the government over the construction of multi-storeyed buildings - part of the Aero City near the Indira Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Two army pilots killed as chopper crashes in Nashik locality (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 2 (IANS) Two army majors were killed when the chopper they were flying crashed in a residential area here, minutes after take off from an army base Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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740 Job Cuts Announced By B.A.E Systems In It’s Military Aerospace Business


September 9th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey London, United Kingdom, Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BAE Systems, a British defense, security and aerospace company has decided to cut jobs. Ahead of the government's defense spending review, the BAE ... Read more...

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Now, Pak air strike against militants kills civilians, including women and children


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Pakistan, Sept 2 (ANI): At least six civilians, including women and children, have been killed in a military air raid in Pakistan. A total of about 45 people were reported killed.Security ... Read more...

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EADS eyes Indian homeland security to sell mini drone


June 14th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 14 (IANS) The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) is in discussion with the Indian government for hard-selling its mini drone Tracker to meet the country's homeland ... Read more...

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Aerial stunts by Brazil air force suspended after accident


April 4th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian air force has announced the provisional suspension of aerobatic shows by its Aerial Demonstrations Squadron after one of its planes crashed, killing the pilot. Shows ... Read more...

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Afghan president arrives in Pakistan


March 10th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived here Wednesday on a two-day state visit during which he will hold talks with the Pakistani leadership on a range of bilateral ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashes in West Bengal, pilot safe


February 19th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bagdogra (West Bengal), Feb 19(ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashed soon after take-off from Bagdogra air base in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Friday, but the pilot ejected ... Read more...

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Aerospace major EADS establishes R&D facility at Bangalore


February 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Aiming to ramp up the capacities of India's defence manufacturing industry, European aerospace major EADS has established a military R&D facility at Bangalore to take ... Read more...

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Eurofighter Typhoon targets 300 additional orders in next 20 years


February 12th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The four-nation Eurofighter consortium foresees substantial growth opportunities on the world market, with India playing a crucial role, it said Friday. "We evaluate the global demand for ... Read more...

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25 pilgrims killed in Iraq bombings (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Karbala (Iraq), Feb 3 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed and more than 100 injured Wednesday in the latest deadly bombings to target Shia Muslim pilgrims flocking to the southern Iraqi ... Read more...

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War games proved Iran’s defence capability: Report


November 28th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 28 (IANS) Recent war games have proved the defence capability of the Iranian armed forces in protecting key military installations, especially the nuclear sites, in the event of any attack, ... Read more...

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China urges US to end military surveillance near its shores


August 28th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 28(ANI): After a series of territorial disputes between China and US earlier this year, China has urged US to reduce, and eventually end the military surveillance, which it does by ... Read more...

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Pak Army rules out offensive in North Waziristan


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 2 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has ruled out any possibility of a military offensive against the Taliban in North Waziristan.The Army has said it would honour the peace deal ... Read more...

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Air France statement on crashed airliner in the Atlantic


June 1st, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by admin
Paris, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- Air France regrets to confirm the disappearance of flight AF 447 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, scheduled to arrive at 11:10am local ... Read more...

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US, Uzbekistan reach transit deal to supply Afghanistan forces


April 4th, 2009 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (DPA) Uzbekistan has agreed to allow US non-military supplies to pass through its territory to reach neighbouring Afghanistan, US officials said Friday in a deal that could aid ... Read more...

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Two pilots killed in Pakistani military air crash (Lead)


March 5th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (DPA) Two Pakistan Air Force pilots were killed Thursday when their Mushshak plane crashed in the eastern province of Punjab, the military said. The propeller-driven aircraft was on a routine ... Read more...

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Eight rebels killed in Philippine military air strike


March 2nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, March 2 (Xinhua) Security forces in the Philippines Monday launched an air strike against armed rebels on a restive southern island, killing at least eight guerrillas, a military official said. The ... Read more...

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Colombian rebel group commander dying in the jungle: Report


February 21st, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Feb 20 (IANS) The military chief of Colombia's largest rebel group is on the verge of death at a secret jungle hideout as he is unable to receive treatment for his ... Read more...

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Tajikistan, Uzbekistan approve NATO supply transit


February 20th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dushanbe, Feb. 20 (ANI): Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have approved the transportation of non-military NATO supplies for Afghanistan via their territory, a US military commander said on Tajik state television. Tajikistan has ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to conduct air exercise in peninsula


February 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force will Wednesday commence a mammoth week-long air exercise 'Dakshin Prahar' in the southern peninsula to validate the concept of "flexi-use of air ... Read more...

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Ex Dakshin Prahar to showcase IAFs flexi use of air space


February 16th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): To showcase the ability to sustain operations for a prolonged period of time and flexi use of the air space, the Indian Air Force is set ... Read more...

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Thales awaits IAF nod for Mirage-2000 upgrade


February 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Even as it supports a French bid for an Indian Air Force tender for 126 combat jets, European aerospace major Thales is awaiting the IAF's final nod ... Read more...

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‘Global meltdown not to impact India’s military modernisation’


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The global meltdown will not impact on India's military modernisation that envisages the purchase of hardware worth Rs.1.4 trillion ($30 billion) over the next five years, a ... Read more...

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Modi demands a military air base in Gujarat


January 3rd, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Narabet (Gujarat), Jan.3 (ANI):Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that his state, which shares its border with Pakistan, needs a strategic airbase for security reasons. After meeting Border Security personnel at ... Read more...

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Israeli Air Force plane crashes, two killed


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 23 (DPA) An Israeli Air Force plane crashed some 30 minutes after taking off from a military air base in southern Israel Wednesday afternoon, killing a flight instructor and ... Read more...

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Reinvestment offers submitted for IAF combat jet order


August 4th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Three global aircraft majors Monday submitted their industrial reinvestment offers as part of their bids for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat jets, with ... Read more...

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Ecuador tells US to leave its military air base


July 31st, 2008 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Quito, July 31 (DPA) Ecuador has formally notified the US that it must vacate a base used to combat drug trafficking when the lease expires next year, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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