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Russia, neighbours to hold air defence drills


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint air defence drills in October, the Kyrgyz defence ministry said Thursday.The "Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012" exercise ... Read more...

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As Chinese influence looms, Antony to visit Maldives


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday heads to Male on a three-day visit during which he will inaugurate a military hospital and a training academy for ... Read more...

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China seeks explanation from US on its Asia policy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) China Monday sought an explanation from the United States about the "true intentions of the Obama administration's Pivot to Asia policy, especially its new defense strategy".State-run ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to visit India


August 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Wednesday began a three-day Asian tour that will also take him to India.Liang will be the first Chinese defence minister to ... Read more...

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‘India’s economic, strategic potential should be tapped by EU’


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India has enormous global economic, political and strategic potential which must be harnessed by the European Union (EU) through improved trade and political and technological ... Read more...

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US, Sri Lanka call for stronger defence ties


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The time has come for Sri Lanka and the US to build military relations on a stronger footing.This was the outcome of a meeting here Monday ... Read more...

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Russian military chief visits US


July 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's military chief, Gen. Nikolai Makarov, Tuesday began a three-day official visit to the US to discuss the American missile defence plans, the Russian defence ... Read more...

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UAE, Bahrain hold joint air exercises


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Fighter jets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain took part in a joint air drill held to enhance military cooperation between the two ... Read more...

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Iran, Oman commanders discuss military cooperation


May 12th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran and Omani military officialsSaturday held talks here on military cooperations during the 10th meeting of their joint military committee, reports said.The meeting is jointly ... Read more...

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US wants Brazil as defense partner


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS/EFE) The US is ready to transfer military technology to Brazil to be able to count the South American country as a strategic ally, ... Read more...

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China, Russia to hold joint naval drill


April 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China and Russia will hold a joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea this weekend, the Chinese defence ministry said.Dozens of battle ships and submarines will ... Read more...

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UAE, Iraqi army chiefs meet


April 8th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have discussed new ways to enhance their military cooperation.The issues were discussed during a meeting between UAE's Chief ... Read more...

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Military ties with India growing : US


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Ties between the US and Indian militaries are growing, a senior defense official said Friday, noting recent bilateral security talks between the two countries ... Read more...

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Egyptian military rulers meet US top military official


February 11th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt's top military rulers held talks Saturday with visiting US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey here amid a recent row over illegal ... Read more...

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Russia denies deal with Iran over military cooperation


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS) Russia and Iran have not reached any deals regarding bilateral military-technical cooperation during their latest bilateral meeting Wednesday, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.Rogozin's ... Read more...

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Clinton talks military cooperation with Bulgarian PM


February 6th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, Feb 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday paid a short visit to Bulgaria and discussed energy issues and military cooperation with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, ... Read more...

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UAE Chief of Staff meets US counterpart


February 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi has met with his US counterpart Gen. Martin E. Dempsey to ... Read more...

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America indispensable in world affairs: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Joining issue with those suggesting that Washington's influence was on the decline, President Barack Obama has asserted that America remains the one indispensable nation in ... Read more...

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India, Oman sign memorandum on military cooperation


December 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Providing a boost to their bilateral defence relations, India and Oman Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding for military cooperation for a five-year period.The documents ... Read more...

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Iran offers military cooperation to Iraq


December 27th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) Iran has expressed its willingness to extend military and security cooperation to its one-time foe Iraq, a media report said.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... Read more...

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UAE-US officials discuss military cooperation


December 11th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US have discussed ways to develop mutual cooperation in the fields of military coordination, training and exchange of expertise.The ... Read more...

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Russia-Cuba to sign deal to make rifle ammunition


December 1st, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Cuba plan to sign a contract to build an assembly line in Cuba for production of ammunition for Kalashnikov and other assault rifles ... Read more...

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Ukraine backs India for UN permanent seat


November 25th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Ukraine Friday declared support for India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and also agreed to fast-track a visa pact for ... Read more...

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UAE discusses military issues with foreign officials


November 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS/WAM) Top military officials of the United Arab Emirates met their counterparts from the US, Pakistan, Britain, Germany, France, Belarus, Lebanon and Mozambique and discussed ways to ... Read more...

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Armed forces feel left out of national security decision


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India's armed forces feel left out of the country's national security decision-making process and have now demanded a greater role for themselves considering their domain ... Read more...

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Cuba, China to enhance military cooperation


October 28th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 28 (IANS) China and Cuba have pledged to take forward their bilateral ties and promote cooperation between their militaries.The affirmation came Thursday during a meeting between Cuban President ... Read more...

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Afghan lawmakers reject military deal with ISAF


October 25th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghanistan's lower house of parliament has rejected an agreement on technical and military cooperation between the government and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), the ... Read more...

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Vietnam president in India next week, defence ties on agenda


October 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In a visit that will be closely be watched by China, Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang will be here next week that would see ... Read more...

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China, Russia discuss military cooperation


August 5th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS) The chief of the Chinese army's general staff has met Russia's defence minister to discuss military cooperation between the two countries, Xinhua reported.Chen Bingde, who met ... Read more...

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Russia, US plan new military cooperation deals


August 4th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US plan to sign more military cooperation deals, an official said Thursday.This May, the US signed a $367.5 million contract with Russia ... Read more...

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Russia, US to hold nuclear security drills


July 26th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US will hold joint nuclear security drills under the bilateral military cooperation committee, the US State Department said.The exercise - codenamed Crimson ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain to improve military cooperation


July 20th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Russia and Britain have agreed on greater military cooperation in the near future, a top Russian official said."Relations between our military establishments will climb to a ... Read more...

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French honour for former UAE navy officer


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 29 (IANS/WAM) France has honoured a retired officer of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy with the National Order of the Legion of Honor, one of the ... Read more...

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Army chief to embark on five-day Bangladesh visit


June 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Forty years after he participated in the 1971 India-Pakistan war to liberate Bangladesh, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh will embark on a five-day ... Read more...

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Antony postpones visit to Saudi Arabia, Qatar


May 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony's three-day visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar to explore areas for expanding bilateral military cooperation has been postponed in view of ... Read more...

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