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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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Upgraded AN-32 transport plane inducted into IAF


June 8th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India Wednesday took delivery of four upgraded Soviet-era AN-32 military transport aircraft following an overhaul and re-equipment in Ukraine that will enhance the life of ... Read more...

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UAE receives military transport aircraft from Boeing


May 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (US), May 11 (IANS/WAM) Boeing has delivered the first of the six military transport aircraft ordered by the UAE, it was announced Wednesday.With advanced capabilities, high reliability and ... Read more...

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IAF’s air bases modernisation to kick start this month


April 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) ambitious plan to modernise 30 air bases, including those along the China border, will kick start this month with ... Read more...

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Arms sales can boost India-US ties: US experts


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) With India planning to buy $100 billion worth of new weapons over the next 10 years, arms sales may be the best way for the ... Read more...

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C-130J’s induction in IAF win-win situation for India and US: Roemer


February 5th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer tyoday said that induction of C-130J 'Super Hercules' aircraft in the Indian Air Force on time is a win-win situation ... Read more...

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Airbus Military hopeful of going through with BSF planes deal


January 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) European consortium Airbus Military says it is keeping its fingers crossed about the fate of a $300 million deal to supply two military transport aircraft for the ... Read more...

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12 die in Russian military plane crash (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All 12 people on board a Russian Air Force An-22 transport aircraft that crashed late Tuesday night in central Russia's Tula region were found dead, a source ... Read more...

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Arithmetic of Indo-US deals: $10 bn or $15 bn?


November 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The mega commercial deals between Indian and US companies that were announced during US President Barack Obama's visit here have raised one question: Are they worth ... Read more...

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$10bn trade deals have elevated India, US ties: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) President Barack Obama Monday said the $10-billion trade agreements signed in Mumbai were a step forward in elevating India as a top trading partner of ... Read more...

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Indo-US business deals worth $15 bn struck


November 6th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's address to CEOs in Mumbai, the White House announced the following deals worth almost $15 billion that will support 53,670 jobs ... Read more...

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India, US finalise $5-bn defence pacts


November 6th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) India and the US have reached agreements on two lucrative defence deals worth nearly $5 billion that will give employment to nearly 26,500 people in job-starved America.According ... Read more...

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China’s Asian neighbors linking-up to neutralise its aggressive designs


October 31st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), Oct. 31 (ANI): India is promoting itself throughout the Asian region as a counter-weight to China, and so are some other countries located in the area.China's military expansion and ... Read more...

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Obama to meet with US business leaders in India


October 27th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) During his India trip, US President Barack Obama will meet top US business leaders, including India-born Pepsico chairperson Indra Nooyi, to "discuss the opportunities and ... Read more...

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Obama waives ban on C-130 cargo aircraft sales to China


October 14th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) In a significant gesture to China, US President Barack Obama has issued a waiver on restrictions on export of C-130 cargo aircraft to China to ... Read more...

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US may lift 21-year-old arms embargo against China


October 11th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): The United States is likely to to lift its 21-year-old arms embargo against China in the wake of President Barack Obama's request on Saturday to ease ... Read more...

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First of six C-130J Super Hercules heads for India


October 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): The first of six C-130J Super Hercules destined for the Indian Air Force took to the skies for its maiden flight yesterday in Marietta, Georgia, U.S.A.According ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force’s first C-130J Super Hercules takes to skies


October 6th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Marietta, Oct 6 (ANI): The first of six C-130J Super Hercules made for the Indian Air Force took to the skies for its maiden flight on Tuesday at Marietta in Georgia.To ... Read more...

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India’s first Super Hercules plane takes to the skies


October 6th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) The first of India's six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters, considered the world's most advanced transport aircraft, has completed its maiden flight. The first Super Hercules that donned Indian ... Read more...

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India’s first Super Hercules plane readies for maiden flight (With Image)


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The first of India's six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters, considered the world's most advanced transport aircraft, is being prepared for its maiden flight early next month.The ... Read more...

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Boeing C17 Orders May Come From South Africa And Other Nations


July 29th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pentagon may not be further interested in placing orders for more Boeing C-17 Globemaster aircraft but the aircraft manufacturer is hopeful that it may bag ... Read more...

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India-US begin price negotiations on C-17 airlifter


July 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and the United States have begun talks here on the price and onboard equipment for the 10 Boeing C- 17 military transport aircraft ... Read more...

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Spectacular flying display heralds Berlin air show (Lead)


June 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Breathtaking flying display by fighter jets with daring manoeuvres by veteran test pilots and stunning feats by aerobatics pilots in various formations marked the inaugural ... Read more...

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US Congress approves sale of C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to India


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.3 (ANI): The US Congress has reportedly approved the sale of C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to India under the foreign military sales programme.According to reports, the Obama Administration had notified the ... Read more...

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Europeans eye 10 bn pound Indian arms deal


June 21st, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) European defence ministers are meeting in Spain Monday ahead of the start of Indian trials for a new generation of fighter aircraft in a multi-billion-pound deal eyed ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force plane missing, presumed crashed in Arunachal


June 10th, 2009 - 12:24 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The Indian Air Force is conducting an aerial search for an Antonov AN-32 military transport plane with at least 14 people on board which went missing on a flight from Mechuka ... Read more...

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