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Moscow reiterates its missile defence posture


August 21st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki (Finland), Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has warned that the implementation of the European missile defence project could become a throwback to the Cold War era.The US says the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy in fast forward mode (With Image)


May 16th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire at least five ships every year for the next 10 years, and deploy two nuclear submarines and its new aircraft ... Read more...

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Experts hail Agni-V, want it operational soon


April 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's strategic affairs experts Thursday hailed the nation's successful test of the Agni-V 5,000-km long range ballistic missile as a "significant" demonstration of technological proficiency, ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to North Korea over the latter's insistence on launching a satellite, a Pentagon official said."We have been ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) over the latter's insistence on satellite launch, a ... Read more...

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Indian Army inducts second cruise missile unit close to Pakistan border


March 4th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Providing it a swift strike capability along the border with Pakistan, the Indian Army Sunday inducted its second BrahMos supersonic cruise missile regiment in the ... Read more...

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China’s anti-ship missile, submarine threats: Indian Navy


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) China's new anti-ship ballistic missile, if fully functional, posed a "different category of threat" and certainly requires "a different measure to counter it," Navy chief ... Read more...

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5,000-km Agni-V missile test in February


November 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India will enter a league of select nations with missile capability to hit targets at 5,000 km range when it tests its Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ... Read more...

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Iran tests new home-made missile system


April 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 17 (ANI): Iran has successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, named Sayyad 2.Tehran's defense officials said that the system would be deployed across the country in the near future, ... Read more...

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Australia urged to dramatically boost military might to face ‘rising’ China challenge


February 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 5(ANI): Australia will need nuclear-powered attack submarines among a range of weapons systems to deal with the security dangers posed by China's massive military build-up, one of the government's chief ... Read more...

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‘Iran to boost missile systems to safeguard itself from US-Israel aggression’


January 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 5 (ANI): Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said his country plans to boost its military power further to safeguard itself from potential threats of the US, and Israel."We ... Read more...

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Pakistan navy test-fires missiles


December 27th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy has successfully test-fired new missiles in the Sonmiani area of interior Sindh.According to Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the successful testing of the missile capability ... Read more...

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China developing ‘game-changing’ 900 mile ranged aircraft carrier killer missile


August 7th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7(ANI): China is reportedly developing a new missile designed to penetrate the defenses of even the most advanced moving aircraft carrier from a distance of more than 900 miles.American experts ... Read more...

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US negotiating with allies on Iran sanctions path


February 20th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.20 (ANI): The United States is negotiating with Russia, Great Britain, France and Germany on a package of sanctions that it plans to impose on Iran for its nuclear activity.According to ... Read more...

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Obama scraps missile defence plans for Eastern Europe (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (DPA) The US has dropped plans to base a long-range missile-defence system in Eastern Europe and will instead deploy less complicated systems to counter Iran's ballistic missile programme, ... Read more...

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Iran warns Israel of missile capability


July 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 25 (DPA) The commander of Iran's revolutionary guards said Saturday that Israel should be aware of the range of Iranian missiles before contemplating a strike, Fars news agency reported. "In case ... Read more...

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French firm given undue favours in submarine deal: Auditor


July 24th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India's accounting watchdog, the Comptroller and Auditor General has found faults with the Indian Navy's deal with the French submarine manufacturer Scorpene and said the firm was ... Read more...

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Japan deploys war ships ahead of North Korean rocket launch


March 29th, 2009 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Japan has deployed three guided missile destroyers with orders to shoot down any debris from a North Korean rocket which might stray into Japanese airspace, a media report ... Read more...

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‘No trust’ in US-Russian relations: Medvedev


November 16th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said the US and Russia share "no trust" in relations but suggested the two countries can begin to heal ties without resolving the ... Read more...

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Russian missile deployment plans ‘disappointing’: US


November 6th, 2008 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's announcement Wednesday of plans to deploy missiles in its Baltic Sea enclave to counter the US basing of a missile-defence system in Eastern Europe ... Read more...

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Bush looking to resolve dispute over missile defence


March 30th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by admin
By Mike McCarthy Washington, March 30 (DPA) President George W. Bush departs Monday on a four-nation European tour, including the NATO summit in Romania, before heading to Russia for critical missile-defence talks with ... Read more...

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Russia, US talks on missile defence end without accord


March 19th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Moscow, March 18 (DPA) The day-long meeting between top US and Russian officials ended Tuesday without compromise on vehemently disputed US plans to deploy a missile defence shield in Europe that Russia ... Read more...

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