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IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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Antony sets two-month deadline for coastal radars


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday set a two-month deadline for the maritime security agencies to get security radars along India's 7,500-km coastline in place.At ... Read more...

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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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Iran launches air drill


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday launched a four-day air defence drill to ensure protection of important national facilities, Iran's Fars news agency reported.The exercise in the south of ... Read more...

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Aerostat radar damaged, non-operational: Antony


November 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) One of the two Israeli Aerostat radars that India had bought in 2002 was "damaged" and "non-operational", Defence Minister A.K. Antony told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Russia to target European missile shield if talks fail


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will deploy, if necessary, offensive weaponry in the southern and western parts of the country to target elements of the US-backed European missile shield, ... Read more...

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Eurofighter, Rafle extend dogfight from India to UAE


November 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) Eurofighter and Rafale, the two finalists in the fray for India's big combat jet order, have extended their dogfight to the UAE to win ... Read more...

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IAF to stage exercise in Gujarat, Rajasthan


November 9th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will Nov 20-Dec 13 conduct an aerial exercise spanning Gujarat and Rajasthan "to validate and test new concepts in order ... Read more...

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Iran radars can detect drones: Commander


October 9th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's national defence system has been equipped with advanced radars capable of detecting unmanned aerial vehicles, a senior military commander said has said."No unauthorized unmanned ... Read more...

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Osama probe panel visits Pakistan Air Force headquarters


September 11th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) The commission probing the US raid in Abbottabad to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden visited the Pakistan Air Force headquarters for a briefing ... Read more...

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‘Three IAF officers punished for aerostat accident’


September 8th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers had to face disciplinary action after a Rs.338-crore aerostat radar suffered a major accident, requiring repairs that cost Rs.302 ... Read more...

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China denies it got access to US chopper in Osama raid


August 17th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has refuted a media report that said it was allowed access to the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a raid to kill Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies it gave China access to US chopper debris


August 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan has denied a media report that it gave China access to the wreckage of the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a commando raid to ... Read more...

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No airspace violation in eastern India: IAF


July 27th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 27 (IANS) There have been no incursions into India's eastern airspace in the recent past, an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer said Wednesday.IAF vice chief-designate Air Marshal K.K. ... Read more...

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Navy to get second indigenous stealth frigate


July 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India will induct the second indigenously designed and built stealth frigate of the Shivalik class Aug 20 when Defence Minister A.K. Antony will formally hand ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Defense Ministry to propose $8.5 billion budget for 2012


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Defense Ministry's planning director on Wednesday said that a budget of 80 trillion Indonesian Rupiahs ($8.5 billion) for 2012 will be proposed to the Indonesian government.General ... Read more...

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IAF to induct indigenous radars


May 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India will Friday induct an indigenous medium-power radar at the Naliya air base to enhance its air defence capabilities over Gujarat's airspace, an official said ... Read more...

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Pakistan detected US planes near border before Osama raid


May 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force radars had detected six US aicraft flying close to the Afghanistan border before the US helicopters carrying commandos sneaked into the country ... Read more...

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Pakistan enveloped by national depression, says Imran


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A "national depression" has gripped Pakistan following the killing of Osama bin Laden in an American strike that kept out the Pakistanis, politician Imran Khan ... Read more...

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Explain role in Purulia arms drop: Left Front to UPA government (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Thursday asked the central government to explain why it remained inactive despite having advance information about the massive arms drop in ... Read more...

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Now, a car you can control with your thoughts!


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): Ever wondered about a car that could be driven by nothing but your thoughts? Well, it has become a reality, thanks to German researchers.The researchers have claimed that ... Read more...

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India successfully tests interceptor missile defence system


March 6th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today congratulated the scientists after India's prestigious ballistic missile defence system was successfully flight tested in the morning off the coast of Orissa. ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for 8 years illegally exporting US military equipment


January 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): A US court has sent a Chinese man to jail for eight years for illegally exporting military electronics components to a China.Zhen Zhou Wu, 46, is said to have ... Read more...

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Brazil mudslides: Death toll rises to 762


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) Rescue teams continued their work for the 10th straight day in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state where 762 people have died due to mudslides triggered by ... Read more...

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India on radar of terrorists, getting threats everyday: Antony


December 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghMinicoy (Lakshadweep), Dec 24 (ANI): India is on the radar of terrorists and has thwarted more than hundreds of threats from terror outfits in the aftermath of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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How the human brain recognizes and retains patterns, images


November 11th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered that an early part of the brain's visual system rewires itself when people are trained to perceive patterns and has shown this ... Read more...

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Now, a satellite traffic cop to prevent space collisions


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Although space collisions are rare, when they do happen, they leave a long-lasting impact. A coalition of satellite traffic cops, however, aims to prevent these episodes from occurring ... Read more...

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Radar crashes at Delhi airport, flights hit


July 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The radar systems responsible for guiding aircraft landings and take-offs crashed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here Wednesday, leading to disruption of flights. "Some radars of the ... Read more...

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UFO In China Baffles All, Government Stands Clueless


July 16th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Beijing, July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The unidentified flying object sighted on Wednesday in the Chinese skies continues to baffle the officials investigating the case. After the radars picked up the ... Read more...

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Thales studies integrating military systems with civilian airspace


June 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In a step that could have applications in India, aerospace major Thales has completed a year-long technical study on integrating unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with Europe's civilian ... Read more...

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Iranian Fokker F27 Aircraft Approached US Naval Carrier Ship


April 29th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a prominent US naval ship was approached by a turboprop reconnaissance plane owned by Iranian Navy and the aircraft came very close ... Read more...

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Iran to develop missile defence system


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi has said Iran plans to develop a missile defence system that is similar to Russia's S-300 system. Asked if Iran has plans ... Read more...

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Iran starts short-range missile production


March 7th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 7 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi Sunday inaugurated a production line for short-range missiles. Brigadier General Vahidi said that Nasr-1 is a cruise missile which is capable of destroying ... Read more...

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Money and muscle power hurting democracy: Badal


February 10th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Wednesday that money and muscle power were affecting the democratic system in India. "Although India has presented a successful model of ... Read more...

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Air force on alert in Gujarat


January 25th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has heightened its air defence alert following intelligence inputs of terrorists using para-gliders to attack around Republic Day, officials here said Monday. A defence ... Read more...

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