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Russia to modernise 60 MiG-31 interceptors by 2020


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive over 60 modernised MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft by 2020, said the Defence Ministry.A modernisation contract was signed by the ... Read more...

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Pakistan displays fighter aircraft at Dubai air show


November 14th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan demonstrated its ability to protect its skies at the Dubai air show where it displayed fighter aircraft, including one that has been jointly developed and ... Read more...

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Pakistan builds missile boats with China’s help


July 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan has begun to construct missile boats with China's cooperation, an official said.The missile boats would be armed with anti-surface missiles, automatic guns and weapons systems, ... Read more...

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China, US agree to reduce “miscalculation” risk between two armed forces


January 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): China and the United States have reportedly agreed to jointly reduce the risk of "miscalculation" between the two powerful armed forces.China had suspended military contacts twice following ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur (Orissa), Dec 22 (ANI): India on Wednesday test-fired two Prithvi-II nuclear-capable ballistic missiles from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on sea in Orissa.According to defence sources, the surface-to-surface missiles ... Read more...

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Pak successfully test fires ‘Ghauri Hataf-V’ ballistic missile


December 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 21 (ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired its ballistic missile- Ghauri Hataf-V.A spokesman for the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that the missile is capable of carrying all kinds of ... Read more...

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China calls for emergency talks over North Korea


November 28th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing/Seoul, Nov.28 (ANI): China has called for emergency international talks over North Korea, even as Pyongyang is reportedly preparing its missile batteries to counter a joint military exercise by the United States ... Read more...

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Pak to get 30-yr-old 65 mln dollar US warship ‘free of cost’


April 27th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has rebuked reports that it is acquiring an over 30-year old guided missile frigate from the United States for a whopping 64.77 million dollars, saying Pakistan ... Read more...

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India Navy to get 16 stealth frigates in 10 years (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy is to get 16 stealth frigates in the next 10 years, with 10 being built indigenously, three imported from Russia and another three on ... Read more...

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India to build 10 indigenous stealth frigates in 10 years


April 21st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) After importing the first three stealth frigates from Russia and with another three on order, the Indian Navy is likely to acquire 10 such indigenously-built vessels in ... Read more...

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Armed forces bracing for a ‘hot summer’, says Antony


April 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here Thursday that in view of increased cross-border infiltration, the Indian armed forces were bracing for a "hot summer" this year. "We are expecting ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests missiles, torpedoes in Arabian Sea


March 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (DPA) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired new missiles and torpedoes in the Arabian Sea, the country's navy said. A statement from the Pakistan Navy said it tested its firepower "to assess ... Read more...

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Pak Navy test fires ‘foreign’ weapons in Arabian Sea


March 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.12 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday reportedly test-fired a number of missiles and torpedoes, acquired from other countries, from ships and submarines in the Arabian Sea.A statement issued by the Pakistan Navy ... Read more...

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Pak Navy to acquire 30 year old US frigate for 78 million dollars


March 5th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.5 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy is set to acquire a 30 year old Oliver Perry class frigate, USS McInerney, from the United States at a whopping cost of about 78 million ... Read more...

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Putin visit: India may sign for 29 MiG-29K fighters


February 13th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India is likely to ink a deal to purchase an additional 29 MiG-29K fighter jets, valued close to $1.12 billion, from Russia during the visit ... Read more...

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Indian Navy can learn from Malaysian Navy on having women officers onboard


February 7th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands), Feb.7 (ANI): Still not ready to have women officers on board, the Indian Navy can take a hint from the Royal Malaysian Navy which has Lieutenant ... Read more...

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First indigenous Shivalik class frigate to be inducted in April


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS)The Indian Navy will induct its first indigenously-built Shivalik class stealth frigate in April, an official said. Christened INS Shivalik, the multi-role stealth frigate has been built at Mumbai's ... Read more...

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North Korea appears to be preparing new missile tests: Report


October 13th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 13 (DPA) North Korea appears to be preparing to conduct new missile tests, a South Korean news agency reported Tuesday. After five rocket tests on Monday on North Korea's east coast, ... Read more...

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India test fires two nuclear capable Prithvi-II missiles in Chandipur


October 12th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur, Oct.12 (ANI): India successfully testfired two nuclear-capable 'Prithvi-II' surface-to-surface missiles, having a range of 350 kilometres from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, about 15 km from Balasore city in ... Read more...

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India tests Prithvi-II nuclear capable missile


October 12th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) India Monday test fired the nuclear capable surface to surface Prithvi-II missile twice from the Chandipur range in Orissa, defence sources said. The surface to surface missiles were ... Read more...

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Indian Navy launches home-built stealth destroyer (With Images)


September 18th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday launched the country's second indigenously built stealth warship INS Kochi. The 6,800-tonne destroyer, built by the Mazagaon Docks Ltd (MDL), was ceremoniously launched by Madhulika ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires missile with 2,000 km range


May 20th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 20 (IANS) Iran Wednesday launched a missile with a range of 2,000 km, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said. Ahmadinejad, who is in the northeastern province of Semnan, said the surface-to-surface missile ... Read more...

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Malaysian Navy gets its first submarine


January 29th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Malaysia has taken delivery of its first submarine, a Scorpene built by French military shipyard DCNS in partnership with Spanish shipyard Navantia. It has been christened KD ... Read more...

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Post Mumbai attack, army seeks more equipment to strengthen forces


January 14th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In the wake of the 60-hour hostage drama that unfolded in Mumbai last year, highlighting the lacunae in the Indian Special Forces, the army has asked for ... Read more...

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US fears hostile Russia can undermine American interests: NYT


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 22 (ANI): Washington fears that a newly emboldened but estranged Moscow could use its influence, money, energy resources, United Nations Security Council veto and its arms industry to ... Read more...

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US rejects Israeli request for equipment to attack Iran: report


August 13th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tel Aviv, Aug 13 (DPA) The US has rejected an Israeli request for military equipment and support that would improve Israel's ability to attack Iranian nuclear sites, an Israeli newspaper reported Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires more missiles


July 10th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tehran, July 10 (DPA) Iran Thursday test-fired more missiles during war games in the Gulf, Fars news agency reported. The paramilitary Revolutionary Guards successfully test-fired further mid and long-range missiles, including surface-to-sea ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to acquire six more submarines


May 9th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 9 (ANI): India on Friday said it would soon float a global tender for six conventional submarines and develop a nuclear powered submarine. The DRDO is in the process ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka nears purchase of MiG-29s


March 15th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with Russia to buy five MiG-29 fighter-bomber aircraft, according to Jane's Defence Forecasts. In a report dated March 14, Jane's ... Read more...

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‘Corruption smear impacting on Barak missile purchases’


March 10th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A raging storm over the payment of kickbacks in the purchase of the Israeli Barak anti-missile defence system is impacting on the additional purchases of the weapon, ... Read more...

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Experts ask government to come clean on Sethusamudram


February 16th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Scientists and experts at a meet organised here Saturday urged the central government to table a white paper in parliament on the "economic viability, environmental and ecological sustainability, ... Read more...

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