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Russia to lay down diesel submarine


August 17th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Admiralty Shipyard here will lay down Friday a new diesel-electric submarine for Russia's Black Sea Fleet, the company said.Stary Oskol will be the ... Read more...

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Nod for $4.5-bn military acquisitions (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a major acquisition spree, India's defence ministry Friday approved proposals from the army, navy and the air force for quick reaction air defence missiles, ... Read more...

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Libya jails foreign mercenaries for helping Gaddafi


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Libyan military court Monday handed long prison terms to a group of Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians accused of serving as mercenaries for slain leader ... Read more...

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Terror plot targeting 2014 Sochi Olympics foiled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A terror plot targeting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia has been foiled, Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said Thursday.Three men suspected of being ringleaders ... Read more...

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Britain unveils Olympics missile plan


May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Britain Thursday unveiled surface-to-air missiles which could be deployed at six sites across London during the Olympics.The Rapier and smaller high-velocity missiles would be used as ... Read more...

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Olympics: London residents may get air defense systems on rooftops


April 30th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Six residential sites across the British capital of London are being considered for the deployment of ground-based air defense systems during the Summer Olympics, the UK Ministry ... Read more...

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Surface-to-air missiles to be mounted atop London building


April 29th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles may be mounted atop at least one block of flats in London during the upcoming Olympics, a media report said Sunday.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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BEL net dips 16 percent in 2011-12


April 24th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) Tuesday reported provisional net profit of Rs.725 crore during fiscal 2011-12, posting 16 percent lower growth over the last ... Read more...

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Israel worried over Syrian missiles to Hezbollah


March 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has supplied Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah militia with advanced Russia-made anti-aircraft missile systems, which could jeopardise Israel's aerial supremacy in the region, an Israeli media ... Read more...

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India to induct Akash missiles, holds war game in northeast (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Conscious of threats from China from the northeastern borders, India is inducting its indigenous Akash missiles in the region, even as its air force ... Read more...

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Akash missile to be inducted to counter China


March 1st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India will achieve a major milestone in the development of indigenous military technology when Defence Minister A.K. Antony hands over the first batch ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief’s Israel visit postponed


February 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh's visit to Israel, this country's second largest military supplier, planned for March 16-18, has been indefinitely postponed, an ... Read more...

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Iran test fires more missiles


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) Iran test-fired more homemade missiles on the last day Monday of its 10-day naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the state media reported.The advanced long-range ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires new missiles


January 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 1 (IANS) Iran Sunday successfully test-fired its new surface-to-air missiles during an naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the official media reported.The 10-day exercise, dubbed Velayat 90, ... Read more...

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Iran tests artillery firepower in navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian Navy tested its artillery firepower on the eighth day of naval drills in the country's southern waters Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local Fars ... Read more...

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Iran to fire homemade missiles during navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian navy will fire various homemade missiles during the naval drills in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, an Iranian commander was quoted by Press TV as ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to receive 10 diesel submarines by 2020


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy is planning to receive up to 10 diesel-electric submarines by 2020, a navy spokesperson said."The Russian Navy expects to receive 8-10 diesel ... Read more...

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London Olympics to deploy missiles to ensure security


November 15th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles could be deployed to ensure security of the skies over London during the 2012 Olympics, a top British official has said.Defence Secretary Philip Hammond ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda stockpiling chemical weapons: US official


September 9th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS/AKI) The ouster of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has given an opportunity to Al Qaeda and other militant outfits to stockpile large amounts of weapons, including ... 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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Two US nationals charged with helping Taliban


April 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) Two American nationals have been extradited from Romania to the US on charges of providing the Taliban with high-tech weapons to protect their ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests nuclear capable, short-range missile (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday successfully test-fired a newly developed short-range, surface-to-surface nuclear capable missile, the army said.Nasr, a ballistic missile of Hatf series, capable of carrying a nuclear ... Read more...

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Female Colombian snipers defending Gaddafi in Libya


April 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Female snipers suspected of belonging to the Marxist guerilla group FARC from Colombia, have joined other mercenaries fighting to keep dictator Muammar Gaddafi in power, according to the reports ... Read more...

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Al- Qaeda acquiring weapons in Libya, may target passenger plane


April 5th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 5 (ANI): Militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda is using the ongoing Libyan conflict to acquire weapons, including surface-to-air missiles, which is heightening fears that they could shoot down a passenger plane ... Read more...

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‘Al-Qaeda snatched missiles in Libya’


March 27th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 27(ANI): Al-Qaeda's offshoot in North Africa has snatched surface-to-air missiles from an arsenal in Libya during the civil strife there, Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has said.Itno did not say ... Read more...

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US, EU forces launch broad air strikes on Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli/Washington/Paris, Mar. 20 (ANI): American and European forces have begun a broad campaign of strikes against the Libyan Government of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, unleashing warplanes and missiles in a military intervention ... Read more...

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Northeast rebels visiting China for arms: Government


March 9th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it had inputs suggesting that some rebel leaders in the northeastern states had visited China on many occasions to seek help ... Read more...

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‘Threadbare’ UK forces can’t sustain even small military intervention


February 26th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Senior British officers have said that the country's forces would struggle to mount even a small scale military intervention because they do not have 'any protection against ... Read more...

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Chinese weapons fall into hands of militants: WikiLeaks


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) China's failure to enforce export controls on arms to Iran has led to the Chinese-made weapons falling into the hands of insurgents fighting coalition forces in Iraq and ... Read more...

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IAF to showcase network centric operations on Republic Day


January 21st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tableau for this year's Republic Day Parade will showcase the endeavor to uphold age-old military values, while transforming into a modern, competent ... Read more...

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Britain planned to help Afghan resistance after Soviet invasion


December 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Britain had planned to assist the Afghan resistance just weeks after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, reveal secret documents that show a top official negotiating how to channel ... Read more...

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Pak Navy successfully test-fires surface-to-air missiles


December 28th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 28 (ANI): The Pakistan Navy has successfully fired surface-to-air missiles in Sonmiani to test its air defence capability.A combination of SAM series was tested on Monday, which gave the navy ... 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 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’s arms purchases from China go into overdrive


November 18th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Guangdong, Nov 18 (ANI): Pakistan is interested in buying more defense systems and equipment from China, and hopes to deepen cooperation to upgrade its armed forces, a top Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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