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March 21, 2017

Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran Terminates

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training was held at Pithoragarh from 07 March to 20 March 2017. EKTA SHAKTI Battalion of The Punjab Regiment of Indian Army and DURGA BAHSH Battalion of Nepalese Army participated in the joint exercise...
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March 16, 2017

Lockheed Martin to deliver World Record-Setting 60kW laser to US Army

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the design, development and demonstration of a 60 kW-class beam combined fiber laser for the US Army.
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Boeing, US Army sign $3.4B contract for 268 AH-64E Apache helicopters

Boeing and the U.S. government recently signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter at a significant savings to taxpayers.
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March 7, 2017

Indo-Oman joint Army Exercise Al Nagah-Ii 2017

Second edition of the joint exercise between the Indian and Oman Armies commenced today with the Opening Ceremony at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh. The training contingents comprised of platoon strength from both the Armies...
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Opening Ceremony: 11th Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran - XI commenced today at Pithoragarh. In this 14 days exercise, Nepal Army is being represented by the officers and troops of the elite DURGA BAKSH Battalion while the EKTA SHAKTI Battalion...
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March 2, 2017

DRDO hands over its developed products to Indian Army

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over three of its products for induction into the Indian Army in a formal function here today.
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INHS ASVINI Mumbai Adjudged best service Hospital in the AFMS

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the Raksha Mantri’s Trophy and Citation for the best Service Hospital in the Armed Forces Medical Services...
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Rockwell Collins selected by Thales to upgrade Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system

Rockwell Collins will serve as a subcontractor to Thales Australia to integrate the Digital Terminal Control System into the Integral Computing System of the Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system.
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March 1, 2017

Successful test firing of AAD endo-atmospheric interceptor missile

DRDO conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 1015 hrs today from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.
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Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited forays into Defence sector

Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, country’s largest integrated stainless steel producer today announced its entry into the defence sector by signing the License agreement with DRDO...
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February 28, 2017

New European defence company HENSOLDT launched

Following the closing of the transaction between Airbus Group SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) and KKR, a leading global investment firm...
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IWA 2017: Meprolight launches unique Red Dot Micro Sight

Meprolight Ltd. – a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, Self-Illuminated sights, and Laser Range Finder systems...
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February 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin's modernized TACMS missiles successful in two new flight tests

Lockheed Martin's modernized Tactical Missile System missile continued its streak of successful flight tests with two recent flights at White Sands Missile Range...
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L3 WESCAM unveils Its second-generation MX™-RSTA land combat sighting system at IDEX 2017

L3 WESCAM unveiled today its second-generation MX™-RSTA land combat sighting system. Adaptable to a wide range of vehicle and mast configurations...
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Exechon LLC introduces new robotic manufacturing system XMini at IDEX 2017

Exechon, LLC, a joint-venture (JV) company comprising Abu Dhabi-based Injaz National, U.S. global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin, and Sweden-based Tecgrant AB, introduced its new XMini today...
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A line of electronic countermeasure systems is IACIT’s highlight at the IDEX 2017

IACIT, a Brazilian company with a consolidated performance in the development of high-tech products and services for defense, public security, CNS\ATM, telemetry and meteorology, will bring to IDEX 2017...
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February 19, 2017

L3 WESCAM to open Authorized Service Center in Saudi Arabia

L3 WESCAM announced today that it will sign a long-term Service Center Agreement with Taqnia Defense and Security Technology Co. (DST) to open a WESCAM Authorized Service Center (WASC) in Riyadh...
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February 17, 2017

Raytheon, Tata Advanced Systems to co-produce Stinger missile components

Raytheon Company signed a memorandum of understanding with India's Tata Advanced Systems Limited to engage in co-production of Stinger air defense missile components.
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February 16, 2017

Elbit Systems subsidiary in the US receives a $102 million ID/IQ contract for the supply of mortar fire control systems to the US Army

Elbit Systems Ltd. (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC.,(“Elbit Systems of America”) was awarded anIndefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract toprovideandfield...
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Raytheon developing first of its kind automated assessment system for 21st century wargame scenarios

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company a contract to develop an automated tool that assesses the effectiveness of using missiles and interceptors (kinetic) and cyber and electronic warfare...
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BCA presents ballistic protection solutions at IDEX 2017

BCA Ballistic Protection, a pioneering company in the development of solutions for high-performance ballistic protection, is taking part of IDEX 2017 from February 19 to 23 in Abu Dhabi.
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February 15, 2017

BEL receives Offset Contract for CoMPASS from Elbit Systems Electro Optics – ELOP Ltd, Israel

Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd (ELOP), Israel, has awarded Navratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)...
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DG Army Aviation flies the LCH

On February 15, 2017, Lt Gen Kanwal Kumar, DG Army Aviation Corps flew the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) at the Aero India 2017.
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February 14, 2017

11th Biennial Edition Aero India 2017 Takes Off at Bengaluru

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the 11th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition and declared the Aero India 2017 open today at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru.
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Chief of Army Staff witnesses Aero India 2017, appreciates Synergy

General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), witnessed the eleventh biennial edition of Aerospace and Defence Exhibition — Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru on 14 February 2017.
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Atech presents command and control solutions and combat systems at IDEX 2017

Atech, a company of the Embraer Group, will be one of the Brazilian highlights at IDEX 2017 (International Defense Exhibition and Conference).
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January 26, 2017

CONTROP reports record year for company’s activities in 2016

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics and IR defense and homeland security solutions – announces...
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January 25, 2017

Israel and US successfully complete David's Sling Weapon System intercept test series

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully complete a test series...
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January 19, 2017

New FN SmartCore® provides enhanced shot counter technology for all FN SCAR® firearms

Belgium-based FN Herstal, one of the world’s leading firearms manufacturers, has launched its newly-developed, self-powered FN SmartCore® shot counter...
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January 17, 2017

James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr. elected to Raytheon Board of Directors

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. - a leader in the development, production, and sale of tactical land radars for force and border protection – announced it had received...
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January 13, 2017

Army Chief Conference

General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff addressing the Army Day Press Conference.
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January 11, 2017

Lockheed Martin and Accurate Machine and Tool collaborate under mentor-protégé agreement

Lockheed Martin is working with locally-based Accurate Machine and Tool (AMT), preparing the company to serve a wider array of potential customers and increase opportunities to bid on government work...
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January 10, 2017

IWI TAVOR X95 coming to Canada

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) –a leader in the production of combat-proven small arms for law enforcement agencies, governments, and armies around the world – will market its TAVOR X95 Bullpup Rifle in Canada starting from the first quarter of 2017.
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January 9, 2017

RADA participates in Dutch Active Protection System (APS) Project

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. – a leader in the development, production, and sale of tactical land radars for force and border protection – announces its participation...
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December 29, 2016

Patriot nation awards Raytheon more than $600m to upgrade missile defense system

An undisclosed member of the 13 nations which owns and operates the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company a direct commercial sales contract...
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December 28, 2016

Rafael demonstrated its Spike SR missile to international delegations

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. hosted last month a group of some 15 delegations from countries around the world for a first-ever international...
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December 27, 2016

Raytheon to offer US Army lowest-risk, next-gen training

Raytheon Company has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Army's next-generation, global training support program. The Raytheon project team consists of proven industry leaders CSRA, General Dynamics and Leidos...
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December 22, 2016

Lockheed Martin receives $1.45 billion contract for PAC-3 missiles

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $1.45 billion contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3)...
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December 19, 2016

Lt General Bipin Rawat to take over as the new Indian Army chief

Lt General Rawat was commissioned in the 5th Battalion of the 11 Gorkha Rifles from the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, where he was awarded the ‘Sword of Honour’. The officer has vast experience in high altitude warfare and counter-insurgency operations and has considerable staff and instructional experience.
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December 15, 2016

Opening ceremony: Indo-Maldives joint military exercise commences in Maldives

A 14 days joint training exercise of the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force commenced today with the Opening Ceremony at Kadhdhoo...
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December 14, 2016

India-United States Joint Statement on the visit of Secretary of Defense Carter to India

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter made an official visit to India at the invitation of Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar today, marking the seventh interaction...
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December 13, 2016

Carter reaffirms roadmap for the next US Defence Secretary
By Ranjit Kumar

After contributing immensely to India-US defence relations in his various avatars in Pentagon, and hence giving a solid content and meaning to the India-US...
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Seventh Indo-Maldives joint military exercise to commence from December 15, 2016

Seventh edition of Exercise EKUVERIN will be held from 15 to 28 December 2016 at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives. The Exercise is a 14 day platoon level joint military exercise between the Indian Army & Maldives...
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November 9, 2016

Defence Minister addressing Army Commanders' Conference

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar addressing the Army Commanders’ Conference at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi on December 9, 2016.

November 8, 2016

Army Commanders’ Conference commenced in New Delhi

The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference commenced in New Delhi on December 8, 2016. The deliberations which are taking place at Manekshaw Centre...
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December 1, 2016

India signs M777 howitzers

“We look forward to providing the Indian Army with the combat-proven M777,” said Dr. Joe Senftle, Vice President and General Manager for Weapon Systems at BAE Systems.
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November 23, 2016

Elbit Systems’ US subsidiary receives US Army ID/IQ mortar weapon systems contract worth up to $103 million

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its US subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity...
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November 16, 2016

ScanEagle and Integrator may be produced in India
By Ranjit Kumar

If negotiations with Indian defence and armed forces officials proceed well, India could soon be producing the most advanced Integrator and ScanEagle drones.
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November 11, 2016
November 10, 2016

Rafael hosted 16 international delegations for air defense demo and seminars

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. hosted representatives from 16 countries for a special demonstration of its air defense systems and capabilities.
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November 8, 2016

Lockheed Martin's first modernized TACMS missile successfully engages target with extreme accuracy

Lockheed Martin's first modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile completed a successful first flight test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
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November 7, 2016

Indian Army Briefs Defence Diplomats

The Annual Foreign Service Attachés’ (FSAs) briefing on military subjects of common interest was conducted by Indian Army today at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi.
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India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise Sampriti-2016 begins in Bangladesh

The Sixth edition of India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise “SAMPRITI-2016” commenced at Bangabandhu Senanibas, Tangail today.
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Indo-Sri Lanka joint military exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 concludes

The Indo-Sri Lankan military exercise 'Mitra Shakti 2016' culminated on 06 November 2016 after fourteen days of intense military training.
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November 2, 2016

India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise SAMPRITI-2016 to commence from November 5

As part of the ongoing India Bangladesh defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise SAMPRITI 2016 is being conducted at Tangail, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 05 to 18 November 2016.
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October 31, 2016

10th Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran Commences

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran-X commenced at Army Battle School, Saljhandi, Nepal.
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October 28, 2016

The Chief of the Army Staff reviews security along India-China border

The Chief of the Army Staff, Gen Dalbir Singh reviewed the operational preparedness along the Indo-China border in areas of Puh & Sumdo in Himachal Pradesh on 28 October 2016.
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October 26, 2016

BEL pays Rs. 261 cr final dividend to Government

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has paid a total dividend of 170% to the Government of India for 2015-16.
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October 25, 2016

Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 begins in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka

The fourth edition of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise ‘MITRA SHAKTI 2016’ is being conducted at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa...
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October 19, 2016

Second Joint Tactical Exercise held by Indian and Chinese Army in Ladakh

As part of the ongoing initiative to enhance interaction and cooperation between India and China, under the provisions of Border Defense Cooperation Agreement, 2013...
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October 18, 2016

Estonia defence minister and Raytheon International CEO discuss industry collaboration at roundtable

The Estonian Defence Industry Association recognized the Raytheon Company as its newest international member during an EDIA breakfast roundtable that featured the Estonian Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso...
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General Dynamics awarded contracts totaling $170 million for Hydra-70 rocket program

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recently awarded two contract modifications by the US Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
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October 17, 2016

Goa Takeaway: India-Russia mega defence deals
By R. Chandrakanth

Despite India’s strengthening of defence and other ties with the US and Russia’s recent overtures in Pakistan, the relationship between India and Russia has a historic bonding.
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October 9, 2016

Celebrating 67th Raising Day by Territorial Army

The Territorial Army celebrated it’s 67th Raising Day on 09 October 2016. To mark the occasion, an impressive parade was held at the Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.
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October 5, 2016

Chief of Army Staff reviews the operational readiness of South Western Command

Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff visited Jaipur based Headquarters of South Western Command and reviewed the operational preparedness today.
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Raytheon, Logos collaborate on advanced multi-intelligence sensors

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Logos Technologies are partnering to provide advanced multi-intelligence, or multi-INT, sensor systems to address...
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October 3, 2016

Enhanced WIN-T Increment 2 capabilities begin testing

General Dynamics Mission Systems announced today that new and improved versions of two key Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 capabilities have begun the test and evaluation process...
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Lockheed Martin receives $49 million US Army contract for Apache helicopter sensor upgrades

The US Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $49.3 million contract to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter.
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October 2, 2016

Elbit Systems of America provides solutions for warfighters facing multi-domain battlefield and complex engagements

At AUSA, Elbit Systems of America will showcase precision targeting and autonomous operations solutions, combat vehicle modernization, and force and border protection.
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October 1, 2016

Chief of the Army Staff visits Northern Command

Chief of the Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh alongwith Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Planning & System) visited Headquarters Northern Command at Udhampur today.
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September 29, 2016

Press Statement by DGMO

It has been a matter of serious concern that there has been continuing and increasing infiltration by terrorists across Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. This is reflected, amongst others, in the terrorist attacks on 11 and 18 September 16 in Punch and Uri respectively.
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September 28, 2016

Lockheed Martin delivers first modernized TACMS missile

Lockheed Martin has manufactured and delivered the first modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile to the U.S. Army from its Camden, Arkansas, production facility.
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September 27, 2016

Termination of the Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2016

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2016 has been conducted at Chaubattia, Uttarakhand on September 27, 2016. The two week exercise included a Company Group from an Infantry Battalion of Indian Army and 5th Battalion 20th Infantry Regiment...
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September 26, 2016

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2016: Validation Exercise Completed

Over the duration of past two weeks, Armies of India and USA have participated in Exercise Yudh Abhyas at Chaubattia.
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September 25, 2016

Exercise Yudh Abhyas - 2016 in progress

The prestigious Indo-US Joint Military Training Exercise, Yudh Abhyas - 2016 is being conducted at Chaubattia Military Station, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand wef September 14, 2016.
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September 23, 2016

India-Russia Joint Military Exercise Indra-2016 begins in Vladivostok

The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘Indra-2016’ has begun in the Ussiriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia.
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September 19, 2016

Foundation Stone laid for BEL’s Advanced Night Vision Products Factory at Nimmaluru

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is setting up Advanced Night Vision Products Factory at Nimmaluru Village, near Machilipatnam...
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September 15, 2016

Opening ceremony of Indo-US joint military exercise Yudh Abhyas-2016

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2016, a joint military training exercise of Indian and US Armies, commenced today at Chaubattia, Uttarakhand with the Opening Ceremony.
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September 12, 2016

First Lockheed Martin GMLRS Alternative Warhead rolls off assembly line

The first Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead rocket has rolled off the production line at Lockheed Martin's Camden, Arkansas...
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September 6, 2016

Army Chief visits Gajraj Corps

General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, visited the Gajraj Corps at Tezpur, Assam yesterday, as part of his visits to various formations of the Army, to review their operational readiness and the internal security situation.
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General Dynamics Land Systems-UK showcases AJAX programme progress at DVD 2016

General Dynamics Land Systems-UK has successfully completed an additional live firing test for AJAX, the British Army's new Armoured Fighting Vehicle...
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Rockwell Collins introduces new helmet-mounted Integrated Digital Vision System for warfighters

Combines mission data and multispectral vision into one view; 24/7 hands-free seamless transition from dark to light environments
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Poland announces it will officially request Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System

Poland's government announced it will formally request the Raytheon Company combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System from the United States government.
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Rockwell Collins selected to provide SATCOM system to the New Zealand Defence Force

Rockwell Collins has been awarded a second contract for a Deployable Ku-Band Earth Terminal (DKET) SATCOM system by the New Zealand Defence Force as part of the Strategic Bearer Network Phase 1 program.
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September 1, 2016

Chief of Army Staff inaugurates the Army Design Bureau

General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff, along with Lt. General MMS Rai, Vice Chief of Army Staff and Lt General Subrata Saha, Deputy Chief of Army Staff...
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August 31, 2016

Javelin Joint Venture signs Letter of Intent with Tata Power

The Javelin™ Joint Venture team, a partnership between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), signed a letter of intent (LOI)...
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August 22, 2016

Lithuania boosts army with 88 BOXER vehicles

The European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) and the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence have commissioned ARTEC GmbH to supply 88 high-protection BOXER vehicles to the Lithuanian army starting in 2017.
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August 16, 2016

US Army declares Lockheed Martin's PAC-3 MSE Initial Operational Capability

The U.S. Army recently declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor.
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August 15, 2016

Raytheon shows US Army the future of missile defense

Raytheon Company has given the U.S. Army a look into the future of missile defense technology, as the company provided its comprehensive vision for the next generation of air and missile defense radar.
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August 5, 2016

DEFTRONICS should drive start-up investment: RV Deshpande

India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM)...
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August 4, 2016

Lockheed Martin establishes Rotary and Mission Systems business area

The US Navy awarded a contract modification to General Dynamics Mission Systems to improve high-frequency (HF) communications for the Navy's four-channel, AN/USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radios (DMR).
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August 3, 2016

Raytheon team competing in DARPA cyber competition finals

Deep Red, a team of cyber experts from Raytheon Company, will be one of seven teams competing in the Defense Advance Research Project Agency's Cyber Grand Challenge finals during the DEF CON conference...
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August 2, 2016

Lockheed Martin's Mighty Mini-Missile successfully completes second flight test

Lockheed Martin's Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor was successfully launched in an engineering demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
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General Dynamics receives DARPA contract for continued classified network support services

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded a follow-on contract to General Dynamics Mission Systems to provide classified network services, support and infrastructure.
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August 1, 2016

Centerpiece of the Ballistic Missile Defense System recognized for "Game Changing" advancements

Ensuring the Ballistic Missile Defense System operates as a unified, secure network amid emerging threats is the mission of the C2BMC team led by Lockheed Martin.
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Raytheon opens new cyber center in Augusta, Georgia

Raytheon Company has opened its newest cyber facility in Augusta, Georgia, to deliver a wide range of cybersecurity capabilities to the US Department of Defense, particularly the US Army Cyber Command...
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July 29, 2016

Exercise Maitree 2016: Joint Indo-Thailand Military Exercise Culminates

The Indo-Thailand Military Exercise MAITREE concluded today at Krabi, Thailand. The exercise had commenced on 15 July 2016 under the aegis of the Royal Thailand Army.
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July 27, 2016

Joining Forces against illegal Drones

Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) and Dedrone, San Francisco, have signed a cooperation agreement and are joining forces to counter the threat posed by small drones.
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Raytheon launches NSA-certified, next-generation Ethernet encryption system

The National Security Agency has certified Raytheon Company's KG-350 Ethernet encryption system to protect network communications for sensitive information up to Top Secret/SCI classification.
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July 26, 2016

Army Commander pays homage to martyrs on 17th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

On the occasion of 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Lt Gen DS Hooda, Army Commander, Northern Command paid homage to the martyrs of OP VIJAY...
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Army Chief dedicates Army’s first 3G Mobile Network to Chinar Corps

Indian Army’s first 3G Network “The Mobile Cellular Communication System (MCCS)” was dedicated to the Chinar Corps on 25 Jul 2016 by Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of Army Staff at Srinagar Old Air Field Garrison.
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July 25, 2016

Army Chief pays homage to martyrs on the 17th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff paid homage to the martyrs of OP VIJAY at the historic Kargil War Memorial at Drass on 25 July 2016.
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United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP-01)

The Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping in India (CUNPK) commenced the first United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP-01)...
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July 20, 2016

Army Chief reviews security in Kashmir

The Chief of Army Staff Gen Dalbir Singh today reviewed the security situation in Kashmir during his visit to the Srinagar based 15 Corps.
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July 16, 2016

Exercise MAITREE 2016 : Joint Indo Thailand Military Exercise

Exercise 'MAITREE' a joint exercise between Indian Army and Royal Thailand Army is being conducted from 15 to 30 Jul 16 at Krabi, Thailand.
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July 15, 2016

17th Kargil Vijay Diwas - 2016

The Army is preparing extensively to honour the martyrs of the Kargil War of 1999 in a series of solemn ceremonies this year. The primary event which shall mark the 17th anniversary of the Victory is scheduled to be held at Kargil War Memorial loc...
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July 14, 2016

Army Chief extends invitation to Australian Special Forces to train with India

A demonstration on capabilities of Mathura based Strike 1 to seamlessly effect crossings on river obstacle was conducted on banks of Yamuna River on July 14...
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Exercise Megh Prahar: Demonstration on opposed river crossing

A demonstration on capabilities of Mathura based Strike 1 to seamlessly effect crossings on river obstacle was conducted on banks of Yamuna River on July 14...
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DRDO embarked major success in Advanced Artillery Gun System

DRDO achieved yet another technological breakthrough by successfully conducting the proof firing of Armament system for 155 mm x 52 calibre ATAGS during the...
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July 9, 2016

Visit of the COAS to Australia

Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff will be visiting Australia on a four day visit from 11 to 14 July 2016. The visit assumes special significance in light of enhanced military cooperation between the two countries.
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July 7, 2016

Lockheed Martin CEO Underscores Commitment to India

Lockheed Martin’s commitment to the Indian government’s strategic ‘Make in India’ policy, the national ‘Skills Initiative’ and to working with industrial partners in India...
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July 5, 2016

General Dalbir Singh, COAS Flags in Indian Army Mount Everest Expedition

Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff flagged in the Indian Army Everest Expedition 2016 in a grand ceremony at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment.
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July 3, 2016

Wreath laying ceremony in honour of Brigadier Mohammad Usman, MVC

A wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the death anniversary of Brigadier Mohammad Usman, MVC was organised at Jamia Millia Islamia University...
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June 30, 2016

RM dedicates DCN to the Nation

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar dedicated the Defence Communication Network (DCN) to the nation, here today. Addressing the event, Parrikar complimented the three Services on putting in place a communication system to facilitate jointmanship.
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June 29, 2016

Army and Petroleum Federation join hands

A Seminar on 'Indian Army's Fuelling Needs' was conducted today on 29 June 2016 at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment jointly by the Directorate General Supplies and Transport and the Petroleum Federation of India.
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June 28, 2016

Guwahati witnesses the biggest ever flood relief exercise conducted ever

The Citizens of Guwahati bore witness to the biggest ever flood relief in an urban setting EXERCISE JALRAHAT, being conducted by the Armed Forces...
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June 23, 2016

RM addresses unified Commanders’ Conference in New Delhi

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar has stressed on the need for jointness of the three Services to optimise resources and enhance cost effectiveness...
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The State of Kuwait upgrades its air and missile defense

The State of Kuwait will soon be able to better protect its cities and key infrastructure against ballistic missiles, aircraft and other airborne threats.
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DSCI and Lockheed Martin launched Cyber Security Awareness Program for Small & Medium Businesses

Today, Lockheed Martin and the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) announced the launch of a new cybersecurity education program for small and mid-size businesses to help them minimize risk...
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June 20, 2016

Transformational and Radical Reforms by Modi Government: 100 per cent FDI in defence, aviation

The government under the leadership of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today radically liberalised the foreign direct investment (FDI) regime...
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June 15, 2016

Javelin Scores a perfect 5 for 5 in UK ground vehicle tests

The Javelin™ Joint Venture team, a partnership of Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, successfully demonstrated Javelin's ability to engage targets beyond its current 2.5 kilometer range requirement...
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June 14, 2016

Thuraya to showcase the latest satellite technology at Eurosatory defense exhibition

Leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company is showcasing its latest solutions and products for the defense and security sector...
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Australia selects Raytheon ELCAN weapon sight for land forces

Australia's Department of Defence has selected Raytheon's ELCAN Optical Technologies division to supply the ELCAN Specter® DR 1-4x dual role weapon sight.
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June 13, 2016

Rockwell Collins launches new Perimeter Surveillance Radar at Eurosatory

Rockwell Collins today introduced its PSR-500 Perimeter Surveillance Radar (PSR) at Eurosatory 2016.
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s VULCANO weapon system to fire with Rockwell Collins NavFire GPS technology

Operating weapon systems in a harsh dynamic environment requires rapid start-up and high accuracy to hit the designated target and dramatically reduce...
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FN Herstal to Unveil its New FN® HUD Sighting System for Airborne Axial Armaments at Eurosatory 2016

FN Herstal will be showcasing its newly developed FN® HUD (Head up Display) sighting system, at Eurosatory 2016.
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June 11, 2016

General Dalbir Singh reviews the Passing Out Parade at Officers Training Academy, Gaya

General Dalbir Singh, Chief of Army Staff reviewed the 9th Passing out Parade of Officers Training Academy held on 11 June 2016 in which 92 Gentleman Cadets...
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Lt Gen Sarath Chand UYSM, AVSM, VSM, GOC-in-C, South Western Command, reviews the Passing Out Parade at the Indian Military Academy

Gentlemen Cadets of 138 Regular, 121 Technical Graduate and 24 University Entry Scheme Courses, including 45 Foreign Gentlemen Cadets from six friendly foreign...
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June 10, 2016

Wreath laying ceremony at Indian Military Academy

The Wreath Laying Ceremony was held at the War Memorial, Indian Military Academy today (10 June). The remembrance ceremony is to pay homage to the brave alumni of this prestigious training academy, who laid down their lives...
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June 6, 2016

VEcare: Army helpline for veterans

Headquarters Eastern Command launched a 24x7 veteran helpline 'VEcare 1904' at Fort William today, which was inaugurated by Gen Shankar Roy Chowdhury (Retired), former Chief of the Army Staff...
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Visit of the Chairman COSC & CAS to Sweden

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chairman COSC & CAS is on an official visit to Sweden from 07 Jun to 11 Jun 16.
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Kelvin Hughes sees growing demand for its border surveillance and security radar systems

Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in security and surveillance for a wide range of applications, is seeing significant growth in demand for its border security and border surveillance systems.
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June 3, 2016

Chief Minister of Haryana lays foundation stone for Jai Jawan Awas Yojna and addresses the veterans rally at Bahadurgarh, Haryana

Foundation stone of Jai Jawan Awas Yojna (JJAY), an initiative to provide affordable housing to serving and retired JCOs and Other Ranks, was laid by Manohar Lal... Read More

June 1, 2016

Eurosatory 2016: General Robotics unveils a unique Tactical Robot System and an Ultra-Lightweight Weapon Station

General Robotics Ltd. – a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of advanced robotic systems for defense and homeland security – unveils...
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Elbit Systems will launch a wide range of groundbreaking new solutions for land and intelligence applications at Eurosatory 2016

At the upcoming Eurosatory 2016 exhibition set to take place in Paris, from June 13 to 17, 2016 Elbit Systems will present a wide range of new and advanced systems...
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CYBERBIT to Present its Cybersecurity Portfolio for the first time in the UK at Infosecurity London 2016

CYBERBIT, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., will present its cybersecurity portfolio (Booth #D285), for the first time in the UK, at the 2016 Infosecurity London, the Olympia, June 7-9 2016.
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May 31, 2016

Fire accident at CAD Pulgaon: Update as at 1500 hrs on 31 May 2016

There has been a fire accident in the Central Ammunition Depot at Pulgaon wherein fire broke out in the depot in the early hours of the morning today.
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May 30, 2016

Seminar on International Day of UN Peacekeepers

On 'International Day of UN Peacekeeper's', a joint seminar on "United Nations Peacekeeping : Role and Relevance in Conflict Resolution" was organized at New Delhi by the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS)...
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May 29, 2016
May 27, 2016

Raytheon and Israel's UVision to develop loitering airborne solutions

Raytheon Company and UVision signed a teaming agreement to work together on small, loitering airborne solutions. As part of the deal, Raytheon will adapt the Hero-30 remotely-operated lethal loitering airborne system from Israel's UVision for U.S. military requirements.
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May 25, 2016

COAS visits encounter site in South Manipur

In the aftermath of the insurgent attack on Assam Rifles convoy in Chandel District on 22 May 16 in which One Junior Commissioned Officer and five soldiers were martyred, Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of Army Staff alongwith Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi...
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General Dynamics delivers new digital Manpack radios for US Army testing

General Dynamics Mission Systems delivered 30 new two-channel Manpack networking radios to the U.S. Army for evaluation. The digital radios are the first to be delivered by General Dynamics under the Army's production...
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May 24, 2016
May 19, 2016

Indian Army successfully summits Mount Everest

A team of six Indian Army mountaineers led by Lieutenant Colonel Ranveer Jamwal has successfully summitted Mount Everest (8848 metres) at dawn on 19th May 2016.
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May 17, 2016

ACMA’s 2nd Aerospace & Defence Summit

With the objective of facilitating its members diversify into the fast growing Aerospace & Defence sector, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India organised its second Aerospace and Defence Summit on May 15 2016.
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May 14, 2016

COAS calls for transformational value based leadership

Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff visited Headquarters Central Command at Lucknow today and was briefed on operational readiness of forces...
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Deputy Chief of Army Staff reviews the attestation parade at Assam Regimental Centre

Lt Gen Subrata Saha, Deputy Chief of Army Staff (P&S) and Colonel of The Assam Regiment & Arunachal Scouts reviewed the attestation parade of the Assam Regimental Centre today.
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May 13, 2016

COAS inaugurates the Biennial Armoured Corps Conference 2016

Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff inaugurated the two day Biennial Armoured Corps Conference and attended the first session organised...
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May 12, 2016

General Dalbir Singh visits Armoured Corps Centre and School and Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre at Ahmednagar

General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff visited the Armoured Corps Centre and School and the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre, Ahmednagar today.
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General Dynamics to provide enterprise IT services to US Army Europe

The General Services Administration awarded the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Theater Mission Command Contract II (TMCC II) to General Dynamics.
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May 10, 2016

Exercise Chakravyuh-II Culminates

In a follow up to 'Exercise Shatrujeet' by the Strike Corps (Strike One) last month, the pivot formations held the fortnight-long military training exercise codenamed "Exercise CHAKRAVYUH-II" which concluded today in the general area...
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Jordan to acquire Raytheon's TOW missiles

Jordan's Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense to acquire tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided, or TOW, missiles made by Raytheon Company.
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