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September 18, 2015

IRRC will fast track defence cooperat
By Ranjeet Kumar

In order to deepen defence relations with India, US administration has decided to clear all hurdles in its path by establishing a country specific cell called the India Rapid Reaction Cell (IRRC).
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September 14, 2015

Israelis eager to participate in 'Make in India' programme
By Ranjeet Kumar

Israel has emerged as India's second largest supplier of defence hardware, not only because of a special relationship with India, but also because they have done a miracle in the defence sector by mastering the art and science of developing...
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September 12, 2015
September 8, 2015

Integrated Test Bed Facility for missile integration at BEL-Bengaluru

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd has established an Integrated Test Bed Facility at its Bengaluru Complex for Missile and Weapon Systems Integration.
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August 23, 2015

Raksha Mantri visits Ladakh

The honourable Raksha Mantri, Shri Manohar Parrikar arrived at Leh today on a visit to the Ladakh Region. He was accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, Gen Dalbir Singh and was received by Army Commander...
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July 31, 2015

Lt Gen Philip Campose, Vice Chief of the Army Staff Superannuates on July 31, 2015

Lt Gen Philip Campose superannuates today after 40 years and seven months of distinguished service in the Indian Army.
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July 17, 2015

India Pakistan – Ufa betrayed
By Ranjeet Kumar

One step forward and two steps backward has become a norm in India Pakistan relations. The flurry of telephonic conversations on 15th and 16th July...
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July 15, 2015

Boeing and Tata announce strategic aerospace partnership to Make in India

Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) today signed a framework agreement to collaborate in aerospace and defense manufacturing...
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June 21, 2015

Beechcraft highlights ISR platforms

By R. Chandrakanth in Paris

Beechcraft, part of Textron Inc. company, showcased the new Baron G58, highlighting ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) platforms...
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World Yoga day celebrated at Siachen Glacier, Leh and Kargil

World Yoga Day was celebrated by Indian Army's 14 Corps on 21 Jun 2015 at Siachen Glacier, Leh, Kargil and other forward locations along the borders.
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International Yoga Day celebrations at Air Force and Army establishments at Shillong and NER NCC creats record

Interantioanl Yoga Day was celebrated at various Air Force and Army esyablishments in Shillong and North East Region.
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June 16, 2015

PARIS AIR SHOW 2015: Javelin missile demonstrates extended range and versatility during tests

The U.S. Army and the Javelin Joint Venture, comprising Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)...
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June 15, 2015

PARIS AIR SHOW 2015: Beechcraft delivers four T-6 military training aircraft to United States Army

Beechcraft Defense Company LLC, a Textron Inc. company, today announced at the Paris Airshow that it recently delivered four Beechcraft T-6D military aircraft...
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PARIS AIR SHOW 2015: Raytheon and Kongsberg extend partnership on NASAMS

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg have signed an agreement to extend their partnership on the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System...
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June 12, 2015

Sweden eyeing Indian defence market
By Ranjeet Kumar

The Swedes are showing their eagerness to mend fences with India. After muddling their fingers in the Indian market in mid eighties, the Swedes have decided to repair their fractured relationship in defence sector with India.
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June 11, 2015

Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector

'It's the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) which are the real power sectors and government is ready to support and ease the complexities in the defence procedures', said the Defence Minister, during the joint seminar...
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June 8, 2015

Netherlands eager to enter Indian defence market
By Ranjeet Kumar

The Dutch Prime Minister's visit to India will go a long way in creating awareness about the Indian defence market and available opportunities for the Dutch defence industries.
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Joint Indo UK Exercise Ajeya Warrior - 2015

Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR, a Joint Exercise between the armies of India and UK, will be conducted from 13 June to 28 June 2015 at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plains Training Area, UK.
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June 5, 2015

Carter visit – new roadmap for defence relationship
By Ranjeet Kumar

The outcome of the much-touted visit (June 2 to 4, 2015) of the US Defence Secretary Dr Ashton Carter was on expected lines. Both the countries had agreed during the Republic Day visit of the US President Barack Obama on the renewal of the defence framework agreement for 10 more years, till 2025.
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June 3, 2015

Visit of US Secretary of Defence Dr. Ashton Carter to India (2-4 June 2015)

During an official visit to India, Dr. Ashton Carter, the United States Secretary of Defence, met Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar and called on...
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May 29, 2015

Germany - Wooing India for Subs and fighters
By Ranjeet Kumar

Lobbying for the Submarine acquisition programme under P-75I of Indian Navy has begun in a serious note with the visit of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to New Delhi and Mumbai from 26th to 28th May, 2015.
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May 22, 2015

Raksha Mantri visits the Siachen Glacier

The Honorable Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar visited the Siachen Glacier today. He was accompanied by Gen Dalbir Singh, COAS and was received at the Siachen Glacier Base Camp by Army Commander Northern Command...
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May 20, 2015

Operation Maitri by Army

The Indian Army continues to provide aid to affected population and areas in close coordination and cooperation with the Nepal Army. The ALHs are being employed for rescue efforts in Pokhra and Kathmandu and have conducted 134 sorties...
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May 19, 2015

India South Korea – evolving defence relations
By Ranjeet Kumar

With India and South Korea raising the level of bilateral relations to 'Special Strategic Partnership', the two countries are poised to play a bigger role...
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Modi in China – Trust deficit remains
By Ranjeet Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much-hyped visit to China was significant in itself, but it did not yield substantial results.
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May 5, 2015

Induction Ceremony of Akash Weapon System into Army Air Defence

The Induction Ceremony of Akash Weapon System into the Indian Army Air Defence Corps was organised at the Manekshaw Centre at Delhi today.
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May 1, 2015

Ashton Carter visit – New phase in India US defence relations
By Ranjeet Kumar

As a follow-up to the US President Barack Obama's visit to India for Republic Day, the US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will make his maiden visit to New Delhi...
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Ceremonial BPM on the occassion of International Labour Day

A ceremonial Border Personnel meeting (BPM) on the occasion of International Labour Day was conducted on May 1, 2015 at Chinese Side in Chushul Sector...
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April 30, 2015

HAL Dhruv in rescue mission in Nepal

HAL's Advanced Light Helicopter (Dhruv) operated by the Indian Army Aviation has been playing an important role in the on-going rescue and relief measures being undertaken in the earthquake devastated regions of Nepal.
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April 23, 2015

Parrikar invites Korean defence industry
By Ranjeet Kumar

Technology giant South Korea is emerging as a major player in the development and production of defence systems and platforms.
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April 20, 2015

RM addresses Army Commanders’ Conference in New Delhi

The Bi-Annual Army Commanders’ Conference commenced on 20 Apr 15, in New Delhi, to deliberate on major operational, human resources and logistic issues affecting the Army and will conclude on 25 Apr 15.
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April 8, 2015

240th Army Ordnance Corps Day

On the occasion of the 240th Army Ordnance Corps Day, Lt Gen Amit Sarin, Director General of Ordnance Services (DG OS) and Senior Colonel Commandant of the Corps paid homage to martyrs of the Indian Army at the Amar Jawan Jyoti...
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March 26, 2015

Modi to visit China – Multiple Challenges
By Ranjeet Kumar

Summits after summits have failed to resolve the contentious border issue between India and China and once again all eyes are now on the May end visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to China.
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March 10, 2015

Exhibition at Manekshaw Centre during centenary Commemoration of World War -1

Some glimpses of exhibition display at Manekshaw Centre on centenary commemoration of WW-1.
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February 23, 2015

Exercise Surya Kiran VIII commences in Nepal

The Eighth India-Nepal Battalion level Combined Military Training named Exercise Surya Kiran-VIII, commenced on 23 Feb 15 at Integrated Army Training Centre, Saljhandi, Nepal, with an impressive opening ceremony that saw the unfurling...
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February 18, 2015

Need to do more: Prime Minister Modi

The 10th edition of Aero India International Air Show kicked off at Bengaluru with the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi making a clarion call to the defence public sector, private sector and foreign original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)...
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January 31, 2015

Canisterised Agni 5 ICBM test fired successfully

India’s ICBM Agni 5 was successfully test fired from a canister today 31 Jan 2015 at 0809 hrs. It was a historic moment when for the first time in India, an ICBM about 17m long and weighing over 50 ton majestically rose from the confines...
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January 30, 2015

US India strategic romance

He came, he saw, he conquered. The three day (from January 25 to 27) visit of the US President Barack Obama as a guest of honour on India’s Republic day was an overwhelming success from the perspective of deliverables.
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January 25, 2015

Statement by US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on new defense cooperation with India

Today, on his historic visit to India, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi announced new, ground-breaking agreements on defense cooperation...
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January 23, 2015

Joint India Mongolia Exercise

The tenth India Mongolia Joint Training Exercise commenced with an impressive opening ceremony at Gwalior on 23 January 2015. The aim of the exercise is to acquaint both armies with each other’s operating procedures...
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January 15, 2015

COAS reviews Army Day Parade at Army Parade Ground

Indian Army celebrated its 67th Army Day today. General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff reviewed the Parade at Army Parade Ground...
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January 13, 2015

Army Chief Conference - full coverage

General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff addressing the Army Day Press Conference.
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December 15, 2014

India Russia - Half Hearted Druzhba?

The Joint India Russia Statement titled, “Druzhba-Dosti: A Vision for strengthening the Partnership over the next decade' promises a lot, reflecting the traditional strong strategic ties between the two Eurasian and Asian giants...
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November 10, 2014

Israel Aerospace Industries successfully tested the Barak-8 Air & Missile Defense System

Today at 07:20 (Israel time), Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD), conducted a successful test...
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