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India test fires ballistic missile Agni II off Odisha's Balasore district
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India test fires ballistic missile Agni II off Odisha's Balaso...

The trial was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Indian Army as part of its user training exercise Last Updated at February 20, 2018 11:45 IST Photo: ANI India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed intermediate range ballistic ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
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MKU, Thales jointly Develop optronic devices, close-quarter battle rifles for Indian Army

MKU Limited and Thales have signed two MoUs for strategic co-operation in the development and production of optronic devices and F90close quarter battle (CQB) rifle for soldiers. The optronic devices will be co-developed by Thales and MKU and both the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Centre gave armed forces Rs 76,765 crore less than sought

The armed forces are facing a shortage of over 52,000 soldiers with the Army topping the list with over 21,000 vacant posts, the government said on Wednesday. According to the details provided by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre in the Lok Sabha, the Army is reeling under a shortage of 21,383 personnel, while the number of vacant posts in the Navy is 16,348 and 15,010 in the Air Force. Moreover, the government allocated Rs 76,765 crore less to the Army, Navy and Air Force in the ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Gaganshakti: IAF demonstrates aerial refueling capability for long missions

[India] Apr 14 (ANI): In the ongoing mega combat exercise- 'Gaganshakti-2018', Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday demonstrated its mid-air refueling capability to carry out air dominance and deep strike validation over the extended area of interest in the ...
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Doklam lesson: Army increases strength at India-China-Myanmar tri-junction

Indian troops deployed along the disputed Sino-India border in the Himalayan range of the Arunachal sector have increased their patrolling at a tri-junction of India, China and Myanmar to prevent a repeat of a Doklam-like standoff. Top Army officials told PTI that the tri-junction, located around 50km from Walong, the easternmost town of India near the Tibet region, is extremely important for India to help it maintain its dominance in the nearby mountain passes and other areas. "After the ...
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Strategic areas of East of Arunachal reeling under poor infrastructure

Strategic areas of East of Arunachal are reeling under poor infrastructure, as the only lifeline for the people and military in these areas is the single lane and poor roads of about 200 km.Lohit River cuts the area into east and west bank, which is connected ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Wanted: 274 pilots for army and navy

There is a shortage of 274 pilots in the Army and the Navy, the government today informed the Lok Sabha. In a written response to a question, Subhash Bhamre, minister of state in the defence ministry, said the sanctioned strength of pilots in the Army is 794, while it has 192 vacant posts. The Navy has a sanctioned strength of 735 pilot and has 82 vacant posts. "There is a marginal shortage of pilots in Indian Air Force against the authorised establishment. However, the available strength in ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Budget dashed hopes of the Army, says Vice Chief Lt General Sarath Chand

The Budget allocation for 2018-19 has "dashed the hopes" of the Army and the marginal increase is barely enough to meet inflation as 68% of the force's equipment falls in the "vintage category", Army Vice Chief Lt General Sarath Chand has told a parliamentary ...
 DNA1 month ago
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68 per cent of army's equipment is in vintage category

The army also stated that allocation of Rs 21,338 crore for modernisation is insufficient. IMAGE: The army also said that it had identified 25 projects under the Make in India initiative but there was not adequate budget to support them. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters The army has said it was reeling under severe fund crunch and struggling to even make emergency procurements when it was dealing with an assertive China along the northern border after the Doklam face-off and increasing ...
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China plans to build nuclear aircraft carrier

China plans to build its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and submarines as part of the People's Liberation Army Navy's  transformation as a major blue-water force, the state-owned defence company said, amid growing Chinese assertiveness in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.China commissioned its first-ever aircraft carrier, Liaoning, a refurbished Soviet ship it bought from Ukraine, in 2012.Its second carrier and the first domestically built carrier, known as Type 001A, was launched ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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