Ananth Shreyas

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Defence Planning Committee likely to review draft national security strategy in first meeting

The DPC which is being tasked with ambitious goals. Consisting of the three Service Chiefs, General Bipin Rawat, Admiral Sunil Lanba, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary and also Finance Secretar

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Trump gives green signal to export 22 lethal Predator-B drones to India

India which intends to expand its arsenal capacity with drones has now got a green signal from the Trump administration, to buy 22 MQ-9 Reaper (Predator B). The deal with the US is estimated to be $3 billion.

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Pakistan budget allocation for defence rises by 19.6% in 2018-19 fiscal year

Amid all the civil-military tensions, the Government of Pakistan has proposed a budget of Rs. 1.1 trillion for the defence forces. An increase in Rs. 180 billion is being seen as Pakistan's effort to modernise its existing s

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All you need to know about INS Sahyadri, the best ship of 2018

INS Sahyadri is the Shivalik-class advanced, stealth-minded, guided-missile frigate warship. Built by the Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai, INS Sahyadri (F-49) was launched into the sea 2005. She undertook sea trials for over a

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Pulwama encounter: Two Hizbul terrorists killed; one Indian Army Major and soldier injured

Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were gunned down today in an encounter with security forces in Drabgam village of Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir. It was reported that the slain terrorists have been identified as Sameer Ahmed Bha

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Big boost for Make in India: Third ship of indigenously built LCU MK-IV inducted into Indian Navy

The LCU MK-IV is an amphibious ship, which has the capacity to transport Main Battle Tanks (MBT) such as Soviet made t-72, t-90 and MBT Arjun MK-II. This amphibious ship can also be fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and

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IAF chief: Ready to face any challenge from China; Pakistan’s J-17 aircraft of present, but Tejas is future

Addressing a think-tank in New Delhi, the Air Chief Marshal, said that China had been rapidly deploying its air power in the Tibet Autonomous Region. He also called the JF-17 fighter jets as the aircraft of the present and Te

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Gaganshakti 2018: 10 spectacular videos that show IAF’s might!

The Gaganshakti 2018 was successful in validating the IAF's war preparedness and strength for a two-front war with China and Pakistan. The Gaganshakti 2018 was largest ever all-encompassing combat-ready exercise carried out b

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Russia says it will seal deal with India for the export of S-400 Triumf missiles this year

The deal for S-400 Triumf, the anti-aircraft weapon system has been in talks for a long time now. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who was in Russia for the Moscow Conference for International Security also met with her co

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Dakota VP-905: Know about the vintage flying machine restored and gifted to IAF by Rajeev Chandrashekar

The Dakota VP-905 aircraft has been ceremonially accepted into the Indian Air Force by Air Marshal BS Dhanoa. It is currently being flown to India by a joint team of the Indian Air Force and crew from Reflight Airworks Ltd Lo

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India to refurbish obsolete weapon systems and gift them to friendly countries

The Government of India, by catering to the requirements of other countries, would not just strengthen its strategic ties with them, but would also create a market for exporting its newly produced defence products.

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Gaganshakti 2018: In its biggest ever combat exercise, IAF carries out 11,000 successful sorties

The fundamental agenda of the exercise was to verify and validate the IAF’s war preparedness and strength for a two-front war with China and Pakistan. The exercise was successfully carried by synergising combat exercises a

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Modi-Xi Jinping informal meet in China: What lies ahead for India at Wuhan?

The meeting of Prime Minister Modi and President Xi Jinping will seek to address a number of issues varying from trade, economy, border stability, regional security and also terrorism. In the aftermath of the Doklam standoff,

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China flexes naval power; aircraft carrier Shandong to start sea trials soon; does India need to worry?

After displaying its mightly naval power, the Chinese are now likely to begin the sea trials of its fully indigenous aircraft carrier. Unlike the Liaoning, the first aircraft carrier which was a refurbished from Soviet cruise

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High-level engagements begin between India and China; PM Modi and President Xi to meet April 27th

The high-level visit by Swaraj and Sitharaman will not just cushion areas of common interest between India and China, but will also buttress the upcoming informal meeting between PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping. It

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Book Review: Sharpening The Arsenal: India’s Evolving Nuclear Deterrence Policy

The book is successful in raising critical issues concerning India’s nuclear future. Without putting one to boredom, the book comprehensively details out every important aspect that India needs to achieve in order to hone i

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Lack of funds trouble defence forces! Indian Army lists out weapon systems it can’t afford to buy

According to the Indian Army, the listed weapon systems are extremely expensive. The cost of one unit of T-90 battle tank is estimated to be around Rs 30 crore. Indian which already has around 40 smerch missile systems, is in

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Step forward for India’s defence preparedness: Delegation assess Ka-226T helicopter’s performance in Russia

The light utility Ka-226T copter features a coaxial main rotor system. It has a maximum take-off weight of 3.6 tons. It also has a transporting payload capacity of 1 ton. The Ka-226T can be attached to transport cabin, which

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Gaganshakti 2018: Nirmala Sitharaman witnesses IAF’s biggest combat exercise in Chabua

Gaganshakti 2018, is an all-encompassing, country-wide war training exercise that is being conducted by the Indian Air Force. The exercises began on April 8th and will end on April 22nd. The first phase was carried out in the

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Smart fences: Modi government’s new project to protect India’s borders with Bangladesh, Pakistan

Earlier the BSF personnel used reconnaissance boats in the riverine area to protect the border areas. Now, the governement have introduced CIBMS and smart fencing along Bangladesh border. Similar patches in Gujarat and Jammu

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Modi government eyes new national security strategy; NSA Doval to spearhead Defence Planning Committee

DPC would define national defence and security policy by undertaking security risk assessment. The institutional set up will also lay out the national military strategy, defence reviews, and an overall national security plan.

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Gaganshakti 2018: IAF’s biggest combat exercise in 3 decades sends big signal to Pakistan, China

The Gaganshakti 2018 aims to validate the IAF's war preparedness and strength for a two-front war with China and Pakistan. The exercise is conducting all terrain operations and by synergizing inputs from all three services.

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When Indian Navy welcomed China’s warships in Indian Ocean Region in a cheeky tweet!

The Chinese have always been interested in the Indian Ocean Region and it comes as no surprise that they were seen patrolling in the region. It was reported that the Chinese anti-piracy warship consists around 700 officers, o

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India-Sweden strengthen defence ties; Modi and Lofven promise to enhance security and defence cooperation

During his visit to Sweden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also participated in the first-ever India-Nordic Summit. The Nordic leaders pledged to deepen their cooperation with India and promised to partner with India in address

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Pakistan blocks Indian High Commissioner from meeting Sikh pilgrims

The Government of India has protested strongly and has raised concerns over Pakistan's behaviour. The MEA also called this act by Pakistan as nothing but inexplicable diplomatic discourtesy. It also pointed out that the incid

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PM Modi to visit Sweden, United Kingdom and Germany; Top focus on defence, trade and energy

Apart from holding the bilateral talks with the Nordic countries and signing of several bilateral agreements, PM Modi will also interact with top business leaders of both countries to chart out a roadmap of cooperation on tra

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Defence Expo 2018: Ashok Leyland bags Indian Army order for 10×10 vehicles to carry Smerch rockets

The Ashok Leyland HMV 10x10 is powered by an engine that has a power of 265 kW (360 hp) at 2200 rpm. It has a maximum speed of 90 km/hr. The fuel capacity of the tank is 350 litres and has a massive payload capacity of 32000

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