Brahmos will breach mach 7 barrier in next decade, says official

Brahmos, the fastest cruise missile in the world co-developed by India and Russia, will be breaching the mach 7 barrier to become a 'hypersonic' system in the next decade, a top official said.

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Indian Navy’s IL-38 aircraft makes emergency landing near Moscow

An Indian Navy aircraft, which is in Russia for a mid-life upgradation, made an emergency landing at the Zhukovsky airfield outside Moscow after its chassis malfunctioned, Russian media reported today

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Good news for CRPF: Government allows Force to directly use SRE funds for works in Naxal areas, Kashmir

In order to better equip the CRPF for operations in LWE affected areas and in the Kashmir Valley, the government for the first-time has allowed the force to directly utilise Centrally-sponsored SRE

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First time! India, Pakistan to carry out military drills during multi-nation exercise in Russia; details here

In a first, arch rivals India and Pakistan will be part of a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia in September, which will also be joined by China and several other countries.

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Arunachal Pradesh border residents grapple with connectivity issues

At a time when the Union government is planning to set up seven advanced landing grounds in Arunachal Pradesh, besides upgrading the existing ones, people in this border state are still grappling with

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Kim Jong Un says North Korea to close nuclear test site in May, unify time zone: Moon Jae-in’s spokesman

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country's nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul's presidenti

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Mike Pompeo briefs Saudi Arabia, Israel on Donald Trump plans for Iran nuclear deal

Washington's new chief diplomat was to meet Saudi and Israeli leaders today to rally coordinated opposition to Tehran and brief them on President Donald Trump's threat to end the Iran nuclear deal.

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In a major milestone, Tejas carries out successful test firing of BVR missile

In a major milestone, indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has successfully fired an air-to-air beyond visual (BVR) range missile, demonstrating its overall capability as an effect

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To avoid Doklam-like situation, PM Modi, Xi Jinping agree to issue ‘strategic guidance’ to their militaries to build trust

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have decided to issue "strategic guidance" to their militaries to strengthen communications and to build trust and understanding, the top

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US to discuss keeping army on Korean Peninsula with allies, Pyongyang, says James Mattis

US Secretary of Defence James Mattis has said that Washington will discuss with allies and Pyongyang the need to retain American troops on the Korean Peninsula.

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US flies B-52 Stratofortress bombers over South China Sea on training mission

US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers flew over the South China Sea earlier this week on a training mission, according to the American military.

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Another boost for defence forces: Procurement of NAG missile and long-range guns cleared

The capital acquisition proposals were cleared at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

The Defence Ministry today approved military procurement worth Rs 3,687 crore which included acquiring anti-tank guided missile NAG for the Army and long-range guns for the Navy.

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity for America to find more common ground with India

India is probably the one nation where the US has a "once-in-a-generation" opportunity to find more common ground but both the countries have to get an understanding of each other's interests, Defence

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India hands over helicopter, tanks to Bangladesh as 1971 memorabilia

The memorabilia included 25 weapons like pistol, rifles, machine guns and mortars alongside a large number of the artefact, historical photographs, archival audio and video clipping, maps and battle r


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-

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 aircr

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Dr Sudhir Mishra, BrahMos Aerospace MD, conferred with Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Madras

The award was conferred on April 26, during the 59th Institution Day – Founding of IIT Madras celebration. The award was given away by Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director of IIT Madras.


US air force says trains in vicinity of South China Sea

U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers have carried out training in the vicinity of the South China Sea and the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, the Air Force said on Friday, in what a Chinese newspaper link

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China’s military hopes PM Narendra Modi’s meet with Xi Jinping will stabilise ties

Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping are due to hold a two-day informal summit from tomorrow.

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With multi-role fighters and strike aircraft, China ramping up air power in Tibet bordering India

In an address at a think-tank, the Air Chief Marshal, while talking about requirement of his force, said it needs 42 squadrons of fighter jets to carry out "full spectrum of operations in all continge

At present, the IAF has only 31 squadrons of fighters. At the same time, he, however, said the IAF has the ability to fight a "short" and "swift" war whenever required.

China commissions new nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile into army

China today said it has commissioned a new nuclear- capable intermediate-range ballistic missile that can carry out precision strikes against land- and sea-based targets into the People's Liberation A

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Show of force: China sends fighter jets, bombers around Taiwan

China flew bombers and fighter jets around Taiwan today, officials said, in a new show of force that the defence ministry said was directed at "independence forces" on the self-ruled island.

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Jawan and civilian injured after militants open fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district

Two persons were injured in firing by militants on a security forces check point in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.

American lawmakers say US should not sanction India over defence deal with Russia

Top American lawmakers and experts have warned that imposition of sanctions on India under a newly-enacted law if it buys the S-400 air defence missile system from Russia could be disastrous for the I

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Indo-US ties saw ups and downs but never lost ‘stable trajectory’, says VK Singh

The Indo-US ties may have witnessed a few ups and downs but the two countries have maintained a "stable trajectory" in their relationship through the years, Minister of State for External Affairs V K

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Israel will hit Tehran if Iran attacks Tel Aviv, says minister

Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defence minister said in remarks published on Thursday, as the arch-foes faced off over Syria.

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French President Emmanuel Macron to push Donald Trump on Iran nuclear deal, says there is no ‘Plan B’

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing there's no "Plan B.''

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