Defence

US, USSR pioneers of Anti-Satellite Weapons technology

On Wednesday, India shot down one of its satellites in space on Wednesday with an anti-satellite missile to demonstrate this complex capability, PM Modi announced, making it only the fourth country to

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Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise AFINDEX: India’s outreach to Africa, to counter China

With China deepening its presence in the African continent, Indian Army and 17 African nations had the inaugural edition of Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19), aimed at synergizin

Mission Shakti: India set to make massive gains in spatial war deterrence

This successful space mission has made India the fourth country to acquire such a specialised and modern capability, till now held only with the three members of UN Security Council – viz US, Russia

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Mission Shakti in Pics and video: India shoots down live satellite becoming 4th nation to achieve rare feet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation after the achievement, said India established itself as a global space power after the success Mission Shakti'.

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A great achievement for India, will act as deterrence: DRDO Chief on anti-satellite missile test

Reddy, who oversaw the top secret operation, said the government accorded clearance to the project around two years back with an aim to deter threats to the country's space assets.

Anti-Satellite technology will be deterrent in event of space war: Experts

The former Air Force officer and other experts said India has possessed the anti-missile technology for several years but needed the political go-ahead to actually test it in live conditions.

Pakistan says it’s against militarisation of outer space

In New Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that India has no intention of entering into an arms race in outer space.

China reacts guardedly to India’s ASAT missile test; hopes nations will uphold peace in space

Mission Shakti, which was led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, was aimed at strengthening India's overall security, he said in his address that comes a fortnight before the start

India, Sri Lanka hold joint military drill to boost counter-terror cooperation

The 'Mitra Shakti - VI' annual exercise is designed to bolster military relations further between the armies of India and Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka Army said.

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Ex-ISRO chairman’s damning revelation: Why India did not carry A-SAT missile tests in 2007

Asked if India could have demonstrated the anti-satellite missile capability in 2007 itself, Nair said "certainly", but it could not be done due to absence of "political decision" to go ahead with it

Mission Shakti: How India’s destruction of live satellite with ASAT missile sends a big message to China, Pak

According to renowned defence and strategic affairs expert Brahma Chellaney, India's successful "kill" with ASAT is significant and crucial to India's defence as it will act as a deterrant against ene

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Mission Shakti: All you want to know about India’s first successful ASAT test

India today successfully conducted Mission Shakti! In a massive boost to India’s deterrence to its enemy, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday morning successfully t

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What is Mission Shakti? Key facts about ASAT-Anti Satellite Missile that India tested today

Mission Shakti was undertaken to develop highly-potent Anti-satellite weapons (ASAT). With ASAT, India has sent a big message to Pakistan and China.

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India US defense cooperation is expanding rapidly: Top State Department official

He said as part of that "effort exchanges, reciprocal visits between American and Indian defense officials, they are increasing at an unprecedented pace."

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Pakistan PM says India gripped with war hysteria, something may happen before India polls

Khan also said he fears further military hostilities with India in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections.

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Not happy with Pakistan’s progress on anti-terror funding norms: Finance monitor

Described as FATF Style Regional Bodies (FSRBs), APG covers 41 jurisdictions, including India and Pakistan.

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Pakistan violates ceasefire again! Shelling and firing along LoC in Rajouri

The official said cross-border firing was underway when last reports came in and there was no report of any casualty on the Indian side.

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Indian Army to get first ‘Make in India’ M777 Howitzer gun by year-end; it’s a big boost!

Indian Army to get 'Make in India' M777 Howitzer guns soon! By the end of the fourth quarter of 2019, a new M777 Howitzer gun, assembled, integrated and tested at the Mahindra Defence facility will be

Indian Army to get first 'Make in India' M777 Howitzer gun by year-end

Why India should focus on cyber security with increased digitisation

Maharashtra government initiated a Rs 1000 crore project in the state. Under this multi-crore project, the concerned authorities have been building cyber labs and cyber police stations in each distric

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China destroys 30,000 ‘incorrect’ world maps for not mentioning Arunachal and Taiwan as part of its territory

The two countries have so far held 21 rounds of talks to resolve the border dispute covering 3,488-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC).

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Pakistan national held by BSF along Gujarat International Border, second in a month

This is the second instance in March of the BSF nabbing a Pakistani national while trying to enter India.

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Imran Khan says Indo-Pak relations to remain tense till Lok Sabha elections in India

Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after the February 14 attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama.

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US successfully tests anti-intercontinental ballistic missile system! Why it’s significant news

The first of the interceptors, located more than 6,500 kilometers from the simulated ICBM's launchpad, aimed for the test target's re-entry vehicle, while the second aimed for remaining debris, the st

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Another milestone for HAL: Completes target of making 16 indigenous LCA Tejas

The Tejas is not 100 per cent indigenous as it is not cost effective and needs huge infrastructure. The main structure and sub-systems of the aircraft are indigenised and the remaining parts are impor

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India’s Tejas vs China-Pakistan’s JF-17! Malaysia to pick one for its Air Force

LCA Tejas has been manufactured indigenously at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

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Breaking! Indian Navy may finalise $2 billion MH60R Seahawk multirole naval helicopters deal later this year

Highly placed sources have indicated to Financial Express Online that, a Letter of Agreement (LOA) is expected next month from the US Government.

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Pakistan military says no F16 used to shoot down Indian aircraft

A day after Pakistan's attempt to retaliate the Indian Air Force's air strikes at a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp in Balakot, the Indian armed forces displayed parts of an AIM-120 AMRAAM (Advanced Medi

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