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As China is reportedly building more aircraft carriers and its first group of amphibious assault ships, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy might eventually need its own F-35B-like short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter jet to . . .

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Indian and Pakistan troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday, defence sources said.

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Just a few weeks ago, a truly historic election — 600 million Indians voted in the largest exercise of the franchise in history. And they gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi a huge mandate.

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Holding the high ground has always connoted a position of advantage or superiority in the military. Sixty years after the first satellite was launched, space is becoming the new military high ground that countries want to seize and dominate.

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Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan have been commended by the world body and local communities for their vital help in repairing roads and providing solar lamps to a hospital.

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The Bureau of the Political-Military Affairs (PM) of the US Department of State on June 4 issued a fact sheet titled "US Security Cooperation With India" stating that "India plays a vital role in the US vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific," and adding the US would advance its defense trade relationship and broader security partnership with the country.

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Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed and frontal groups like Jamat-ud-Dawah and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation, sources said.

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With Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), a premier DRDO lab making elaborate preparations for transfer of technology on advanced versions of heavy and light weight torpedoes, Visakhapatnam is poised to find a place in world map of underwater weapon production.

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The Indian Navy is benefitting from strategic logistics agreements signed by the NDA government with the US and France as its warships operating in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean Region are frequently getting fuel and other support for these countries' naval bases and warships in the area.

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Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert after Pakistan reportedly shared with India information regarding the threat of a possible attack in Pulwama district.

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Pakistan will receive $3.4 billion in budgetary support from the Asian Development Bank (ABD), the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, as the government seeks help to overcome a ballooning balance of payments crisis.

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Inching closer to its historic peak, India’s forex kitty increased by $1.68 billion to $423.55 billion for the week to June 7, RBI data showed on Friday.

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At the UN Pakistan called for increased global efforts to counter the growing intolerance against Muslims terming it a grave threat to global peace and security.

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A PML-N senator on Friday raised alarm over the proposed ‘cut’ in defence expenditure at a time when the country was facing internal and external threats.

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In a coordinated military operation conducted by the armies of India and Myanmar on their respective sides of the border, several camps of Northeast-based militant groups inside Myanmar territory were destroyed, and fleeing militants apprehended by Indian security forces.

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The four youths who were held on Friday while trying to cross over the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Baramulla have been handed over to their respective families.

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India has finalised the plan to acquire 30 weaponised Sea Guardian (or Predator-B) drones in yet another proposed mega defence deal with the US, even as New Delhi remains steadfast about going ahead with its deal inked for the Russian S-400 Triumf missile systems despite mounting pressure from the Trump administration.

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Chinese-owned company has been manufacturing key circuit boards for top secret next generation F-35 fighter jets flown by the U.K. and U.S., broadcaster Sky News reported Friday.

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