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The Indian subcontinent is home to three of the largest armies on Earth. Not only are the armies of India, Pakistan and China both larger in personnel than the U.S. Army, but they have stood at alert facing one another since the dissolution of the British Indian Army in 1947.

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he Indian Army is learnt to have been targeting the Pakistan Army with state-of-the-art sniper rifles along the Line-of-Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The sniper rifle fire is being directed towards Pakistani posts involved in violating the ceasefire agreement, sources told India Today TV.

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The United States military wants to build the most powerful cannon ever created, a “super gun” that can fire an explosive shell more than 1,100 miles.

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Defence Ministry on Wednesday cleared a major project for the Indian Army for the acquisition of 10 lakh 'Made in India' multi-mode hand grenades, sources said.

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In the aftermath of the growing international pressure on Pakistan to rein in Islamist groups active on its soil, China has decided to come in support of its 'all-weather ally'. As per a report, China will sell long-range technically-advanced drones 'Rainbow' to Pakistan.

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Four Mi-25 gunship helicopters promised by India to Afghanistan in July last year are likely to be delivered this June, diplomatic sources told ThePrint.

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After ordering 72,400 assault rifles from the US under the fast track procedure (FTP), the army is now looking to take the same route to equip its soldiers with 16,000 new light machine guns (LMGs), two officials familiar with the matter said on the condition of anonymity.

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India on Wednesday signalled that it will boycott China's second Belt and Road Forum for a second time, saying no country can participate in an initiative that ignores its core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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Indian Air Force fighter bases are facing serious issues related to shortage of hangars and blast pens for the soon-to-arrive Rafale and Sukhoi fighter jets.

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India is developing its maiden deep-sea port in Indonesia's Sabang close to Andaman and Nicobar Islands making its maiden foray in the southeast Asian amid China’s slew of connectivity plans for ASEAN under BRI.

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The Air Force has asked the government to urgently purchase fresh ammunition for its fighters amid continuing tensions after Pakistan brought all its F16s upfront on the Indian border and moved terror camps out of IAF reach to the far west in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

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Almost two weeks after the IAF air strike on Balakot training camps of Jaish-e-Mohammad, Pakistan has decided to increase the deployment of a new squadron of F-16 fighter plane across the border areas with India.

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Adding to the 13 types of defence armaments being produced at the Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli (OFT), the facility situated in the city outskirts near Gundoor will be producing SRCG (Stabilized Remote Control Gun System) from the ensuing financial year.

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China on Tuesday indicated that it won't recognise the successor of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama if found in India.

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In a major boost to the firepower of Special Forces of Indian Army, sources said that the government has decided to buy assault rifles, ammunition, parachutes and several other specialised equipments from the US.

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To keep up the pressure on Pakistan, India has now decided to lobby for its ‘technical evaluation’ by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-terror finance watchdog.

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China on Tuesday denied that its projects under the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are leaving Pakistan in a debt trap and announced plans to extend the projects to various parts of the country.

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In one of the rare occasions, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday awarded Shaurya Chakra to 16-year-old Irfan Ramzan Sheikh for fighting militants who attacked his residence in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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