Indian Defence News

BEIJING: Chinese president Xi Jinping is believed to have reshuffled the top positions in the People's Liberation Army promoting three generals known to be close to him, according to reports emerging on Monday.
New Delhi: Amidst the standoff in Chumar area of Ladakh, India on Monday decided to withdraw clearances for Chinese editors who were scheduled to arrive here this week for a media exchange with Indian journalists.
In recent years, IN has inducted a range of new ISR platforms including the Boeing P-8I Neptune and a host of UAVs besides upgrading older reconnaissance assets with new electronics to considerably augment its inventory of network capable platforms.
Bangalore: The Mars orbiter liquid engine test firing which was crucial in determining the fate of Mars Orbiter mission has been successful, as confirmed by ISRO.
With the mood in Delhi and Washington in harmony, India and the US can develop a genuinely strategic alliance, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared ahead of his first summit meeting with US President Barack Obama next week.
NEW DELHI: Indian Army is keeping its 15 battalions as well as "reserve units" in eastern Ladakh on "high alert" to counter the People's Liberation Army in the ongoing shadow-boxing taking place in the high-altitude region to strengthen claims to disputed areas.
The homemade Arjun Mk-2 tank has suffered a major setback, with a critical Israeli anti-tank missile to be fitted on it failing to meet the army’s requirements.
Napoleon once said, “God fights on the side with the best artillery.” There is little doubt that the Indian Army’s artillery is in urgent need of modernization. That much was clear after the Kargil War, where artillery played a decisive factor.
NEW DELHI: France has asked India for early finalisation of the long-pending Rs 30,000-crore project for joint production of short-range surface-to-air missile (SR-SAM) systems.
International Defence News

THIS AWE-inspiring sight is Royal Navy frigate HMS Argyll leading a nuclear-powered US Navy super-carrier off the Eastern Seaboard. The Devonport-based Type 23 frigate joined up with the US battle group shortly after taking part in the 200th birthday celebrations of the US National Anthem in Baltimore.
Saudi Arabia purchased DF-21 ballistic missiles from China to defend Mecca and Medina, said Dr. Anwar Eshqi, a retired major general and advisor to the joint military council of Saudi Arabia, during a press conference.
China is developing a new stealth bomber called the H-20 to firm up the PLA strategic bomber force, said Bill Sweetman, a military journalist and Richard D. Fisher, an expert in Chinese military development.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has indications other countries are willing to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, its U.N. ambassador said on Sunday, predicting "we will not do the air strikes alone."
While the plan to keep new, unmanned Global Hawks over the aging manned U-2 has support among top Defense Department officials, the top combat general in the US Air Force says it is not the best military solution.
MOSCOW, September 20. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian Defence Ministry on Saturday flatly denied the Ukrainian military chief’s allegations about the use of tactical nuclear weapons at Lugansk’s airport in eastern Ukraine.
Defence Videos

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