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CHENNAI: Tebma Shipyards today said its indigenously built dredger is ready to be inducted in the Indian Navy. According to the company, this is the Indian Navy's 'first Dredger'.
 
 
 
India and China are keen to allow military officers on either side to attend courses at specialised military training academies in each other’s country — a move that will be keenly watched by Islamabad, Tokyo, Washington and even Moscow.
 
 
 
Washington: Calling India a ‘critical ally’, two influential US senators have asked the new Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to place a special emphasis on deepening the US-India defence relationship.
 
 
 
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Saturday successfully launched India’s fourth navigation satellite. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), in its twenty-ninth flight (PSLV-C27), carried IRNSS-1D. This is the first launch after A S Kiran Kumar took over as chairman of Isro.
 
 
 
With the Prime minister heading to France, Germany and Canada next month, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by defence minister Manohar Parrikar cleared projects close to Rs 8,341 crore on Saturday.
 
 
 
Pointing out that China's rise will impact the globe and the region including India, National Security Adviser Ajit Kumar Doval has suggested that the change in the world order should be internationally approved and indicated that building military bases by China in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) will be detrimental to peace in the area.
 
 
 
WASHINGTON: America welcomes India's constructive leadership on global challenges and supports its aspiration to become a leading power, a top US diplomat said.
 
 
 
Defence cooperation, particularly under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, will be high on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda in France and Germany during his European sojourn beginning on April 9.
 
 
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the final call on whether to invite Japan for the top-notch Malabar exercise between India and the US to be held in the Bay of Bengal later this year, which is likely to witness the participation of American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
 
 
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Air Force test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile from California for the second time this week.
 
 
 
Lithuanian parliament unanimously approved on Thursday the treaty establishing joint military brigade with Poland and Ukraine (LITPOLUKRBRIG), according to the press office of the Seimas, the Lithuanian parliament. LITPOLUKRBRIG is a great opportunity to Ukrainian armed forces to achieve NATO standards.
 
 
 
The US Army still considers the manned scout helicopter to be an essential component of its force structure, despite retiring its current fleet and cancelling its Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) procurement programme.
 
 
 
The UK is to deploy a pair of Raytheon Sentinel R.1 Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) surveillance aircraft to the Middle East to bolster its support of the international mission against the Islamic State in Iraq.
 
 
 
The famed Pentagon research arm that gave the world the Internet and the miniaturized GPS receivers used in consumer devices said on Thursday one of its key goals now is to ensure U.S. troops do not get left behind as technologies advance at a lightning pace.
 
 
 
This week, Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force commissioned the JS Izumo (DDH-183), a helicopter destroyer, in a ceremony at the JMSDF Yokosuka naval base in Yokohama.
 
 
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