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Japan has been asked to approve reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel in India as part of negotiations to conclude a nuclear power agreement between the two nations.
 
 
 
The founders of our Constitution gave us the freedom of speech, but they possibly didn’t realise that there would be something called a Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) of the IAF that would be so set upon by some armchair critics as to blur the fine line between free speech and misinformation.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: Supersonic cruise missile manufacturer BrahMos Aerospace on Friday said it is hopeful that a pact to develop a sleeker and faster 'mini' version of the missile will be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India in December this year.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: Arun Jaitley was only supposed to be India's defence minister for a short while. After all, as finance minister, he's in charge of one of the government's key tasks — reviving the economy. But it's now two months since the Narendra Modi government was sworn in and there's little sign of someone else being appointed to handle the ministry.
 
 
 
KUTCH (GUJ): A Jaguar combat aircraft of Indian Air Force today crashed near Bibber village in this district while on a routine sortie from Bhuj air base but the pilot ejected safely.
 
 
 
From the drawing board to the review room: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), who were in talks to co-develop a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar late last year. Now, the talks have converted into a project, with Nasa even having cleared Isro's instrument design.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: With India planning a larger fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, which can prowl underwater for several months at a time and let loose their nuclear-tipped missiles as and when required, the Navy has acquired a new advanced facility to communicate with the silent predators.
 
 
 
BEIJING: For the first time, the Chinese military on Thursday acknowledged last year's incursion at the Depsang valley in Ladakh region and said such incidents occurred due to different perception about the line of actual control.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: Outgoing Army chief General Bikram Singh on Thursday said that India has given a befitting reply to Pakistan after the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control (LoC) even as he did not rule out the possibility of skirmishes on the western front in future.
 
 
International Defence News


 
Russia’s decision to go ahead with the sale of Mi-35 attack helicopters to Pakistan, even in the face of official Indian concerns, is being seen by some quarters as evidence of a “major” regional re-alignment in the wake of the American drawdown in Afghanistan.
 
 
 
MOSCOW — Russia has launched fresh war games involving S-300 surface-to-air missiles on its southern flank as Ukraine demanded that Moscow explain separate three-day drills close to the border.
 
 
 
WASHINGTON — While lawmakers routinely question the US Navy about aircraft carriers, submarines, cruisers and other warships, it’s rare that the lowly combat logistics force comes into the congressional viewfinder.
 
 
 
WASHINGTON — The US Congress will leave town for five weeks without providing hundreds of millions of dollars requested by Israel to replenish its Iron Dome interceptor missiles.
 
 
 
BRUSSELS — The European Union’s embargo on the import and export of arms and related material with Russia, which covers all items on the EU’s common military list, will come into force Friday.
 
 
 
Relations between Russia and the U.S. would almost certainly be described as chilly at the moment, but are they cold — as in Cold War?
 
 
Defence Videos


 
A short video of INS Vikramaditya made by the INDIAN Navy. The aircraft carrier has ushered in an era of hi-technology and some serious military power projection for the Indian Navy. Thanks to : Raj Vardhan
 
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IAF 2014 New Dassault Rafale Fighter Jets - A deal worth $20bn between India and France. With full Transfer of Technology, this fighter plane will soon join the Indian Air Force.
 
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