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Thrust into the action during the 1999 Kargil War, the Pinaka rocket system quickly proved its worth for the Indian Army with its precision and devastating strikes, neutralising enemies sitting on mountain tops.

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With the fourth largest air force in the world, India's armed aviators have been a long-standing obsession for the country. Even Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took to the skies earlier this morning to become the country's first Defence Minister to fly HAL's single-engine, multirole light fighter aircraft - the Tejas.

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When the British colonial rulers partitioned India before granting independence to the jewel in the crown, the two newly created countries began on a fresh note.

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A new anti-ship missile designed by Norway’s Kongsberg, the Naval Strike Missile is touted by the company as the world’s first “5th generation anti-ship missile.”

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India successfully tested two Pinaka guided extended range rockets on Monday, which demonstrated high accuracy in eliminating targets miles away. IANS reported that the test-fires were carried out off the coast of Balasore in Odisha and both missiles hit their respective targets at 90km range.

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With its National Defense Strategy released earlier this year, the US detailed its shift from small-scale operations like counterinsurgency and toward a potential fight with a rival like Russia or China.

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The President of India is the highest official in a country and he is also called the first citizen of the country. The President is also the supreme commander of all the three armed forces, -- the Army, Air Force, and Navy.

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One of the soldiers of 44 RR (Rashtriya Rifles) - identified as rifleman Aurangzeb - has now been abducted while he was on the way home to Poonch for Eid.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Wuhan, capital of the central Chinese province of Hubei, 27-28 April for an “informal” summit with president Xi Jinping is unusual for several reasons.

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Two out of the Indian Navy's six Talwar-class guided missile frigates, INS Teg and INS Trikand, will be making a friendly port call at the UAE.

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India's first home minister and also the first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel died today 67 years ago, at the age of 75. Known as the "Iron Man" of India, Patel was instrumental in uniting the country through merger of small princely states.

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With India's growing status as a global power, comes the need for its military to demonstrate its presence far and wide. For such missions, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has acquired 10 strategic airlifts Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asserted that during his stint as the defence minister he had always tried to ensure minimum lives were lost at the border.

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What will the balance of ground combat power look like in 2030, presumably after the Wars on Terror and the Wars of Russian Reconsolidation (more to come on this idea below) shake out?

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