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The normalization of relations between India and Israel: II

The normalization of relations between India and Israel: II

By: Moshe Yegar |Issue: Book Excerpt: Rising India | Date: 16 November 2010

The First Signs of Change As has been pointed out already, in December 1991 India was among the countries that voted in favor of the annulment of the U.N. resolution, which equated Zionism with...

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Airbus CEO and OCCAR Programme Manager join parachutists in jump from A400M

Airbus CEO and OCCAR Programme Manager join parachutists in jump from A400M

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 November 2010

A ten-man team of parachutists who jumped from the new Airbus Military A400M airlifter yesterday included Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders, and the A400M Programme Manager at the OCCAR...

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Role of China as Pakistan's nuclear and missile patron

Role of China as Pakistan's nuclear and missile patron

By: Dr Monika Chansoria |Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 15 November 2010

As fighting intensifies in the Swat Valley and other tribal regions in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province, the worsening security situation in the Af–Pak region coupled with the seeming...

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ULFA's niche war

ULFA's niche war

By: Col Rajinder Singh |Issue: Vol 24.1 Jan-Mar 2009 | Date: 15 November 2010

Mr Hiteshwar Saikia told me: “These ULFA boys do not understand that they can not achieve their aim. They can only create hardships for the people of Assam. Where will they get such a large...

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Rheinmetall Defence on course for sustainable growth

Rheinmetall Defence on course for sustainable growth

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 November 2010

At Rheinmetall Defence, the first nine months of the fiscal year were strongly marked by increasing internationalization and the targeted expansion of operations, for example through the joint...

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Honeywell T-Hawk: Hover and Stare capability provides real-time surveillance

Honeywell T-Hawk: Hover and Stare capability provides real-time surveillance

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 November 2010

Honeywell announced that its T-Hawk Micro Air Vehicle, the only fielded unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with hover and stare surveillance capability, has recorded its 10,000th flight since...

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Boeing SkyTerra 1 Satellite Sends 1st Signals from Space

Boeing SkyTerra 1 Satellite Sends 1st Signals from Space

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 November 2010

Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from LightSquared’s SkyTerra 1 following the satellite’s launch at 12:29 p.m. Eastern time on Nov. 14 on an International Launch Services Proton...

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Elbit Systems' EEMTraining System Inaugurated by Israeli Home Front Command

Elbit Systems' EEMTraining System Inaugurated by Israeli Home Front Command

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 November 2010

The Israeli Home Front Command (HFC) recently inaugurated Elbit Systems’ Emergency Events Management Training System (the System) by holding its first large scale exercise. The System is...

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The normalization of relations between India and Israel : I

The normalization of relations between India and Israel : I

By: Moshe Yegar |Issue: Book Excerpt: Rising India | Date: 14 November 2010

India gained independence in 1947, and Israel followed within several months – in May 1948. But official diplomatic relations between the two countries were established only in January 1992....

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Maoists : Enemies of India

Maoists : Enemies of India

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 November 2010

The anti-national character of the Maoists was quite evident during the Independence Day celebration and in the run-up to it. In Bengal, they burnt the National Flag. In Bihar, they gave a call...

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Radical Islam : Terror is the tool

Radical Islam : Terror is the tool

By: Anand K Verma |Issue: Vol. 23.4 Oct-Dec 2008 | Date: 13 November 2010

Time has arrived for the unspoken to be spoken i.e. Radical Islam is at war with India. The objectives of the war are to destroy India as a nation, with a composite culture and multi-ethnic...

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Wen to combine visit to Pakistan with visit to India?

Wen to combine visit to Pakistan with visit to India?

By: B Raman |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 November 2010

Pakistani agency journalists accompanying President Asif Ali Zardari on his present visit to Guangzhou in China to attend the inaugural function of the 16th Asian Games, have reported that...

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China : Is it enough to just watch?

China : Is it enough to just watch?

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 November 2010

Foreign Minister SM Krishna says he is ‘watchful on China projects near border’. According to newspapers’ reports: “India asserted that it keeps a ‘constant watch’ on all developments having a...

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MBDA's new Mine Clearing System for mobility support mission

MBDA's new Mine Clearing System for mobility support mission

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 November 2010

The mine clearing system, SOUVIM 2, has been developed by MBDA for mobility support missions. These missions are served by carrying out the rapid opening of long stretches of mined routes at the...

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Technologies and National Security

Technologies and National Security

By: Gp Capt Ajey Lele (Retd.) |Issue: Vol 24.1 Jan-Mar 2009 | Date: 11 November 2010

The world has witnessed two significant events during last three decades which has changed the contours of global strategic thought. The first being the end of the Cold War and second is the...

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Pakistan: dialogue process will end only in frustration

Pakistan: dialogue process will end only in frustration

By: Anand K Verma |Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 11 November 2010

A continuous pressure emanates from a segment of the Indian elite for maintaining a dialogue process with Pakistan, directly or indirectly, for a solution to Indo–Pak problems. No doubt...

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Obama's visit : US, India & China

Obama's visit : US, India & China

By: B Raman |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 November 2010

On his way to China in November,2009, President Barack Obama had made his first halt in Japan to underline the importance attached by him to the USA’s relations with Japan, with which it has a...

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Boeing Opens New P-8 Production Facility in Seattle

Boeing Opens New P-8 Production Facility in Seattle

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 November 2010

Boeing celebrated the opening of a new P-8 aircraft production facility near Boeing Field in Seattle. The refurbished factory gives Boeing and its P-8 teammates the space they need to install...

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India's quest for Anti-Ballistic Missile Defence

India's quest for Anti-Ballistic Missile Defence

By: Air Marshal AK Trikha |Issue: Vol 23.1 Jan-Mar 2008 | Date: 10 November 2010

indian scientists launched an indigenously developed solid fuel rocket called the Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor from Wheeler island to destroy a Prithvi target missile launched earlier...

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Nuclear capability of India and China

Nuclear capability of India and China

By: Col R Hariharan |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 November 2010

A comparison of nuclear capability of India and China cannot be made in isolation. It has to be derived in the backdrop of their strategic vision, global ambitions and political and social ethos...

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