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Is Copy-Cat of Mumbai 26/11 Possible in Indonesia?

Is Copy-Cat of Mumbai 26/11 Possible in Indonesia?

By: B Raman |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 November 2010

Is a copy-cat act of terrorism similar to the 26/11 terrorist strikes in Mumbai possible in Indonesia? That is a question that needs examination following the disclosures made by the Indonesian...

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60 military aircrafts crash in last three financial years

60 military aircrafts crash in last three financial years

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 November 2010

As many as 60 military aircrafts including fighter jets and helicopters have crashed in the last three financial years. The Defence Minister A K Antony told Lok Sabha that 48 persons including...

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Lockheed Martin F-35 begins flying Block 1 Software

Lockheed Martin F-35 begins flying Block 1 Software

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 November 2010

The fundamental building block for all future avionics software on the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has entered flight testing on an F-35 test jet. “Block 1,” the first of...

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Honeywell enhances passenger comfort and productivity in Boeing Business Jets

Honeywell enhances passenger comfort and productivity in Boeing Business Jets

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 November 2010

Honeywell announced that its Ovation Select Cabin Management System has been selected for installation in two different Boeing Business Jets, providing customers with superior in-flight...

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SELEX Galileo unveils the Mirach 100/X after the successful completion of...

SELEX Galileo unveils the Mirach 100/X after the successful completion of...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 November 2010

An intensive research and development programme that included project, modelling, simulation and test activities has borne fruit in the form of the Mirach 100/X Aerial Target, unveiled today by...

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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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