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PLA conducts first air ground live ammunition drill in Tibet

PLA conducts first air ground live ammunition drill in Tibet

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Oct , 2010

Citing the People’s Liberation Army Daily, the “People’s Daily” of China controlled by the Communist Party of China reported as follows on October 26,2010: “Near the foot of the snowcapped...

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Trajectory to regional and global power

Trajectory to regional and global power

By: Anand K Verma | Issue: Vol 24.3 Jul-Sep 2009 | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

Many observers have commented that the 21st century belongs to India (and China). Since economics is increasingly becoming the currency of power, this statement acknowledges the changing balance...

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KMW’s DINGO for a safe recovery

KMW’s DINGO for a safe recovery

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

The multitudinous and extremely variable DINGO 2 family from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has welcomed a new arrival. The company presented the armoured DINGO 2 recovery vehicle at the EUROSATORY...

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SESM Modern Powerpacks for T-72 and T-90

SESM Modern Powerpacks for T-72 and T-90

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

Until today, the T-72 remains one of the most popular MBTs worldwide. Introduced in the 70s with a remarkably compact design, various modifications and upgrade programs (protection, night...

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Elbit Systems Awarded Contract for Night Targeting System Upgrade for AH-1W...

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract for Night Targeting System Upgrade for AH-1W...

By: IDR News Network | Date: 26 Oct , 2010

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded a $45.5 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite...

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Eurofighter committed to deepening strategic partnership with India

Eurofighter committed to deepening strategic partnership with India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Oct , 2010

Eurofighter, its partner companies and the four nation members of the European consortium Germany, UK, Italy and Spain, are fully committed to deepening the strategic partnership with India....

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Dangerous Islamisation of Kashmir

Dangerous Islamisation of Kashmir

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has just returned from Kashmir. He appealed for peace and requested the “separatists” to return to the negotiating table. He held a series of conferences with...

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Unpredictable China: are we prepared?

Unpredictable China: are we prepared?

By: Col Narender Kumar | Issue: Vol 25.2 Apr-Jun 2010 | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

The rise of China’s military power and its reach and capabilities has surprised the world. China has moved beyond the doctrine of “local wars under conditions of high tech environment” to...

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Why Pak Army reacted strongly to copter strike in Kurram?

Why Pak Army reacted strongly to copter strike in Kurram?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

“The US, while targeting the Haqqanis, is pursuing the ‘hammer and anvil approach’. Alongside the spike in the drone attacks, US Special Forces have launched an intense operation against the...

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India Goes Airborne : C130J Super Hercules for India

India Goes Airborne : C130J Super Hercules for India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

The first three of the six C130J Super Hercules aircraft for India have taken the final positions on Lockheed Martin’s assembly line in Marietta, Georgia. Equipped with Infra-red Detection Set...

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EADS to Focus on India

EADS to Focus on India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

As per EADS Chief Executive (Defence & Security) Stefan Zoller, European aerospace consortium, Eurofighter, is set to transfer some development work of its fourth generation Eurofighter Typhoon...

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Will Pakistan’s queer diplomacy work?

Will Pakistan’s queer diplomacy work?

By: Dr Uddipan Mukherjee, PhD | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Oct , 2010

It shall not be an overstatement that India is at the focal point of Pakistan’s foreign policy. And it shall remain so unless the chassis of theocratic-jihadi complex which propels the...

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Need to act swiftly and decisively on J&K

Need to act swiftly and decisively on J&K

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Oct , 2010

The situation in Jammu & Kashmir is going from bad to worse. The widespread acts of violence on the Eid day and the outburst on September 13, 2010, in the wake of baseless rumours of insult to...

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AgustaWestland awarded contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command

AgustaWestland awarded contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Oct , 2010

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce today that it has been awarded a contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to provide six AW139 helicopters for their...

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Myanmar going Nuclear

Myanmar going Nuclear

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

There has been an unmistakable spurt in the development and acquisition of nuclear weapon capabilities by the Military Junta regime in Myanmar. Given the level of progress in this regard, it is...

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Agenda for Obama’s  Visit : Counter – Terrorism

Agenda for Obama’s Visit : Counter – Terrorism

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Indo-US co-operation in counter-terrorism has the following components: Assistance in capacity building in traditional counter-terrorism: Started in the early 1980s during the administration of...

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Eurocopter inaugurates its new Eurocopter India subsidiary

Eurocopter inaugurates its new Eurocopter India subsidiary

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Eurocopter today inaugurated its new Indian subsidiary, which has been given the goals of expanding the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer’s commercial presence in this highly-promising...

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BEL Manufactured Equipment for Boeing P-8I

BEL Manufactured Equipment for Boeing P-8I

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Boeing received the first Indian manufactured item the Data Link II a month ahead of schedule, to be installed during the final assembly of the P-8I at its facility in Renton, Washington. Data...

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France pitches for India to join military operations overseas

France pitches for India to join military operations overseas

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Vol 25.4 Oct-Dec 2010 | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

“I earnestly hope that the modernisation of India’s Mirage 2000 fleet will be executed by Dassault, Thales and MBDA.” Mr. Hervé Morin was born on 17 August 1961 in Pont-Audemer, Eure...

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Future Trends in Aviation

Future Trends in Aviation

By: Air Marshal BK Pandey | Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

Birth and Growth of Aviation Since the Wright Brothers took their first hesitant hop just over a century ago, aeronautical science has advanced at a phenomenal pace seemingly defying all limits of...

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