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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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Transformation of The Chinese Military

Transformation of The Chinese Military

By: Alexandre Sheldon-Duplaix | Issue: Vol 21.1 Jan-Mar 2006 | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

China’s fifth white paper, published in December 2004, outlines the objectives of a military policy focused on Taiwan1. Weaponry and equipment are identified as “the crucial material and...

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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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Combating 'Red Terror'

Combating 'Red Terror'

By: Col Rajinder Singh | Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

The Indian ‘Red Brigade’ is the Indian brand of Taliban. It assumes different aliases, the current favourite being ‘Maoists’. In the modern context, they stand for ‘insurgency,...

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DCNS wins EU funding for maritime safety R&D

DCNS wins EU funding for maritime safety R&D

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

Improved maritime surveillance is a major challenge for European Union member states. In support of research in this important area, the European Commission has selected the I2C project led by...

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India and France share common objectives in Indian Ocean and Afghanistan

India and France share common objectives in Indian Ocean and Afghanistan

By: Admiral Edouard Guillaud | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

Admiral Edouard Guillaud, Chief of Defence Staff, France in a press conference at New Delhi said that his first assessment is that the world is currently undergoing a tremendous change, at a fast...

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Facing the Dragon : is India prepared?

Facing the Dragon : is India prepared?

By: Maj Gen Dhruv C Katoch | Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 18 Oct , 2010

The contours of India’s relationship with China have been tumultuous over the last six decades. From periods of great bonhomie in the mid fifties – the ‘Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai’ years to...

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Defence Procurements : Time for Radical Reforms

Defence Procurements : Time for Radical Reforms

By: Maj Gen Mrinal Suman | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 18 Oct , 2010

Defence Procurement Procedure – 2008 (DPP-2008) came into effect on 01 September 2008 and is due for biennial review in Sep 2010, under the aegis of the Defence Procurement Board. DPP has...

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'Mission Action 2010' Commencing

'Mission Action 2010' Commencing

By: PLA Daily | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Oct , 2010

Exercise participating troops of Beijing MAC unfolds three-dimensional transportation (Source: PLA Daily) 2010-10-15 Since October 12, a group army of the Beijing Military Area Command (MAC) of...

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Headley's Case : Indian Distrust of FBI will increase International Terrorism

Headley's Case : Indian Distrust of FBI will increase International Terrorism

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Oct , 2010

More disclosures relating to David Coleman Headley of the Chicago cell of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) embarrassing to the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have been brought out in two...

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Chinese Attitude to US : Trust - Distrust Syndrome

Chinese Attitude to US : Trust - Distrust Syndrome

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Oct , 2010

President Barack Obama has made another overture of likely strategic significance to China, which could be a new landmark in moves to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two...

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Rheinmetall and Timoney's Advanced Chassis Technology for all-terrain vehicles

Rheinmetall and Timoney's Advanced Chassis Technology for all-terrain vehicles

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

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RRMV) of Munich has entered a farreaching agreement with Timoney Technology Ltd. of Gibbstown, Ireland, to cooperate in the military logistic and tactical...

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INS Kalpeni Commissioned into the Indian Navy

INS Kalpeni Commissioned into the Indian Navy

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

The Latest Fast Attack Craft of the Indian Navy, INS Kalpeni was commissioned into the Indian Navy today by Hon’ble Mr Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Chief Justice, High Court of Kerala at Naval...

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The African Talibans

The African Talibans

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Oct , 2010

The visit to India of Mr. Jean-David Levitte, the ‘sherpa’ of President Sarkozy, during the second week of October was hardly noticed. Monsieur Levitte is a very powerful man. In France, each...

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Indian defence private industry should move from fringes to mainstream: Air...

Indian defence private industry should move from fringes to mainstream: Air...

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

“Indian private industry should move from fringes to mainstream,” observes Air Chief Marshall, PV Naik, Chief of Air Staff while speaking at the brochure release ceremony of the 5th...

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Politics at the Cost of India's Security

Politics at the Cost of India's Security

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Oct , 2010

The indifference and lack of understanding amongst the country’s political leadership on matters relating to national security has been a part of our national culture. Several reasons could be...

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