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Wikileaks: The Chinese Shiver

Wikileaks: The Chinese Shiver

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Dec , 2010

The Chinese authorities have told their people of the tsunami of documents of the US Government being flooded into the public domain by WikiLeaks. They are surprised that the US Government has...

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Private Industry to Have its Share in Tactical Communication System: Raksha...

Private Industry to Have its Share in Tactical Communication System: Raksha...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Dec , 2010

“One of the most prestigious communications project conceived by the Corps (of Signals), the Tactical Communication System (TCS) is well on the way,” said Raksha Rajya Mantri, Shri MM Pallam...

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French Forces in Indian Ocean

French Forces in Indian Ocean

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Dec , 2010

Today, only two foreign navies maintain a permanent presence in the Indian Ocean i.e. the United States Navy and the French Navy. Bharat Verma interviewed Rear Admiral Jacques Launay, Joint...

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Indian Navy to sanitize Eastern Arabian Sea

Indian Navy to sanitize Eastern Arabian Sea

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Dec , 2010

A multi ship force of the Indian Navy has been tasked to undertake a comprehensive search in the Eastern parts of the Arabian Sea to locate and disable probable pirate (mother) vessels and...

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Wikileaks: Intelligence of Interest to India

Wikileaks: Intelligence of Interest to India

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2010

Wikileaks has claimed to have received from its source 251,287 documents, which are mainly diplomatic cables of a classification lower than “Top Secret” exchanged between the US State Department...

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Super Hornets for Royal Australian Air Force

Super Hornets for Royal Australian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2010

Six new Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets arrived at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Amberley on July 06, expanding the RAAF’s fleet of Super Hornets to 11. The first five had arrived in March...

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Boeing in USAF Tanker Deal

Boeing in USAF Tanker Deal

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2010

Boeing claims that its offer for the USAF tanker program, based on its 767, would satisfy all 372 mandatory USAF requirements. The Company said its offering would be more cost-effective to own...

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Advanced Air Defence Missile Test-fired

Advanced Air Defence Missile Test-fired

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2010

India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed single-stage, interceptor Advanced Air Defence (AAD) missile, destroying a ‘hostile’ ballistic missile fired from the Integrated Test...

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Hovercraft for Indian Coast Guard

Hovercraft for Indian Coast Guard

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2010

With 12 more hovercraft likely to be inducted in the Coast Guard in the next three years, the agency’s eastern region is likely to purchase two such craft at a cost of Rs 8 crore each and base...

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Wikileaks: Implications of Leakage of US Diplomatic Cables

Wikileaks: Implications of Leakage of US Diplomatic Cables

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Nov , 2010

The leakage by WikiLeaks of over 200,000 diplomatic cables exchanged between the US State Department and its diplomatic missions abroad could have serious implications for US diplomacy and for...

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India test fires nuclear capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-I

India test fires nuclear capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-I

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

India test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I strategic ballistic missile on 25-Nov, with a range of 700 kilometers off the Orissa coast. The missile was launched as part of the Army’s user trial...

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Mumbai 26/11: Take Pakistan ISI to court

Mumbai 26/11: Take Pakistan ISI to court

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Nov , 2010

Since the Madrid conference on “Democracy & Terrorism” held in March 2005, to which I was invited,I have been repeatedly writing and speaking on the need for victim activism in India in order...

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Limitations of Russia-India-China triangle

Limitations of Russia-India-China triangle

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China (RIC) on Nov 15 held their 10th trilateral at the Chinese city Wuhan to discuss a host of regional and international issues like counter-terrorism,...

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Continuing North Korean threat to regional peace & stability

Continuing North Korean threat to regional peace & stability

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

The continuing North Korean threat to regional peace and stability has again been demonstrated by its surprise  artillery attack on the Yeonpyeong island under South Korean control on November...

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Boeing offers new Surveillance Detection System

Boeing offers new Surveillance Detection System

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

The Boeing Company announced that it has begun offering a Surveillance Detection System (SDS) capable of near real-time, 360-degree detection of optical threats. The system identifies when...

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IAF to develop airbase in northern region

IAF to develop airbase in northern region

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

The Indian Air Force’s Western Air Command (WAC) decided to develop its airbase and landing ground infrastructure in the entire northern region, particular in Jammu and Kashmir. On the last day...

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1st National Electronic Warfare workshop in Bangalore

1st National Electronic Warfare workshop in Bangalore

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

Modern day war cannot be won without Electronic warfare system and hence India is developing its own state of the art Electronic warfare system by 2013. Dr.Prahlada, Chief Controller, R and D of...

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Private sector's involvement must to promote indigenisation

Private sector's involvement must to promote indigenisation

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

Admiral Nirmal Verma, Chief of the Naval Staff, Integrated HQ of MoD (Navy), while delivering the inaugural address during the NAVARMS 2010: Emerging Trends & Opportunities in Naval Armaments,...

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Saab receives FMV Gripen order for Thailand

Saab receives FMV Gripen order for Thailand

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from FMV (Swedish Defence Material Administration) for six Gripen aircraft intended for the Royal Thai Air Force. The order is worth...

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Eurosam achieves Europe's first ever intercept of a tactical ballistic missile

Eurosam achieves Europe's first ever intercept of a tactical ballistic missile

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

Within the framework of the FSAF development programme whose goal is to provide the SAMP/T system with an anti-tactical ballistic missile defence capability, EUROSAM carried out a system firing...

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