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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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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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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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'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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The Danger Signals from Pakistan

The Danger Signals from Pakistan

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Oct , 2010

More people were killed and more material damage was caused by the quake in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) and some parts of the North-West Frontier Province ( now called Khyber Pakhtunkwa ) in...

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The train in Tibet and the Clouds over Himalayas

The train in Tibet and the Clouds over Himalayas

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Oct , 2010

NEW China has no money problem. When Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited debt-laden Greece last week he promised to double trade in five years and buy Greek bonds when Athens returns to...

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