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India and Aung San Suu Kyi : Quo Vadis?

India and Aung San Suu Kyi : Quo Vadis?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

In her speeches, statements and interviews since her release from house arrest by the military Junta , Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar pro-democracy leader, has already given some indication of her...

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KMW Training & Simulation selected by the Norwegian Armed Forces for LEOPARD 2

KMW Training & Simulation selected by the Norwegian Armed Forces for LEOPARD 2

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Nov , 2010

German KMW Training & Simulation has been selected by the Norwegian Armed Forces to deliver the BATSIM® Classroom for the main battle tank LEOPARD 2. The BATSIM® Classroom provides state of the...

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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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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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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 Nov , 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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Rheinmetall Defence on course for sustainable growth

Rheinmetall Defence on course for sustainable growth

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Nov , 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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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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Maoists: Enemies of India

Maoists: Enemies of India

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Nov , 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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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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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 Nov , 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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Obama's visit : US, India & China

Obama's visit : US, India & China

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Nov , 2010

On his way to China in November,2009, President Barack Obama had made his first halt in Japan to underline the importance attached by him to the USA’s relations with Japan, with which it has a...

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Boeing Opens New P-8 Production Facility in Seattle

Boeing Opens New P-8 Production Facility in Seattle

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Nov , 2010

Boeing celebrated the opening of a new P-8 aircraft production facility near Boeing Field in Seattle. The refurbished factory gives Boeing and its P-8 teammates the space they need to install...

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Nuclear capability of India and China

Nuclear capability of India and China

By: Col R Hariharan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Nov , 2010

A comparison of nuclear capability of India and China cannot be made in isolation. It has to be derived in the backdrop of their strategic vision, global ambitions and political and social ethos...

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Obama's Visit : Focus on Pakistan

Obama's Visit : Focus on Pakistan

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Nov , 2010

During the entire three-day visit of President Barack Obama to India from November 6 to 8, 2010, the Indian public focus remained disproportionately on what he had to say on Pakistan’s continued...

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