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India and South Korea Explore Nuclear & Space Cooperation

India and South Korea Explore Nuclear & Space Cooperation

By: Priya Tyagi | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

In the talks between the Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and his South Korean counterpart Yu Myung-hwan, India and South Korea have agreed to explore the possibilities for bilateral...

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Indian Navy Launches P 15A

Indian Navy Launches P 15A

By: Priya Tyagi | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

Hull of the third ship of the P15A Kolkatta-class destroyer was launched by Elizabeth Antony, wife of Defence Minister AK Antony at the Mazagaon Docks Ltd (MDL) in Mumbai on April 01, 2010 in...

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User Trial of Agni II

User Trial of Agni II

By: Priya Tyagi | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

The Indian Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully test fired from a rail mobile system the nuclear capable Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, the Agni II from Wheelers Island off the...

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Defence Research : India's Achilles Heel

Defence Research : India's Achilles Heel

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Vol 25.3 Jul-Sep 2010 | Date: 06 Oct , 2010

While India seems well set on the path of becoming an economic power house, this castle is being built on shifting sand. India remains vulnerable as ever to the rouge nations in our neighbourhood...

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Inter-Country Comparison of Nuclear Energy Policies

Inter-Country Comparison of Nuclear Energy Policies

By: CII | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Aug , 2010

Table showing comparison of nuclear liabilities between various countries:-

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Defence Procurement Update

Defence Procurement Update

By: Sumit Walia | Issue: Vol 24.3 Jul-Sep 2009 | Date: 04 Aug , 2009

Since the 1960s, the Indian Armed Forces have been the main source of sustenance fuel to the erstwhile USSR and later Russian weapons industry. Over 80 percent of our military hardware is of...

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Defence Industry Abroad

Defence Industry Abroad

By: Maj Gen Mrinal Suman | Issue: Vol 22.3 Jul-Sep 2007 | Date: 01 Sep , 2007

According to the US War Department, private sector is better equipped for defence industry because: Defence Production Division has been created in the Ministry of Defence Production to involve...

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Time to Unshackle our Shipyards

Time to Unshackle our Shipyards

By: Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd.) | Date: 26 Apr , 2007

When Rear Admiral Ganeshan spoke to me about a seminar on Warship Building a few weeks ago, I conveyed the Navy’s wholehearted approval and support because I am convinced that we must open the...

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FDI in Defence Industry

FDI in Defence Industry

By: Maj Gen Mrinal Suman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jan , 2007

The Government of India has been taking a number of steps to achieve the target of procuring 70 per cent of its defence requirements from indigenous sources by 2010. Despite its best efforts over...

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