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Inverted Rifle & Helmet, symbol of fallen soldiers of 1971 war, shifted from...

Inverted Rifle & Helmet, symbol of fallen soldiers of 1971 war, shifted from...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 May , 2022

Armed Forces on 27-May-2022 in a ceremony shifted the Inverted Rifle and the Helmet from India Gate, which was the symbol of Fallen Soldiers of 1971 War, to Param Yodha Sthal at National War...

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Defending Taiwan – Biden’s Pledge or Gaffe?

Defending Taiwan – Biden’s Pledge or Gaffe?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 May , 2022

Concluding his first Asia tour, US President Joe Biden created a furious debate in global circles by telling reporters in Tokyo that the US would defend Taiwan in the event of an invasion....

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Boeing Starts New A-10 Wing Deliveries to U.S. Air Force

Boeing Starts New A-10 Wing Deliveries to U.S. Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2022

Boeing, in partnership with Korean Aerospace Industries and other key suppliers, has delivered the first new wing set for the A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet to the U.S. Air Force. The wing set arrived...

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Putin sacks top Generals for failure to capture Kharkiv and other Ukraine...

Putin sacks top Generals for failure to capture Kharkiv and other Ukraine...

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2022

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has sacked a top General who failed to capture the Ukraine’s key city of Kharkiv whom he blames for botching his war in Ukraine. Lieutenant General Serhiy...

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Trentar Group to launch homegrown UAV products at the Bharat Drone Mahotsav...

Trentar Group to launch homegrown UAV products at the Bharat Drone Mahotsav...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 May , 2022

The Trentar Group, a Group Company of Dorf Ketal, is participating in the Bharat Drone Mahotsav – 2022, an initiative by the Drone Federation of India and Ministry of Civil Aviation. The group...

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Pakistan: Islamabad versus Rawalpindi

Pakistan: Islamabad versus Rawalpindi

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 May , 2022

  Things don’t seem to be going too well for Pakistan. While the country’s financial condition continues to worsen with each passing day, with former Prime Minister Imran Khan declaring...

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Tour of Duty and the Mess Surrounding It

Tour of Duty and the Mess Surrounding It

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 May , 2022

According to an article by Mr Dinaker Peri carried in The Hindu on May 21 2022, driven by the stale argument of a compulsion to reduce the costs of salaries and pensions of the Defense Forces...

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Soft Kill Air Defence Weapon Systems: The Better Alternative?

Soft Kill Air Defence Weapon Systems: The Better Alternative?

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 23 May , 2022

In recent times, drone and ballistic missile attacks have increasingly been in the news with one of the most targeted countries being Saudi Arabia which has had to defend itself against weekly...

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SKM Technologies opens its state of the art 70,000 sft new facility at...

SKM Technologies opens its state of the art 70,000 sft new facility at...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 May , 2022

  Private industry can access government test systems and facilities for strengthening Indian defence industries: Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Chairman DRDO SKM Technologies Pvt Ltd, industry partner of...

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Boeing Starliner En Route to International Space Station

Boeing Starliner En Route to International Space Station

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 May , 2022

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after successfully performing the planned orbital insertion burn 31 minutes into flight. The spacecraft is...

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Anjum Accelerates Proxy War on India

Anjum Accelerates Proxy War on India

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 May , 2022

It is not unusual for Pakistan to draw attention away from the turmoil within by stoking fires in India. Imran Khan is blaming America for his removal and is calling for fresh elections. The...

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DSIT signed an MOU with the Al Fattan Group for Supply Advanced Underwater...

DSIT signed an MOU with the Al Fattan Group for Supply Advanced Underwater...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

The sonar systems, which Al Fattan will provide to local customers, will be used to protect sensitive facilities and strategic assets in the UAE DSIT, a leading developer of cutting-edge maritime...

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Indigenisation of defence items with the Industry in full swing

Indigenisation of defence items with the Industry in full swing

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

In continuous pursuit to achieve self-reliance in defence manufacturing and minimise imports under ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence has...

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Rosoboronexport to showcase upgraded Russian military helicopters at...

Rosoboronexport to showcase upgraded Russian military helicopters at...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) will showcase new and upgraded versions of Russian helicopters at the 15th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition (HeliRussia 2022),...

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Laser weapons against drones

Laser weapons against drones

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

Rheinmetall has successfully tested the technology demonstrator version of a laser weapon built on behalf of the German Bundeswehr. The first trials with the laser testbed were conducted at...

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Concurrent launch of two indigenous frontline warships – INS Surat & INS...

Concurrent launch of two indigenous frontline warships – INS Surat & INS...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

  Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy – ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ - at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai on May 17, 2022. ‘Surat’ is...

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Airbus Selected Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM and EW Systems to Additional...

Airbus Selected Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM and EW Systems to Additional...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

Elbit Systems was selected by Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus) to provide J-MUSIC™ DIRCM (Direct Infrared Countermeasures) including the Company’s Infra-Red-based Passive Airborne Warning...

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RAFAEL Unveils the AEROSPIKE Missile at SOFIC 2022

RAFAEL Unveils the AEROSPIKE Missile at SOFIC 2022

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

As part of the 2022 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveils AEROSPIKE, a new advanced air-to-surface Stand-Off Precision Guided Missile...

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Pakistan Army: Twice ‘Bitten’ by TTP, Yet Not Shy!

Pakistan Army: Twice ‘Bitten’ by TTP, Yet Not Shy!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 May , 2022

For years, Pakistan army’s media wing Inter Services Public Relation [ISPR] had been claiming that it was the unholy nexus between New Delhi and previous regimes in Kabul which was solely...

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Lessons from the 1962 Sino-Indian War in Ladakh

Lessons from the 1962 Sino-Indian War in Ladakh

By: Brig Amar Cheema | Issue: Book Excerpts: The Crimson Chinar | Date: 14 May , 2022

This is the third and concluding part of the Sino-Indian war, and although, it covers the wider canvas of the war, it focuses on Ladakh. The previous parts of the extracts from the book: The...

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