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Network Centricity comes to fore in Exercise Sudarshan Shakti

Network Centricity comes to fore in Exercise Sudarshan Shakti

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Nov , 2011

Exercise Sudarshan Shakti, a joint exercise of Southern Army and South Western Air Command has entered its crucial phase.  The training was progressively structured to build on from the smallest...

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Avoidable Unpleasantness in India-China Relations

Avoidable Unpleasantness in India-China Relations

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Nov , 2011

Avoidable unpleasantness has recently crept into India-China relations over issues which should not have been over-dramatised by China thereby injecting a certain distrust into the relations...

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New Country Director of Thales India

New Country Director of Thales India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Nov , 2011

Mr. Eric LENSEIGNE has taken over as the Country Director & Managing Director of Thales India Pvt. Ltd. He will be based in New Delhi. Eric holds Master’s Degrees in Electronic & Signal...

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Pakistan's Emergence as the Epicentre of Terrorism

Pakistan's Emergence as the Epicentre of Terrorism

By: Anand K Verma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

The idea of Pakistan survives on the premise of enmity towards India. This premise came into existence well before Pakistan became a reality. Some in Pakistan believe that the country started...

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Alleged Memo from Zardari to Admiral Mullen

Alleged Memo from Zardari to Admiral Mullen

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

Briefing for Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff During the past 72 hours since a meeting was held between the president, the prime minister and the chief of army staff, there has...

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Boeing, Lion Air Announce Historic Commitment for up to 380 737s

Boeing, Lion Air Announce Historic Commitment for up to 380 737s

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

Airline to order 201 737 MAXs and 29 Next-Generation 737-900ERs worth $21.7 billion When finalized, order will be the largest ever for Boeing Deal to include purchase rights for an additional...

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IAF's inaugural flight of AN-32 lands at Vijayanagar

IAF's inaugural flight of AN-32 lands at Vijayanagar

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

Hon’ble Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, General (Retd) JJ Singh accompanied by Air Marshal S Varthaman, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command inaugurated the Advance Landing Ground...

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Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G engine as one of the 50 Best Inventions...

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G engine as one of the 50 Best Inventions...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

TIME Magazine has named Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1000G engine as one of “The 50 Best Inventions of 2011,” describing it as “the most important development in aviation in 2011.” Pratt &...

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Gowind offshore patrol vessel L'Adroit leaves Lorient for Toulon

Gowind offshore patrol vessel L'Adroit leaves Lorient for Toulon

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

Eighteen months after construction began, the Gowind offshore patrol vessel L’Adroit, an innovative maritime safety and security platform, has left DCNS’s Lorient shipyard, where it was built,...

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Boeing and Northrop Grumman on Final Proposal Submission of Competitive...

Boeing and Northrop Grumman on Final Proposal Submission of Competitive...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation today submitted their final proposal for future work on the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the United States’ ballistic...

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Lockheed Martin completes assembly of the first international F-35 for the...

Lockheed Martin completes assembly of the first international F-35 for the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Nov , 2011

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence will use the short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) jet, known as BK-1, for training and operational tests. BK-1 will undergo functional fuel system...

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Police killed Ishrat Jahan in Cold Blood

Police killed Ishrat Jahan in Cold Blood

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Nov , 2011

A three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Rajiv Ranjan Verma, a senior officer of the Bihar IPS cadre, has concluded that Ishrat Jahan, a 19-year-old girl from Maharashtra, and...

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India's New Found Confidence

India's New Found Confidence

By: Air Marshal RS Bedi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Nov , 2011

A couple of land mark events have taken place during the last few months; India asserting its rights to explore oil in South China Sea by entering into a contract with the Vietnamese government...

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Three Years After 26/11 New Delhi unable to control terror

Three Years After 26/11 New Delhi unable to control terror

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Nov , 2011

The 26/11 terrorist strikes led to five important decisions by the Government of India— to decentralise the deployment of the National Security Guards (NSG) by setting up regional hubs,...

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Rheinmetall and ADS GmbH demonstrate ADS force protection technology

Rheinmetall and ADS GmbH demonstrate ADS force protection technology

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2011

Rocket-propelled grenades, antitank guided missiles and explosively formed projectiles (a particularly pernicious type of IED) all pose a severe threat to troops deployed in modern conflict and...

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Boeing and Singapore Airlines finalize order for eight 777-300ERs

Boeing and Singapore Airlines finalize order for eight 777-300ERs

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2011

Boeing and Singapore Airlines announced an order for eight additional 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes. The orders were previously recorded on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website,...

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Sikorsky meets accelerated BLACK HAWK Helicopter deliveries for Sweden

Sikorsky meets accelerated BLACK HAWK Helicopter deliveries for Sweden

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2011

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. today delivered to the U.S. Army the fourth of 15 UH-60M BLACK HAWK aircraft for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material...

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Tawazun Precision Industries prepares to enter the MBDA Global Supply Chain

Tawazun Precision Industries prepares to enter the MBDA Global Supply Chain

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2011

Tawazun Precision Industries (TPI), a Tawazun Holding subsidiary specialised in the manufacture of metallic components for Aerospace/ Aviation, Defence, and Oil & Gas industries, has entered...

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Boeing becomes full member of Danish Advanced Manufacturing & Research Centre

Boeing becomes full member of Danish Advanced Manufacturing & Research Centre

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2011

The Boeing Company has expanded its partnership with the Danish Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre (DAMRC), becoming a full participating member. Boeing’s membership offers the DAMRC...

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Mexico takes delivery of its first Airbus Military

Mexico takes delivery of its first Airbus Military

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Nov , 2011

The Mexican Navy has taken delivery of the first of four CN235 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) ordered from Airbus Military through a contract with EADS North America under the Mérida Initiative,...

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