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Air Marshal Jagdish Chandra takes over as AOC-in-C, Maintenance Command, IAF

Air Marshal Jagdish Chandra takes over as AOC-in-C, Maintenance Command, IAF

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Sep , 2011

Air Marshal Jagdish Chandra has taken over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of Maintenance Command at its Nagpur Headquarters today, i.e., on 01 Sep 11.             Air Mshl J...

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The Price of Security

The Price of Security

By: Lt Gen Vinay Shankar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Aug , 2011

The political and administrative elite of India has yet to assimilate a fundamental lesson in the management of the Country’s defense policy. Like in almost every other sphere the quality of...

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US and Indian scientists share cutting-edge forensic expertise

US and Indian scientists share cutting-edge forensic expertise

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Aug , 2011

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday, August 26, concluded a two-week seminar with 20 top Indian forensic scientists, with...

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Boeing and Delta Air Lines Announce Order for 100 Next-Generation 737-900ERs

Boeing and Delta Air Lines Announce Order for 100 Next-Generation 737-900ERs

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Aug , 2011

Boeing and Delta Air Lines announced an order for 100 Next-Generation 737-900ER (extended range) airplanes. The order, with a list–price value of more than $8.5 billion, is part of Delta’s fleet...

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Eurofighter Typhoon on QRA interception training with new Lufthansa A380

Eurofighter Typhoon on QRA interception training with new Lufthansa A380

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

After Vienna’s Mayor Dr. Häupl christened the new Lufthansa A380 “Wien” at the hub of Austrian Airlines, two Austrian Eurofighters conducted a QRA training interception of the new Airbus on its...

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Maoist terror, governance failures and the keyboard terrorist

Maoist terror, governance failures and the keyboard terrorist

By: Maj Gen Dhruv C Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Aug , 2011

The growth of Left Wing Extremism in India from an obscure village in the Naxalbari Block of West Bengal in 1967 to 235 districts across its length and breadth in 2011 does not bode well for the...

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Is China Changing?

Is China Changing?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Aug , 2011

Recent events in the port city of Dalian in north-east China where public protests forced the local Government to accept a demand for closing down a chemical plant following an accident and for...

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Afghan Taliban carries out a catastrophic strike against US Navy Seals

Afghan Taliban carries out a catastrophic strike against US Navy Seals

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2011

Seven officers of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the US and an officer of the Jordanian Intelligence related to the royal family of Jordan were killed in a suicide attack launched on...

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Joint venture between German HDW and French DCNS shipyard ruled out

Joint venture between German HDW and French DCNS shipyard ruled out

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2011

In response to persistent speculation about the formation of a joint venture by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and the French shipyards group DCNS or a merger of the two companies, ThyssenKrupp AG...

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Blasts in Pune

Blasts in Pune

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Aug , 2011

In the light of the four low-intensity blasts in Pune on August 1, 2012, there is a need for a co-ordinated revisit to reports being received from time to time since 2002 on the attraction of Pune...

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1965 War:True Story of 2/Lt Baljit Singh- III

1965 War:True Story of 2/Lt Baljit Singh- III

By: Colonel Baljit Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Aug , 2011

The incidents narrated ahead are based on the experience of 2nd Lieutenant Baljit Singh, 3rd Madras Infantry Battalion, 69th Infantry Brigade, who had participated in the legendary 1965 Indo-Pak...

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New Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne shares his vision

New Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne shares his vision

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Aug , 2011

Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, took over as the 23rd Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), from Air Chief Marshal PV Naik, who retires after 42 years of illustrious service, at Air Headquarters, Vayu...

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Thales and Dassault to upgrade IAF Mirage 2000 fleet

Thales and Dassault to upgrade IAF Mirage 2000 fleet

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jul , 2011

Thales and Dassault Aviation signed a contract for the upgrade of the Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000 fleet. Based on the integration of latest generation equipment and systems, the upgrade will...

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The Hina factor

The Hina factor

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jul , 2011

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna says that he is “satisfied” at the progress achieved during the India-Pakistan dialogue on July 27 at New Delhi. According to him, his talks with the...

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Boeing Vice President Dennis Swanson to Grow Defense Business in India

Boeing Vice President Dennis Swanson to Grow Defense Business in India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jul , 2011

Dennis Swanson to enhance customer focus and industry relationships, pursue new sales opportunities The Boeing Company announced that Dennis D. Swanson has been named International Business...

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Investigate the Indian Angle in Kashmir American Council

Investigate the Indian Angle in Kashmir American Council

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

There are two aspects to L’Affaire Fai, the case relating to the arrest earlier this week and the proposed prosecution of Ghulam Nabi Fai, the head of the Washington DC based Kashmiri American...

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Explosion in Oslo

Explosion in Oslo

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

According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, a large bomb blast has hit near government headquarters in the Norwegian capital Oslo, killing at least one person. The offices of Norwegian...

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Sikorsky Delivers 300th UH-60M BLACK HAWK Helicopter to U.S. Army

Sikorsky Delivers 300th UH-60M BLACK HAWK Helicopter to U.S. Army

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2011

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the 300th UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter to the U.S. Army. Sikorsky is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. “The war-fighter has...

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Boeing P-8A Poseidon Production Aircraft Completes 1st Flight

Boeing P-8A Poseidon Production Aircraft Completes 1st Flight

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2011

The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon production aircraft completed its first flight on July 7, taking off from Renton Field and landing three hours later at Boeing Field in Seattle. The P-8A is the...

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Maoists: Should India allow a PoK within the country?

Maoists: Should India allow a PoK within the country?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jul , 2011

The cynics and vested interests have been portraying Chhattisgarh as a remote, underdeveloped, violence ridden region, where tribal are exploited and live like primitive humans in sub-human...

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