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Growing Chinese concern over internal turmoil

Growing Chinese concern over internal turmoil

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

The authorities of the Chinese Ministry of Public Security, who are responsible for internal intelligence, internal security and law and order, seem to be increasingly concerned over the...

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US may fret & and fume but its options are limited with Pakistan

US may fret & and fume but its options are limited with Pakistan

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

The “New York Times” (June 15,2011) has claimed that the Pakistani authorities have detained a Major and four other Pakistani nationals during the course of their in-house enquiry into the...

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China's Guantanamo Bay!

China's Guantanamo Bay!

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

 All right-thinking persons of the world have spoken for a decade against the military detention centre set up by the US in the Guantanamo Bay area of Cuba for detaining and interrogating all Al...

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The case against Rana

The case against Rana

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

US District Judge Harry D Leinenweberwas reported to have ruled at Chicago on June 9,2011, that TahawurHussainRana, of the Chicago cell of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET), was guilty of supporting the...

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Somali Piracy: New Delhi groping in the dark

Somali Piracy: New Delhi groping in the dark

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

We are still groping in the dark in matters relating to action against the Somali pirates, who are more and more active despite all the preventive patrolling, more and more venturesome coming...

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Post-Abbottabad Pak sulking has had no impact on Obama

Post-Abbottabad Pak sulking has had no impact on Obama

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

Pakistan’s post-Abbottabad sulking and partly-real, partly-manufactured anti-US anger have had no impact on President Barack Obama’s counter-sanctuary emphasis in his counter-terrorism...

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Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries' Talks

Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries' Talks

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

Mrs. Nirupama Rao, India’s Foreign Secretary, and her Pakistani counterpart Mr. Salman Bashir are to meet at Islamabad on June 23 and 24, 2011. The meeting is expected to review the results of...

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Chinese restraint has its limits, Vietnam cautioned

Chinese restraint has its limits, Vietnam cautioned

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

Through articles in the Chinese Communist Party controlled media that appeared on June 20 and 21, 2011, the Chinese authorities have clearly warned of the likely consequences of what they see as...

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Upcoming at Paris Air Show: New Fiber to the Screen Solution

Upcoming at Paris Air Show: New Fiber to the Screen Solution

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2011

TE Connectivity (TE) introduces the new Fiber To The Screen (FTTS) fiber-optic backbone and interconnect scheme for in-flight entertainment systems. This new system allows the most efficient...

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Military Airbus C295 with AEW&C Rotodome completes maiden flight

Military Airbus C295 with AEW&C Rotodome completes maiden flight

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2011

The first Airbus Military C295 development aircraft fitted with an Airbone Early Warning sand Command (AEW&C) rotodome has successfully completed its first flight on 7th June 2011 at Airbus...

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Upgraded AN-32 RE Aircaft inducted into IAF

Upgraded AN-32 RE Aircaft inducted into IAF

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2011

Four of the first batch of five AN-32 tactical transport aircraft that recently underwent ‘total technical life extension’ (TTLE), overhaul and re-equipment at Ukraine were inducted into the...

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 Balochistan: Greater Realism in China and Iran

Balochistan: Greater Realism in China and Iran

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jun , 2011

Independently of each other, China and Iran seem to be developing doubts in their mind about the ability of the Pakistani Armed Forces to restore normalcy in Balochistan and put down the Baloch...

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental and Freighter to Debut at Paris Air Show

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental and Freighter to Debut at Paris Air Show

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

Boeing’s two new 747-8 airplane models – the Intercontinental passenger version and the Freighter version – will make their international debuts at the Paris Air Show, joining the innovative 787...

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Controp is launching M-STAMP - a breakthrough option for SUAVs at Paris Air...

Controp is launching M-STAMP - a breakthrough option for SUAVs at Paris Air...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

CONTROP has added a new product which was recently developed and has already being procured: the new M-STAMP – a multi sensor payload for small UAVs! Due to the fact that SUAV manufacturers are...

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DCNS presents latest underwater innovations at UDT Europe 2011

DCNS presents latest underwater innovations at UDT Europe 2011

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

The 2011 edition of the annual UDT Europe show – a leading forum for the international undersea defence community – will be held in London, UK, from 7 to 9 June. DCNS specialists will present...

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DCNS India signed an indigenization contract under the Scorpene submarines...

DCNS India signed an indigenization contract under the Scorpene submarines...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

The Contract was signed between Flash Forge India Pvt. Ltd., based in Visakhapatnam, and DCNS India Pvt. Ltd. The production by the shipyard Mazagon Dock Ltd. (MDL) of six SSK Scorpene...

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US welcomes news of historic sale of ten C-17 Aircraft to India

US welcomes news of historic sale of ten C-17 Aircraft to India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jun , 2011

The United States Government welcomed the media reports of the sale of ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The acquisition will significantly boost the Indian...

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IAF Develops Accident Probability Factor Calculator

IAF Develops Accident Probability Factor Calculator

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Jun , 2011

Flight Safety or Aerospace Safety is an ongoing concern for all organisations involved in aviation. In recent times, significant progress has been made in the field of flight safety in terms of...

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Terrorists on the run after killing of Ilyas Kashmiri?

Terrorists on the run after killing of Ilyas Kashmiri?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jun , 2011

The USA’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has not allowed the death of Osama bin Laden in a raid by US naval commandos at his hide-out at Abbottabad on May 2,2011,to slow down its hunt for...

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The Dangers of Robotic Militarization

The Dangers of Robotic Militarization

By: Tejas Patel | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jun , 2011

As India prepares to induct more unmanned aircraft systems (UAS – with defensive and offensive capabilities) to neutralize future threats from Pakistan and China, a new report from Britain’s...

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