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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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Arudhra Medium Power Radar inducted in the IAF

Arudhra Medium Power Radar inducted in the IAF

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jun , 2011

Air Chief Marshal PV Naik, Chief of the Air Staff today inducted the first Medium Power Radar (MPR), named  Arudhra by the IAF at Air Force Station Naliya in Gujrat. At Naliya, an airbase which...

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China's Inner Mongolia: A Jasmine Revolution with a Difference

China's Inner Mongolia: A Jasmine Revolution with a Difference

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jun , 2011

China’s Inner Mongolia, where Mongolians are in a minority of only 20 per cent of the total population of 23 million, has been going through a Jasmine type Revolution with a difference since May...

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Strong presentation of the German Aerospace Industries' Association at the...

Strong presentation of the German Aerospace Industries' Association at the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jun , 2011

Achieving a total turnover of 24.7 billion Euros and employing a direct labor force of around 95,400 in 2010, German aerospace industry does not only represent a national key industry. Moreover,...

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Indra will exhibit at Paris Air Show Embarked systems on latest-generation...

Indra will exhibit at Paris Air Show Embarked systems on latest-generation...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jun , 2011

Indra will attend le Bourget Paris Air Show, the main event of the aeronautics sector in Europe, to be held from the 20 to the 26 of June. The company will exhibit its electronic defence and...

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MTC Industries and Research to Exhibit at the Paris Air Show 2011

MTC Industries and Research to Exhibit at the Paris Air Show 2011

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

MTC a leading supplier of electro-mechanical products and services to Aerospace, Defense, UAV and Civilian Industries will make its debut appearance at the Paris Air Show in June 2011. MTC will...

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Medium Power Radar Arudhra to be inducted in the IAF

Medium Power Radar Arudhra to be inducted in the IAF

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

Towards enhancing its Air Defence capabilities, the IAF would be inducting the first Medium Power Radar on 03 Jun 2011.In the background of the South Western Air Command’s Commanders’...

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US-Pak Counter-Terrorism Cooperation: The Ritual & the Reality

US-Pak Counter-Terrorism Cooperation: The Ritual & the Reality

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2011

Secret commitments by both the political and military leaderships to co-operate with the US in counter-terrorism, ritual denial of such commitments in public statements, dragging the feet in the...

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Saab 2000 MPA for Indian Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance

Saab 2000 MPA for Indian Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2011

The Saab 2000 multi-role Maritime Patrol Aircraft equipped with the fifth generation AESA and RBS-15 Anti-Ship missiles is being offered to the Indian Navy to meet the growing challenges in...

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Headley's Testimony: Points for action by India

Headley's Testimony: Points for action by India

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 May , 2011

The detailed testimony of David Coleman Headley of the Chicago cell of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) in the case against Tahawuur Hussain Rana and some others being tried in absentia before a Chicago...

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Pakistan's China pavilion after the USA's 'Package of Tangible Inducements'

Pakistan's China pavilion after the USA's 'Package of Tangible Inducements'

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2011

Why does Islamabad, Washington’s best ally, so often give sleepless nights to US officials? One can argue that it is a question of reciprocity. The latest one: the Americans made fools of the...

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German Armed Forces procure protected Mercedes-Benz Actros Heavy Recovery...

German Armed Forces procure protected Mercedes-Benz Actros Heavy Recovery...

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

Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks in Germany has signed a contract with the German Armed Forces for delivery of protected Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use by the German troops in...

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How to ward off threats to Pak nuclear arsenal?

How to ward off threats to Pak nuclear arsenal?

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

The daring commando style raid into a Pakistani naval base at Karachi on May 22 by terrorists of the Pakistani Taliban has highlighted once again the poor state of physical security at sensitive...

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BATCIS & General Dynamics receives commendation from Chief of Defence...

BATCIS & General Dynamics receives commendation from Chief of Defence...

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

The Bowman and Tactical Communications and Information Systems (BATCIS) Experimentation, Research and Operational Support Team, including team members from General Dynamics UK, has received a...

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First Lockheed Martin Advanced Block 50 F-16 unveiled for Turkish Air Force

First Lockheed Martin Advanced Block 50 F-16 unveiled for Turkish Air Force

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

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and Lockheed Martin unveiled the first of 30 new Turkish-built F-16s in ceremonies today at TAI’s facility near Ankara. Turkish officials at the event...

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The AS350 B3 Helicopter Proves its High-Altitude Performance

The AS350 B3 Helicopter Proves its High-Altitude Performance

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

The AStar family of helicopters has become the platform of choice for a variety of missions throughout the world. From law enforcement to utility and from tour to air medical and Search and...

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China: All the way with Pakistan

China: All the way with Pakistan

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

 China has gone all the way with Pakistan in the difficult situation being faced by Pakistan in the aftermath of the Abbottabad raid by some US naval commandos on May 2, which led to the death...

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