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India Could Soon Become a ‘NATO Ally’as US Lawmakers Introduce a New Bill

A bipartisan group comprising half a dozen influential American lawmakers has reintroduced a key legislation in the House of Representatives which seeks to advance the US-India strategic relationship, a news report said Friday. If enacted, the legislation would ensure that the US State Department treat

This is Probably How Pakistan is Explaining That Its F-16 Fighter Jet Inventory Is Intact

This Article is Originally Taken From THE PRINT A recent article in Foreign Policy magazine has claimed that a US count under the end-user licence agreement has found that none of the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) F-16 fighter aircraft are missing. However, this is not

After India and Pakistan Dogfight, Questions Arise About Indian ‘Vintage’ Military

This Article is Taken From The New York Times  It was an inauspicious moment for a military the United States is banking on to help keep an expanding China in check. An Indian Air Force pilot found himself in a dogfight last week with a

Russia Puts Onus On US For Early Outer Space Rules After India’s Test

Russia while welcoming India’s right to Anti-Satellite Missile Test has put onus on USA on framing rules at the earliest to prevent weaponisation of outer space.  “We noted the test of anti-satellite weapons conducted by India on March 27, as a result of which an

India, US Inch Closer Towards New Pact To Deepen Defence Industry Cooperation

After concluding two foundational agreements to strengthen military cooperation in the past three years, India and the United States are inching closer to finalising a new pact to deepen defence industry collaboration, two officials said on condition of anonymity. The two sides announced their readiness

US Offers Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missiles Again to India: Sources

US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is ready to offer Javelin Anti-tank Guided Missiles through the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) between India and US, and `MAKE II’ set, say company officials. Speaking to Financial Express Online, Haley Donoho, International Business Development, Javelin said, “We

What US Sold to India in 10 Years, Russia Sold in Last 6 Months

With the signing of the lease agreement for an Akula-class nuclear-powered attack submarine worth over $3 billion, the value of defence deals between India and Russia made in the last six months has surpassed the value of defence deals struck between India and the US in the last one decade. Following last year’s annual

We Will Sink 2 Aircraft Carriers and Kill 10000 Sailors If The US Stands In Way Of China’s SCS Goals

A Chinese Admiral said recently that his country’s military is capable of sinking American aircraft carriers in the East and South China Seas. Rear Admiral Luo Yuan’s comments were made in a speech on Sino-U.S. relations which he gave on December 20, according to News

Facing Trump Attacks, Pakistan Military Seeks Peace With India

Pakistan’s military is making an unusually strong effort to mend ties with arch-rival India, as top generals worry about a deteriorating economy amid fractious relations with U.S. President Donald Trump. Current and former Pakistani military officials have told Bloomberg that both a slowing economy and

Chinook Helicopter Deliveries To Start In Feb

American defence major Boeing is expected to commence the delivery of CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter to the Indian Air Force in February next year, it is learnt. “The helicopters would be shipped to India in a partially disassembled state and would be off-loaded at Okhla

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman May Visit US, First After Indo-Russia S-400 Deal

Two months after India ignored US sanctions to announce the S-400 “Triumf” air-defence missile deal from Russia, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to visit the US in December, making it the first high-level visit since then.Sources confirmed to The Tribune that the Defence Minister

After Big S-400 Deal, Russia ‘Wins’ Indian Army VSHORADS Missile Contest

One of India’s most confounding, meandering and costly weapons contests — seen for months to be hanging by a thread — has finally reached a conclusion that is almost certain to be beset with controversy. A three-way battle to supply the Indian Army with hundreds of very

Why Trump Doesn’t Want To Lose ‘Friend’ India

US President Donald Trump’s waiver to India for the ongoing project in Chabahar port in Iran was a relief to New Delhi. Especially because this waiver comes in addition to the six-month relief from sanctions on the import of Iranian oil granted to seven other

How India’s Modi Chose Moscow’s S-400 Missiles, Defied Trump and Spurned Israel

Vladimir Putin knows how to pack a punch. The combatant Russian president, an avid judoka, applies the martial art’s two principles to diplomacy. One: move rapidly. Two: use the weight and strength of the opponent to your advantage rather than combating them directly. In a

BrahMos Spy Case : Why India Must Not Ignore America’s Role In It As well

As the investigations into the BrahMos spy cases continues, the police are ascertaining if the main accused, Nishant Agrawal had leaked sensitive data relating to the supersonic missile. Under the scanner is his computer which is suspected to have sensitive data relating to the missile.

Lockheed Martin, Tata To Hold Suppliers’ Meet In India To Create F-16 Jets’ Manufacturing Ecosystem

 Lockheed Martin and TATA will jointly host a suppliers’ meet in India to provide unmatched opportunities for Indian companies to establish new business ties with the F-16 fighter jets’ maker and other industry leaders, the American aerospace giant announced on Tuesday. Such a move from

U.S. Is Roadblock To Peace Between India, Pakistan

In the joint statement, India and the U.S. called on Pakistan to ensure that the territory under its control is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries, adding that Pakistan should expeditiously bring to justice perpetrators of the Mumbai, Pathankot, Uri, and other


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