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Listing out his strategy to respond to Pakistan over its brutal Krishna Ghati attack, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday called on the Centre to break the backbone of Pakistan’s economy by removing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) clause of trade. In international economic relations and international politics, "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) is a status or level of...
China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said on Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of projecting power onto the high seas,according to sources. Demonstrating the growing technical sophistication of its defence industries. The 50,000-tonne new aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought from Ukraine...
On April 11, China officially handed a 600-ton patrol ship over to Pakistan's maritime safety authority in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. Among other things, the ship will be used to safeguard Pakistan's maritime interests. The new ship, just the third of its kind, was built by China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd. (CSTC) and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Xijiang Shipbuilding Co.,...
"We will be here,'' Rear Adm. James Kilby said on board the aircraft carrier 'USS Carl Vinson', as it steamed through the gentle blue waters, with F18 fighter jets landing, taking off on catapults and zooming over the mammoth warship. "We have operated here in the past, we're going to operate here in the future, we're going to continue to reassure...
India has successfully conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed Advanced Air Defence (AAD)/ Ashvin Advanced Defense interceptor missile on Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha in the Bay of Bengal, home to the Indian military’s primary missile test facility, the so-called Integrated Test Range, on March 1, according to the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). The missile test...
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 1015 hours on Wednesday from Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. The endo-atmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming targets at an altitude of 15 to 25 kilometres, successfully destroyed the incoming missile. All the mission objectives were successfully met. picture courtesy...
The Revolution has begun on social media against the RSS’ student affiliate Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarti Parishad (ABVP) by Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur after the Ramjas College violence  intensified into a political controversy on Monday, with political leaders taking positions for and against her. On her part, the student, daughter of Kargil braveheart Captain Mandeep Singh,  knocked the door of...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared a deal for procurement of Medium Range Surface to Air Defence Missile (MR-SAM) system from Israel at a cost of Rs 17,000 crore. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the missile deal, sources said. The system, jointly developed by India’s Defence Research And Development...
The Indian Air Force is all set to wow the Bengaluru crowd. The Aero India show starts tomorrow at Yelahanka Air Base.  On display will be India's indigenous aircraft Tejas. So will be the Swedish Gripen and American F-16. 30 countries are set to participate at the event.  For the first time China as well will take part. These...
India  successfully test-fired its interceptor missile off the Odisha coast, achieving a significant milestone in the direction of developing a two-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system. The interceptor was launched from Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island) of ITR at about 7.45 AM, Yesterday. This mission is termed as PDV mission and is for engaging the targets in the exo-atmosphere region at an...
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