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K-15 SLBM To Test On 31 Jan

The DRDO has rescheduled the test-firing of submarine launched ballistic missile ( SLBM) K-15 to January 31. It was supposed to be test-fired from an underwater platform off the Vishakhapatnam coast on January 20. “The test was first scheduled on January 16, but was postponed to January 20. Now it has again been rescheduled to January 31 due to delay ...

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IAF To Induct first C-130 J Hercules Transport Aircraft

   Indian Air Force will formally induct its first C-130 J Hercules Transport aircraft on February 5. The aircraft is likely to arrive in the country by the end of this month and would be formally inducted into the IAF at a ceremony at its home base Hindan air base near here on February 5, IAF officials said here. The ...

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European Consortium Offering Its Science Fiction-Evoking Helmet to the Indian Air Force (IAF)

The European Eurofighter Typhoon consortium is offering its almost science fiction-evoking helmet to the Indian Air Force (IAF) as part of its bid to win the 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) tender, according to company sources. The helmet can enable a pilot to lock-on target and shoot by voice command, merely after looking at the target. Company sources ...

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PLAAF Drill’s With J-7 Jets

A tactical confrontation drill with real combat backdrop held in Guangzhou Military Area, Surprise drill comes in a time when PLAAF trying to replace J-7 jets, In 2011 there will be major replacement regarding old J-7 jets. 

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India Not Keen To Join F-35 Fighter Jet Program

    India has no plans as of now to either join the US-led joint strike fighter (JSF) programme or buy the F-35 `Lightning-II’ fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) when it finally becomes operational. “We cannot have two types of FGFA. We have already launched preliminary work for our FGFA after inking the $295 million preliminary design contract (PDC) with Russia last ...

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Chinese HQ-9 SAM System

HQ-9 is a modern mobile strategic SAM system roughly analogous to the Russian-made S-300PMU (SA-10B GRUMBLE). The HQ-9 has a range of 100 kilometers, an increase over the S-300PMU’s 90 kilometer maximum range but less than that of the S-300PMU-1’s 150 kilometers. The containerized missiles are carried in groups of four on the back of wheeled TELs very similar in ...

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Pakistan Catches Indian Spy, Indian Embassy Involved In Espionage And Terror In Pakistan

Interrogations with the arrested Indian spy have shed some light on covert Indian spy networks inside Pakistan. New information includes leads on Indian intelligence priorities in the region, which are focused on putting pressure on Pakistan and ISI through fake terror acts that could also destroy peace talks between India and Pakistan. akistani security officials have foiled an attempt by ...

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