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Future Russian Main Battle Tank (Armata) To Have Remotely Controlled Gun

Russia’s future main battle tank (MBT) will be equipped with a remotely controlled gun, the Izvestia newspaper said on Monday citing a defense industry source. The gun will be digitally controlled by a crewmember located in a separate compartment, which would be made from composite materials and protected by multi-layered armor. The crew compartment will be also isolated from the ...

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Pakistan Security officials Discusses The Shaheen-1A Ballistic MissileTest

 Shaheen-1A Ballistic Missile Test  A Pakistani military Made an important disclosure: the mysterious range everyone was guessing for the Shaheen-1A is not 2500 kilometers or 5000 kilometers as some exaggerated, it has a maximum range of just 1500 kilometers. According to the official, there were two main objectives of this short test:  Enhance accuracy for pinpoint attacks. Inclusion into the ...

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India Leaked News OF Pakistan Missile Test—?

For the first time since 2005, New Delhi has violated a bilateral agreement by leaking to the media news about Pakistan launching a long-range ballistic missile. Pakistan and India normally notify each other seven days in advance if they are to test launch a long-range ballistic missile. In the recent case when on Wednesday Pakistan tested its Hatf IV missile, ...

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Turkey Blocks Israel From NATO Summit

Turkey has blocked the participation of Israel in a key NATO summit that will take place in Chicago on May 20 and 21, despite calls from influential allies including the United States, Western diplomatic have sources told the Hürriyet Daily News. The veto was conveyed to the NATO bodies by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu during the Alliance’s meeting last ...

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DRDO To Test Indigenous Scram Jet Engine Next Year

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will test the indigenously developed scram jet engine next year, according to DRDO chief VK Saraswat. “We have demonstrated the performance of a scram jet engine operating at Mach six speed (six times the speed of sound),” he said in an interview given to Doordarshan. Theoretical projections place the top speed of a scramjet ...

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US Allowed Israeli Systems Installation On F-35

F-35 Stealth Fighter  The US government has agreed to allow the air force to install Israeli-produced radio and data link systems onboard the F-35 stealth fighter aircraft. As revealed in the report of the US Congressional Research Service, which IsraelDefense has obtained, this commitment represents the first significant US waiver with regards to the installation of Israeli systems onboard the ...

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan In China

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan  Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to arrive in Beijing on Monday on an official visit to boost business and political ties between the rising powers with booming economies, despite differences over Syria and China’s ethnic Uighur region.   The visit is the first to China in 27 years by a Turkish premier ...

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