Turkey to boycott iPhones & other US electronic products – Erdogan

Turkey to boycott iPhones & other US electronic products – Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a boycott of American electronic products in response to Washington’s economic pressure against Ankara after the detention of a US pastor in Turkey. “There is an economic…

US Defense Spending Bill: Trump Delays F-35 Sale to Turkey as Tensions Rise

US Defense Spending Bill: Trump Delays F-35 Sale to Turkey as Tensions Rise Turkey has placed orders for 30 US-made F-35A fighter jets, and intends to order 70 more as part of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) project, which involves 10 countries and produces various…

Dogfight: Russia’s ‘Stealth’ Su-57 vs. Su-35 (Who Wins?)

Dogfight: Russia’s ‘Stealth’ Su-57 vs. Su-35 (Who Wins?) The Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker-E , an advanced derivative of the original Soviet-era Su-27, is the most capable fighter Moscow has ever fielded. While the Su-35 is primarily designed to be an air superiority fighter, it also has…

The Iskander Ballistic Missile May Be Russia’s Newest Ship-Killer

The Iskander Ballistic Missile May Be Russia’s Newest Ship-Killer First, China developed long-range “carrier-killer” ballistic missiles. Now, Russia’s Iskander ballistic missile system may have the same mission. In late July and early August, Russia conducted two simulated “electronic launches” of the 9K720 Iskander-M (NATO code…

Iran unveils next generation missile, vows to further boost capabilities

Iran unveils next generation missile, vows to further boost capabilities Iran unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile on Monday and vowed to further boost its capabilities, Iranian media said, at a time of rising tensions with the United States. State broadcaster IRIB said the…

China Tests Missile Interceptions During Naval Exercises In East China Sea

China Tests Missile Interceptions During Naval Exercises In East China Sea China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) naval vessels from three theatre commands have tested missile interceptions during the recently conducted air defense and anti-missile live-fire exercises in the East China Sea. The exercises were aimed…

India Unveils Its ‘Robot’ Tank: Could It Be a Game Changer?

India Unveils Its ‘Robot’ Tank: Could It Be a Game Changer? India has unveiled an unmanned armored vehicle—and it’s a big one. While many military robots look like toys or little NASA Mars rovers , the Muntra is a full-sized armored vehicle. The Indian press…

Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence as it woos China

Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence as it woos China NEW DELHI – The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to New Delhi by President…

Target practice

Target practice The Congress believes it has the government on the mat over the Rafale deal and the BJP has a new scam to target the Congress with. In a report tabled before Parliament on August 7, the Comptroller and Auditor General indicated serious discrepancies…

China could build world’s longest tunnel link to Taiwan

China could build world’s longest tunnel link to Taiwan While its opponents are investing in wars, Beijing is investing in infrastructure. China seeks to build a tunnel that would connect its mainland with Taiwan. If realized, shuttle trains would run through a 135km undersea section…