From Russia’s S-400 To US Norway’s NASAM-II – How India Boosting Its Defence

Besides the expected acquisition of Russia’s S-400 missile defense system, New Delhi has agreed to buy a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System-II (NASAMS) from the US. Speaking to Sputnik, Indian analysts have shared their views on Russo-Indian cooperation and revealed that India is building its…

ASSUMPTION ISLAND DEAL COULD HELP INDIA REGAIN LOST GROUND IN INDIAN OCEAN

In a major strategic breakthrough and diplomatic victory, India and Seychelles have agreed to work together on a project to develop a naval base at the Assumption Island. India also announced a $100-million dollar credit to Seychelles for expanding its defence capabilities during Seychelles President…

BREAKTHROUGH INDIA AND SEYCHELLES AGREE ON NAVAL BASE AT ASSUMPTION ISLAND

India and Seychelles today agreed to work together on a project to develop a naval base at the Assumption Island keeping each other’s concerns in mind after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Danny Faure. India also announced a USD 100-million credit to…

Warning bells for India China, Nepal to build strategic Tibet Kathmandu Railway Link

China and Nepal have agreed to build a strategic railway link connecting Tibet with Kathmandu, which Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli sees as an alternative trade route for supply of commodities to the landlocked Himalayan nation. Oli, who is in Beijing on a five-day…

India’s Coastline now ‘extends’ from Seychelles to Indonesia Thanks to Modi

India and Indonesia have agreed to upgrade their ties to comprehensive strategic partnership as the two countries signed 15 agreements including one on defence cooperation after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesia President Joko Widodo in Jakarta. The two leaders highlighted potential…

India, Singapore agree to deepen economic and defence ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong today agreed to deepen the bilateral economic ties and build on defence cooperation as they called for a peaceful, open, and friendly maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. The two leaders also witnessed an…

Turkey, Pakistan reach largest ever defence contract

Turkey and Pakistan have agreed on the sale of a batch of 30 Turkish-made T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters, reports foreign media quoting Turkish officials. A government election manifesto revealed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey and Pakistan “just recently” agreed on the…

US Diverts Bombers From Korean Peninsula After DPRK Threat to Kill Summit

The United States agreed to divert two nuclear-capable B-52 bombers from flying over the Korean peninsula after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un threatened to cancel the upcoming summit with President Donald Trump, US media reported. South Korea and Japan also agreed to the plan to…

Indonesia gives India access to strategic port of Sabang

Indonesia gives India access to strategic port of Sabang Indonesia has agreed to give India economic and military access to the strategic island of Sabang at the northern tip of Sumatra and close to the Malacca Strait, an Indonesian minister said on Thursday. Luhut Pandjaitan,…

TRUMP APPROVES SALE OF ARMED PREDATOR B DRONES TO INDIA

US President Donald Trump’s administration has agreed to export US-made lethal drones and unmanned aerial vehicles to India. Earlier, the Trump administration had also decided to ease exports of US-made lethal drones to its other allies. After making a decision to ease rules and regulations…