Future of India’s Supercarrier Program Still Uncertain

The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has still not approved plans to move forward with the acquisition of the Indian Navy’s first supercarrier, the future 65,000-ton flattop INS Vishal, the second ship of the Vikrant-class, according to Indian media reports. As of this month, the…

Army Combat Fitness Test Set to Become Test of Record

Army leaders approved a new fitness test designed to better prepare soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to cost savings across the service. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Army Combat Fitness Test Set to Become Test of Record

Slovakia approves purchase of F 16 fighter jets from US

Slovakia’s government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States. The 14 fighter jets are meant to replace the obsolete Soviet-made MiG-29 jets that Slovakia’s air forces have used. The ministry preferred the U.S. offer of F-16 Block…

Tejas misses June deadline for being fully combat ready

The indigenous Tejas fighter, first approved way back in 1983, has missed yet another deadline to become fully combat-ready. After several target revisions, the government had repeatedly declared over the last couple of years in Parliament that the jet would get its final operational clearance…

RUSSIAN MILITARY SIGNS CONTRACT FOR FIRST BATCH OF FIFTH GENERATION JET FIGHTERS

The Russian military has approved the first state procurement contract for a dozen fifth-generation stealth fighter aircraft, said Deputy Defense Minister of Russia Alexei Krivoruchko on Saturday. The defense chief told reporters that a batch of the Sukhoi Su-57, a stealth, single-seat, twin-engine multirole fifth-generation…

INDIA CLEARS $5.5 BILLION S-400 AIR DEFENCE MISSILE SYSTEMS BUY FROM RUSSIA

The DAC council that gathered on Thursday approved the deal with ‘minor deviations’, Times of India reported quoting unnamed sources Sunday. The deal gained preliminary approval from the DAC in 2016. However, the final document, which was discussed during the recent commercial negotiations with Russia,…

MISSILE TEST PROJECT CLEARS A MAJOR HURDLE

The Ministry of Law on Thursday in principle approved the amendment to Coastal Regulatory Zone notification 2011, permitting construction of a jetty in a creek in the Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary for the proposed Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Missile Test Launch Facility in the…

Gina Haspel’s New Vision for CIA?

… , one wonders if newly approved Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel will have … greatly expand the assassination by drone program. If she did that … . Philip Giraldi is a former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence … VISIT THE SOURCE…

ALL ABOUT THE APACHE AH 64E ATTACK GUNSHIP ARMY IS GOING TO GET FROM US

The United States government has approved a direct sale of six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, also known as Apache Guardian, to the Indian military for $930 million, according to a PTI report. The deal is expected to go forward if no US lawmaker opposes it….

Indian Air Force to Buy Next Generation Radars for Rs 5,500 crore

The defence ministry on Thursday approved military purchases worth over Rs 5,500 crore, including 12 high-power radars, for the Indian Air Force (IAF).The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The DAC, the defence…