S-400 missile deal with Russia to go ahead despite US sanctions: Sitharaman

S-400 missile deal with Russia to go ahead despite US sanctions: Sitharaman Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the S-400 Triumf air defence missile deal with Russia will go ahead notwithstanding the US sanctions on military transactions with Moscow. Referring to CAATSA (Countering America’s…

Indian Helicopters Still in Maldives, Breach June 30 Deadline; Were ‘Gifted’ in 2013

India is yet to take back the helicopters it had given to Maldives, despite the Maldives giving a deadline of June 30 for the same. The two Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters were said to be a gift from India to Maldives in 2013. One of…

India moves towards acquiring Russian S-400 missile systems despite US opposition

India moves towards acquiring Russian S-400 missile systems despite US opposition India is now swiftly moving towards acquiring five advanced S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems from Russia despite the looming threat of US sanctions, with the defence ministry clearing the decks for the proposed…

India among top 5 friends, Beijing Moscow’s top Ally Russia Poll

Despite a significant cooling between traditional strategic partners Russia and India + , India can still count itself as one of the top five “friends” of Russia. And for all the talk about Russia moving towards Pakistan, an annual opinion poll by one of Moscow’s…

Sailor Overcomes Combat Injuries, Brings Home 8 Gold Medals From Warri

Despite suffering serious injuries from an attack by a member of the Afghan security forces in 2014, Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Reina Hockenberry was determined to avoid a medical retirement and stay on active duty. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Sailor Overcomes Combat Injuries, Brings…

The Reason Why Pakistan Fears India’s Nuclear Stockpile Despite Owning More Missile Warheads

India has a healthy stockpile of nuclear weapons and despite Pakistan’s rapid pace of developing new nuclear warheads, India is fairly confident of its war capabilities. Currently, India owns 130-140 nuclear warheads as compared to Pakistan’s 140-150, according to the latest assessment of the Stockholm…

When Naxals held captive brain behind India’s Tejas

Nothing much has changed in the life of Kota Harinarayana, who recently turned 75. Despite age catching up at supersonic speeds, he stays fit. He travels a lot, mentoring hundreds of aeronautics scientists. His wife says Harinarayana is wedded to plane dreams. Revered globally as…

US To Deliver First F 35 to Turkey On June 21

The U.S. is set to deliver the first F-35 fighter jet to Turkey on June 21 despite opposition in Congress. A Lockheed Martin spokesman told Defense News that there will be a rollout ceremony at its production facilities in Fort Worth next week. “The F-35…

Tough Finish

Team Army Spc. Stephanie Johnson finishes a race despite suffering an injury during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2018. DoD photo by EJ Hersom VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Tough Finish http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

Russia Plans to Supply S-400 to Qatar Despite Saudi Opposition – Lawmaker

Russia Plans to Supply S-400 to Qatar Despite Saudi Opposition – Lawmaker Russia’s plans to supply S-400 Triumf air defense systems to Qatar will not be affected by the opposition of Saudi Arabia, Russian senior lawmaker Aleksei Kondratyev told Sputnik. “Russia seeks its own interest,…