CHINA TO RUSSIA PM MODI COVERING HIS BASES WITH INFORMAL SUMMITS

We can expect similar optics from PM Modi’s 21 May ‘informal visit’ with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the picturesque city of Sochi, Russia, where the 2014 Winter Olympics were held. But after the 72-day standoff at Doklam between the India Army and China’s PLA…

RUSSIA REPORTEDLY MAKES PROGRESS ON S 400 AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM SALE TO INDIA AMERICAN MEDIA

Russian officials expect to sign a deal with India for Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile defence system, according to Interfax news agency. “I think that in the current year we will sign the corresponding contract document,” Interfax quoted Dmitry Shugaev, the head of the Federal Service…

US Air Force releases video of the future sixth-generation fighter jet, expect these features

US Air Force releases video of the future sixth-generation fighter jet, expect these features The US Air Force on March 22 released a video showcasing the abilities of its conceptual sixth-generation fighter jet, which is also hailed as the Next-Generation Air Dominance or Penetrating Counter…

Can’t Expect India To Go Cold Turkey On Russian Arms, Says US Commander Admiral Harry Harris

This video shows you that Can’t Expect India To Go Cold Turkey On Russian Arms, Says US Commander Admiral Harry Harris. The US cannot expect India to abruptly stop using Russian arms and instead needs a glide path to increase defence trade with New Delhi,…

Secretary General: More Countries on Track to Meet NATO Spending Goals

NATO officials expect the majority of members to reach the goal of spending 2 percent of gross domestic product on defense by 2024, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Brussels. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Secretary General: More Countries on Track to Meet NATO Spending…

3 challenges to getting the world ready for retirement – and 3 solutions

Given the projection of a global pension asset shortfall of $400 trillion by 2050, I expect to hear a lot about retirement within the broader agenda of sustainable and inclusive economic development at Davos. The issue reflects a convergence of multiple global factors: ageing populations,…

IAI waits on German approval for Heron TP deal

Israeli sources expect Berlin’s planned introduction of the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron TP unmanned air system to be advanced following German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s re-election. Final approval for the deal is required from the German parliament and this is likely to be sought swiftly,…