India Took 35 Years to Make Its First Tank (And It Was a Total Disaster)

India Took 35 Years to Make Its First Tank (And It Was a Total Disaster) In the mid-1970s, India began development on a totally new, advanced main battle tank that would satisfy the needs of the country’s Armored Corps. An impressive combination of firepower, armor…

Navy Combat Camera Group • Photog Warrior Sunset

Fleet Combat Camera Pacific, first known as Pacific Fleet Combat Camera Group, was established in 1951. Three years after the outbreak of the Korean War, Cmdr. Frederick A. Spencer, a former combat photographer, was ordered to active duty and told to “form and direct combat…

White House Releases First National Cyber Strategy in 15 Years

The first new National Cyber Strategy in 15 years is built on four pillars: protecting the American people, the homeland and the American way of life; promoting American prosperity; preserving peace through strength; and advancing American influence. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE White House Releases First…

The UK’s New Ajax-Vehicle got its first Turret and New CT40 weapons-systems

The UK’s New Ajax-Vehicle got its first Turret and New CT40 weapons-systems. Lockheed Martin UK has successfully delivered the first production turrets including new CT40 weapon-system for the Army’s new Ajax-vehicles to prime contractor General Dynamics Land Systems. The AJAX turret offers unparalleled situational awareness…

India’s first indigenously developed fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam may achieve criticality in 20

The country’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu is expected to achieve criticality next year, a senior official said. The project, which was earlier expected to be commissioned in 2012, has missed several deadlines. “Our indigenously developed…

Mattis Praises Macedonia as ‘Stabilizing Force’

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Macedonian defense officials during his first trip to the country and discussed U.S. support for Macedonia’s Prespa Agreement with Greece and the country’s invitation to join NATO. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis Praises Macedonia as ‘Stabilizing Force’

India will fly its first small rocket next year ISRO Chairman

The Indian space agency expects to fly its first small rocket with a carrying capacity of about 500-700 kg sometime next year, according to a top official. “The developmental work for our small rocket that can carry satellites weighing around 500 kg is on. The…

AFTER TANGO WITH US, INDIA ALL SET FOR BALLET WITH RUSSIA

Just a month after the first ever 2+2 dialogue between India and US during which the long-delayed COMCASA deal was signed, India is all set to roll out the red carpet for its old and trusted friend Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin will be travelling…

HAL ‘DID NOT HAVE REQUIRED CAPABILITY TO PRODUCE RAFALE’ DEFENCE MINISTER

In the first response to Congress’ allegations that Anil Ambani’s Reliance was chosen over state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the PSU ‘did not have the required capability to produce them’. In a detailed interview with news agency PTI,…

Chinese Navy Short on Carrier-Based Fighters, Only Has Problem-Ridden J-15

Chinese Navy Short on Carrier-Based Fighters, Only Has Problem-Ridden J-15 With China’s first indigenously designed aircraft carrier, the as-yet-unnamed Type 001A, set to join the country’s first carrier, the Liaoning, in active service in the coming months, the People’s Liberation Army-Navy is confronting an interesting…