Pakistan needs to raise $20b to avoid payment crisis

Pakistan has to initiate bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in addition to seeking investment from friendly countries. It needs to arrange a massive amount of up to $20 billion instantly to avoid foreign payment crisis. “No one party appears to be willing…

FRANCE TO PROVIDE MIRAGE 2000 AIRCRAFT AT DIRT CHEAP PRICES TO INDIAN AIR FORCE

Seeking to bolster its Mirage-2000 fighter jet fleet, India is getting two of these at a dirt-cheap price of Rs 16 crore per aircraft from France. The two aircraft would be later upgraded to the highest standards by the HAL. The French are offering the…

Afghanistan hopes to get 4 Mi-35 which India brought from Belarus soon Envoy

Afghanistan is seeking India’s support for its peace process, as well as for military hardware like helicopters, says Ambassador to India Dr. Shaida Abdali, ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Delhi and talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. President Ghani arrives in…

SUPREME COURT ADJOURNS HEARING ON RAFALE DEAL PIL TO OCTOBER 10

The Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned hearing on a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha and KM Joseph adjourned the matter till October 10 after petitioner advocate ML Sharma told…

Northrop’s F-23 Stealth Fighter Might Have Been Better Than the F 22 We Might Just Find Out

Japan has been seeking foreign partners to help develop an F-3 air-superiority oriented stealth fighter for its Air Self-Defense Force. The concept that has attracted by far the most public interest is Lockheed Martin’s proposal for a hybrid of the F-22 Raptor , the world’s…

Japan Seeks $212M For Aegis Missile Defense Systems In Record Budget

Japan Seeks $212M For Aegis Missile Defense Systems In Record Budget Japan is seeking 235 billion yen ($212 million) for US-built Aegis Ashore radar missile systems in its new budget proposal released on Friday. Japan’s defense ministry announced today that the defence spending will increase…

Mattis Seeks to Deepen Relations with South American Partners

The United States is seeking to strengthen relations with hemispheric partners and wants to be Brazil’s partner especially in times of trouble, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during a visit to Rio de Janeiro. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis Seeks to Deepen Relations with…

US ILLEGALLY TRYING TO OUST RUSSIAN ARMS FROM INDIA MARKET – MILITARY OBSERVER

Washington is seeking to expel Russia from India and Southeast Asia’s weapons markets by unfair means, Rakesh Krishnan Simha, a journalist, foreign affairs analyst and military observer, told Sputnik, referring to the US’s Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). “The Americans are trying to…

China Takes Major Step Toward Goal of Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier

China is seeking to follow in Russia’s footsteps by creating a nuclear-powered icebreaker ship, and military analysts have already begun to wonder if it’s a sign Beijing is inching closer to creating a nuke-powered aircraft carrier. A Chinese document requesting bids from industry for a…