Parlous State of VTA

Oleg Falichev wrote recently for Voyenno-promyshlennyy kuryer on the parlous state of Russia’s VTA — Military-Transport Aviation. The one-time Krasnaya zvezda correspondent laid out a less-than-convincing “infomercial” supporting renewed production of the Soviet-era An-124 heavy transport by Ilyushin. Endangered species? That said, Falichev made points worthy of…

US controls IMF’s decision to extend loans to Pakistan

In the last round of talks with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Pakistan sought to refute an impression that US tax dollars and the IMF package may be used to pay back Chinese loans. Islamabad has consistently emphasised that the Chinese loans were of…

How India’s Rise Can Complement U S Strategy

At the inaugural U.S.-India 2+2 meeting in New Delhi last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that “we fully support India’s rise as a leading global power.” At the meeting, the United States reaffirmed its intent to help build Indian military power in an…

Gov. Cuomo breaking State & federal laws by placing convicted sex offenders into group homes

Thousands of sexual assaults and rapes are covered-up in New York State by another state agency run by Cuomo ALBANY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, October 7, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — State and federal laws prohibit placing sex offenders in group … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Modi takes a chance by buying Putin’s missiles

The telephone lines between New Delhi and the US State Department were burning at the weekend as Washington sought to dissuade Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from signing a $5.4 deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin to buy the S-400 air defense missile system —…

HAL HAS ORDER BOOK OF RS 1 LAKH CRORE, WASN’T DEPRIVED OF RAFALE DEAL, SAYS SUBHASH BHAMARE

Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamare not only defended the Rafale deal but slammed the Opposition parties for running a misinformation campaign, in an interview with Sanjay Jog. Bhamare said the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has not been deprived of any order…

Rafale Info Not Being Revealed In National Interest Union Minister

Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said Thursday the details relating to the Rafale deal are not revealed in the national interest. The Congress Thursday urged the CAG to carry out a forensic audit of the “Rs. 60,150-crore” Rafale fighter jet deal and…

Russia’s ship design bureau comes up with catamaran aircraft carrier

The Krylov State Research Center has come up with a fundamentally new design concept of what may become Russia’s future semi-catamaran aircraft carrier, the center’s spokesman told TASS.The model of a future nonnuclear multirole aircraft carrier was presented for the first time at the Army-2018…

The great Indian artillery bazaar Post Bofors, there has been a reasonable ‘self reliance’ attempt i

Big-ticket arms purchases by a state like India are more about politics than economics and technology, while it should be the other way round. Four interrelated dynamics are always at play: (a) security forces are the endusers; (b) although end-users define their necessities, their role…

No Noise To Be Made If HAL Wasn’t “Useful Enough” For Dassault VK Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh has defended the Rafale fighter aircraft deal, saying it is not the government but the company that makes the equipment which decides the partner to fulfil the offset obligations in the inter-governmental agreements. Addressing the…