Apaches and Reapers Available for Border Mission, Guard General Says

National Guard leaders told lawmakers Tuesday that troops supporting the southern border security mission could be more effective at surveillance with the use of more sophisticated aerial platforms such as the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter and the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial system. Guard pilots have…

India concerned over North Korea’s secret Nuke ties with Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday conveyed to South Korean President Moon Jae-in India’s concerns over North Korea’s clandestine nuclear and missile ties with Pakistan. “I told him (Moon) that we were concerned over proliferation links between North-East Asia and South Asia, and, that was…

Pakistan’s Space Programme is far better than that of India Pak Experts

Nuclear Expert, Dr. Nauman Sattar Tuesday said that Pakistan has become one of the few countries to have its own remote sensing satellite in orbit. Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that the PRSS-1 is China’s first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and…

As U.S. Withdraws, UN Watch Refutes Amnesty International’s Whitewash of UNHRC Abuses

When the U.S. withdrew on Tuesday from the U.N. Human Rights Council, Amnesty International rushed to whitewash the ignominious record of the 47-nation body. Yet in a series of 10 tweets (see below) that went viral on Twitter and Facebook — and which were reproduced in full by Business…

India, Japan review meet to strengthen ties in counter terrorism and defence sectors

The fifth India-Japan 2+2 Vice-Ministerial level dialogue was held in New Delhi on Tuesday. The meeting was co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra while Japanese side was represented by Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori and Vice-Minister of Defence…

FRANCE, GERMANY SIGN AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP RAFALE, EUROFIGHTER SUCCESSOR BY 2040

France and Germany on Tuesday signed two joint letters of intent, including one on the Future Air Combat System (SCAF), designating “France as a leading nation” for the project to succeed the Rafale and the Eurofighter warplanes by 2040. According to a statement issued by…

Solar Industries India partners Eurenco for major Artillery Tender

On Tuesday, Solar Industries India Ltd (hereafter Solar), one of India’s fastest growing companies in defence manufacturing, announced a strategic tie-up with Eurenco, the European leader in high-energy materials for explosives and propellant technologies. Announcing the partnership at the EUROSATORY 2018 defence exhibition near Paris,…

From hand to mouth India’s defence forces are struggling to compete with China due to inadequate Fun

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday held a press conference where she defied the findings of a parliamentary committee that criticised the ruling dispensation for its defence allocations. In addition, the Defence Minister also reacted to recent claims that asserted that the army is running…

Dynamics of India U S ties cannot influence defence Relationship with Russia Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said India had made it clear to the United States that its relationship with Russia was lasting and the dynamics of Indo-U.S. ties cannot influence it. “I like to make it clear here that in all our engagements with…

No scam in Rafale Deal Sitharaman

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said allegations of scam in the Rafael deal are baseless.”There is no shortage of Defence ammunition today. Allegations of scam in the Rafael deal are baseless,” Sitharaman stated while addressing a press conference on the occasion of the…