Israel launches world’s FIRST strikes with 1,200mph supersonic F 35 fighter jets

Israeli Air Force commander Amikam Norkin revealed on Tuesday that the F-35 fighter jet conducted airstrikes on at least two occasions, which he said made Israel the first country to use the American-made stealth aircraft operationally. “The Adir aircraft are already operational and flying missions….

Indian Army can’t be blamed for radicalisation of Kashmiri youth Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the armed forces should not be blamed for Kashmiri youths joining militants, indicating that there will be no relaxation in the government’s tough policy on dealing with violent extremism. “I think we need to understand the issue which…

With China encircling India, top commanders assess Navy’s combat efficiency

At a conclave here on Tuesday to discuss naval efficiency and combat readiness amid worries over an assertive China encircling India, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Indian Navy has emerged as a “dependable partner” for Indian Ocean Region littoral navies. Sitharaman addressed senior commanders…

India, Singapore discuss ways to boost defence cooperation

India and Singapore on Tuesday discussed ways to boost defence and security cooperation, particularly in the maritime domain. Several key issues relating to defence ties figured during Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s meeting with Singapore’s Permanent Secretary of Defence Chan Yang Kit, officials said.It is learnt…

TEJAS HAS CAPABILITY TO ENGAGE HOSTILE FIGHTER JETS

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday said that the home-made Light Combat Aircraft (LAC) Tejas have performed well in the recently concluded 14-day ‘Gaganshakti’ exercise and also have ability to intercept and engage hostile fighter jets. “We have done trials and validation of operational…

Navy needs more support

It’s good to see the Indian Navy has a sense of humour. Through two posts on Twitter on Tuesday, the Navy welcomed the arrival in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) of ships of its Chinese counterpart sailing on an anti-piracy mission. The Chinese Navy is…

INDIA AND CHINA REDUCE THE TEMPERATURE AHEAD OF HIGH LEVEL MEETINGS OVER INDIA’S ENTRY INTO NSG

India and China on Tuesday held the fifth round of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Dialogue here, a key platform to discuss international security and disarmament issues amid Beijing’s continued efforts to block New Delhi’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). China has been blocking India’s…

India, China hold disarmament dialogue including Delhi’s NSG membership

India and China on Tuesday held a key dialogue on non-proliferation and disarmament as Delhi is understood to have reiterated to the Chinese side its non-proliferation credentials ahead of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) plenary scheduled after few months. This dialogue was among series of…

3 World War II veterans receive posthumous awards

THREE World War II veterans were bestowed with posthumous awards Tuesday, April 10, on the occasion of Paggunita sa Capas 2018 in Tarlac province. Relatives of Private Serafin B. Peñaflor, Corporal Eugenio L. Huliganga and 2nd Lieutenant Benjamin Rivera … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:…