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Army Chief Talks Plan for the Service’s Next Battle Rifle

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Wednesday offered a few more details about his plan to equip combat units with a new rifle capable of delivering up to 10 times the lethality of the service’s current infantry weapon. Milley first mentioned his vision…

Nirmala Sitharaman undertakes sortie in IAF fighter jet Sukhoi 30 MKI – YouTube

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday undertook a sortie in the Indian Air Force (IAF) frontline combat jet, Sukhoi 30 MKI, from the Jodhpur airbase in Rajasthan. According to news agency PTI, the defence minister did so to review operational preparedness and combat capabilities. The…

Farce: Meet 2018 Membership of U.N. Human Rights Council – UN Watch

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:00 pm  unwatch  0  122  Meet the 2018 membership of the U.N. Human Rights Council, elected by the United Nations with the mandate to “uphold the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights“: Democratic Republic of CongoExpertise in human…

For second time in five weeks, engineers abort Arrow 3 test – YouTube

Engineers on Wednesday aborted a test of the Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile because of a data transfer problem, the Defense Ministry said. It was the second “no test” in just over a month, the ministry said in a statement. In early December, a test was…

Pakistan test-fires naval cruise missile ‘Harba’ – YouTube

Pakistan test-fires naval cruise missile ‘Harba’ The Pakistan Navy on Wednesday said it successfully test-fired the indigenously developed ‘Harba’ naval cruise missile after launching it from a newly commissioned fast attack vessel. “The missile is capable of hitting its target from surface to surface and…

Storm emergency preparedness tips for Weston

A winter storm watch is in effect for Weston and the region from late Wednesday night through Thursday evening. The National Weather Service says heavy snow and blowing snow is possible. Plan on difficult  travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday. Total snow…

U.N. chief “carefully following” the “reports of protests” in Iran – UN Watch

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:37 pm  unwatch  0  4  [embedded content] Click here for YouTube Question: Yes, does the Secretary‑General have any comment on the protests in Iran and the reaction of the Iranian regime? Deputy Spokesman: Yes. The Secretary‑General has been carefully following the reports of…

Defence ministry causes confusion, ‘okays’ project for which tenders were issued in March – YouTube

A Ministry of Defence (MoD) ‘approval’ issued Wednesday for involving the private sector in manufacturing ammunition has created confusion. This is because the project had already been cleared in January this year and the tendering process has reached an advanced stage, including several extensions to…

$2 bn procurement of Sea Guardian drones kicks off – YouTube

On Wednesday, the government disclosed India’s next major defence purchase from the United States – the procurement of Sea Guardian unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to patrol the waters off the Indian coastline. The contract for an estimated 22 Sea Guardian drones will be worth approximately…

HAL STRIVING TO ACHIEVE BASIC CERTIFICATION OF LUH BY MID 2018 – YouTube

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Chairman and Managing Director T Suvarna Raju on Wednesday said the company was making effort to achieve a basic certification of Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) by the mid of 2018. Raju, while addressing a gathering at HAL’s 5th Global Vendors’ Meet…

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