RUSSIA HOPES TO SIGN S-400 MISSILE CONTRACT WITH INDIA IN OCTOBER, Hope For FGFA OFFICIAL

All technical and economic aspects of the contracts with India on the delivery of S-400 air defence systems and Project 11356 frigates have been coordinated, Russia is hoping to sign both contracts in October, Director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Dmitry…

DECONSTRUCTING THE RAFALE DEAL

As a controversy rages over the Rafale deal, with Opposition accusing the government of lying about the “scam” and former Union Ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha claiming “it’s bigger than Bofors” and a case of “monumental criminal misconduct”, Ramananda Sengupta takes a look at…

India, Russia continue joint development of 5th generation fighter jet

India is not withdrawing from the joint project with Russia for the development of a fifth generation fighter jet, Yuri Slyusar, president of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), said on Sunday. “We continue to discuss with India joint development of a fifth generation fighter jet….

US sanctions on Iran India currently staring at a big conundrum

US has been pursuing world economies to downgrade their trade relations with Iran and India is no exception to it. India started improving its trade relationships with Iran during 2016 after the Obama administration withdrew sanctions against Iran, albeit there has been a shift in…

DEFENCE SECTOR PROFICIENTLY SKILLING INDIA

Modern India is experiencing rapid economic momentum, with a flourishing consumer sector boosting economic growth. The government is focused on building out a robust manufacturing sector and overcoming employability issues with skills training and better educational execution. The government’s flagship program to boost employability –…

After detente with North Korea, Trump increasingly takes aim at a new foe — China – DAILY NEWS

After detente with North Korea, Trump increasingly takes aim at a new foe — China After 18 months of treating North Korea as the top national security threat, President Trump has increasingly turned his attention to China, taking a more confrontational approach that experts said…

UN Watch mourns Kofi Annan, “a great advocate of reform at the UN”

Above: UN chief Kofi Annan with Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch. Washington, DC, May 2006. GENEVA, August 18, 2018 – UN Watch mourns the loss of Kofi Annan, a revered statesman who will be remembered as the secretary-general who led the move to…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 6, 2018)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) performs an underway replenishment with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacques-Laurent Jean-Gilles (Released) 180806-N-LJ375-1190 VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 6, 2018)

SIPITANG, Malaysia (Aug. 16, 2018)

Sgt. Colin Deeter plays his instrument in the crowd while performing with the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band during a show at SMK Padang Berempah Sipitang Middle School in Sabah, Malaysia in support of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2018. CARAT Malaysia in its…

India’s forex reserves may fall below $400 billion Mark

With the rupee coming under severe pressure due to meltdown in the Turkish lira, India’s foreign exchange reserves has come within striking distance of falling below the $400 billion mark. Reserve Bank of India data showed that reserves fell $1.8 billion in the week to…