TALL TALK, ZERO ACTION ON BUYING GUNS, WARPLANES

Into its final year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP-led NDA government has started the process of buying assault rifles and carbines for the Indian Army and 110 jet fighters for the Indian Air Force. And it has revived the Defence Research and Development…

All Hands

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan speaks to the audience during the fiscal year 2018 Defense Department executive performance update all-hands meeting at the Pentagon, July 11, 2018. DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE All Hands http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

Russia’s Deadly Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E Has 1 Big Problem

Russia’s Deadly Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E Has 1 Big Problem Earlier this year, Russia’s potent Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E air superiority fighter entered service with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The PLAAF is the second major air arm after the Russian Aerospace Forces to…

Russia to test a new heavy Attack Drone this year

Russia will start testing its new heavy-attack drone Okhotnik (Hunter) this year, TASS news agency reported Sunday, citing a defense industry source. A prototype of the long-haul unmanned aerial vehicle has been created and the test flights will begin this year, the source said, adding…

US DoD Budget Assessment, 2019 2023

The second budget under the Trump administration, which includes the fiscal year 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) budget request highlighted in this research, has been published. The DoD request for 2019 is notably higher than that of 2018 and may encounter opposition from both sides…

Chinese transgressions on LAC down by 20% this year Indian Army – YouTube

This video shows you that Chinese transgressions on LAC down by 20% this year Indian Army. The number of transgressions by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) thus far this year along the 3,488 km Line of Actual Control (LAC) has dropped by at least 20%…

French arms exports halved in 2017 as Rafale sales dried up

French weaponry exports fell sharply last year in the absence of major deals to sell new Rafale fighter jets, with Middle Eastern clients again making up the bulk of the orders, the French defence ministry said on Monday. In its annual report to parliament, the…

Given a national mandate, India could target the first human flight in space within next 6 7 years

Indian Space Research Organisation will turn 50 next year. K Radhakrishnan, Isro’s former head who oversaw the Mars Orbiter Mission (popularly called ‘Mangalyaan’) – which established India as the first country to have a successful mission to Mars in its maiden attempt – gives an…