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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A lot will depend on a gutsy motor developed by the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) at Valiamala as ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) gets ready for its appointment with the Red Planet less than four weeks from now.
 
 
 
New Delhi: India and Israel on Friday discussed the implementation of agreement on counter-terrorism and homeland security between the two countries.
 
 
 
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has made its first big decisions on equipping the forces, clearing acquisitions and renewals worth Rs 17,000 crore on Friday.
 
 
 
It is good that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley have made it clear to the U.S. Defence Minister, Chuck Hagel, who was in India earlier this month, that the pure sale of defence hardware by the U.S. to India is far from enough.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India sees possibility of a new era of cooperation with Japan in high-end defence technology and equipment and noted that progress has been made in parleys on civil nuclear agreement and amphibious aircraft deal between them.
 
 
 
Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day “Make in India” mantra, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by defence minister Arun Jaitley on Friday scrapped the tender for 197 LUH for the IAF and the aviation arm of the Indian Army.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: Keeping in view Tokyo's nuclear sensitivities on the eve of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed that India is not revising its nuclear doctrine.
 
 
 
Jaipur: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS )of Rajasthan Police has issued an alert over the possibility of a group of terrorists looking to enter Rajasthan from across the international border with Pakistan.
 
 
 
Within 15 days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealing to the industries to make in India, his government has scrapped the deal for a 197 Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) and instead opened it for the Indian industry under the Buy and Make Indian category.
 
 
International Defence News


 
HMS Illustrious , the last of the UK Royal Navy's Invincible-class aircraft carriers, was decommissioned on 28 August in Portsmouth.
 
 
 
STOCKHOLM — Sweden said Friday it would go ahead with the purchase of a new generation of Saab Gripen fighter jets, despite Switzerland pulling out of a major co-financing deal.
 
 
 
LONDON — Britain’s Defence Ministry will boost its investment in laser research and is preparing to launch a competition that could lead to a technology demonstrator, according to officials.
 
 
 
TOKYO — Japan is making good on its pledge to beef up its defense force and come to the aid of neighbors if they’re attacked, proposing a budget that returns spending to its peak in the 1990s.
 
 
 
Artificial intelligence will likely feature prominently onboard the Pentagon’s next-generation successors to the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.
 
 
 
LONDON — Airbus’ Zephyr 7 solar-powered UAV has recorded an 11-day, non-stop flight in winter weather conditions, the company said Thursday.
 
 
Defence Videos


 
This special report on India's Military Doctrine gives you an exclusive insight into the days following the attack on Parliament House by terrorists with Pakistani links and the time when India came close to launching an operation against Pakistan.
 
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A short video of INS Vikramaditya made by the INDIAN Navy. The aircraft carrier has ushered in an era of hi-technology and some serious military power projection for the Indian Navy. Thanks to : Raj Vardhan
 
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