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India has rejected Pakistan’s offer to provide “technical” and “monetary” support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious SAARC satellite project, maintaining that it was a “gift” by the country to its neighbours.
 
 
 
The Pentagon said on Wednesday that it would "deepen" its security relationship with India, noting that the US' global network of allies and partners is a unique strength that provides the foundation for international security and stability.
 
 
 
India and China are all set to hold a crucial round of boundary talks on the sidelines of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit at Ufa in Russia next week.
 
 
 
BEIJING: China recognises India's special role in stabilising the strategic Indian Ocean region but the perception that it is India's "backyard" may result in clashes, Chinese military officials and experts have cautioned.
 
 
 
The new tank the Indian Army plans to design and manufacture is known as the Future Ready Combat Vehicle (FRCV). The new generation MBT will form the base platform for other armored vehicles, similar to the Russian-made Armata platform.
 
 
 
Srinagar: Security agencies in south Kashmir are on toes from last few days after the photographs of armed militants donning Army uniforms appeared on social networking site facebook.
 
 
 
Kolkata: Hailing the country’s indigenous shipbuilding capabilities, Vice-Admiral P. Murugesan, deputy chief of the navy, on Tuesday said 48 warships are currently under construction in Indian shipyards.
 
 
 
The Indian Navy launched three Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (FO-WJFAC) at Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE) in Kolkata today.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: The government has begun the process of having 70 supercomputers in the country, which will enable high-level research in different fields for not only government agencies but also the private sector.
 
 
 
Bengaluru, June 29: The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas is all set undertake critical test flights carrying an array of missiles and bombs to complete its scheduled weapon trials.
 
 
 
Pakistan is mulling dragging India to the UN for alleged interference in its affairs after a news report claimed India has been helping the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with funds and training to create unrest in Karachi.
 
 
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Saab has won a $1.04 billion contract from Sweden’s military to construct two new Type A26 submarines and for mid-life upgrade of two Gotland-class submarines.
 
 
 
Over 20 attack helicopters will boost the Russian Armed Forces on the country’s western border by the end of 2015, the senior spokesperson of Russia’s Western Military District said Tuesday, June 30 2015.
 
 
 
The Australian Government will purchase two additional Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft, designated as KC-30A in the Australian armed forces, for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) .
 
 
 
The Kingdom of Bhutan has selected the Airbus Helicopters H130 light utility helicopter to begin helicopter services in the country. The government will purchase two H130 helicopters at a total cost of around US $7.3M.
 
 
 
Aviastar-SP, one of the largest enterprises of Russia’s aircraft industry, will deliver a total of three latest Il-76MD-90A (Il-476) transport aircraft in 2015, the Russian online daily RIA Novosti reported with reference to Aviastar-SP CEO Sergey Dementyev.
 
 
 
A Russian-made submarine arrived in Vietnam's Cam Ranh Port Tuesday, the fourth of six Kil0-class submarines that Russia is delivering as part of a $2.6 billion deal the two countries signed in 2009, Thanh Nien News reported.
 
 
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