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NEW DELHI — In a dock opening near central Kolkata, one of India’s most lethal new weapons, the submarine killer, Kadmatt, is going through a final outfit.
 
 
 
India and the US have decided to move away from a "buyer-seller" relationship to co-development and co-production, Indian envoy Arun K Singh has said, underlining that there is a huge opportunity for bilateral cooperation in various areas including in the economic sector.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: Acknowledging that the Indian Army is short of critical ammunition, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said the government has taken steps to mitigate the deficiencies.
 
 
 
India and China have agreed to open a new Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) point in Chushul area of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
 
 
 
In a move that will further deepen India-Israel strategic cooperation, Rafael of Israel and India’s Kalyani Group are forming a manufacturing Joint Venture (JV) to produce Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missiles in India and Bharat Dynamics Limited will be the system integrator, informed sources told The Hindu.
 
 
 
In the midst of an arms buildup, the Indian navy is preparing to launch its newest corvette optimized for anti-submarine warfare (ASW). This comes at a time when fears in New Delhi over Chinese naval incursions and activity in the Indian Ocean are at an all-time high.
 
 
 
US defence major Boeing has terminated a contract with state-run Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) for component supplies to the former’s war and commercial planes being inducted into the Indian Navy.
 
 
 
The defence ministry has decided to shift its mega defence exposition that is attended by top global arms manufacturers to a permanent, seaside venue in Goa from Delhi's Pragati Maidan and focus specially on the Navy, which is undergoing a major modernisation and expansion drive.
 
 
 
While everyone’s anxiously watching and analyzing the events unraveling in the South China Sea, there’s another resource conflict involving China that also deserves attention.
 
 
 
Recently, a group of Muslim leaders in Mumbai projected an article written by B Raman, a former officer with the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and asked that his wish be fulfilled by the Indian judiciary.
 
 
 
LONDON – Pakistan’s nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan in an interview to BBC said that former Indian president Dr Abdul Kalam was an ordinary scientist.
 
 
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North Korea's nuclear weapons are "not a plaything" and their future is not up for negotiation, Pyongyang's ambassador to China said Tuesday, ahead of a visit by a US envoy.
 
 
 
The Canadian Department of National Defence has selected Rheinmetall Canada to supply 10 Medium Range Radar systems for the Canadian Army.
 
 
 
The Russian Defense Ministry plans to create a new tank army in the Western Military District by December 1, a senior source at Russia’s General Staff has told TASS. Major-General Alexander Chaiko has been appointed commander of the 1st Tank Army.
 
 
 
The US Navy's (USN's) electromagnetic railgun (EMRG) programme is moving ahead through several lines of effort, and officials are considering ways to apply the system to land-based air defence.
 
 
 
The ex-US naval logistics ship Swift is now operating under the flag of United Arab Emirates (UAE), which may be using it to support an amphibious operation in Yemen.
 
 
 
The Philippine government has begun preparations to acquire three more decommissioned Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Balikpapan-class heavy landing craft (LCH) vessels.
 
 
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The existence of Phantom Commando Unit of the NSG and a rare peek into the National Bomb Data Centre – all this and more in this Rajya Sabha TV’s Special Report.
 
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A global scenario projected by Britain’s ministry of defence says that by 2045 India is likely to have the ability to project conventional military power globally with the third largest defence expenditure pegged at 654 billion US dollars.
 
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