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Howitzers booming in Sikkim near the China border would normally be cause for alarm, especially after last year's tense 73-day standoff on the Doklam plateau. But last month, it was an occasion to celebrate.

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In an attempt to replace its ageing and obsolete weapons, the Indian Army has re-floated the Request for Information (RFI) to procure 5.5 lakh Assault Rifles under Make-in-India category.

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Meghalaya’s most wanted terrorist Sohan D Shira who headed the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was shot dead on Saturday by Meghalaya police commandos in an encounter at Achakpek near Dobu in East Garo Hills district.

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The Indian armed forces over the next decade want over 400 drones, including combat and submarine launched remotely piloted aircraft, as well as directed energy weapons (DEWs) like high-energy lasers and high-powered microwaves capable of destroying enemy targets and even satellites.

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The chiefs of navy of Japan, US, Australia and India sharing the stage at the recent Raisina Dialogue in Delhi comes just a couple of months after the officials from these countries met in Manila to revive the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue giving a clear indication of the military aspect of the grouping which is being called the Quad.

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China downplayed reports of it upgrading air defense along Indian border, adding that both nations must work to maintaining peace and tranquility.

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The United States often brags about its military power, but how do we actually rank? World powers have gone to war over the centuries for a multitude of reasons, and we often use military strength to determine a country’s stability today.

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Pakistan today said that India's desire to become a "regional hegemon" is casting a "dark shadow" in the region.

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With the Indian Navy’s first two carriers INS Vikramaditya and INS Vikrant deploying Russian built MiG-29K multirole fighters from their decks India has sought a new source of fighters for its third and largest carrier – INS Vishal.

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When it comes to making good military aircraft, some countries are obvious go-tos. The United States, France, Japan, Russia, and the United Kingdom all immediately spring to mind as creators of classic combat planes.

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Pakistan today said it had arranged a visit of defence attaches of six countries, including from four permanent members of the UN, to the Line of Control to brief them about "Indian atrocities".

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Losing your loved one is never easy and the agony is impossible to describe. But how our military officers and their family deal with their loss often leaves everyone bewildered.

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Against the backdrop of dwindling fighter squadrons, the Indian Air Force (IAF) feels that its requirement for more than 100 combat aircraft expected to be worth over Rs 1.25 lakh crore should be procured through a government-to-government (G2G) deal to avoid further time delays due to the complex acquisition process involved in it.

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The Indian army will give Pakistan a reply “sooner rather than later” for the February 10 terror attack on a military camp in Jammu, General Bipin Rawat said.

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The state-owned Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has claimed that it conducted a series of trials for at least 10 days, which were very much successful.

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India and Canada pulled the visit by Justin Trudeau back from the brink Friday by issuing one of the most strongly worded joint statement on terrorism in recent times.

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The Army Friday reached out to the rural youths motivating them to join the armed forces and serve the country. A defence spokesman said the Army conducted motivational lectures in Keri belt of Rajouri district with an aim to inspire young boys and girls to join the forces.

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The situation in south Kashmir has improved slightly in recent times, the Centre’s interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir said on Friday.

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