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With its National Defense Strategy released earlier this year, the US detailed its shift from small-scale operations like counterinsurgency and toward a potential fight with a rival like Russia or China.

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One hundred years since the construction of the world’s first aircraft carrier, HMS Hermes, aircraft carriers are still going strong.

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The President of India is the highest official in a country and he is also called the first citizen of the country. The President is also the supreme commander of all the three armed forces, -- the Army, Air Force, and Navy.

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One of the soldiers of 44 RR (Rashtriya Rifles) - identified as rifleman Aurangzeb - has now been abducted while he was on the way home to Poonch for Eid.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Wuhan, capital of the central Chinese province of Hubei, 27-28 April for an “informal” summit with president Xi Jinping is unusual for several reasons.

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Two out of the Indian Navy's six Talwar-class guided missile frigates, INS Teg and INS Trikand, will be making a friendly port call at the UAE.

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India's first home minister and also the first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel died today 67 years ago, at the age of 75. Known as the "Iron Man" of India, Patel was instrumental in uniting the country through merger of small princely states.

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With India's growing status as a global power, comes the need for its military to demonstrate its presence far and wide. For such missions, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has acquired 10 strategic airlifts Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asserted that during his stint as the defence minister he had always tried to ensure minimum lives were lost at the border.

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What will the balance of ground combat power look like in 2030, presumably after the Wars on Terror and the Wars of Russian Reconsolidation (more to come on this idea below) shake out?

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