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As a vision to showcase India’s indigenous air power, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) a.k.a Tejas participated in the recently concluded Bahrain Air Show. 289 more words

The Perils of Peace

The end of the Cold War in the late 20th Century brought with it a supposed ‘peace dividend’; without the omnipresent threat of atomic annihilation or a Soviet annexation of Western Europe it was supposed that NATO countries could relax and demobilise many of the forces that had been deployed to counter the Eastern menace. 1,104 more words

Saab Ready To Produce High-Tech Jets In India

Saab, the Swedish defence giant, has expressed interests in setting up a state-of-the-art fighter jet factory in India.
Saab India Chairperson Jan Widerstrom recently said that they were ready to strike a lucrative deal with India on the basis of which the Swedish company will supply hundreds of military jets to the South Asian powerhouse. 331 more words



This is a Centre party movement policy discussion paper only. It is not official policy. It is designed to raise points of discussion leading to a policy that would be voted into existence by party members. 471 more words


US Defense Secretary Mattis values relationship with Singapore: Ng Eng Hen

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Saturday (Feb 18) met with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis for the first time since the latter was appointed to his role earlier this year, and he said they had a “very good first meeting”.  244 more words

Current Affairs

Microsoft in huge technical support contract win

It has been reported (Reuters) that Microsoft has secured a $927 million contract to provide technical support services and consulting for the United States Department of Defence. 156 more words

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This is big, Fallon, you should have never interfered in Libya: Defence Secretary warns Russia is interfering in Libya to test Nato alliance

The Defence Secretary of the UK talks as if he could: it is you as UK and Hillary/Obama who should have never interfered in Libya. First of all, I understand why people don’t call for your help anymore, you run away after destroying, you had plenty of time to settle the libyan problem and you go there now only because a libyan faction calls Putin, instead of you. 42 more words