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Last week I, somewhat disingenuously, said that I hoped that Douglas didn’t make any weapons for the MOD because he didn’t like violence. It’s true that he didn’t like violence, and it’s true that I don’t know what he did for the MOD, but I do know that he made several designs over the years for the police that could be classified as weapons, or at the very least, aggressive. 724 more words




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