After Waiting for almost two Decades, Indian Army Jawans to get Modern Helmets that can bear 9mm attack

According to media reports, an Indian company, the Kanpur-based MKU Industries, has been contracted to manufacture 1.58 lakh helmets in a deal worth around Rs 170-180 crore, and the production of the new helmets is now beginning. This is the first large scale order of helmets by the Indian Army in more than two decades … Read more

Interactive Missile Map Reveals How Messy a NATO-Russia War Would Be

The first of 3,500 American troops began rolling into Poland for a nine-month-long mission starting on Jan. 8, 2017. It’s an unprecedented length of time for a U.S. armored unit to stay in Eastern Europe. The U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division were heading to Zagan and Pomorskie, with the unit’s … Read more

PM Modi ‘salutes’ soldiers, veterans on Army Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished all soldiers, veterans and their families on the occasion of Army Day. “Greetings to all soldiers, veterans & their families on Army Day. We salute the courage & invaluable service of the Indian Army,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted. Applauding the Indian Army for its courage and valour, the … Read more

Russian Air Force issues powerful response to jihadists attacking Shia villages in Idlib

The Russin Air Force issued a powerful response to the jihadist rebels responsible for the constant attacks on Kafraya and Al-Fou’aa, carrying out several airstrikes around these two Shi’i villages in the Idlib Governorate. According to a military source in Damascus, the Russian Air Force attacked the jihadist rebels at Ma’arat Misreen, Binnish, and Idlib … Read more

IAF does not raise Bills for PM’s visits Abroad on Air Force Planes

The Prime Minister is entitled free travel on Indian Air Force planes for which no bills are raised, IAF said in a RTI response. Commodore (Retd) Lokesh Batra had sought information from the Prime Minister’s Office on the laid down procedure for clearing bills of IAF BBJ aircraft chartered flights for the Prime Minister’s foreign … Read more

Trump planning biggest fleet expansion to deter Russian, Chinese threats

With President-elect Donald Trump demanding more ships, the Navy is proposing the biggest shipbuilding boom since the end of the Cold War to meet threats from a resurgent Russia and saber-rattling China. The Navy’s 355-ship proposal released last month is even larger than what the Republican Trump had promoted on the campaign trail, providing a … Read more

How Russian advances in the Arctic are leaving NATO behind

As Russian cyber activities in the United States and military intervention in Syria dominate headlines, the Russian bear has pursued a steady march forward much closer to Canada, in the Arctic. Russia moved ahead with several steps in its Arctic strategy in 2016, refurbishing military bases, constructing new airfields and building outports. A key element … Read more

Russian Aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, heading to English Channel again

A Russian aircraft carrier who reportedly destroyed over 1,000 targets in Syria is set to head to Britain. Following a ceasefire deal between the Syrian government and opposition groups on 29 December, Moscow has agreed to scale back its military operations in the country. The Russian armed forces’ chief of staff, Valery Gerasimov, said the … Read more

T-50 Stealth Fighter Jet To Enter Russian Air Force In 2017

Russia’s Sukhoi PAK FA, a fifth-generation fighter jet, will enter service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2017. “Designing new kinds of weapons, military and special equipment for the Russian Armed Forces will continue in 2017 as well as their procurement for the Russian Land Force, Aerospace Forces and the Navy. Thus, the T-50 aircraft … Read more

Russia Readies Two Of Its Most Advanced Submarines For Launch In 2017

Two of Russia’s most advanced nuclear submarines will be launched in 2017, despite ballooning program costs and delays, according to a report by a Russian state news agency. Vice Adm. Viktor Bursuk, deputy commander of the Russian navy, said last week that the ballistic-missile-carrying, Borei-class Prince Vladimir and the Yasen-M attack boat Kazan “will be … Read more

Russia’s Air Support ‘Determining Factor’ in Aleppo Victory

Russia’s aerial support has been instrumental in pushing numerous radical groups out of Aleppo, one of the largest cities in Syria, Paulo Wrobel, professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, told Sputnik, saying that the victory would not have been possible without Moscow’s military engagement in the war-torn Arab country. “Russian airstrikes … Read more

Indian Navy appoints Admiral-rank officer as flag officer without asking Defence Ministry, MoD unhappy

The Indian Navy has been charged with appointing officers in new key posts without asking the Defence Ministry. In the first case, Navy had appointed a rear Admiral-rank officer Delhi area as the FODA, which is an operational appointment but the Navy does not have any assets in and around the national capital. The appointment … Read more

Defense ministry reveals Russian Army’s plans for upcoming year

“In 2017, we’ll accept three submarines and two frigates,” the commander told journalists at an enlarged board meeting of the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow. The commander said two of these submarines had the names Krasnodar and Stary Oskol. “New ships are arriving for the Fleet. This year, we have accepted about 30 ships and … Read more

Vladimir Putin says Russia’s military is stronger than any potential foe

Russia’s military today can overpower any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting Thursday with defense chiefs. “We can say with certainty: We are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when tensions between Russia and the West have … Read more

Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites

According to Pentagon officials, Russia has successfully completed tests of an anti-satellite missile that could be capable of crippling the US military communications and navigation network. The test, which went off on December 16th, was actually the third successful launch of the PL-19 Nudol missile, and according to a new report from Business Insider, those … Read more

World War III fears as Turkey scrambles TWELVE F-16 fighter jets in show of force amid growing tensions with Russia over ambassador’s assassination

TURKEY scrambled six pairs of fighter jets last night as tensions grow between the country and Russia following the assassination of a Russian ambassador. Twelve F-16 fighter planes took off from Eskisehir Air Base at around 7:30pm in a “loud blast” just a day after Andrei Karlov was shot dead in the Turkish capital Ankara, … Read more

Major Roadblock hits India’s Ambitious Project for making Air Force One for Prime Minister’s Foreign Travel

An ambitious project of creating a dedicated fleet of aircraft for the Prime Minister’s foreign travel has hit rough weather. Last year, the government had proposed to take away two Boeing-777s from Air India’s fleet to be dedicated for the PM’s use abroad, on the lines of the US President’s Air Force One. Air India … Read more

Government appoints new chiefs to Intelligence Bureau and RAW

The Narendra Modi government on Saturday named new chiefs to the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Anil Dhasmana has been named the new chief of India’s spy agency RAW, which looks after intelligence-gathering from foreign lands. Dhasmana is a 1981-batch Madhya Pradesh-cadre officer. He will be replacing Rajinder Khanna, a 1978-batch … Read more

India remains one of fastest-growing countries: White House report

India remains one of the fastest-growing countries in the world, the White House has said even as it underlined that inefficiencies persist in the country’s public sector the poor still lacking healthcare coverage and access to financial services. “India remains one of the fastest-growing countries in the world, with real GDP expanding at 7.3 per … Read more

Extradition requests for 110 fugitives made by India

India’s requests for extradition of 110 fugitives are at various stages of execution in various countries, government said today. The US, UAE, the UK, Canada, Germany, Nepal, Bangladesh, Iran, Singapore, Australia, Nigeria, Denmark, South Africa and France are among the 47 countries with which India has inked the treaty till date, Minister of State for … Read more