Was India planning a Covert Military Strike on Pakistan’s Nuclear Reactor?

The Idea of India attacking Pakistani Nuclear Reactor may sound absurd to many but the Fact is India had considered attacking Pakistani nuclear reactor at Kahuta. In his book, India’s Nuclear Policy —1964-98: A Personal Recollection, K Subrahmanyam a prominent international strategic affairs analyst, journalist and former Indian civil servant recollected that India proposed to … Read more Was India planning a Covert Military Strike on Pakistan’s Nuclear Reactor?

Is America preparing for war with Russia? US plane spotted in a mock dogfight with a Russian jet above the top secret Area 51 base

These are the amazing scenes which show a Russian-built fighter jet taking on a US Air Force F-16 in a mock dogfight – in what could be a sign that America is preparing for the possibility of war with Moscow. The images were captured by air traffic controller Phil Drake in the skies above Area … Read more Is America preparing for war with Russia? US plane spotted in a mock dogfight with a Russian jet above the top secret Area 51 base

Navy facing heaviest Russian activity since Cold War says First Sea Lord

The Royal Navy is facing its greatest challenge from Russian submarines and warships for more than 25 years, the First Sea Lord has told his sailors. Adml Sir Philip Jones said the Navy was dealing with the highest level of activity from Vladimir Putin’s fleet since the end of the Cold War, even as it … Read more Navy facing heaviest Russian activity since Cold War says First Sea Lord

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

Russia Had Plans to Build a ‘Super’ Aircraft Carrier (But Ran into a Super Big Problem)

‘Ulyanovsk’ Would Have Been the Soviets’ Supercarrier: Russia scrapped the ship in the ’90s Had she ever sailed, the Soviet supercarrier Ulyanovsk would have been a naval behemoth more than 1,000 feet long, with an 85,000-ton displacement and enough storage to carry an air group of up to 70 fixed and rotary wing aircraft. With a nuclear-powered … Read more Russia Had Plans to Build a ‘Super’ Aircraft Carrier (But Ran into a Super Big Problem)

How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms

Over the past decade, Russian armed forces and Russian defense industry have made strides in developing, testing and fielding domestically produced unmanned aerial vehicles(UAVs). While lagging behind their Western and East Asian counterparts in reach, distance and strike capability, Russia nonetheless was successful in using smaller and lighter UAV concepts for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance … Read more How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms

U.S. Air Force Official: F-35 Could Beat Russia’s Stealth PAK-FA or China’s J-31 in a Fight

An F-35 fighter pilot says he would be confident flying the Joint Strike Fighter against any enemy in the world, including Russian and Chinese 5th Generation stealth fighters. An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter would be able to use its sensors, weapons and computer technology to destroy Russian and Chinese 5th-Generation Stealth fighters in a high-end … Read more U.S. Air Force Official: F-35 Could Beat Russia’s Stealth PAK-FA or China’s J-31 in a Fight

How Russia’s most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO Hardware

Despite Russia’s saber-rattling towards NATO allies and its aggressive intervention in the Syrian civil war, 2016 has seen the country do the unthinkable and cut its defence budget for the first time in decades. Half of the country’s government revenues come from oil and gas exports , and its economy has taken a big hit … Read more How Russia’s most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO Hardware

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 Trump planning biggest fleet expansion to deter Russian, Chinese threats

U.S. tanks roll into Germany to protect against potential Russian invasion

The deployment — which also includes 3,500 U.S. Troops — is to protect Eastern Europe against a potential Russian invasion. In the dock area of the German city of Bremerhaven all around is American military hardware just off the boat — everything from Humvees to tanks. The official name for this display of military muscle … Read more U.S. tanks roll into Germany to protect against potential Russian invasion

Pentagon chief claims US fighting ISIS alone, Russia doing ‘virtually zero’ in Syria

Russia has done “virtually zero” in the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria the US Secretary of Defense has claimed, contending that the US and its coalition partners are carrying this burden “by themselves.” “They haven’t done anything,” Ash Carter stated in an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press. “They came in, they said … Read more Pentagon chief claims US fighting ISIS alone, Russia doing ‘virtually zero’ in Syria

100’s of US tanks, heavy equipment flows into Europe to counter ‘Russian aggression’

Hundreds of American tanks, trucks and other military equipment have arrived at the German port of Bremerhaven to be transferred to Eastern Europe as part of NATO’s buildup near Russia’s borders. The Resolve cargo ship arrived on Wednesday, while two more vessels – Freedom and Endurance – are expected in Germany on Sunday, Deutsche Welle … Read more 100’s of US tanks, heavy equipment flows into Europe to counter ‘Russian aggression’

Why America (and the World) Fears the Su-27 Flanker

To the West, most of the legendary Soviet aircraft of the Cold War came from the design bureau Mikoyan Gurevitch, which spawned such aircraft as the MiG-15 “Fagot,” MiG-21 “Fishbed,” MiG-25 “Foxbat” and MiG-29 “Fulcrum.” The single best Soviet fighter of the Cold War, however, was Sukhoi’s Su-27 “Flanker.” Intended both to defeat U.S. fighters … Read more Why America (and the World) Fears the Su-27 Flanker

F-16 vs Gripen: Which combat jet will rule supreme in Indian fighter dogfight?

As India looks to replace its ageing Soviet-era lightweight combat aircraft fleet, two players have emerged as possible contenders, American defence major Lockheed Martin’s F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 70 and Swedish defence major Saab’s Gripen E fighter aircraft. Indian Air Force (IAF) has requirement of over 400 fighter aircraft, which is far higher than the 126 aircraft that … Read more F-16 vs Gripen: Which combat jet will rule supreme in Indian fighter dogfight?

Two M777 Howitzers To Be Delivered To Indian Army In Six Months For Testing

BAE Systems will deliver two of the contracted M777 ultra-light howitzers within six months to the Indian Army to test integration of local ammunition for the gun. “Two guns will be delivered to the Army within six months from the signing of the LoA for preparing the range tables and calibration,” The Hindu quoted an … Read more Two M777 Howitzers To Be Delivered To Indian Army In Six Months For Testing

Which fighter aircraft for Indian skies? Ageing fleets crying for replacement

The dogfight for picking the Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) for the security of the Indian skies is beginning anew, this time for a much larger number than the 2007 figure of 189 asked by the Indian Air Force (IAF) — an estimated 400 for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and 60 for the Indian … Read more Which fighter aircraft for Indian skies? Ageing fleets crying for replacement

CIA chief admits US role in Syrian bloodshed

The head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has admitted responsibility for the bloodshed in Syria while wishing that the US could have prevented the defeat of militants in Aleppo by Syrian forces. “I think we always like to say that we wish that we would have been able to make a difference, in a … Read more CIA chief admits US role in Syrian bloodshed

US would be battered in a war with Russia or China unless it immediately recruits 30,000 new troops: USAF Chief

THE US Air Force is struggling to cope with the growing threats of Russia, China and ISIS, its chief has warned. General David Goldfein says America’s airpower needs a cash boost if it is to stay ahead of its rivals. He warned: “We just got too small too fast and we’ve got to grow. “We’re … Read more US would be battered in a war with Russia or China unless it immediately recruits 30,000 new troops: USAF Chief

Russia used Syria as live-fire training – US general

The US army’s commander in Europe has accused Russia of using its military campaign in Syria as a “live-fire training opportunity”. Lt Gen Ben Hodges said Russia’s “disregard for civilian casualties… is not the conduct of a nation that wants to be treated like a superpower”. Russia’s defence minister said on Thursday that its air … Read more Russia used Syria as live-fire training – US general

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