Navy Finally inks Rs 20 crore contract to lift INS Betwa which tipped over on December 6 killing two and injuring 14

The Navy has inked a contract worth almost Rs 20 crore with an international salvage firm to lift the 3,850-tonne frigate INS Betwa, which had tipped over at the Mumbai naval dockyard on December 6, killing two sailors and injuring 14 others. Concurrently, the Navy has also completed its board of inquiry (BoI) headed by … Read more Navy Finally inks Rs 20 crore contract to lift INS Betwa which tipped over on December 6 killing two and injuring 14

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

Russian Army to get weapons to fight mini-drone swarms in two years

The Russian Army may get weapons against swarms of attack mini-drones in two years, CEO of the United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation Alexander Yakunin told TASS on Thursday. “Powerful types of such hardware with large strike capabilities may become operational in the Russian Army within four years while simpler systems may appear already in two years. … Read more Russian Army to get weapons to fight mini-drone swarms in two years

Two Russian army formations rearmed with Iskander tactical missiles in 2016

Two missile formations of the Russian Army have been rearmed with Iskander-M tactical missile systems in the outgoing year, Chief of Missile Forces and Artillery Mikhail Matveyevsky said on Thursday. “In 2016, the Russian army’s Missile Forces and Artillery successfully completed all the assigned missions in compliance with the plan of the troops’ development and … Read more Two Russian army formations rearmed with Iskander tactical missiles in 2016

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 Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites

Russian military units get cutting-edge electronic warfare systems

Russia’s Western Military District has received about 10 state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, including the Krasukha-4 broadband multifunctional jamming stations, Igor Migunov, the District’s press service chief, told journalists on Monday. “About 10 brand-new electronic warfare systems have put into service with the military units of the Western Military District as part of the 2016 state … Read more Russian military units get cutting-edge electronic warfare systems

In 2005, a U.S. Navy Submarine Ran Into a Mountain!!!

In 2005, the nuclear attack submarine USS San Francisco suddenly stopped dead in its tracks. The ship’s crew were thrown about, some over distances of 20 feet, and the majority of the 137-member crew suffered one injury or another—including one that would later prove fatal. Further inspection would explain what happened, and reveal that the … Read more In 2005, a U.S. Navy Submarine Ran Into a Mountain!!!

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

India ‘sabotaging’ efforts to normalise relations: Pakistan

Pakistan has accused India of “sabotaging” efforts to normalise relations and using “flimsiest of reasons” to avoid talks, as it called on New Delhi to show “seriousness” in resolving the Kashmir issue. “The trajectory (of ties) has been down the slope. India has tried to do everything to sabotage every goodwill gesture that we made towards … Read more India ‘sabotaging’ efforts to normalise relations: Pakistan

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 Extradition requests for 110 fugitives made by India

Air Force Personnels can’t grow beard, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Thursday upheld sacking of an Air Force man for keeping long beard and said that armed forces’ regulations are meant to ensure discipline and uniformity. A bench led by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur added that regulations do not interfere with religious rights of individuals and that they have the … Read more Air Force Personnels can’t grow beard, says Supreme Court

Indian Army Looking For A Deadlier Sniper Rifle To Replace Ageing Draganov

The Indian Army is hunting for a new sniper rifle for the infantry which will have considerably more range, fire power and accuracy than the existing inventory, giving soldiers on the borders an edge over the enemy. Proposals have been invited from global manufacturers to present modern sniper rifles that can take down targets at … Read more Indian Army Looking For A Deadlier Sniper Rifle To Replace Ageing Draganov

This is why ISIS are ‘terrified’ of Israeli soldiers but do not fear ‘poorly trained’ Brits or Americans… as jihadis are blasted by IDF troops for the first time

ISIS militants’ first clash with their most dreaded enemy ended in the jihadists being wiped out. Four terrorists were killed after opening fire on an Israel Defense Force patrol on the Israeli-controlled section of the Golan Heights on Sunday. “We will not let Daesh elements or other hostile elements use the cover of the war … Read more This is why ISIS are ‘terrified’ of Israeli soldiers but do not fear ‘poorly trained’ Brits or Americans… as jihadis are blasted by IDF troops for the first time

Russia’s border doesn’t end anywhere, Vladimir Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia’s border “doesn’t end anywhere”, addressing a televised awards ceremony for geography students. “That was a joke,” Mr Putin said amid applause and laughter from the audience at the glitzy ceremony. He was asking a nine-year-old boy: “Where does Russia’s border end?” The boy had said “at the Bering … Read more Russia’s border doesn’t end anywhere, Vladimir Putin says

Russia to Produce Laser, Hypersonic And Robotic Weapons For ‘Global Strategic Balance’

Russia is working to develop new weapons to ensure a global strategic balance, President Vladimir Putin said. Putin, speaking to top military leaders at his residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, said that Russia, like other nations, is working on state-of-the-art arms technologies, including laser, hypersonic and robotic weapons. “Special attention is given … Read more Russia to Produce Laser, Hypersonic And Robotic Weapons For ‘Global Strategic Balance’

Russia successfully tests missiles that fire from ‘nuclear trains’

Russia has successfully tested intercontinental ballistic missiles intended for its “nuclear trains” program. Tests on missiles for the Barguzin “railway-based combat rocket system” were carried out at the Plesetsk cosmodrome two weeks ago, the state-owned Interfax news agency reports. “They were fully successful,” a military source told the agency, “paving the way for further flight tests.” … Read more Russia successfully tests missiles that fire from ‘nuclear trains’

UN members favour UNSC permanent seat for India

India’s bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council has received a strong support from many UN member states, including the UK and France, who emphasised that the world body’s top organ must reflect the emergence of new global powers. More than 50 speakers shared their suggestions, perspectives and concerns over reform … Read more UN members favour UNSC permanent seat for India

China not against India’s entry in NSG: Envoy

China on Friday sought to dispel the view that it was against India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). “The notion that China is against India’s entry into NSG is not right. India and China are working together in this regard,” Consul General of China in Kolkata, Zhanwu Ma said. “Entry of any country … Read more China not against India’s entry in NSG: Envoy

Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide. As … Read more Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish