India is Contemplating 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the defence sector to stimulate the participation of foreign companies in the manufacture of military transport aircraft, battle tanks and armoured vehicles. Presently foreign investment is permitted only up to 49% under the automatic route and foreign investment upto 100 per cent is allowed only after governments approval
Flight operations at New Delhis Indira Gandhi International Airport were cancelled twice Monday after objects similar to drones were spotted on the runways on two different occasions. Flight operations were suspended twice today at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here after “drone-like objects” were spotted on the runways on two different occasions, Press Trust of India reported Monday
Ukraine has decided to suspend an intergovernmental agreement with Russia on cooperation in exports of military products to third countries. "The decision has been made," Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said as broadcast by the 112
Saudi Royal Air Force (RSAF) aircraft have arrived to the USA to participate in the Red and Green Flag exercise 2017 comprising selective air and technical crews and a number of air control teams. The Saudi Air Force flew thousands of kilometres in various weather conditions with the highest levels of safety and professionalism to reach the US, Saudi Press Agency reported Wednesday
Japan has hinted at raising defense capabiltiy, citing concern of increasing threat from North Korea and China in the country's defense review Tuesday. North Korea was cited as the main concern as Japan's Cabinet approved the 2017 Defence White Paper, two weeks after the North test-fired a second ICBM whose range could include some of the US mainland, including Los Angeles and Chicago
Turkey is set to open a military training facility that can train more than 1500 troops in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Somali defense minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said that the camp which had been under construction for the last two years will open this September,
Indias Ministry of Defence (MoD) has decided to delegate substantial financial powers to the Armed Forces for undertaking works for perimeter security of sensitive military installations. The decision will give powers to the three vice chiefs to spend at least Rs 800 crore (US$124
China has displayed for the first time a model of the Dongfeng-31AG intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of hitting remote locations with a more mobile off-road trailer and launcher. A model of an advanced form of one its intercontinental ballistic missiles was displayed at an exhibition to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Liberation Army later this year,
Chinese border forces have put in place 'emergency response measures' and will be enhancing its targeted deployment and training along the Indo-Chinese border, defense ministry spokesperson Wu Qian has been quoted as saying. China urged India Monday to give up "impractical and illusory thinking" and immediately withdraw its troops that have "crossed into Chinese territory,"
A new Chinese light tank which was put to trials in Tibet last week is reported to feature the FY series armor armor which can block anti-tank shells of varying piercing power. The tank probably has a higher than normal amount of protective explosive reactive armor, forming a pointed nose, various Chinese and international media reported
Thales and Reliance Defence Limited announced today their intent to form an Indian Joint Venture (JV) with the proposed shareholding of 49% and 51% respectively. The JV aims to develop Indian capabilities to integrate and maintain Radar and Electronic Warfare sensors
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