Modi Magic :: Chabahar Port expected to open in a month – Gwadar to loose significance; The strategic port of Chabahar in Iran which is being developed to build a transport-and-trade corridor through Afghanistan giving India an access to global markets is expected to be opened in a month’s time, said Afghanistan Consul General Mohammad Aman Amin.
Sri Lanka arrests nearly 550 deserters in Army clean-up; Sri Lanka arrested nearly 550 soldiers in a single day as it reins in the mass desertion that’s plagued the armed forces since the end of the civil war, an official said Monday.
Russia completes delivery of all MiG-29KUB Fighter Jets to Indian Navy; Russia has completed the delivery of MiG-29K/KUB aircraft to the Indian Navy, Ilya Tarasenko, Director General of JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG, told RIA Novosti on Feb. 13.
Why licensed Kalashnikovs could be the solution to India’s rifle woes; The Indian Army has decided to end its experiment with the glitch-prone Indian Small Arms System (INSAS) 5.56 mm rifle and go for a brand new 7.62 mm calibre weapon.
China’s Air Warfare Wing to Debut at 11th Edition of Aero-India 2017; For the first time in the history of Aero India, Chinese Army’s Air warfare wing will take part in the show at Bengaluru. The Indian government has cleared China’s participation in the event beginning from February 14.
USN’s 7th Fleet Warships will now be maintained by India’s Reliance Defence; Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra)-controlled Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) has signed the Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) with the US Navy, with the company estimating revenues of about Rs 15,000 crore ($10 billion) over next 3 -5 years.
L&T, MBDA Missile Systems partner to develop missiles in India; Engineering and construction major L&T on Monday entered into a joint venture with European defence major MBDA Missile Systems for the development of missiles in India.
India-China Border Quieter Than Previous Years; Transgression along the 4,000-kilometre-long India-China border has dipped drastically in the last two years. Importantly, India has been able to construct an agricultural canal in the Demchok — a disputed area — in 2016 without objection from the Chinese.
TROPEX 2017: Indian Navy displays might; fires Brahmos Missile from INS Chennai; In a show of strength, Indian Navy today fired Brahmos Surface to Surface missile (SSM) from INS Chennai, during the ongoing Annual Theatre level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) 2017 ..
While the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas—now finally inducted into the IAF will be flying at the 11th edition of Aero India, defence PSU, HAL will also be debuting new metal birds.