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...
Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has deployed four Boeing CF-18 Hornet fighter jets in Romania for a four-month under NATOs enhanced Air Policing mission. The Canadian aircraft and about 135 supporting Canadian Armed Forces personnel will be based at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, near Romanias second largest city of Constanta on...
Indian Navy has inducted a landing craft utility (LCU) ship L52 which will be deployed for transporting battle tanks, other heavy weapons systems besides troops. The ship, which would be based in the Andaman and Nicobar command, can also be deployed for multirole activities like search and rescue as well as...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following its flight through multiple classes of non-segregated airspace. The MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) flew from Laguna Airfield at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz
Russias Glavcosmos and Glavcosmos Launch Services have signed the first contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute to launch the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket with two South Korean satellites. The Soyuz-2
An Indo-Russian project to modify Indias Kaveri Jet engine (presumably for the Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft) is about to be completed. “One of the most vivid illustrations (In Indo-Russian scientific partnership) is the KAVERI Indian aircraft engine
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
Export volume of Ukroboronprom (UOP_, the Ukrainian Defence manufacturing and export agency, has touched US$1.894 billion in 2017
South Korean and US forces have commenced computer-simulated military exercises Monday amid tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. The joint U
Russian air force in Syria has bombed over 20 off-road vehicles equipped with large-caliber weapons and grenade, as well as armored vehicles, including tanks, and heavy-load trucks carrying ammunition. Over 200 militants were eliminated, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Monday
A surveillance drone used by Indonesia's UN Peacekeepers has spotted a cocaine trafficking racket in wartorn Haiti. Indonesian peacekeepers have discovered cocaine circulation in the Anbouchi coastal village of Morency, South Department, Haiti
Japan has launched third of its new quasi-zenith satellites on Saturday to improve the global positioning system (GPS) navigation services. The launched third of its new quasi-zenith satellites is one of a constellation being put into orbit to improve the accuracy of available global positioning data,