India Likely To Approve 100% Foreign Direct Investment In Defence Sector

August 22, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

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...

Canada Deploys Four CF-18 Hornet fighter jets In Romania For NATO Mission

August 22, 2017 @ 12:07 PM

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 Commissions Landing Craft Utility Ship

August 22, 2017 @ 08:47 AM

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' MQ-9B UAV Achieves FAA Certification

August 21, 2017 @ 04:55 PM

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

Two S. Korean Satellites To Be Launched On Russian Soyuz Carrier Rocket

August 21, 2017 @ 04:39 PM

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

Russia Helping India Complete Kaveri Engine Project: Rosoboronexport

August 21, 2017 @ 02:54 PM

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

Delhi Airport Halts Flight operations Twice After Objects Resembling Drones Spotted

August 21, 2017 @ 01:17 PM

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 Defence Exports Volume Touches US$1.9 Billion

August 21, 2017 @ 12:08 PM

Export volume of Ukroboronprom (UOP_, the Ukrainian Defence manufacturing and export agency, has touched US$1.894 billion in 2017

US, S.Korea Commence Computer-Simulated Exercises

August 21, 2017 @ 09:53 AM

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 Jets Bomb ISIS Convoy, Kill 200

August 21, 2017 @ 08:49 AM

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

Indonesian Drone Detects Cocaine Smuggling In Haiti

August 19, 2017 @ 01:11 PM

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 Launches Satellite For Improved GPS System

August 19, 2017 @ 12:16 PM

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,