India To Buy Advanced Observation Systems To Monitor Line of Actual Control

September 6, 2017 @ 01:31 PM

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has purchased advanced long-range reconnaissance and observation systems (LORROS) that will be equipped with a thermal imager to strengthen vigilance. The thermal imager can detect the human at a minimum range of 10 kilometers and vehicles at a minimum distance of 20 kilometers

CIS States To Hold Talks On Joint Air Defense System

September 5, 2017 @ 11:35 AM

Representatives of eight member countries of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) will hold talk on plans to develop a joint air defense system, The Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The discussion will be held in the Russian city of Astrakhan, the defense ministry added

Russia's United Aircraft Corp Details Sukhoi, Irkut Merger

September 4, 2017 @ 06:12 PM

Russias United Aircraft (UAC) has announced plans to establish a new corporate centre that combines the operations of member companies Irkut and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC). The plan also includes setting up of a new civil aviation division on the basis of Irkut

Japan To Invest In Missile Strike Capability

August 31, 2017 @ 02:51 PM

Japans defense ministry wants $160 million for developing longer-range missiles to counter North Korea. If the requested funds in budget is approved, the proposal for a rise of 2

Hyundai Stops China Car Production As Sales Fall Over THAAD Missile Row

August 30, 2017 @ 07:07 AM

Hyundai has stopped auto production at its four factories in China as tensions between South Korea and Being rose over US deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system. All four of its factories that have been in operation in China had stopped manufacturing vehicles as of Tuesday after a...

Sanctions Force North Korea To Cancel Wonsan Air Show

August 28, 2017 @ 03:42 PM

North Korea has cancelled this year's Wonsan Air Show, ahead of tightened travel restrictions by several countries due to nuclear tensions with Pyongyang. The first-ever Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival was held in September last year, attracting hundreds of foreigners as the isolated North showcased a line-up of civilian and military aircraft

US Army Tests New Artillery Targeting System

August 26, 2017 @ 09:38 AM

US Army Paratroopers ‘Black Falcon at Fort Bragg have completed durability testing with the Joint Effects Targeting System for forward observers calling in artillery and airstrikes. "Operational testing provides soldiers the opportunity to use, work with and offer up their suggestions on pieces of equipment that can impact development of systems those future soldiers will use in combat," director of Army Airborne testing Col

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 per cent is allowed only after governments approval

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

India To Acquire Ukrainian Engines For Russia-Made Frigates

August 18, 2017 @ 11:39 AM

Indias defense acquisition council has sanctioned $75 million for acquiring M7N.1E gas turbine engines from Ukraine for powering two Grigorovich class frigates

US Modernizing Patriot Missile Defense System In S Korea

August 16, 2017 @ 01:31 PM

The United States has commenced modernizing its Patriot missile interceptors deployed in South Korea. The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade of the US Army has finalized an eight-month interceptors renovation program, as a result of which old systems were replaced and modern technologies were introduced,

Rockwell Collins To Provide Visual Display Systems For French Pilatus PC-21 Simulators

August 10, 2017 @ 03:47 PM

Rockwell Collins has won a contract from CAE to provide Visual Display Systems for French Air Forces Pilatus PC-21 simulators. Rockwell Collins will develop two Spectraview Visual Display Systems (VDS) in Salt Lake City, under a subcontract awarded by CAE