Indian Defense Minister To Discuss Joint Military Equipment Production With USA

November 30, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Indian defense minister Manohar Parrikar will head for his first official visit to the US this week to discuss proposals for co-production of military equipment. The discussion also includes proposals to bolster maritime security, counter-terrorism and intelligence-sharing between the two countries, Times Of India reported today

Few Defense Manufacturers In India May Qualify For Strategic Partnership

November 30, 2015 @ 01:22 PM

India's defense ministry task force has proposed weightages and assets criteria that permit only few Indian private defense manufacturers to qualify for strategic partnerships. The task force, known as Aatre, was set up to identify Indian private companies as strategic partners for development of critical military platforms such as aircraft, warships...

Bharat Forge To Invest US$74 Million In Defense Manufacturing Sector

November 28, 2015 @ 12:51 PM

Bharat Forge Limited has set to invest US$74.8 Million in South Indian state of Telanganas booming defense and aerospace manufacturing sector

Lockheed Partners Swedish, UAE Firms in Advanced Machining Tech

November 4, 2015 @ 10:22 AM

Lockheed Martin is partnering Sweden's Exechon AB and Abu Dhabi based Injaz National to set up a joint venture in the UAE for advanced machining technology. The Abu Dhabi-based joint venture, Exechon Enterprises will establish an engineering and manufacturing center for Parallel Kinematics Machining (PKM) in the aerospace, defense and automotive...

China Fumes As Asian Defense Ministers Meeting Skips Joint Declaration

November 4, 2015 @ 09:28 AM

China regrets the failure to publish the joint declaration of the third ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM). Responding to a reporter's question, the Information Office of China's Ministry of National Defense said that "The Chinese side has kept close coordination and communication with Malaysia, the...

South Korea, Japan Aggressively Target Thailand Defense Market

November 3, 2015 @ 01:39 PM

South Korea and Japan are aggressively targeting the Asian defense market, which had long been dominated by the US, the U.K

Israeli Military Cautioned Of Possible CIA Recruitment Attempt

November 2, 2015 @ 09:50 AM

The Israels military intelligence service has cautioned the nations defense forces personnel to be aware of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) activities and report immediately of any contacts by its operatives. The memo was addressed to all Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officers and soldiers by the Information Security Department, a counter-intelligence body of the military intelligence

Low-Yield Nukes To Counter India’s Conventional Weapons: Pakistan Admits

October 20, 2015 @ 01:58 PM

Pakistan has admitted to possessing an arsenal of low-yield nuclear weapons to counter Indias conventional weapons, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry told journalists on Tuesday in Washington DC. The Dawn newspaper reported today that this is a rare explanation of Pakistans decision to make tactical nuclear weapons to deal with the possible threat of an Indian ‘aggression

Cars, SUVs Seized From Corrupt Chinese Military Officials Sent To Border Areas

October 14, 2015 @ 02:03 PM

The Chinese military has relocated vehicles seized from corrupt military officials to border areas for use by troops there. “As of the end of September, all vehicles found in violation during the anti-graft campaign have been handed to troops stationed in remote border areas under harsh conditions such as Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang and Tibet,” according to China Military Online, a website owned by the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA)

Hillary Clinton Supports Agreement with Russia on Syrian No-fly Zone

October 14, 2015 @ 12:14 PM

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton showed her support for creating a no-fly zone in Syria on Tuesday as leverage to bring Russia to the negotiation table on joining the coalition fighting Islamic State militants. The US should use diplomatic and military leverage to reach agreement with Russia over Syria, Clinton said

30 Individuals, Companies Indicted in Taiwan Army Procurement Scandal

October 9, 2015 @ 01:44 PM

Taichung prosecutors in Taiwan have pressed charges against 33 people, including military personnel and executives of three companies over an alleged procurement scandal involving locally produced eight-wheeled CM-32 Clouded Leopard armored vehicles. Chiang Yi-fu, chairman of Chung Hsin Electric and Machinery Manufacturing Corp

Indian Defence Minister Supports Combat Role For Women

October 9, 2015 @ 12:46 PM

Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has shown support today for combat role of women in the nation's armed forces. A policy decision will soon be made after studying the implications as it may have some “operational” or “training difficulties”, Parrikar was quoted as saying by various media today