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First AH-64E Apache, CH-47F Chinook helicopters for India makes maiden flight

American defence major Boeing has carried out the first flights of the Apache and Chinook military helicopters and delivery to the Indian Air Force will commence next year. India is procuring 22 AH-64E Apache attack choppers and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopters from Boeing. Spotted! India’s #AH-64E Apache takes flight in Arizona skies for the […]

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India to go ahead with S-400 Triumf deal with Russia notwithstanding US sanctions

India has very clearly conveyed to the US that the “time-tested” India-Russian cooperation in the defence sector will continue, including the deal for S-400Triumf air defence missile systems for the IAF, notwithstanding the American sanctions against Moscow. “In all our engagements with the US, we have clearly explained how India and Russia’s defence cooperation has […]

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Dynamics of India-U.S. ties cannot influence defence relationship with Russia: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said India had made it clear to the United States that its relationship with Russia was lasting and the dynamics of Indo-U.S. ties cannot influence it. “I like to make it clear here that in all our engagements with the U.S., we have very clearly explained how India and […]

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MILAN 2018: The multinational naval drill hosted by Indian Navy kick off in Indian Ocean

The Indian Navy On Tuesday began an eight-day-long mega naval exercise along with leading maritime powers of the region at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, amid heightened regional tension in the region. #FriendshipAcrosstheSeas @indiannavy kick-starts #MILAN2018 with ceremonial arrival of 11 warships from 8 & Delegates from 16 Friendly Foreign countries at Port Blair @DefenceMinIndia […]

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IAF’s Garuda commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala awarded with ASHOKA CHAKRA posthumously

IAF Garud commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala, who laid down his life while single-handedly shooting dead two to three terrorists during an encounter in Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir last November, was posthumously awarded Ashoka Chakra, the country’s highest peacetime gallantry medal. He is the second airman to receive this award and the first one who […]