The IAF has enhanced capability of its frontline base in Punjab’s Halwara, which is close to the Indo-Pak border, by deploying additional Sukhoi fighter jets.
A raft of mega defence deals, including procurement of an air defence system for the Indian Navy are likely to be sealed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel which will be first by an Indian PM to the Jewish nation.
With the “failure” of Saarc, Bangladesh is looking at sub-regional groupings, including BIMSTEC, for cooperation, said Gowher Rizvi, the international affairs adviser to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Nepal was forced to scale down its first military exercise with China because of purported pressure from India, Chinese state media reported on Friday.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis visited Israel on Friday for talks expected to focus on Iran, Syria and the two countries’ close strategic relations despite recent tensions with Barack Obama’s adminstration
The agreement of mutual cooperation to be signed between the governments of India and South Korea will pave the way for a strategic partnership between Hindustan Shipyard Limited, a Visakhapatnam-based Ministry of Defence enterprise, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, the world’s leading shipbuilder.
India on Thursday dismissed China’s act of giving its own names to six places in Arunachal Pradesh, saying “it doesn’t make illegally held territory legal”.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today felicitated Maj Gen (retd.) Somnath Jha who cycled throughout the country for 183 days covering 29 states as a tribute to the 21,000 martyrs of the armed forces since Independence.