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India’s weapons plans raise specter of nuclear arms race in Asia
Defence News, 9 December 2014
India has embarked on a series of crucial weapons-systems tests that will result in the first deployment by air, sea and land of nuclear weapons by rival powers in Asia, in 2016.

Deal for BrahMos 'Mini Missile' likely during Vladimir Putin's visit
Defence News, 9 December 2014
India and Russia are likely to ink a key deal for the joint development of a BrahMos 'mini missile' during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin later this week.

Indian Navy keen on developing Tuticorin Port as a Naval Base
Defence News, 9 December 2014
Indian Navy is planning to further develop the port capabilities of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu to be able to make it as one of its forward operating base, a senior naval official has said.

HMAS Canberra a national asset
ABC News, 28 November 2014
Today's commissioning of HMAS Canberra marks a milestone for the Royal Australian Navy, but the taxpayer can get more from this ship than just what the ADF needs. Anthony Bergin writes.

This is one manufacturing industry we must protect
ABC News, 27 November 2014
Despite some stuff-ups and cost blowouts, we must continue to build submarines in Adelaide if we're to invest in our national security, writes Tim Mayfield.

Defence, Aerospace sector to offer $200 billion business opportunity
Defence News, 14 November 2014
HYDERABAD: The Indian defence and aerospace industry will offer business opportunity in the range of $200 billion in the next 15 years, former Secretary, Department of Defence Research and Development V K Saraswat said today.

Iran Shows Its Copy of US Drone In Flight
Defence News, 14 November 2014
TEHRAN — State television aired footage Wednesday of the test flight of a drone which Iran says it reverse engineered from a US aircraft that came down over its territory in 2011.

U.S. Navy strategy for long warship deployment starts in Asia
Defence News, 14 November 2014
An upcoming 16-month deployment of the USS Fort Worth, a new coastal warship built by Lockheed Martin Corp, kicks off a new strategy by the U.S. Navy that it says will save money and help maintain a presence overseas despite tighter budgets.

Indo-Israeli LR-SAM Crucial for Defence of Indian Naval ships
Defence News, 14 November 2014
NEW DELHI: There is finally some hope for frontline Indian warships being commissioned without an adequate "area defence weapon" to guard against enemy aircraft, drones, missiles and helicopters. 

Rafale Jet Deal with France Next on Modi Government's Radar
Defence News, 31 October 2014
NEW DELHI: After clearing defence acquisitions of over Rs 1 lakh crore, the much awaited multi-billion French Rafale combat aircraft deal is expected to be next on the agenda for the Narendra Modi Government on defence procurement.

India to seek Israeli expertise in managing borders
Defence News, 31 October 2014
Pushing Modi government's agenda to take relations with Israel to the optimal level, union home minister Rajnath Singh would leave for Jerusalem on November 5 for four-day visit.

India-China Border Standoff: High in the Mountains, Thousands of Troops Go Toe-to-Toe
Defence News, 31 October 2014
KORZOK, India—It was dusk when the herdsmen reached their Himalayan village bearing ominous news: They had spotted dozens of camouflage-clad Chinese soldiers inside territory India considers its own.

After submarine training, India likely to train Vietnamese pilots to fly Sukhois
Defence News, 29 October 2014
NEW DELHI: After kicking-off submarine training for Vietnamese sailors last year, India is likely to coach Vietnam Air Force pilots in flying Sukhoi fighters as well, in keeping with the stepped-up defence cooperation between the two countries.

India to recruit 12,000 ITBP personnel to be deployed along China border
Defence News, 29 October 2014
Against the backdrop of over 300 transgressions by the Chinese army along the line of actual control till August this year, the government has given an in-principle approval for induction of nearly 12,000 personnel in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, a...

Nirbhay Cruise Missile : Fearlessly taking India to new heights
Defence News, 28 October 2014
The successful launch of India’s first long range subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay is an important landmark in the country’s missile development history.

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