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Selling bonds, dropping bombs: How China could respond to Donald Trump’s Taiwan talk

United States (US) President-elect Donald Trump has upset China by speaking to the president of self-ruled Taiwan and saying the United States did not necessarily have to be bound by its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of China.Taiwan is a...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

Putin: Russia, Japan could solve 70-year territorial dispute

 Russian President Vladimir Putin says that there is a “chance” to resolve a 70-year territorial dispute with Japan during an upcoming visit to Asian country. Moscow and Tokyo have never formally signed a treaty ending World War II because o...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

Private sector rivals object to Tata Motors’ selection for building infantry combat vehicle

On Wednesday, the ministry of defence (MoD) will meet to clear two winners of India’s biggest “Make” programme — a Rs 50,000 crore project to design, develop and manufacture 2,600 Future Infantry Combat Vehicles (FICVs) that will replace the...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

Pakistan Air Force Now Operates 70 JF-17 Fighter Jets

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) operates a total of 70 Pakistan Aeronautical Complex/Chengdu Aerospace Corporation (PAC/CAC) JF-17 Thunder fighter jets, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Defense Production revealed in Islamabad on December 7,...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Japan in November 2016, Japan and India concluded an agreement for cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Since the visit, it has been readily apparent that Japan-India relations have progressed v...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

Indian Army is set to increase Pinaka Rocket Artillery Regiment by 10 times

The Indian Army is set to increase by over 10 times the number of regiments operating the Indian-made Pinaka Multi-barreled Rocket Launcher (MBRL) system that proved its worth against the Pakistan Army during the Kargil War of 1999.The army said it p...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

HAL’s First Do-228 Civil Variant To Be Rolled Out By 2017

Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd will be rolling out its first civil variant of Dornier Do-228 utility aircraft by April 2017.The Do-228-201 upgraded version, a 19-seater commuter aircraft currently being manufactured at Kanpur, is best suited under the RC...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

Astra BVR Missile Test Fired From IAF Su-30MKI Achieve Near-Hit

Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday test fired beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile Astra against an actual target in full operational configuration for the first time over Bay of Bengal paving way for its early induction in the armed forces.Def...
by Defense news alert on Dec 14, 2016

After NSG Snub by China, India gets ready to test China centric nuclear-capable Agni-V Missile

NEW DELHI: India is getting ready to test its Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in its final operational configuration from Wheeler Island off Odisha after two years.Defence sources said preparations were on in full swing to launch the...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

LCA to get AESA Radar :: US, Israeli and EU companies to bid for tender

India is set to initiate a major international competition to acquire new age radars for its indigenous combat planes in the coming weeks, the winner of which is likely to gain a strong foothold for future domestic projects.Sources have told ET that...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

World Bank ‘pauses’ Indus Waters Treaty processes by India, Pakistan to resolve row

The World Bank has paused the separate processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty to allow the two countries to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements.“We are announcing this pause to protect the Indus...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

China Says Trump’s Taiwan Comments Cause ‘Serious Concern’

China’s foreign minister warned that any moves to damage Beijing’s core interests would be self-detrimental after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he could use the way in which America deals with Taiwan as a bargaining chip.Wang Yi’s comm...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

CPEC project reflects growing friendship between China and Pakistan: Will Trump be a game changer?

Pakistani media has hailed the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as a game changer. Pakistan is optimistic that China is about to transform their country with the $46 billion project. Interestingly, this corridor also runs through Pakis...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

India’s Indigenously Developed Tejas Challenges Ahead

T Suvarna Raju, CMF Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has said India is ready to export LCA Tejas in the future. Raju also said that with the ramping up of LCA Tejas from 8 to 16 aircraft per annum and with outsourcing and participation of private...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

China and India set to drive a 10-year global arms race

Emerging global powers China and India are set to drive stronger defense spending over the next decade, according to a new report released by IHS Markit.Global military spending rose in 2016 to $1.57 trillion and annual budgets should return to pre-f...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

India’s Tit-For-Tat for Chinese core interests could rile Beijing: Analysts

China’s clear disregard for India’s concerns and aspirations despite appeals at the highest level could result in New Delhi giving less weight to Chinese core interests, say analysts.Examples of India gradually growing less sensitive to Chinese c...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

India’s Africa Drive start new turf for trade and investment expansion.

Till now, the India – Africa relation was polarized. A new twist emanated with Japan making a foray to deepen the relation with Africa in cooperation with India.In the Joint Statement during the recent visit of Indian Prime Minister to Japan in Nov...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

Major Defense Partner Status Could Smoothen F-16 Deal With India

India, being designated as a major defense partner (MDP) of the US, could be offered simplified licensing requirements to acquire sensitive military technologies such as those that go into the F-16 and F-18 fighter jets.The designation “institution...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

World Bank ‘pauses’ Indus Waters Treaty processes by India, Pakistan to resolve row

The World Bank has paused the separate processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty to allow the two countries to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements.“We are announcing this pause to protect the Indus...
by Defense news alert on Dec 13, 2016

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