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Russia to Start Construction of Three Radar Stations

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© RIA Novosti Russia will start building new radar stations of the Voronezh class in three regions this year, spokesman for Russia’s Space Forces Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said on Sunday. “The construction of new radar stations of the Voronezh class will start in [east Siberia's] Krasnoyarsk Territory and in [south Siberia’s] Altai Republic and in [...]

Russian Navy to Get 80 Support Ships by 2016

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© RIA Novosti The Russian Navy will receive about 80 support ships within the next three years, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The Navy High Command said different types and classes of support and auxiliary vessels will help enhance the effectiveness of the Navy’s performance in all areas of responsibility. These will include tugboats, [...]

China’s anti-satellite weapon a “trump card” against US

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PTI Amid reports that China is gearing up to conduct one more anti-satellite weapons test (ASAT) putting US Global Positioning System (GPS) at risk, Chinese state media today asserted that Beijing had the right to carry out the test as it is a “trump card” against Washington. may be gearing up to perform a controversial [...]

India evaluating Pakistan Army’s revised military doctrine

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The Hindu India is still evaluating reports about the Pakistan army’s revised military doctrine that lists militant groups and internal dangers as the biggest threat to the country’s security rather than India. “It is fundamentally a Pakistani assessment, which is not for us to comment upon. Many analysts from around the world have been saying [...]

Now, Antony headed for Myanmar to bolster defence ties

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TNN Better border management as well as “capacity-building” of the Myanmarese armed forces will figure high on the agenda when defence minister A K Antony heads for Naypyitaw later this month to boost bilateral military cooperation. Defence ministry officials on Friday said Antony will be visiting Myanmar — a country with which India has assiduously [...]

Russia to send 12 warships for exercise near coast of Syria

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WorldTribune Russia has been preparing for major naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean. Officials said the Russian Navy has sent at least 12 warships for exercises in the Mediterranean and the Gulf of Aden in January. They said the exercises would include demonstrations of anti-submarine and air defense operations near the coast of Syria. “The [...]

Russian Navy to Get Over 50 New Warships by 2016

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© RIA Novosti. The Russian Navy will get over 50 new warships by 2016, including strategic nuclear submarines and special operations support vessels, the Defense Ministry reported on Thursday. “By 2016, the combat strength of the Navy will be replenished with 18 surface warships of various ranks and designation, and also 30 special-purpose and counter-subversion [...]

Bangladesh Inducts Chinese Tanks, Radars

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DefenseWorld Bangladesh Army has started inducting fourth-generation China-made MBT-2000 tanks and a weapons locating radar procured through outright purchase, according to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “This is the first time our army is getting such new and ultramodern tanks, all bought with our own funds,” she announced during an induction ceremony of the Army Aviation [...]

Iran Seeks Missile And Naval Bases In Sudan

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Jewishpress In the aftermath of alleged Israeli Air Force attacks against Sudanese weapons storage facilities and arms smuggling convoys that featured advanced Iranian weapons destined for Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have increased their military alliance with Sudan. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against [...]

India Maintains Strategic Air Base in Central Asia

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PTI India is in talks with Tajikistan to set up a military hospital there even as it maintains an airbase in Ayni there, the country’s only such facility overseas.India has collaborated with Tajikistan to “reconstruct and recreate” the airbase which is strategically significant due to its location next to Afghanistan, government sources said here today. [...]

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