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James Mattis faces criticism after comments on Jamal Khashoggi

Mattis has repeatedly condemned the killing and called for those responsible to be held to account, but insisted he had seen "no smoking gun" connecting Prince Mohammed to the Khashoggi murder.

published on : 7th December 2018

In sign of thaw, Chinese army officer trains at Indian defence institute

In a sign of improved India-China ties, a senior Colonel of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army is currently in India for a year-long course in military management. 

published on : 5th December 2018

India, US agree to accelerate defence and security ties as Sitharaman meets Mattis at Pentagon

US Defence Secretary Mattis welcomed Sitharaman to the Pentagon on Monday for the fourth set of talks the two defense leaders have held this year.

published on : 4th December 2018

We will work everything out: Mattis on India's purchase of S-400 defence systems

India risked US sanctions when it agreed in October to a USD 5 billion deal to buy Russian missile systems.

published on : 4th December 2018

It's time to back PM Modi, UN and Afghanistan for peace in South Asia, Mattis tells Pakistan

Mattis was responding to a question from reporters about the letter written by the President Donald Trump to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

published on : 4th December 2018

India sees US as an important defence partner: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The defence minister added that she was encouraged by the importance attached to the India-US defence relationship in the new US National Security Strategy.

published on : 4th December 2018

Defence Ministry approves military procurement worth Rs 3000 crore

The go-ahead for both acquisitions was given by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement, the senior military official said.

published on : 1st December 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's body parts possibly taken out of Turkey in suitcases: Turkish Defence Minister

Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, known for his criticism of Saudi policies, went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in the Turkish capital of Istanbul.

published on : 18th November 2018

India seeks MH-60 choppers from US for anti-submarine ops, deal to be finalised soon

India has been in need of these formidable anti-submarine hunter helicopters for more than a decade now.

published on : 17th November 2018

Southern Air Command crucial to protect Indian interests: Air Marshal B Suresh

He was addressing the two-day SAC Commanders’ Conference which concluded here on Friday.

published on : 17th November 2018

India has Rs 1,500 crore bank guarantee on offsets in Rafale deal

The 185 million euro bank guarantee has been deposited and will remain valid for seven years, the report said citing people familiar with the deal.

published on : 16th November 2018

Top India, China officials hold defence, security dialogue and agree to step up military exchanges 

At the talks both sides agreed on enhancing defence exchanges and interactions at different levels between the two militaries, a press release by the Indian Embassy here said on Thursday.

published on : 15th November 2018

LCA Naval version doesn’t meet Navy’s requirements: Admiral Lanba

They had systems in place and the armed forces worked shoulder to shoulder with the state in rescuing the flood victims.

published on : 15th November 2018

Defence investors appreciate state aerospace and defence policy

Pitching for a strong public-private partnership, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin India Phil Shaw said his company would be looking for aviation grade materials in Odisha.

published on : 14th November 2018

‘Production of Defence equipment helping SMEs’

Around 14,000 components of the weapons system are made in the country by over 200 manufacturers, Patil said. 

published on : 11th November 2018
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