DEFENSE AND SECURITY EXHIBITION
Kashmir issue should not be discussed at any common platform: Russian Foreign Minister
His made remarks at a press meet in Moscow responding to a query sent by ET on Russia's position on repeated attempts to discuss Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council despite failure at first meeting in August 2019. Lavrov visited Delhi earlier this week. The comments hold significance after yet another Chinese attempt at UNSC to internationalise issue fell flat.
Record number of Foreign Ministers to attend India's premier foreign policy dialogue from January 14
The three-day event, co-hosted by the Mi...
IndusInd Bank tanks over 5% as asset quality disappoints in Q3
The shares of the lender plunged 5.54 per cent to hit a low of Rs 1,391.10 on ...
Outgunned, Iran invests in means to indirectly confront superpower enemy
To compensate for the imbalance, Iran has developed "asymmetrical" responses - ballistic missiles, deadly drones and a web of militia allies in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, among other things - with the aim of being able to inflict pain while avoiding the traditional battlefield.
Rajnath Singh discusses bilateral relations, regional security situation with Japanese counterpart
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono and discussed the regional security issues. They discussed enhancing bilateral security cooperation between Tokyo and New Delhi under the framework of India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership.
Rajnath reviews Defence Expo plans
Singh was in Lucknow to review the preparations for the expo for which more than 900 international defence manufacturing companies have registered and which will be held over an area of almost 42,000 square meters.
How the Pentagon was duped by contractors using shell companies
In some cases, the shell companies helped contractors obscure that they were making U.S. military equipment abroad, the GAO said, posing a risk to national security and quality control. More often, they were used to win contracts meant for companies owned by disabled veterans or minorities, a U.S. Government Accountability Office study of Defense Department contractors said.
Industrial security pact represents historic progression between India, US: Lockheed VP Vivek Lall
The agreement, which was signed during the December 2019 2+2 Dialogue, will also ease the process of doing business, including applying for licences to support mutual interests, said Vice President (Strategy and Business Development) at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Vivek Lall.
Rajnath meets US Def Secy in Bangkok, holds talks with focus on Indo-Pacific
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met US Secretary of Defense Mark T Esper in Thailand's Bangkok on November 17. Rajnath Singh is in Thai...
US Defence Authorisation Act readies three strategies for Indo-Pacific region
The NDAA 2020, which was signed by US President Donald Trump a few days ago, authorises $738 billion for fiscal year 2020 for military activities, including expansion of the aircraft fleet and the F-35 program. Both these will add teeth to the American deployment in the Indo-Pacific region.
Challenged by China and Russia, US builds force for future space wars
Trump made the Space Force's creation real with the signing of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.
China attacks US Space Force as threat to outer space peace
Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that China is "deeply concerned about it and resolutely opposed to it". "The relevant US actions are a serious violation of the international consensus on the peaceful use of outer space, undermine global strategic balance and stability, and pose a direct threat to outer space peace and security," Geng said.
Trump's threat to target Iran cultural sites sparks backlash
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that any US military action against Iran would conform to international law after President Donald Trump was accused of threatening a war crime by declaring cultural sites as potential targets.
India, US sign defence tech transfer pact, pledge to boost strategic ties at 2+2
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper participated jointly in the Second 2+2 Strategic Dialogue. "Today's 2+2 meeting was meaningful and successful in maintaining the momentum of the India-US relationship and taking it forward," Singh said.
Industrial Security Annex to deepen industry collaboration between India, US: Nisha Desai Biswal
During the 2nd edition of the 2+2 dialogue held last week, India and the US agreed to further expand their defence ties and concluded the crucial Industrial Security Annex (ISA).
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