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Mar 05, 2019
Indian Air Force to equip Sukhoi-30 fighter jets with Spice-2000 bombs used in Balakot air strikesThe Indian Air Force is equipping its Su-30MKI aircraft with Israeli Spice-2000 bombs which were used to carry out air strikes on JeM terrorists training camp
Feb 14, 2019
'Look at the condition of HAL': Amid Rafale row, VK Singh raises questions over capability of defence manufacturerMinister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Wednesday raised questions over the "capability and condition" of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) amid the Congress' claim that the Narendra Modi government had denied the defence PSU an offset contract in the Rafale deal.
Jan 14, 2019
AAP lawmaker Sanjay Singh moves SC seeking review of Rafale verdict that dismissed all petitions challenging dealAam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh moved Supreme Court, seeking a review of the verdict by which several pleas challenging the deal for procurement of Rafale fighter jets were dismissed.
Dec 26, 2018
Bogibeel Bridge bolsters defence on China border: Structure can bear weight of 60-tonne battle tanks, serve as runway for fighter jetsThe Bogibeel Bridge, near the city of Dibrugarh in Assam, will enable the military to speed up the dispatch of forces to neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China.
Dec 18, 2018
Japan approves 5-year defence plan to counter China; Shinzo Abe govt set to buy aircraft carriers, dozens of fighter jetsJapan prime minister Shinzo Abe defended his govt's new 5-year-plan to upgrade its military, saying efforts are necessary given growing defence challenges in the region, particularly 'strong concerns' about the expansion of China's military footprint
Sep 26, 2018
Sharad Pawar says 'no harm' in disclosing price details of Rafale deal, accuses Sushma Swaraj of demanding the same during Bofors scandalSharad Pawar accused Sushma Swaraj of demanding all the information to be disclosed when the Bofors issue was raised during his time in Parliament.
Sep 23, 2018
China lodges protest with US envoy against sanctions for buying Russian arms; cancels vice-premier's trip to Washington: ReportThe Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned the US ambassador to protest against US sanctions on the equipment development department of the Chinese military and its director
Sep 21, 2018
US sanctions China for buying Russia war planes and missiles; says move meant to target Moscow's 'malign activities'The US' sanctions on China are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment from Rosoboronexport, Russia’s main arms exporter.
Sep 14, 2018
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa's thumbs-up for Rafale jet has no relevance; no such thing as 'bad' fighter aircraftWe are way past the time for endorsements for the Rafale. We need to appreciate that there is more than one enemy at the gate and the IAF is relatively toothless
Aug 27, 2018
Congress criticises Manohar Parrikar for staying silent on Rafale deal issue, accuses him of 'betraying the nation'All India Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi alleged that Manohar Parrikar, who was Defence Minister at the time, was aware of the violation of several norms linked to the purchase of the French military aircraft.