A Russian navy MiG-29K fighter crashed into the Mediterranean while attempting to land on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier after operating over Syria, Fox News reports. A helicopter recovered the pilot, whose status is unknown, US officials told Fox. Recent reports and videos suggest that Russia began the Kuznetsov’s first combat deployment last week in […]

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Faced with “critical shortages” of ammunition and other equipment, India has triggered its Fast Track Purchase (FTP) process to tap the overseas market, bypassing prescribed routine acquisition procedures, according to a Ministry of Defense (MoD) official. “Small teams constituting senior defense service officials and MoD procurement officials have been sent to Russia and Israel to quickly purchase a variety […]

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Boeing has said it is in talks with Indian companies to collaborate under the ‘Make in India’ initiative to manufacture Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) that could be used for surveillance by the Indian Navy. Brad Jeisman, Senior Business Development Manager of Insitu Pacific which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, said since the Indian Navy […]

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Pakistan fears Japan’s signing of a civilian nuclear technology deal with India could undermine regional stability, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said, while asking the international community not to discriminate against his country in favor of its archrival neighbor. Nafess Zakaria, responding to a Kyodo News query on Friday’s deal inked during Indian Prime Minister Narendra […]

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Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed by Indian shelling across the frontier in the disputed Kashmir region overnight, Pakistani’s military said on Monday. The military’s media wing, ISPR, said in a statement the seven soldiers were killed in the Bhimber sector on the “Line of Control” de facto border in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Relations between the two […]

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