After successfully completing field trials of indigenously-developed howitzer Dhanush, another self-propelled gun 155/52 is in the final stages of being ordered, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday. The 155mm/45-calibre Dhanush howitzer has been tested and field trials have been completed, he said at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar. Also, the ‘Pinaka’ rocket, […]

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A week after India conducted an Agni-IV test, Pakistan yesterday conveyed its “concern” about New Delhi’s missiles programme to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), saying that it posed “a danger to regional peace and stability,” The Express Tribune reported. The MTCR is a group of 35 states that have voluntarily agreed to prevent missile […]

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Pakistan military authorities have committed to the release Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who inadvertently strayed across the border last year, Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said on Thursday. “They (Pakistan) have admitted that Chandu Chavan is alive, and that they will soon release him after inquiry, which is nearing completion,” Bhamre said […]

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