The wreckage of the Sukhoi-30 jet that went missing with two pilots was located on Friday on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border after a three-day search operation. “Bad weather in the area is hampering the operation. The fate of the two pilots is not known yet,” said defence spokesperson Lt Col Sombit Ghosh. Ghosh told HT […]

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Two days after the Indian Army killed four militants in an encounter operation along the LoC in Kashmir’s Naugam sector, it confirmed taking punitive actions along the Line of Control in Kashmir’s Nowshera sector to dissuade militants from crossing over to the Indian side. Major-General Ashok Narula gave details about counter-infiltration operations that the army […]

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The government today approved procurement of a fresh batch of Barak surface-to-air missiles for Naval warships to enhance India’s maritime capability in view of the changing security dynamics in the Indian Ocean region. A meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, approved capital acquisition proposals totalling over Rs 860 […]

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Japan will provide Vietnam new patrol vessels, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today on the last stop of his four-nation tour to boost his country’s trade and security engagements in Asia amid China’s rising dominance. “The two countries will further strengthen security and defense cooperation and this time Japan has decided to provide (Vietnam […]

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