November 23, 2017
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Altering profile
MAY-JUNE 2015: The MMRCA deal, once touted as mother of all defence deals, is now being replaced with Rafale deal but the new deal may fuel a fresh round of competition between
Overcoming dues
MARCH-APRIL 2015: Although India and Russia are traditional friends and have a strong defence ties for decades, now both sides are feeling disenchantment over payment dues and Liquidity
Clumsy landing
JAN-FEB 2015: Indian Navy which is in look out for a credible multirole helicopter platform to perform its sea borne operations will have to wait for some more time as questions are being
Mitigating risk
DECEMBER 2014: Indian Ministry of Defence has cancelled the multi-billion dollar Mine Counter Measure Vessel (MCMV) deal in view of corruption charges and unsatisfied responses from
Holding back
NOVEMBER 2014: Most Indian private and foreign defence manufacturers are apprehensive that whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision about Make in India initiative in defence
Looming threat
OCTOBER 2014 : After the visit of Indian Prime Minister to US and subsequent talks about regional issues, India is now considering options to join US-led coalition to fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq as the situation is threatening peace in the whole region.
Setting a base
SEPTEMBER 2014: The Al Qaeda threat to India and attempt to unite Muslims in the subcontinent could be part of a grand design to revive Afghan theatre as the hub of terrorist activities to
Act of conspiracy
AUGUST 2014: Russia has evidence which suggests that the downed MH-17 plane is actually missing MH-370 plane and the jet was deliberately brought down inside the rebel territory in
Keeping an eye
JULY 2014: The Chinese military is building number of air surveillance infrastructure along the Line of Actual Control in Tibet to keep a vigil on Indian military activities in Arunachal
Prompt action
JUNE 2014: The BJP government’s decision to remove hurdles in defence production by lifting the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limit to 100 per cent could create over 55,000 jobs