Tag Archives: Defence

  • Malabar exercise of ‘Quad’ concludes with clear message for China

    The power-packed second phase of the top-notch Malabar naval exercise, with two aircraft carriers, fighter jets and ten other warships from India, the US, Japan and Australia, came to an end in the Arabian Sea on Friday. ...

  • India, US, Japan and Australia kick off large naval drills

    India, the United States, Japan and Australia began their largest joint naval exercises in over a decade on Tuesday, Indian government sources said, seen as part of efforts to balance China’s vast military and economic power in the region. ...

  • US warns of threat posed by China, signs military pact with India

    The United States and India signed a pact to share sensitive satellite and map data on Tuesday as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of the threat posed by an increasingly assertive China. ...

  • SFF soldier Nyima Tenzin cremated with full military honour

    Hundreds of people came together to pay tribute to SFF soldier Nyima Tenzin, who was killed in a landmine on the Indo-China border near Panggong lake on 30 August, as his body was cremated with full military honours in Leh. ...

  • Hundreds of Tibetans give warm send off to Special Frontier Force soldiers

    Hundreds of Tibetans carrying the national flags of Tibet and India on Friday gathered in the Himachal Pradesh capital to give a warm send off to Special Frontier Force soldiers who were heading in convoys to frontier areas along China. ...

  • Should China fear India’s new Rafale fighters?

    In the wake of border clashes between India and China, the Indian Air Force has received powerful reinforcements. Five French-made Rafale fighters have arrived in India, the first of 36 jets that will boost Indian airpower. ...

  • India acquires five Rafale fighter jets amid border stand-off with China

    The first five of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets purchased by New Delhi in a controversial multibillion-dollar deal headed to India on Monday for rapid deployment amid rising tensions with China. ...

  • Indian defence minister hoping for a resolution to border row with China

    India’s defence minister said on Friday he hoped talks could bring some sort of resolution to a border standoff with China that led to a deadly clash last month, though India would not cede an inch of territory. ...

  • US rebukes China for border ‘aggression’ with India

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior congressional leader have reprimanded China for bullying behaviour towards India during a military standoff on their disputed border. ...

  • US discussed holding first nuclear test in decades: report

    President Donald Trump's administration has discussed holding the first US nuclear test since 1992 as a potential warning to Russia and China, the Washington Post reported Friday. ...