UK supports ‘French’ proposal for the European defence force

UK supports ‘French’ proposal for the European defence force

Sofia: British Junior Defence Minister Frederick Curzon supported the French proposal saying, ‘France has come up with some concepts to improve the safety and security in Europe. We will discuss these with France. There is a possibility that the French proposal may become a reality.’ Until now, the UK had opposed forming the ‘European Military’ […]

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Defence Planning Committee’s first meeting concludes; defence panel to expedite purchase

Defence Planning Committee’s first meeting concludes; defence panel to expedite purchase

New Delhi: The Defence Planning Committee (DPC) was formed under the Chairmanship of National Security Adviser (NSA), Ajit Doval to prepare a comprehensive plan for the defence forces, considering the challenges concerning national security. The first meeting of this committee, which was formed only last month, concluded on Wednesday. There are reports of the proposals […]

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India and United States should take up joint defence projects: appeals a former US official

India and United States should take up joint defence projects: appeals a former  US official

Washington: A former senior US official has expressed a wish that India and the United States should expedite decisions on the joint defence projects and implement them in time. US President, Donald Trump had recently announced an important decision to provide super advanced defence equipment and technology to partner nations. On this background, the wish […]

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Sweden prepares ‘Total Mobilisation Plan’ to face possible Russian aggression

Sweden prepares ‘Total Mobilisation Plan’ to face possible Russian aggression

Bern: The NATO and the United States are taking rapid steps to face a possible Russian aggression. At the same time, the non-NATO member countries also are making moves to strengthen its military strength and defence capabilities and Sweden has given indications of ‘Total Defence’ and ‘Total Mobilisation’ plans. Under this plan, every Swedish citizen […]

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US to use ‘Laser’ technology to counter drones and missiles

US to use ‘Laser’ technology to counter drones and missiles

Washington: The United States defence forces has started development of laser-based arms to counter the increasing use of drones and advanced missiles by the competing nations at the international level. In the last few years, the preliminary trials of these systems have been completed successfully by the private sector defence manufacturers and there are indications […]

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British troops to get ‘Anthrax’ vaccine in preparation for chemical warfare: UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson

British troops to get ‘Anthrax’ vaccine in preparation for chemical warfare: UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson

London: UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson informed that the British troops deputed abroad will be given a special vaccine as they may have to face biological or chemical attacks. This includes the vaccine against ‘Anthrax’, the commonly used bacteria in biological warfare. This decision was taken in view of the recent chemical attack carried out […]

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UK and Saudi Arabia sign defence deals worth $2 billion

UK and Saudi Arabia sign defence deals worth $2 billion

London: UK and Saudi Arabia signed special defence cooperation agreement worth $2 billion. With this agreement being claimed the biggest till date, Saudi Arabia will be purchasing 48 ‘Typhoon’ fighter jets from Britain. The agreement has created repercussions in Britain and the opposition has criticised the agreement of being an embarrassment for Britain. Saudi’s Crown […]

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In a major hike, China increases defence expenditure by 8%

In a major hike, China increases defence expenditure by 8%

Beijing: The Chinese Premier made the statement, ‘China will keep upgrading in war preparedness and all the aspects of military training. The interests related to sovereignty, security and development of the country will be protected firmly and with conviction. The circumstances concerning security are changing fast and China has to counter it. In view of […]

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Russia to use ‘nuclear reactors’ for Missiles and ‘Underwater Drones, claims success in testing

Russia to use ‘nuclear reactors’ for Missiles and ‘Underwater Drones, claims success in testing

Moscow : As per sources at high places, Russia has created and tested miniature nuclear  reactors for use in missiles and ‘Underwater Drones’. Russian news agency ‘TASS’ has published a news report concerning this. Russian President Vladimir Putin had informed that Russia has made super advanced class nuclear capable ballistic missile, indestructible hypersonic missile and […]

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