India and Seychelles to further strengthen defence cooperation

India and Seychelles to further strengthen defence cooperation

New Delhi: Seychelles had declared the cancellation of the agreement with India to develop a military base and infrastructural facilities on the strategically important ‘Assumption’ island in the Indian Ocean. But Seychelles President Danny Faure, who is on a visit to India, has expressed willingness to work on the ‘Assumption Island’ project with India after […]

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US Defence Secretary appeals to ‘Graduates’ from the US Air Force Academy to be prepared for war in future

US Defence Secretary appeals to ‘Graduates’ from the US Air Force Academy to be prepared for war in future

Colorado: ‘From today you are ready to take on new responsibilities and therefore I have some expectations from you. Be prepared for a future war and to win that war,’ appealed US Defence Secretary James Mattis. Defence Secretary Mattis made this appeal in the ‘Graduates’ ceremony at the US Airforce Training Academy and declared that […]

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India to increase use of Artificial Intelligence to equip armed forces, informs senior defence official

India to increase use of Artificial Intelligence to equip armed forces, informs senior defence official

New Delhi: In view of future challenges, the decision to increase the use of ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (AI) in all the three defence forces has been taken. A senior official in the defence department revealed information that the defence forces will be equipped with unmanned tanks, aircrafts, navalships and robotic arms systems based on AI. All […]

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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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