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2011-08-08 01:00:00

LONDON, August 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Indian Armed Forces embark upon one of the most sweeping, multi-billion dollar infantry modernisation programmes in the world, the Vice Chief of the Indian Army, Lieutenant General A.S. Lamba, will be briefing delegates at Defence IQ's Soldier Modernisation India conference in October on the strategy for future infantry development, and where investment will be prioritised. Faced with the increasing threats of urban insurgency...

2011-06-29 04:00:00

LONDON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As India's military undergoes one of the world's largest armoured vehicles modernisation programmes, Defence IQ will be holding Armoured Vehicles India 2011 to facilitate business opportunities between international and local industry and India's military. This year, India announced a $36 billion modernisation programme, increasing massive investment in its armoured vehicles programmes. With the declaration that India's Arjun Mark-II...

2009-11-25 01:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Frost & Sullivan India Customer Value Enhancement Award in Land Combat Systems Market is presented to Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS). The company has been associated with the Indian Army for almost 60 years now and is well positioned to capture a number of defence contracts in the coming decade. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) MDS is the major private supplier to the Indian Armed Forces in the armoured vehicles...

2009-01-28 02:45:00

MUMBAI, India, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Indian land-based training and simulation market is all set to deliver on its promise, with the Indian army embarking on a modernisation programme. It is not only the domestic companies that will benefit from the programme but also the overseas participants, especially considering policies for foreign direct investment (FDI) and private participation is expected to become more favourable. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2008-06-15 06:00:05

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI [by N.C. Bipindra] New Delhi, 15 June: Set to make forays in use of space applications, the Indian army will take a leaf out of US forces' experience to train its officers in optimizing the effective use of space-based resources to meet its operational requirements. A week after India announced setting up of an integrated cell to coordinate all military operations based on space assets, the army's Directorate of Perspective Planning (DOPP) will...

2006-06-30 01:32:39

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India said its troops shot dead eight suspected Islamist militants on Friday when they tried to sneak into Indian Kashmir from the Pakistani side, the biggest infiltration bid to be foiled this year. The incursion attempt took place in the border district of Kupwara, northwest of Srinagar, Indian Kashmir's summer capital, an army spokesman said. Eight infiltrators were killed earlier this month, also in the Kupwara area. "The encounter with infiltrators...

2005-11-09 05:11:51

By Zeeshan Haider and Sheikh Mushtaq FRIENDSHIP BRIDGE, Pakistan/India (Reuters) - Old rivals Pakistan and India reopened the main border crossing in divided Kashmir on Wednesday to help survivors of last month's earthquake that devastated the region. The crossing between the Pakistani town of Chakothi and the Indian town of Uri was one of five points along the Line of Control the South Asian rivals agreed to open to facilitate aid and allow divided families to meet. No people...

2005-10-12 21:53:50

By Simon Denyer SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - The road between Indian and Pakistani Kashmir may have been closed by landslides and the Peace Bridge connecting the two sides across a Himalayan stream badly damaged by Saturday's earthquake. But slowly and cautiously, another bridge is being built -- between the traditionally hostile armies of India and Pakistan. On Tuesday, a small group of Indian soldiers crossed the frontline at the invitation of their Pakistani counterparts, close to...


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