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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...

2005-08-13 12:14:51

CALCUTTA, India (Reuters) - A state-run Indian arms manufacturer on Saturday rejected a complaint by Nepal that it supplied the kingdom faulty assault rifles which led to heavy losses in a gunbattle with Maoist rebels this month. An official of the Rifle Factory Icchapore said the guns may have failed because of poor maintenance by the Nepali army which lost 43 soldiers in the fighting in the west of the country last weekend. Another 75 soldiers remain missing. "The rifles are...

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