The defence acquisitions council, chaired by Manohar Parrikar, accorded the initial nod or “acceptance of necessity” to the Rs 803 crore project for Phase-II of the CSN.
The two leaders also discussed economics, trade, and potential cooperation on counter terrorism, law enforcement and transnational crime, Toner said.
Parrikar also rejected the concept of good and bad terrorism, insisting,"I can say when you grow cactus, the thorns prick everyone."
Both the delegation agreed to enhance joint capacity building of personnel from either side, sharing of information regarding organised criminal activities.
'The Declaration of Countries as Sponsor of Terrorism Bill, 2016', "seeks to call out states like Pakistan that continue to associate, promote... sponsor terrorism".
The US is rushing to deploy its THAAD system in South Korea before the next elections as it thinks that if current opposition party wins, they might overturn the decision.
The 105-metre-long OPV is fitted with the state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment, sensors and machineries, a Coast Guard spokesperson said.
A joint team of District Reserve Group (DRG) and district force launched a counter-insurgency operation from Barsoor police station of neighbouring Dantewada district this morning
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The sanctioned cost of the project is Rs 8,00 crore and would include four mobile surveillance systems.
An official of the Punjab Home Department said the step has been taken in line with the government's action against Saeed and his organisations - the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falaha-e-Insanyat (FIF).
Other proposed changes for titles of trademen at the paramilitary force include dhobi to laundryman, chowkidar to security assistant and mochi to shoe maker.
The US navy said the strike group, including the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson, began "routine operations" in the South China Sea on Saturday.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of IDEX 2017, the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, one of the biggest such shows underway in Abu Dhabi.
Chinese Navy flotilla carries out high-seas training in east Indian Ocean, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Science Applications International Corporation unveiled its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to the U.S. Marine Corps during a ceremony in Charleston, S.C.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Orbital ATK won about $600 million in international orders in the past three months for its medium-caliber cannons and related munitions, the company announced.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, Poland's state-owned enterprise, announced plans to collaborate on future defense projects.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Leonardo is to supply its PicoSAR AESA radars for integration aboard Patroller unmanned aerial vehicles being supplied by Safran to the French army.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 21 (UPI) -- MBDA reports it has been contracted to supply the United Arab Emirates navy with Marte MK2/N anti-ship missiles.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Interpol, the international police organization, is to receive customized chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear sampling equipment from Saab.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Ukroboronprom, Ukraine's state-owned defense enterprise, showcased a new Phantom unmanned vehicle with anti-tank missile capabilities at IDEX 2017.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Saan says it has devised a new system, called CoastControl, to boost the efficiency and effectiveness of coast guard activities.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Safran Electronics & Defense showcased its new JIM multifunction infrared binoculars during the International Defense Exhibition conference.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Lockheed Martin with a $150 million contract to produce additional Target Sight Systems for the branch's AH-1Z aircraft.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 21 (UPI) -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund and unidentified Arab investors are buying a 12 percent stake in Russian Helicopters, a Rostec subsidiary.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Leonardo delivered its first NH90 Maritime - Italian Navy Tactical Transport helicopter during a ceremony held at Luni Naval Base.
Ryan MaassFeb. 21 (UPI) -- Britain's Royal Navy has selected Kelvin Hughes to supply its SharpEye radar systems for its new Batch 2 offshore patrol vessels.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Major arms imports in the Middle East rose by 86 percent between the periods of 2007-2011 and 2012-2016 and by 7.7 percent in Asia and Oceania.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Leonardo received an order from the government of Pakistan to deliver additional AW139 helicopters for transport and utility purposes.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin's second T-50A performed its inaugural flight from the company's operations center in Greenville, S.C.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Russia's state-owned defense enterprise Rostec will partner with the United Arab Emirates for the development of a 5th-generation light combat fighter.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Russia's Uralvagonzavod scientific-production corporation is ready to export the latest variant of the T-90 main battle tank, Tass reports.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 20 (UPI) -- The United Arab Emirates has given the Harris Corporation a $189 million contract to provide its military with an integrated battle management system.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin announced two rounds of successful testing with the modernized Tactical Missile System for the U.S. Army.
Richard TomkinsFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Indonesia is procuring additional CAESAR wheeled self-propelled howitzer systems from Nexter of France.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Russian Helicopters is in talks with the government of India for the potential sale of 200 helicopters to support various security roles.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Wales-based contractor Qioptiq received a $102 million contract from Britain's Ministry of Defense to support surveillance and targeting equipment.
Ryan MaassFeb. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems Land and Armaments a $28 million contract modification for the procurement of 11 M88A2 recovery vehicles.
Military robotics expert Roboteam is developing a hybrid air/ground drone robot system called ROOSTER, that mimics the flying of a male chicken. Its capability to fly over a short distance enables the Rooster to get around obstacles and reach vantage…
First impressions from the bi-annual IDEX defense Expo kicked off today in Abu Dhabi with an impressive show of domestic and international weapon systems and an impressive dynamic demonstration.
The Aero India 2017 airshow opening today (February 14) at Indian Air Force (IAF) Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru marks the 11th Aero India airshow. Unlike past events dominated by competitors seeking to sell aircraft to India, this time the world’s l…
North Korea appears to have employed technologies used in submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) to develop a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile tested Saturday. The SLBM launched in August carried the name Pukguksong-1, ("North…
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and European weapon system specialist MBDA have announced the formation of an Indian based Joint Venture to pursue opportunities for the development and supply of missiles systems to meet the growing potential requirements of th…
Now these are some badass looking face shields, obviously taking inspiration from @starwars Kylo Ren 😎#IDEX2017 pic.twitter.com/cNw41uC38T— Grant Turnbull (@GrantTurnbull_) February 20, 2017
Ten landing ships conduct training in South China Sea. https://t.co/VVNxlzxora pic.twitter.com/qnDL7Yb5iR— dafeng cao (@xinfengcao) February 21, 2017
Big Up Rafale Solo Display pic.twitter.com/5TqjmdsIGY— Stéphane Fort (@Stephane_Fort) February 21, 2017
Terrorists are building drones?France is destroying them with eagles.😎😎 pic.twitter.com/Q1Sx2kJfDf— Tom Antonov (@Tom_Antonov) February 21, 2017