Mattis’ visit is meant to underscore the US commitment to India as a strategic partner. Mattis will meet PM Modi and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman during his 2-day tour.
Security personnel laid a cordon and started a search operation in the Kalgai area of Uri this morning following information about the presence of militants.
"The defence ministry is unlike any other. Here it is 'us' versus 'them'," the retired Air Chief Marshal said, referring to serving military officers and ministry officials.
Hafiz Saeed, the Pakistan-based chief of the Jamaat-ud- Dawa, the front of the banned terrorist organisation Lashkar- e-Taiba (LeT), has been named in the FIR.
The official said Niti Aayog will drive implementation of recommendation of its draft note on "incentivising" domestic manufacturing of lightweight body armours for the Army and para-military forces.
The field trials of the 155 mm, 39-calibre guns manufactured by BAE systems were being carried out at Pokhran in Rajasthan with an aim to collate various critical data like trajectory, speed and frequency.
Hundreds of border dwellers have been forced to flee their homes due to the Pakistani firing and shelling and take shelter at camps set up by the government.
"The United States views India as a valued and influential partner, with broad mutual interests extending well beyond South Asia," a Pentagon statement said.
According to BSF sources in South Bengal frontier, patrolling in those areas has been enhanced and the ground level forces with boosted jawans who are adept in Bengali language.
"This mission is a demonstration of US resolve and a clear message that the president has many military options to defeat any threat," Defense Department spokesman Dana White said in a statement.
"Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Trump tweeted.
"You have suffered from isms before, terrorism is the most dangerous ism of the 21st century and therefore the BRICS resolution," M J Akbar said.
"Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel.They are also working with North Korea. Not much of an agreement we have!" Trump tweeted.
Syria's Walid al-Moualem said his country is "marching steadily" toward the goal of rooting out terrorism.
North Korea said sanctions would have no effect on Pyongyang's resolve to develop its nuclear weapons, with the ultimate goal being balance of power with the US.
Lockheed Martin has successfully tested a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 surface-to-air-missile against a tactical ballistic missile from a remote launcher.
The United States and British navies have completed a series of mine-countermeasure exercises in the Arabian Gulf.
Damen Shipyards Group is touting its building of offshore patrol vessels around the world ahead of the 12th Annual Offshore Patrol Vessels Conference.
AM General has received a $45.9 million contract for the procurement of 6,576 HUMVEEs for the Afghan National Defense Security Forces.
The future U.S. Navy submarine USS Colorado, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics Electric Boat, has been delivered to the service.
The first of four Gowind 2500 corvettes was been delivered Friday to the Egyptian Navy by France's Naval Group.
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $5.1 billion contract for development work on the Columbia-class nuclear ballistic missile submarine.
Retired Army. Capt. Gary Michael Rose will receive the Medal of Honor in a ceremony at the White House on Oct. 23 for heroism in Laos during the Vietnam War.
Newbegin Enterprises has been awarded a $90.5 million contract for an internet-based, contractor-run parts store for U.S. Air Force vehicles.
Orbital ATK has announced it is expanding a composites facility in Ohio by 40,000 square feet this year and next.
A Patriot target vehicle has been successfully launched from Wake Island by Orbital ATK for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.
Rolls-Royce AG is to supply MTU series 106 engines to Polish vehicle manufacturer Jelcz beginning this year.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has received a $27 million modification to an existing contract for service support to the Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system program.
Oshkosh Defense has received a $466.8 million modification to an existing contract for the production of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles for the U.S. Army.
The U.S. Marine Corps has ushered SAIC's survivability upgrade for the corps' assault amphibious vehicle into the program's production and deployment phase.
Lockheed Martin has successfully used a 30 kilowatt laser to bring down drones during tests in August, the company announced on Wednesday.
Meggitt Training Systems to display its small-arms training systems.
The Air Defense Division of the Israeli Air Force has established a second Iron Dome battalion to protect against aerial threats in Israel's northern theater.
A report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office highlights problems faced by the Navy in a time of increased operational readiness.
The amphibious assault ship USS America has completed a series of training drills during the Alligator Dagger 2017 training exercise off the coast of Djibouti.
L-3 Fuzing and Ordnance has received a $16.5 million modification to an existing contract for mortar fuses to be delivered to U.S. allies in Syria and Iraq.
The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet has changed command in a ceremony in Bahrain Tuesday, marking turnover in command in one of the Navy's key sectors of operation.
The British government is to test the first two Ajax armored vehicles from General Dynamics Land Systems-UK.
Japan will fund a $17.9 million contract to Contack Watts Inc. to build a Waterfront Headquarters Building at Naval Base Guam, the U.S. Navy has announced.
Senior Navy leadership testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday on the recent collisions of destroyers that led to the deaths of 17 sailors.
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CH-5 UAV finished the firing test of 100 kg LGB & 80 kg AGM recently. pic.twitter.com/NVlw6Pv16y— dafeng cao (@xinfengcao) September 24, 2017
#BridgesofFriendship IN ships Satpura & Kadmatt enter Hai Phong, Vietnam. Visit commemorates 45yrs of Diplomatic relations @DefenceMinIndia pic.twitter.com/jXu0fzt7Gc— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) September 23, 2017
#Saudi & #Egypt-ian Air Forces conduct final phase of exercise '#Faisal11' pic.twitter.com/FFiwXO2kiu— محمد بن خالد (@MbKS15) September 23, 2017
Su-35S and Su-30SM during the recent exercise #Zapad2017. (c) M.Khusainov #RuAF #avgeek pic.twitter.com/7mW8VAUWkU— Max Grishin (@GrishinMax) September 23, 2017
Elbit Systems has developed an unmanned anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and mine countermeasure (MCM) vessels that enable navies to detect and defeat enemy submarines and neutralize sea mines in a safer, more efficient and affordable way. At the DSEI e…
Egyptian Air force Kamov Ka-52 in a rare Shot with Apache AH-64 somewhere in Egypt pic.twitter.com/6kOPTJLWtO— Hammer Head (@KitadicaCool) September 21, 2017
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Philippine forces using 105mm M101 howitzer in a direct fire role in the urban battle for Marawi. Geez pic.twitter.com/5E0OctPXqj— Mike Yeo 杨启铭 (@TheBaseLeg) September 20, 2017