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WWII bomb found near Kalaikunda airbase

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:41

A 450-kg bomb of World War II vintage was found three feet under the ground while digging for a lamp post near Kalaikunda air base in West Bengal, official sources said Saturday.

Russian troops seize Crimea airbase as Moscow consolidates control

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 10:32

Russian troops used armoured vehicles, automatic gunfire and stun grenades on Saturday to seize a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea a day after President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia`s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 22:03

Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 21:16

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

Improvised weapons fired near US military base in Japan

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 10:36

Two improvised rocket launchers were fired near a US military base near Tokyo, police said Friday, adding no-one had been hurt.

Three PAF staff chargesheeted for laxity in duty

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:36

Three Pakistan Air Force personnel have been chargesheeted in connection with a major terror attack on a key airbase in Punjab province.

US secures airbase in Romania, begins pull out from Kyrgyzstan

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:20

The US will use a Romanian airbase on the Black Sea as a transit point for its troops leaving Afghanistan as it winds up operations at another base in Kyrgyzstan, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

India to buy 6 more C-130J `Super Hercules` aircraft

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 20:23

The Defence Ministry on Friday gave its nod for purchase of six more C-130J "Super Hercules" aircraft from the US in a deal worth over Rs 4,000 crore.

Kyrgyzstan votes to close US base in 2014

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 00:29

Kyrgyzstan`s parliament voted not to renew the lease of its Manas airbase from 2014 to United States, which uses it to ferry troops and equipment for the coalition military campaign in Afghanistan.

Syria Army pounds Aleppo airbase: NGO

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 13:06

Syria`s Army launched multiple attacks on rebel positions on Tuesday in the northern province of Aleppo, including insurgent-held areas of a key airbase, a monitoring group said.

Syria rebels converge on Aleppo airbase as US mulls support

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 09:03

Syrian rebels converged on a military airport in Aleppo, where troops massed for a threatened assault, as the United States said it was considering "all possible options" to help the opposition.

Antony inaugurates Sukhoi airbase in Thanjavur

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 15:29

Strengthening India`s presence over the Indian Ocean, Defence Minister AK Antony Monday inaugurated the first fighter aircraft base here in southern India where the IAF is stationing its most lethal Su-30MKI combat aircraft.