Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale, protests over alleged use of artillery

Pakistan on Thursday summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale to the Foreign Office to protest over alleged ceasefire violations.

Nov 10, 2016, 20:32 PM IST

SC seeks details of casualties suffered by Army in last three wars

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government to apprise it of the percentage of casualties suffered by various branches like the Armoured Corps, Engineering, Infantry and Artillery in last three wars fought by the nation.

Sep 30, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

US moving heavy artillery to NATO states near Russia's border

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has announced that his country will deploy heavy weapons such as tanks, armoured vehicles and other equipment across six European nations, including those that are located along the Russian border.

Jun 23, 2015, 23:05 PM IST
China deployed artillery in South China Sea: US officials

China deployed artillery in South China Sea: US officials

China recently deployed two artillery pieces on one of its artificial islands in the contested South China Sea but has since removed them, US defense officials said Friday, citing surveillance imagery.

May 29, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

15 army personnel convicted in Ladakh clash

At least 15 army personnel have been convicted by a summary general court martial (SGCM) of "mutiny" in the infamous clash between officers and men of an artillery unit at Nyoma in Ladakh three years ago.

May 07, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Pro-Russian rebels say withdrawing artillery in east Ukraine: Interfax

  Pro-Russian separatists have started pulling back artillery from positions in the southern part of their Donetsk separatist region in east Ukraine, Russian news agency Interfax quoted a separatist leader as saying on Thursday.

Dec 11, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Ukraine troops prepare pullback as truce holds

A fragile truce between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces appeared to be consolidate on Monday as clashes subsided and attention focused on the unresolved status of the separatist east.

Sep 22, 2014, 16:52 PM IST

Turkey fires artillery into Syria in border incident

Turkey has fired artillery into Syria to retaliate after a cross-border rocket from the war-torn country had slammed into a mosque, Turkish media said today amid heightened tensions.

Mar 31, 2014, 22:30 PM IST

North Korean artillery launched near Chinese flight: South Korea

South Korean officials today criticised a North Korean artillery launch that they say happened minutes before a Chinese commercial plane reportedly carrying 202 people flew in the same area.

Mar 06, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Defence deals worth billions: What India will buy

India is looking to strengthen its military with upcoming defence deals with the US. The four major deals are said to be worth almost around $5 billion.

Sep 26, 2013, 00:47 AM IST

Greek beach evacuated after artillery discovery

Greek authorities evacuated the seafront today after a swimmer found a corroded artillery shell just 10 yards from dry land, fished it out and presented it to a lifeguard.

May 20, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Artillery demonstration held in Nashik

Indian Army Wednesday held a spectacular demonstration of its fire power with 155 mm Howitzers blazing and multi-role helicopters displaying their might.

Jan 09, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

N Korea develops new long-range artillery

North Korea has developed new
multiple rocket-launchers with an effective range of 170 kilometres, based on Chinese and Russian technology.

Feb 22, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

Modernisation of artillery has been hampered: Army Chief

Against the backdrop of the Bofors gun deal controversy, Army Chief General V K Singh Thursday said the modernisation of the artillery has been hampered, for which he blamed both military and civilian authorities.

Jan 06, 2011, 17:53 PM IST

Artillery heard on tense Yellow Sea island

Blasts came hours after N Korea warned that peninsula was on brink of war.

Nov 26, 2010, 13:45 PM IST

N Korea fires artillery off west coast: Official

The firing came amid high tension over the sinking of a South Korean warship.

Aug 09, 2010, 16:47 PM IST

2 decades after Bofors, India all set for artillery purchases

India has lined up series of procurements of such
weapons to bridge the growing gap in the operational
preparedness of its Army.

Mar 19, 2010, 21:23 PM IST

North Korea fires more artillery towards South

North Korea fired artillery toward a disputed sea border with its southern neighbour for the third straight day on Friday in a move seen by the South`s President as a ploy by Pyongyang to put pressure on regional powers.

Jan 29, 2010, 14:09 PM IST

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