The commander of US troops stationed in South Korea said on Tuesday he had proposed deploying an advanced missile-defense system to the country, to counter the growing threat of North Korea’s weapons capabilities.
The Cabinet Committee on
Security (CCS) on Thursday is understood to have discussed the
induction of the indigenously-produced and developed Akash
surface to air missile defence system into the Indian Army.
After training them for eight months in intensive intelligence gathering, CRPF has begun deploying its specially-trained personnel in Naxal-hit areas and other theatres of operation to gather information at the grass-root level.
A special group of Russian ex-commandos are undergoing intensive military
training ahead of deployment in the war-torn Iraq for security duties performed earlier by the infamous US Blackwater agency, according to a report.
Deployment of Assam Rifles personnel has been requested by Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar for providing security to railway workers engaged in conversion of the Lumding-Badarpur railway line from narrow gauge to broad gauge.