Military equipment

Chinese troops leave for Djibouti to set up military base

Chinese troops have departed for Africa to establish a military base for logistical support in Djibouti, the first such Chinese facility to be set up outside its borders, a local media report said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

Defence manufacturing policy coming soon: FM Arun Jaitley

The Indian government will soon unveil a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and reduce imports of military equipment, Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Apr 28, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Pakistan on equipment buy spree to fight militancy

Pakistan has expedited efforts to acquire military equipment and weapons to combat militancy as a fresh bout of terror attacks have killed over 100 people.

Feb 23, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Pakistan may purchase military equipment from Russia

Pakistan might purchase weapons and military equipment from Russia and counts on cooperation with Moscow in the energy sphere, a senior official has said.

Jul 25, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

US gives Pak USD 5.4 billion worth of military equipment

The US has given military hardware, including F-16 fighter jets, to Pakistan amounting to a whopping USD 5.4 billion since the 9/11 terror attacks, according to a latest Congressional report.

May 06, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

India world's largest importer of weapons, military equipment

India has yet again emerged as the world's largest importer of weapons and military equipment, accounting for 15 per cent of global imports, with Russia being its majority supplier, a Stockholm-based think tank said on Monday.

Mar 16, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

No outdated military equipments utilised by soldiers: Govt

No outdated military equipments are utilised by soldiers as government has a well established procedure to replace them, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

Bill bars US deals with Russian arms dealer

The US Defense Department would be barred from entering into any contract with a Russian state arms dealer under a provision of the $1.1 trillion spending bill.

Dec 13, 2014, 03:32 AM IST

Russians, French detained in Nigeria over air cargo

The Nigerian authorities have said they had detained a Russian cargo plane carrying military equipment in the north Nigerian city of Kano.

Dec 08, 2014, 03:03 AM IST

Govt should buy Indian military hardware: Ex-Army chief

 Former Army chief Gen Shankar Roychowdhury today emphasised on the need for developing indigenous technologies for achieving self reliance in the defence sector and urged the government to procure military hardware from Indian sources only.

Sep 12, 2014, 22:48 PM IST

Moscow denies weapon transfer to Ukrainian insurgents

The Kremlin on Sunday said Russia is not sending any military equipment to militia in eastern Ukraine.

Aug 18, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

US rules out excess military equipment in Afghanistan to Pak

The US has said it will not transfer any of its USD 7 billion excess defense equipment in Afghanistan to Pakistan or any other neighbouring country after its withdrawal from the war-torn nation.

Apr 01, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

US not to give excess military equipment in Afghanistan to Pakistan

The US on Monday said Pakistan is unlikely to get any of the USD 7 billion worth of excess military equipment in Afghanistan as American forces prepare for a drawdown from the country.

Mar 31, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

India not shying away from providing military equipment: Karzai

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and he were in full agreement on “all issues”, including the terms he has set for signing a security agreement with the US, and that India was “not shying away” from providing military equipment and training to his country.

Dec 14, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

`Sell excess equipment in Afghanistan to India`

The excess equipment being scrapped is so valuable, it was referred to as "gold dust" in a June 19, Washington Post article with some estimating its worth to be as high as USD 7 billion.

Jun 27, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

$7 bn in gear US sent to Afghan will not return

Rushing to wind down its role in Afghanistan, the US military has destroyed over $200 million worth of vehicles and other military equipment used by it in Afghanistan.

Jun 20, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

‘Saudi sends military equipment to Syria rebels’

Saudi Arabia is delivering military equipment to Syrian rebels in an effort to stop bloodshed by President Bashar al-Assad`s regime, a top Arab
diplomat said.

Mar 17, 2012, 21:55 PM IST

100 US soldiers confined after missing equipment

Authorities conducted an inventory last month and are
trying to determine how long the equipment has been missing.

Jan 08, 2012, 18:39 PM IST

Modi offers Gujarat for R&D of military equipment

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi advocated more indigenous research and development for the sake of armed forces and offered the state as a research base.

Oct 07, 2011, 23:38 PM IST

India conveys concerns to France of military supplies to Pak

India has conveyed its concerns to France over its sale of armament to Pakistan amid apprehensions that such supplies are used for purposes other
than fight against terror.

May 27, 2011, 15:30 PM IST