India committed to closer defence ties with Indonesia: Envoy

As the navies of India and Indonesia engaged in a joint exercise on the waters off Indonesia, India`s Ambassador Gurjit Singh said the country is committed to furthering close defence ties with Indonesia.

Indian naval ships visit Thailand

Indian naval ships visited Thailand`s Phuket island, as part of a professional exchange cooperation programme, signalling a further boost in defence ties between the countries which astride one of the strategic international maritime shipping lanes.

Pakistan hails defence ties with Sri Lanka

Pakistan and Sri Lanka enjoy excellent defence ties, that now need to be expanded into other areas of bilateral cooperation, a senior Pakistani General said on Tuesday.

India committed to boosting defence ties with Maldives: Antony

Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday said India was committed to strengthening defence relations with Maldives as he met with Maldivian Minister of Defence and National Security Mohamed Nazim who is here on an official visit.

US-Pakistan agree to firm up defence ties

The US and Pakistan have agreed to enhance cooperation in areas of mutual strategic interest, including counter-terrorism and maritime security, as part of their commitment to strong defence ties.

`Delay in carrier project won`t hit Indo-Russian ties`

The late delivery of the INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier will not adversely impact Indo-Russian defence cooperation as such major projects are not very common, a top Russian shipbuilder said on Friday.

Iran seeks closer defence ties with Russia

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Tuesday that it is essential for Tehran and Moscow to bolster defence cooperation.

China, Pak to boost defence ties as Kayani meets top officials

China and Pakistan have decided to further firm up their close military ties by expanding their defence cooperation as visiting army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met top defence officials here.

Defence ties with US not at Russia`s expense: India

Days after agreeing on joint development and production in the field of defence with the US, India has said the first-of-its-kind of initiative with America will add "more muscle" to the bilateral strategic partnership but it is not at the expense of traditional friend Russia.

French minister for stronger defence ties with India

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Saturday reiterated his country`s commitment to boosting defence ties with India, including exchange of pilots, training and joint exercises.

IAF chief on US visit to strengthen security, defence ties

A wide range of bilateral issues on strengthening security and defence ties are expected to figure during IAF chief N A K Browne`s four-day visit to the United States beginning on Sunday.

Karzai to visit India; Afghans look for enhanced defence ties

Ahead of its President`s visit here from May 20, Afghanistan on Thursday said it was looking for enhanced defence cooperation with India, from where it was expecting supply of lethal and non-lethal military equipment.

India, Egypt decide to enhance defence ties

India and Egypt Wednesday decided to enhance their defence ties by having increased interactions and cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries.

Antony to visit Myanmar, Australia for stronger defence ties

Defence Minister A K Antony will visit Myanmar and Australia in the next few weeks to develop stronger defence ties with the two countries.

US wants defence ties with both India, China

The US wants to work with both India and China to advance peace and stability in the region and is working to boost defence relationships with both countries, the Pentagon said.

`India-China militaries should deepen defence ties`

China should deepen its defence ties with India, official media said on Wednesday.

US for strong defence ties with India

A top American military commander has said that he wants to take the India-US defence ties to a new level.

Pentagon for stronger defence ties with India

Saying that India`s importance for
the US would grow in the long-run, a Pentagon report has favoured a mutually beneficial defence relationship between the two countries.

Antony leaves for Japan to further defence ties

Defence Minister AK Antony left for Japan on a visit when he is expected to explore opportunities for furthering the bilateral military relations.

`India should enhance defence ties with Vietnam’

Former foreign secretary MK Rasgotra sought stronger security dimension between India and Vietnam.