BRICS Baby Steps: The Challenges Ahead(IDSA)


The fifth edition of the BRICS forum is set to be held in Durban, South Africa, on 26 and 27 of March 2013. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to meet the newly elected President of China Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit. This will be their first meeting, although they have earlier had a telephonic conversation and an exchange of communication.

French Army Fight Islamists In Mali [VIDEO]


The French forces that have been fighting in Mali against Islamist militants since intervening Jan. 11 have kept a tight lid on the media. No journalists are embedded with the troops sent to North Africa for Operation Serval, as the expedition is called. But over the weekend, as news transpired of the death of a third French soldier, authorities divulged some details of the operation.

Russia to assist Vietnam in naval development



Speaking at a press conference after a talk with Vietnamese Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh, visiting Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu this morning said Russia would help Vietnam in submarine building and crew training.

“Within this year, the two countries’ common effort is to open a new page in the history of development of Vietnam’s navy,” Shoigu, who started his visit to Vietnam on March 4, said.

Russia will help Vietnam train crews and build new naval ships. This is an important part in the cooperation between the naval forces of the two countries, Shoigu said.

U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle UAV Completes Successful Initial Operational Testing




From the U.S. Army:
The U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system recently completed a successful initial operational testing and evaluation at the Army’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

Check Out Boeing And Sikorsky's Pitch For The Next-Gen Military Helicopter



Two of America's biggest helicopter makers are teaming up to develop a next-generation  helicopter for the U.S. Army.
Boeing, maker of the Apache attack helicopter, and Sikorsky, maker of the Black Hawk transport helicopter, have more than 60 years experience in the business — so you can count on them to develop something good.

China claims evidence of Japan’s close-range surveillance over navy


China claims evidence of Japan’s close-range surveillance over navyAccording to the Chinese government-backed Xinhua news agency, a spokesman for the country’s military has stated that they have “adequate” evidence of Japanese warships and aircrafts engaging in close-range “monitoring and surveillance” over China’s navy. Geng Yansheng, with the Ministry of National Defense, said that China retains its right to take “relevant measures.” There was no mention of the fact that Japan may be carrying out the monitoring because China’s military ships were found to have used weapons-targeting radar in January.

Air Force tells stealth pilots it has no cure for 'Raptor cough



Reuters / Issei Kato
Reuters / Issei Kato
Despite at least one fatal crash that may have resulted from a pilot’s crippling health condition, the government has refused to acknowledge the danger of keeping these planes in service without making any fixes to its oxygen system.Air Force pilots employed to fly the US military’s F-22 warplanes are experiencing breathing problems and coughing fits caused by plane’s oxygen system – and officials say they have no solution for this problem

Spending cuts due to ground Navy's Blue Angels flying team


The U.S. Navy Flight demonstration team, the B...
The U.S. Navy Flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, perform their delta formation during the Blues on the Bay Air Show at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Reuters) - Blue Angels pilot Dave Tickle said he is focused on practicing maneuvers for an upcoming show in California instead of worrying about how federal spending cuts will threaten performances this year by the U.S. Navy's renowned flight demonstration squadron.

Indian navy MARCOS:Brief analysis


English: Indian navy sailor B.K. Gurung holds ...
 Indian navy sailor B.K. Gurung holds his position on the flight deck of USS Mustin (DDG 89) during a visit, board, search and seizure drill April 7, 2007, while under way in the Philippine Sea. The drill is part of exercise Malabar 07-01, a U.S. and Indian naval exercise held off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
1)What is mean by MARCOS???


MARCOS is short name for 'Marine Commandos'.It is an elite special operations unit of Indian navy.It's previously known as MCF or 'Marine Commando Force'.MARCOS are heavily trained and well equipped.They are capable

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

BRICS Baby Steps: The Challenges Ahead(IDSA)

The fifth edition of the BRICS forum is set to be held in Durban, South Africa, on 26 and 27 of March 2013. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to meet the newly elected President of China Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit. This will be their first meeting, although they have earlier had a telephonic conversation and an exchange of communication.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

French Army Fight Islamists In Mali [VIDEO]

The French forces that have been fighting in Mali against Islamist militants since intervening Jan. 11 have kept a tight lid on the media. No journalists are embedded with the troops sent to North Africa for Operation Serval, as the expedition is called. But over the weekend, as news transpired of the death of a third French soldier, authorities divulged some details of the operation.

Russia to assist Vietnam in naval development


Speaking at a press conference after a talk with Vietnamese Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh, visiting Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu this morning said Russia would help Vietnam in submarine building and crew training.

“Within this year, the two countries’ common effort is to open a new page in the history of development of Vietnam’s navy,” Shoigu, who started his visit to Vietnam on March 4, said.

Russia will help Vietnam train crews and build new naval ships. This is an important part in the cooperation between the naval forces of the two countries, Shoigu said.

U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle UAV Completes Successful Initial Operational Testing



From the U.S. Army:
The U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system recently completed a successful initial operational testing and evaluation at the Army’s National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

Check Out Boeing And Sikorsky's Pitch For The Next-Gen Military Helicopter


Two of America's biggest helicopter makers are teaming up to develop a next-generation  helicopter for the U.S. Army.
Boeing, maker of the Apache attack helicopter, and Sikorsky, maker of the Black Hawk transport helicopter, have more than 60 years experience in the business — so you can count on them to develop something good.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

China claims evidence of Japan’s close-range surveillance over navy

China claims evidence of Japan’s close-range surveillance over navyAccording to the Chinese government-backed Xinhua news agency, a spokesman for the country’s military has stated that they have “adequate” evidence of Japanese warships and aircrafts engaging in close-range “monitoring and surveillance” over China’s navy. Geng Yansheng, with the Ministry of National Defense, said that China retains its right to take “relevant measures.” There was no mention of the fact that Japan may be carrying out the monitoring because China’s military ships were found to have used weapons-targeting radar in January.

Air Force tells stealth pilots it has no cure for 'Raptor cough


Reuters / Issei Kato
Reuters / Issei Kato
Despite at least one fatal crash that may have resulted from a pilot’s crippling health condition, the government has refused to acknowledge the danger of keeping these planes in service without making any fixes to its oxygen system.Air Force pilots employed to fly the US military’s F-22 warplanes are experiencing breathing problems and coughing fits caused by plane’s oxygen system – and officials say they have no solution for this problem

Spending cuts due to ground Navy's Blue Angels flying team

The U.S. Navy Flight demonstration team, the B...
The U.S. Navy Flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, perform their delta formation during the Blues on the Bay Air Show at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Reuters) - Blue Angels pilot Dave Tickle said he is focused on practicing maneuvers for an upcoming show in California instead of worrying about how federal spending cuts will threaten performances this year by the U.S. Navy's renowned flight demonstration squadron.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Indian navy MARCOS:Brief analysis

English: Indian navy sailor B.K. Gurung holds ...
 Indian navy sailor B.K. Gurung holds his position on the flight deck of USS Mustin (DDG 89) during a visit, board, search and seizure drill April 7, 2007, while under way in the Philippine Sea. The drill is part of exercise Malabar 07-01, a U.S. and Indian naval exercise held off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
1)What is mean by MARCOS???


MARCOS is short name for 'Marine Commandos'.It is an elite special operations unit of Indian navy.It's previously known as MCF or 'Marine Commando Force'.MARCOS are heavily trained and well equipped.They are capable

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