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US announces $3 bn in military assistance for war-hit Ukraine

The assistance -- $2.85 billion drawn from US inventories and $225 million in foreign military financing -- does not include advanced Western tanks sought by Kyiv, but will still provide significant additional firepower for its forces.

The marquee items in the package are the Bradleys, which come with 500 TOW anti-tank missiles and 250,000 rounds of ammunition for their 25mm autocannons.(REUTERS)
The marquee items in the package are the Bradleys, which come with 500 TOW anti-tank missiles and 250,000 rounds of ammunition for their 25mm autocannons.(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 02:42 AM IST
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From indigenous warships to women in combat, Navy made major strides last year

The launch of Agnipath scheme, granting equal roles of women are some of the historic moves taken up in a bid to strengthen the Indian military.

A sailor inspects the uniform of members of the ceremonial honor guards of the crew during the commissioning of INS Mormugao, the second stealth guided missile destroyer of Project 15B, into the Indian Navy, at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on December 18, 2022. (Photo by Indranil MUKHERJEE / AFP)(AFP)
A sailor inspects the uniform of members of the ceremonial honor guards of the crew during the commissioning of INS Mormugao, the second stealth guided missile destroyer of Project 15B, into the Indian Navy, at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on December 18, 2022. (Photo by Indranil MUKHERJEE / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Jan 03, 2023 10:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

China’s militarisation and weaponisation of space

The article has been authored by Subramanyam Sridharan, distinguished member, Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S).

China’s space programme of China is deeply embedded into its national objective. Apart from prosperity (or the Chinese dream, fuqiang), the Chinese national objective also emphasises ‘war-fighting and winning.’(HT Photo)
China’s space programme of China is deeply embedded into its national objective. Apart from prosperity (or the Chinese dream, fuqiang), the Chinese national objective also emphasises ‘war-fighting and winning.’(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 03:33 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Bullet pierces through Myanmar plane mid-air, hits passenger: Reports

The Junta government has promised to take “serious action” against rebel forces, adding that the bullet damaged the aircraft’s fuselage.

The injured passenger inside the flight in Myanmar.(Source: Instagram/cabin_crew_club)
The injured passenger inside the flight in Myanmar.(Source: Instagram/cabin_crew_club)
Published on Oct 02, 2022 05:06 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

US, India to participate in annual military drill near China border: Reports

'Yudh Abhyas' will take place from October 18 to 31 at an altitude of 10,000 feet in Uttarakhand's Auli and will focus on high-altitude combat training.

The last edition (17th edition) of the 'Yudh Abhyas' was held in Alaska, US.(File)
The last edition (17th edition) of the 'Yudh Abhyas' was held in Alaska, US.(File)
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 11:27 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
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