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Issue No. 1-2 | January 1-31, 2017 SP's MAI Issue No. 1-2 | January 1-31, 2017

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'We need multi-role force capabilities wherein conventional and subconventional capabilities can be balanced to respond across the spectrum of conflict'

General Bipin Rawat took over as the new Chief of the Army Staff on January 1, 2017.
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Report
2016: An eventful year for Ministry of Defence

By SP’s Correspondent

Speedy modernisation of the armed forces to meet present and emerging challenges, development of requisite capacities and infrastructure...
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Viewpoint
India joins ICBM 5,000+ league

By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

With Agni-V, India joins the exclusive club of five countries that already possess intercontinental ballistic missiles with a range of over 5,000-5,500 km
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Viewpoint
Why India should never join CPEC

By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

Khaled Ahmed, consulting editor, Newsweek Pakistan, in his recent article titled ‘Corridor of Uncertainty’ writes that Pakistan’s General Aamir Riaz inviting India...
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On Army Day, Indian Army celebrates being instrument of national power

Indian Army celebrated its 69th Army Day on January 15, 2017. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), reviewed the Army Day parade at the Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment, and awarded 15 Sena Medals (including five posthumously)...
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Lt General Sarath Chand takes over as Vice Chief of Army Staff

Lt General Sarath Chand took over as Vice Chief of Army Staff. The General Officer was commissioned into the Garhwal Rifles in June 1979. During career spanning over 38 years, he has served in all operational theatres...
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Submarine Khanderi launched

Khanderi, the second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarine, was launched recently by the Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre paving the way for her sea trials.
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Successful test-firing of guided Pinaka

The Pinaka Rocket converted to a Guided Pinaka was successfully test-fired from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur on January 12, 2017. The Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, which evolved from Pinaka Mark-I is equipped with a navigation, guidance and control kit...
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National level pollution response exercise

India’s energy requirements (approximately 70 per cent) are met by oil resource that is being imported into our country by ships. The transportation of oil through sea route is fraught with inherent risks and requires preventive measures to be taken...
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India's largest bank teams up with the nation's largest warship

INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship and latest aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, has a strength of over 1,500 personnel. A versatile national capability and a full-fledged township by herself, the ship has a new acquisition — an ATM machine installed...
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Meeting between Indian and Sri Lanka Coast Guards

A three-member delegation led by Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge, was on a three-day visit to India from January 3, 2017, for a high level meeting, with the Indian Coast Guard.
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Leading from the front

By Air Marshal B.K. pandey (Retd)

The positive results of the solo flight on MiG-21 Type 96 by Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff, IAF, are immense and cannot be quantified or measured
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Spotlight
Indian Air Force and Royal Air Force of Oman Chiefs review Exercise Eastern Bridge-IV at Jamnagar

The CAS, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa and Commander of RAFO Air Vice Marshal Matar Ali Matar Al-Qbaidani reviewed the progress of fourth joint Indo-Oman Air Exercise...
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Air Marshal S.B. Deo takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of IAF

Air Marshal S.B. Deo has taken over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air HQ. He was commissioned as a fighter pilot in the IAF on June 15, 1979. He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.
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Air Marshal C. Harikumar takes over as AOC-in-C, Western Air Command

Air Marshal C Harikumar took over as AOC-in-C, Western Air Command (WAC), on January 1, 2017. Air Marshal Harikumar was commissioned in the IAF in the year 1979. A Qualified Flying Instructor and a Fighter Combat Leader, he has over 3,300 hours of flying.
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Air Marshal Anil Khosla takes over as AOC-in-C, Eastern Air Command

Air Marshal Anil Khosla took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command on January 1, 2017. Air Marshal Khosla, an alumni of the National Defence Academy, was commissioned in the fighter stream of IAF in December 1979.
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Air Marshal Sanjay Sharma takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance

Air Marshal Sanjay Sharma assumed the responsibilities of Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance at Air Headquarters, New Delhi, on January 1, 2017.
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Hawk AJT clocks 1,00,000 hours with Indian Air Force

The Hawk advanced jet trainer (AJT) has clocked 1,00,000 hours of flying hours with the Indian Air Force (IAF). BAE Systems, the makers of Hawk Mk132 AJT, termed the achievement as an “important milestone” and a compelling story of success.
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First production conforming Scorpion jet completes successful first flight

Textron AirLand LLC announced the successful maiden flight of the first production-conforming Scorpion jet. This programme milestone closely follows the recent successful weapons capability exercise on the prototype Scorpion completed in early October.
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Unmanned
Reaper drones: Delivery of the second system and order of the fourth

The French Direction Générale pour l’Armement (DGA) ordered a fourth MALE (medium altitude, long endurance) Reaper unmanned aircraft system.
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Unmanned
Thales to equip the French Forces with Spy’Ranger mini-reconnaissance UAVs

Thales’s latest-generation Spy’Ranger mini-surveillance and reconnaissance UAV...
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Unmanned
Six times more Kochav UAVs next year

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) UAV squadron that operates the Kochav (Hermes 900) UAV will multiply the number of Hermes 900 UAVs that it operates by six during the coming year.
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DRDO successfully flight tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon

The Defence and Research Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW), from an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft.
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Breaches
Trooper held for hacking Kareena Kapoor-Khan's income tax account, filing declaration

A 26-year-old fan’s dream to talk to actor Kareena Kapoor-Khan has landed him...
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Breaches
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova attacked

On December 20, the two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said she is “fortunate to be alive” after being injured in a potentially career-threatening knife attack at her home.
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Breaches
US veteran arrested in Florida airport shooting

An US Army veteran, who complained that the government was controlling his mind, drew a gun from his checked luggage on arrival at the Fort Lauderdale Airport and opened fire in the baggage claim area...
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India evolving as a global hub in defence manufacturing

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Missile Complex during his visit to Hyderabad on January 16, 2017.
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BAE Systems names Nik Khanna Managing Director for India

BAE Systems has announced the appointment of Nik Khanna as the Managing Director of its India operations with effect from February 1, 2017. Nik joins the company from Raytheon where as Country President he led business development, marketing and strategy in India for the last four years.
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RUAG acquires cyber security specialist Clearswift

The RUAG Defence division is acquiring the British Cyber Security specialist Clearswift. With this acquisition, RUAG is making a significant investment in the expansion and long-term development...
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US Army flies 'hoverbike' prototype

The Army Research Laboratory and industry partners demonstrated the flying capabilities of a unique rectangularshaped quadcopter during a visit from the Department of Defense officials January 10, 2017.
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