Pakistan Drone Pushed Back By BSF In Punjab; Threat Continues To Loom Over Jammu & Kashmir
The BSF thwarted an attempt of a Pakistani drone to enter the Indian Territory in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar along Indo-Pakistan International Border.The Border Security Force (BSF) on August 9 thwarted an attempt of a Pakistani drone to enter the Indian Territory in the Ajnala sector of Punjab's Amritsar along the Indo-Pakistan International Border. The drone was inside the Indian Territory for over six minutes after which it was pushed back by the BSF.Senior Official privy to the developmen

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indiandefensenews.in
09 Aug, 2022
NPCIL Orders Holtec Fuel Storage Racks
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has placed its first order for storage racks for its new away-from-reactor wet storage facility for the Kudankulam nuclear power plant with Holtec Asia. The facility will serve units 1 and 2 at the plant.The high-density racks for used and damaged fuel from the two Russian-designed VVER 1000 reactors will use Holtec's Metamic neutron absorbing material. The rack modules use Holtec’s proprietary detuned honeycomb technology and will be manufact

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09 Aug, 2022
Some Good News: How Chandrayaan-2 Brings Cheer After ISRO's SSLV Failure
On the heels of the heart breaking news of the SSLV failure came a sliver of hope as ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 delivered a scientific discovery. It has found that there is a plasma density in the moon’s ionosphere, which opens new possibilities in understanding the lunar dark side environmentIt came as a heartbreak to millions as the maiden flight of ISRO’s Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) fell short of achieving its goal. The SSLV failed to deliver two satellites into orbit rendering them

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09 Aug, 2022
India Gets An Opening To Regain Influence In South Asia Amid Sri Lanka Crisis
Colombo: Sri Lanka's economic crisis has resulted in a serious political and socio-economic impact on its residents. But for India, analysts regard this situation as an opportunity to regain lost ground in the island nation.Sri Lanka is currently experiencing its worse socio-economic crisis since gaining independence in 1948. Amidst debilitating power shortages and a lack of critical resources, the country's once robust healthcare system is now teetering on the edge of collapse.The decline has s

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09 Aug, 2022
Army Looks To Reduce Troops By 2 Lakh, Deployment In Kashmir Could Be Rejigged
New Delhi: The Army is looking to reduce its strength by nearly two lakh over a period of the next two years which could also see a rejig of the Rashtriya Rifles, the anti-terror units in Jammu and Kashmir, apart from some static units.Sources in the defence and security establishment said that the Army wanted to bring down its strength from 12.8 lakh strong to around 10.8 lakh.Asked if a timeline had been drawn, sources said that rationalisation of troop strength was an ongoing process and mult

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09 Aug, 2022
India Watches Closely As Taiwan Setback Pushes China Into A Frenzy
There is room for India too to play similar manoeuvres, in a time of its own choosing, to keep the leaders in Beijing on edge, especially amid unfruitful border talksThe last few days have certainly not been China’s best. Back-to-back diplomatic setbacks should have ideally sobered Beijing down, but it has chosen to react violently instead. Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit has exposed many chinks in China’s armour. Having spiralled into a complete squawker, desperately fighting an information w

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09 Aug, 2022
US Army to launch integrated fires campaign to more quickly field capabilities
US Army to launch integrated fires campaign to more quickly field capabilitiesThe U.S. Army is gearing up for a first-ever integrated fires test campaign in fiscal 2023 that will hopefully make it easier and quicker for the service to validate and field capabilities.57 minutes ago

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militarytimes.com
09 Aug, 2022
How one Navy warship is taking ‘busting rust’ to a whole new level
How one Navy warship is taking ‘busting rust’ to a whole new levelThe USS Benfold Restoration Team is culled from the ranks of the ship and focused on rust removal, priming and painting.56 minutes ago

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militarytimes.com
09 Aug, 2022
China drills show ambitions beyond island, Taiwan warns
ChinaChina drills show ambitions beyond island, Taiwan warnsThe warning came as Taipei conducted its own exercises Tuesday to underscore it’s ready to defend itself.53 minutes ago

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militarytimes.com
09 Aug, 2022
Navy salvages Super Hornet that blew off USS Harry Truman in the Med
Your MilitaryNavy salvages Super Hornet that blew off USS Harry Truman in the MedThe aircraft, which fell overboard as the carrier completed an at-sea replenishment July 8, was pulled from a depth of roughly 9,500 feet.

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militarytimes.com
09 Aug, 2022
Marine general takes over Africa Command, sees challenges
Marine general takes over Africa Command, sees challenges “America cannot afford to ignore Africa," Africa Command's outgoing leader said.40 minutes ago

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militarytimes.com
09 Aug, 2022
Testimony ends in deadly Jarheads Motorcycle Club crash trial
Testimony ends in deadly Jarheads Motorcycle Club crash trialSeven people riding with the Jarheads Motorcycle Club, a motorcycle club that includes Marines and their spouses, were killed in the 2019 crash.35 minutes ago

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militarytimes.com
09 Aug, 2022
Marine General Takes over Africa Command, Sees Challenges Marine Gen. Michael Langley took over as the top U.S. commander for Africa Tuesday, heading U.S. military operations on a...
Marine Gen. Michael Langley took over as the top U.S. commander for Africa Tuesday, heading U.S. military operations on a...

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military.com
09 Aug, 2022
Twice Accused of Sexual Assault, He Was Let Go by Army Commanders. He Attacked Again. Christian Alvarado began to type as he sat alone in an interrogation room at Fort Bliss, a sprawling Army post in El Paso...
Christian Alvarado began to type as he sat alone in an interrogation room at Fort Bliss, a sprawling Army post in El Paso...

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military.com
09 Aug, 2022
US confirms new military aid to Ukraine with HIMARS guided rockets and artillery ammunition
According to information published by the United States Department of Defense on August 8, 2022, the United States approves a new military aid to Ukraine of $1 billion including additional ammunition for both the HIMARS (High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) and howitzer artillery vehicles.

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armyrecognition.com
09 Aug, 2022