Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Military & Defence

Setback for Modi, Macron as French Judge Opens Criminal Investigation Into Rafale Deal With...

A French judge has been appointed to lead a judicial investigation into alleged corruption and favouritism in the 7.8 billion euro sale to India of 36 fighter aircraft.

Anatolian Eagle 2021 – JF-17 Thunders To Pitch Against Rafales and Vipers

The International Anatolian Eagle-2021 Exercise will be held between June 21- July 02, 2021, at the 3rd Main Jet Base in Konya with the participation of Turkish Naval Forces and Air Force and Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Qatar Air Forces, and NATO AWACS elements. Bangladesh, Belarus, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Georgia, Iraq, Sweden, Kosovo, Lebanon, Hungary, Malaysia, Nigeria, Romania, Tunisia, Ukraine, Oman, Jordan, and Japan will also participate as observers.

Pakistan army to modernise Artillery corps: COAS

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa installed Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Commander 4 Corps as Colonel Commandant of Artillery Corps. Outgoing Colonel Commandant of Artillery Corps Lieutenant General Retired Humayun Aziz, a large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony.

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Commander of the Air...

The head of Pakistani delegation congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the victory in the Patriotic War, wished the mercy of Allah Almighty to the souls of all servicemen and civilians who died as Shehids and healing to the wounded.

India, Pakistan and China appear to be expanding nuclear arsenals: SIPRI

China, Pakistan and India have 350, 165 and 156 nuclear warheads respectively as of January this year.

NATO leaders to bid symbolic adieu to Afghanistan at summit

The 18-year effort cost the United States alone $2.26 trillion, and the price in lives includes 2,442 American troops and 1,144 personnel among U.S. allies, according to figures from Brown University. NATO does not keep a record of those who die in its operations. Those casualty figures dwarf Afghan losses, which include more than 47,000 civilians, up to 69,000 members of the national armed forces and police, and over 51,000 opposition fighters.