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$569 billion!!! Guess who spends that much on defence

Amid raging disputes in the South China Sea and deepening tensions with the United States, China has hiked its defence spending by 7.6 per cent to $146 billion (Rs 9.8 lakh crore), making it......

FAQ: N Korea has the H-bomb. Be VERY afraid

North Korea on Wednesday claimed that it has successfully conducted the test of a hydrogen bomb. If these reports are true, it means that it possesses something much more powerful than it has......

India no longer biggest arms importer

The authoritative Congressional Research Service, which provides data and analysis to the US Congress, finds that India no longer features in the world's three biggest arms importers. The CRS......

Armed and dangerous: India fifth in world's strongest armed forces

While the world talks of India getting closer to a permanent spot in the United Nations Security Council, a report released by Credit Suisse places India on the fifth spot in a list of the top......

'India, Pak reluctant to relinquish their nuclear arsenal'

India and Pakistan are reportedly expanding their nuclear arsenal, despite a global trend towards disarmament, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has said. An annual disarmament......

10 companies that profit most from war

According to the latest available figures, the Global military spending was down in 2012 for the first time since 1998. And for the second year in a row, arms sales from private industry to......

Mere 4% hike in defence budget

The government on Friday allocated Rs 1,47,344 crore (Rs 1,473.44 billion) towards defence in 2010-11 Budget, a paltry 4 per cent increase from last year's Rs 1,41,703 crore (Rs 1,417.03 billion).......
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Indian Military Capabilities, Where Govt Needs to Spend ?

India is among the top-five nations in the world in terms of military capability on most parameters. As per SIPRI, its defence spending was US$51bn... ...
Japan Eyes Djibouti Military Base Expansion To Counter Chinese Influence

Japan is eyeing to lease additional land by next year to expand its military base in Djibouti to counter Chinese influence in the region. Japan... ...
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte would face obstacles in cutting US arms reliance

Duterte said that US did not want to sell missiles and other weapons to the Philippines, but Russia and China told him they could provide them... ...

The Colombian people's shock rejection of a peace deal between Bogota and the communist FARC rebels has all but annihilated the former enemies'... ...
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Guwahati: As tensions between India and Pakistan show no sign of ebbing, an independent resource on global security, the Stockholm International... ...

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