India, Russia Close In On Chopper Deal: Report

BANGALORE, India, (APP/AFP): Russia is close to finalising a deal to build helicopters in India, an executive said Tuesday, a move that would boost Narendra Modi’s ambitions to manufacture defence hardware locally. India is the world’s top defence importer and is seeking to revamp its


PM Inaugurates South Asia’s Largest Brass Mill At POF

WAH, (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the upgradation of brass mill at Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), making it largest of its kind in South Asia. The Prime Minister along with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited different sections of the


India To Setup Smart Fence Along Pakistan Border

NEW DELHI, (Xinhua) — India has said that it will soon set up smart fence along the 3,323-km-long border with Pakistan in order to prevent infiltration. “The testing for the smart fencing is in the final stages. Pretty soon it will be done and it


China Eyes Breakthrough R&D Defense Plan To Take On US Technological Dominance

Recently, China established a new central commission for joint military and civilian development. The new institution will be chaired by Chinese President Xi Jinping. “The commission will be the central agency tasked with decision-making, deliberation and coordination of major issues regarding integrated military and civilian development,” read


Pakistan Needs To Have Stronger Defence Ties With China: Masood

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan needs to have stronger defence and strategic ties with its time tested friend China keeping in view the changing scenario and policies in the United States. The policies introduced by the new President of the United States would not have positive impact on the Muslim community. Speaking


COAS Approves Deployment of Army for Census

RAWALPINDI Jan 27 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Friday approved plan for deployment of Army to assist for smooth conduct of the national housing and population census. “The COAS approves plan to support conduct of sixth population and housing census,” Director General Inter Services Public Relations


Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff Met General Qamar Javed Bajwa

General Umit DUNDAR, Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff, Republic of Turkey, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today. Matters of mutual and professional interest with special emphasis on defence and security collaboration between the two brotherly countries were