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China’s 2nd Aircraft Carrier heads for trials, India not far behind

New Delhi August 28 China’s second sea-borne aircraft carrier on Monday started a fresh round of trials at sea. The 50,000-tonne warship headed out from its base at the Dalian.

The warship will undergo a series of tests before it is commissioned, possibly in 2019.

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NAL bags Rs 100 crore contract from HAL to supply equipment for Tejas

New Delhi August 24 HAL, the manufacturer of Tejas fighter aircraft, has given a contract of Rs 100 crore to National Aerospace Laboratory to supply equipment for the Light Combat Aircraft, NAL Director Jitendra Jadhav said today.

The technology developed by NAL, a laboratory under the Council for Scientific and…

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Sri Lanka will not allow China military use of Hambantota port

New Delhi August 23 Sri Lanka will not allow China to only use the Hambantota port for military purposes, Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene has said.

The Hambantota port in southern Sri Lanka is located in the world’s busiest East-West shipping route and gives China a foothold in a…

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