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In line with the contract worth over $900 million, the Project 971 Shchuka-B (NATO: Akula II) class sub has been leased to India’s Navy for ten years. It will be renamed the INS Chakra. The ceremony took place in the Far Eastern Primorye Territory.

Charles Burke, Director of Business Development for Boeing’s Global Strike Rotorcraft said at the Dubai Air Show held last week, “Well, we’ve heard from the Indian government that the Apache’s the last man standing.”

Former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was assassinated by a Pakistani, a statement issued by Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai’s office stated Sunday.

The US is worried by the lack of transparency about China’s first aircraft carrier, which made its maiden voyage Wednesday, the US State Department has stated.

This May, the US signed a USD 367.5 million contract with Russia to buy 21 Mi-17V5 military transport helicopters for the Afghan army, said the deputy chief of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation.

Russia’s MiG aircraft corporation has launched production of a new batch of carrier fighters for the Indian Navy, a MiG spokesman said.

US President Barack Obama cited the Libyan government’s ‘continued violation of human rights, brutalization of its people and outrageous threats’.