The highly-secretive program to develop the B-21 Raider, a futuristic bomber aircraft, passed a review this week.
Zhao Qianli, 20, has been charged by federal prosecutors for illegally walking onto US military property and taking pictures there.
Earlier in the day, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived for an alliance summit taking place in Brussels on December 4-5.
As the Bay of Bengal is also known for its rough terrain and weather, India expects the land-based mobile coastal battery to become the most effective defence against the enemy.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - India and Russia are considering the possibility of making payments for defence contracts in national currencies more often after closing the ruble-denominated deal for the delivery of Russian S-400 missile systems to India, Indian Ambassador to Russia D. Bala Venkatesh Varma told Sputnik.
According to the Armenian Defence Ministry, the plane disappeared from radars at 10.20 a.m. local time (06.20 GMT), just fifteen minutes after leaving an airfield in the city of Gyumri for a scheduled training mission.
Russian ship- and submarine-launched cruise missiles are capable of striking enemy ships hundreds of kilometres away with incredible precision. Some of the missile's versions are even capable of penetrating ships' defences by reaching supersonic speeds while approaching the target.
MiG-29K, being the choice of aircraft for both the aircraft carriers, viz. INS Vikramaditya and an under-construction domestically-produced aircraft carrier, as well as two naval air stations on the East and West coast, is the mainstay of the Indian Navy’s air defence fleet.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US and Indian officials in coming days will sort out all issues related to the United States possibly waiving sanctions against India for its purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said at the Pentagon.
Russia’s state program of armaments has reportedly announced its intention to build two more Borey-class ballistic missile submarines in the next decade, bringing Moscow’s total ballistic missile submarine fleet to 11 boats. Meanwhile, the latest boat, Prince Vladimir, began sea trials last week.
A media group supporting Daesh has threatened sniper attacks and package bombings in New York City over this New Year holiday.
China has maintained that its deployment of warships in the Indian Ocean is primarily to support anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden. However, ever since October, when a Chinese submarine was spotted for the first time since the Doklam stand-off last year, India has chosen to view its activity with caution.
According to preliminary information, the trespassers are foreign nationals, an Englishman and a Belgian, who also used tools to gain access to the restricted area in what the military officials described as 'far from a commonality'.
As the US urgently seeks an exit from its ongoing 17-year war in Afghanistan - the longest war the nation has prosecuted in its 242-year history - for-profit, privately-held mercenary corporations are increasingly taking over, leading officials in Kabul to question their expensive and often deadly presence.
Russia's multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) artillery platforms are known for their accuracy and destructive power. Now, developers say, they are being improved further through automation.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkey decided to buy Russia's S-400 air defence systems as Moscow offered the best deal when Ankara needed such weapons, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday.
Hauling around heavy planes seems to have become a hobby for the Mil Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter, with the chopper spotted carrying a heavy jet fighter around the environs of St. Petersburg for the second time this week.
Moscow and Washington's European allies have urged the US not to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, saying it could draw entire regions of the world into an arms race and compromise European security.
Iran has been building up its naval power in recent years to protect ships and oil tankers from pirates and deal with a growing hostile US naval presence in and around the Persian Gulf.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Aerospace Forces have successfully conducted a test-firing of a modernised air defence rocket at the Sary Shagan testing range in Kazakhstan, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Saturday.
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