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Pakistan: Army Unlikely To Buckle

When a special court in Pakistan sentenced ex-President General Pervez Musharraf to death in December 2019 it crossed the Rubicon of keeping Pakistan’s defence forces and more particularly its Army from any scrutiny, much less than indicting one of its Chiefs on charges of treason. The death sentence was eventually overturned by Lahore High court a month later in January 2020. It was for the first time in the history of Pakistan that a military ruler had been indicted on charges of treason and convicted. 

Defence Minister Dedicates BRO Road to the Nation in East Sikkim

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh was in Sikkim to dedicate the 19.85 Km Alternate Alignment of the National Highway 310 from km 0.00 to km 19.350 to the Nation. Necessitated due to the previous alignment having seen extensive damages due to sinking and other natural hazards, the road serves as an important link to bolster defence preparedness in the Nathula Sector in particular and in whole of East Sikkim in general.

Turkey fires S-400 in military drill

Amidst the ongoing crisis in the Caucasus region, Turkey, during a military drill, first time fired the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems. The drill was held near Sinop in the Northern Turkey, reports Russian news agency TASS.

"Three missiles of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system were launched. All of them successfully hit the designated targets," Tass reports.

The test was conducted on October 16.

Loyal Wingman Completes Low-Speed Taxi Testing

Loyal Wingman has completed low-speed taxi testing! This is the latest step toward first flight later this year for the unmanned aircraft.

‌This aircraft is the first of three Loyal Wingman aircraft our Australian teams are building with the Royal Australian Air Force. Designed to extend and protect existing aircraft, these prototypes are the foundation for future unmanned teaming aircraft to be developed for global air forces through the Boeing Airpower Teaming System program.