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01 April 2012 Military News

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  • Bagram's first ammunition amnesty day a success Army News 01 Apr 2012 -- The first official ammunition and explosives amnesty day at Bagram Airfield resulted in more than 120,050 ammunition and explosives items, valued at more $142,517.92, being turned in by units and individuals.

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  • U.S. may Release 5 Taliban Leaders from Guantanamo RIA Novosti 01 Apr 2012 -- The U.S. is ready to release five Taliban leaders from the detention center at Guantanamo Bay under certain conditions, head of the foreign relations department of the High Peace Council Mohammad Ismail Qasimyar said in his interview to Afghanistan's largest independent news agency Pajhwok.
  • Indian Navy to operate two nuclear submarines in near future IRNA 01 Apr 2012 -- With India set to induct the Russian 'Nerpa' nuclear submarine next week, DRDO Chief V K Saraswat today said the INS Arihant-- the indigenous nuclear under-water vessel, would be launched for operations in the near future.
  • BrahMos develops anti-aircraft variant of the missile IRNA 01 Apr 2012 -- Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos has developed an anti-aircraft carrier variant of the 290-km supersonic cruise missile.
  • India planning launch of over 5000km-range Agni-5 next month IRNA 01 Apr 2012 -- India will join the elite club of nations having Inter Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) with the DRDO planning to carry out the launch of over 5,000 km-range Agni-5 missile next month.

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