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Russia warns Ukraine against missile technologies proliferation

Russia warns Ukraine against missile technologies proliferation

Russia on Monday drew Kiev’s attention over media reports that a Ukrainian military-space enterprise had allegedly been negotiating with third countries on missile technology sale. Referring to the Yuzhmash plant based in the city of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine, the […]


Russia flies warplanes to Belarus for joint combat duty

Russia flies warplanes to Belarus for joint combat duty

Moscow has deployed six SU-27 fighters and three military transport jets to Belarus, in an apparent reaction to growing NATO activity near the Belarusian border, the Russian defense ministry said Thursday. “The air crews of the Russian jets will be […]


China Defense Budget to Increase 12.2 pct in 2014

China Defense Budget to Increase 12.2 pct in 2014

China plans to raise its defense budget by 12.2 percent to 808.2 billion yuan (about 132 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014, according to a draft budget report submitted to the national legislature for review on Wednesday. In 2013, the country […]


Russian Navy conducts training exercises

Russian Navy conducts training exercises

As Russian President Vladimir Putin moves to extend Russia’s military presence in eastern Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula amid civil unrest in the region, more than 3,500 Russian naval infantry and coastal forces from the Western and Central Military Districts […]


Israel unveils “Super Heron” MALE drone

Israel unveils “Super Heron” MALE drone

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on Tuesday unveiled the newest “Super Heron” drone at the Singapore Air Show, an aircraft that “redefines” Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial systems, said in a statement of IAI. The newest drone features a heavy fuel […]


Putin says Russia will upgrade its weaponry

Putin says Russia will upgrade its weaponry

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday the share of modern weaponry in Russia’s armed forces would reach 30 percent in 2014 and urged the military to stay alert for threats and challenges. The armed forces would receive more than 40 inter-continental […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Leaves for Sea Trials

China’s Aircraft Carrier Leaves for Sea Trials

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, left its homeport of Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province for the South China Sea on Tuesday on a scientific and training mission. This is the first time the carrier has conducted a cross-sea […]


China Maps Out Its First Air Defense ID Zone

China Maps Out Its First Air Defense ID Zone

China has established its first air defense identification zone in accordance with Chinese law and international practices to safeguard its sovereignty, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Saturday. The move allows early-warning time and helps China protect its sovereignty […]


PLA Air Force Conducts First Patrol In Air Defense Identification Zone

PLA Air Force Conducts First Patrol In Air Defense Identification Zone

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force conducted its first air patrol after the establishment of the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone. Shen Jinke, spokesman for the PLA Air Force, said that two large scouts carried out the […]


 
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