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Japan to boost military amid row with China

Japan to boost military amid row with China

Pacifist Japan will adopt new defence guidelines next week paving the way for its military to respond more quickly and forcefully to perceived threats from China and North Korea, officials said Thursday. The government of conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]


US looks to manage, not end, China air rift

US looks to manage, not end, China air rift

The United States has strenuously objected to China’s new air zone over islands managed by Japan, but experts say its best hope is to contain rather than end tensions. After Beijing last month declared an Air Defense Identification Zone in […]


US Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan

US Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan

The US Navy has deployed sophisticated surveillance aircraft to Japan, officials said Monday, amid rising tension over China’s territorial claims in the region. Two P-8A Poseidon patrol jets departed Jacksonville, Florida on Friday and arrived later at Kadena air base […]


US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defense zone

US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defense zone

Two US B-52 bombers flew over a disputed area of the East China Sea without informing Beijing, US officials said Tuesday, challenging China’s bid to create an expanded “air defense zone.” The unarmed aircraft took off from Guam on Monday […]


Northrop to Supply Air Defense Radar Systems to Royal Thai Air Force

Northrop to Supply Air Defense Radar Systems to Royal Thai Air Force

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by the Royal Thai Air Force to supply additional AN/TPS-78 air defense and surveillance radar systems. Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will begin supplying equipment to the Royal Thai Air Force […]


New Chinese Air Defense Zone Is Latest Move In Beijing’s Strategy to Dominate East Asia

New Chinese Air Defense Zone Is Latest Move In Beijing’s Strategy to Dominate East Asia

For more than a decade, the Chinese government has been pursuing a deliberate, yet indirect strategy to establish de facto control over the waters and airspace adjacent to its mainland. This program has a number of facets: historical, political, economic […]


US backs Japan as China tensions soar on air zone

US backs Japan as China tensions soar on air zone

The United States on Monday joined ally Japan in vowing not to recognize China’s declaration of an air defense zone over much of the East China Sea, a move that has sharply escalated tensions. China and Japan each summoned the […]


Hagel Issues Statement on East China Sea Air Defense ID Zone

Hagel Issues Statement on East China Sea Air Defense ID Zone

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued the following statement today on China’s announcement that it is establishing an Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea: “The United States is deeply concerned by the People’s Republic of China announcement today […]


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 […]


 
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