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China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

China’s domestically-produced navigation system aims to take 70 to 80 percent of the now GPS-dominated domestic market by 2020, a spokesman for the system said Thursday. We hope industries based on the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) will hold 15 […]


Philippines to buy three naval helicopters

Philippines to buy three naval helicopters

The Philippines said Thursday it would buy three naval helicopters from an Anglo-Italian manufacturer as part of its military modernization program amid a territorial dispute with China. The three AW 109 “Power” helicopters from AgustaWestland will be acquired for 1.337 […]


Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Three People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy ships arrive in Sydney tomorrow as part of a four day port visit. The ships Yi Yang, Chang Zhou and Qian Dao Hu are returning to China from counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of […]


India’s clout in question as regional troubles mount

India’s clout in question as regional troubles mount

India is a world power, so allies in the West would like to believe, but recent developments in its own backyard reveal the limits of the country’s influence and still weak diplomatic force, said analysts. Even in the historically favorable […]


China Makes Preparations for Aircraft Carrier Formation

China Makes Preparations for Aircraft Carrier Formation

Within only a month, the development of China’s aircraft carrier experienced the official delivery of the “Liaoning Ship” to the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the successful taking-off and landing training of the carrier-borne J-15 fighter […]


North Korea launches long-range rocket

North Korea launches long-range rocket

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Wednesday, in defiance of UN sanctions threats over what Pyongyang’s critics insist is a disguised ballistic missile test. “It (the rocket) has been launched,” a South Korean defence ministry spokesman told AFP without […]


US seen as ‘first among equals’ in 2030: intel report

US seen as ‘first among equals’ in 2030: intel report

The United States will likely be the “first among equals” in 2030 in an increasingly chaotic world where China is the top economy and demand soars for resources, a US intelligence report said Monday. The National Intelligence Council, in its […]


North Korea says it may delay controversial rocket launch

North Korea says it may delay controversial rocket launch

North Korea said it may delay a much-criticised rocket launch originally scheduled for as early as Monday, as analysts say its efforts to mark a key anniversary were hampered by technical troubles. Scientists were “now seriously examining the issue of […]


China’s J-15 Fighter Superior to Russian Su-33

China’s J-15 Fighter Superior to Russian Su-33

On Nov. 25, 2012, China’s carrier-borne J-15 fighter jet has successfully undergone a series of sailing and technological tests on the Liaoning, China’s first aircraft carrier, marking a great success of the carrier-borne fighter jet independently developed by China and […]


 
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