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US vows to defend Japan against China

US vows to defend Japan against China

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack including over islands claimed by China as tensions boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, met in […]


China’s military rise forcing Asian defense splurge

China’s military rise forcing Asian defense splurge

China’s growing military might is forcing its neighbors to ramp up their defence spending but it will be decades before it rivals the United States as a military superpower, the IISS think tank said Wednesday. Chinese military spending might match […]


China accuses Japan of stoking tensions with air defense rumors

China accuses Japan of stoking tensions with air defense rumors

China has accused Japan of heightening regional tensions with “rumors” that Beijing planned to declare a new air defense zone over the South China Sea. Foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said right-wing forces in Japan had repeatedly made such allegations […]


US Official Discusses Chinese Air Force, Missile Trends

US Official Discusses Chinese Air Force, Missile Trends

U.S. intelligence officials visiting Capitol Hill today reported to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on the steady progress made by the People‚Äôs Liberation Army Air Force and the implications of that development to the United States. Donald L. […]


Pacific Fleet Commander Gets Close Look at P-8 Advanced Capabilities

Pacific Fleet Commander Gets Close Look at P-8 Advanced Capabilities

Adm. Harry Harris, Pacific Fleet commander, saw firsthand the advanced capabilities of the P-8A Poseidon on a flight with the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, Jan 24. The P-8A flew an eight-hour maritime surveillance mission over the East […]


China conducts long-range nuclear missile drill: military

China conducts long-range nuclear missile drill: military

China’s military has released images of an intercontinental ballistic missile with enough range to reach the United States, as Beijing is involved in a series of rows threatening to embroil Washington. The pictures of Chinese soldiers test-firing a Dongfeng-31 missile, […]


Southeast, East Asia Build Up Naval Capabilities

Southeast, East Asia Build Up Naval Capabilities

Due to a lack of security agreements and codes of conduct, East Asian countries continue their naval arms race, increasing the risk of a military confrontation as rapidly expanding economies vie for scarce resources. The first of six Russian kilo-class […]


Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan has received the first shipment of anti-ship missiles which it ordered from the United States for its submarines, strengthening their attack capability, a senior official was Wednesday quoted as saying. Taiwan ordered the Harpoon missiles in 2008 as part […]


China’s aircraft carrier returns from South China Sea

China’s aircraft carrier returns from South China Sea

China’s first aircraft carrier has returned from a training mission in the South China Sea, state media said, completing a 37-day deployment carried out amid mounting regional tensions. The newly-commissioned Liaoning returned to its home port of Qingdao after carrying […]


 
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