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China mulls revamping military regions: Japan report

China mulls revamping military regions: Japan report

China is considering reorganizing its seven military regions into five in a bid to respond more swiftly to a crisis, the Japanese daily Yomiuri Shimbun reported on Wednesday. The news comes amid rising tensions over Beijing’s territorial claims in the […]


Pakistan launches production of new fighter aircraft

Pakistan launches production of new fighter aircraft

Pakistan on Wednesday launched production of a new version of a combat aircraft featuring upgraded avionics and weapons system. The plane, to be called Block-II JF-17, will be manufactured at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex west of Islamabad, which has so […]


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 Navy Should Invest In Game Changing Capabilities

US Navy Should Invest In Game Changing Capabilities

The realization is setting in that the military superiority the U.S. enjoyed over the two decades following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War is eroding. In part this is a consequence of the […]


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 concerned over deal by China’s Huawei in South Korea

US concerned over deal by China’s Huawei in South Korea

Top US officials expressed concern Tuesday at reports that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is set to build a new broadband network in South Korea that Washington sees as a possible spying risk. Huawei, barred from projects in the United States […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Combat Taskforce Is Still Unfledged

China’s Aircraft Carrier Combat Taskforce Is Still Unfledged

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning ship, sailed out from a military port in Qingdao of east China’s Shandong province to the South China Sea on the morning of November 26, accompanied by the guided missile destroyers “Shenyang” and “Shijiazhuang”, […]


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 […]


 
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