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China cyber warfare skills a risk to US military: report

China cyber warfare skills a risk to US military: report

China’s cyber warfare capabilities have reached a point where they would pose a danger to the US military in the event of a conflict, according to a report prepared for the US Congress released on Thursday. The report by defense […]


Russia Close to Sign Su-35 Fighter Deal with China

Russia Close to Sign Su-35 Fighter Deal with China

Russia and China may soon sign a $4-bln contract on the delivery of 48 Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets to the Chinese air force, Russia’s Kommersant business daily said on Tuesday. “The sides have practically agreed on the delivery of […]


China must increase ability to win ‘local wars,’ PM says

China must increase ability to win ‘local wars,’ PM says

China must enhance the ability of its military to win “local wars”, Premier Wen Jiabao said on Monday, as Beijing grows increasingly assertive about its territorial claims in Asia. Beijing lays claim to large swathes of the South China Sea […]


North Korea Takes ‘Positive First Step’ On Nukes, Official Says

North Korea Takes ‘Positive First Step’ On Nukes, Official Says

The North Korean government has agreed to stop all nuclear activities at its main production and testing plant and to allow the return of inspectors, in a move a Defense Department official described as a positive step toward denuclearization of […]


Taiwan navy to get two US-built minehunters

Taiwan navy to get two US-built minehunters

Taiwan will receive two coastal minehunter ships from the United States this year as part of an arms deal that has upset Washington’s ties with Beijing, media reported on Monday. The Osprey class vessels, capable of finding, classifying and destroying […]


Global arms market hit $411 bn in 2010

Global arms market hit $411 bn in 2010

The world’s 100 largest arms dealers, excluding China, sold weapons and military services worth $411.1 billion dollars (310 billion euros) in 2010, a rise of one percent from 2009, a study published Monday said. “Total arms sales … maintained their […]


Taiwan’s navy to push submarine bid: report

Taiwan’s navy to push submarine bid: report

Taiwan’s navy will ask parliament to fund the purchase of up to eight new submarines within the next two months, reviving an acquisition that has been in limbo for over a decade, local media said Monday. The navy may not […]


China defence budget to double over 5 years

China defence budget to double over 5 years

China’s defence budget will double between 2011 and 2015 and outstrip the combined spending of all other key defence markets in the Asia-Pacific region, global research group IHS said Tuesday. China’s defence budget stood at $119.8 billion last year and […]


The Military Helicopter Market 2012-2022

The Military Helicopter Market 2012-2022

Military helicopters play a vital role for armed forces throughout the world, aiding ground and naval troops within varying combat and humanitarian scenarios. The extensive range of helicopters produced worldwide reflects their diverse use within military operations, and as such, […]


 
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