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China’s Defence Budget 2012: An Analysis

China’s Defence Budget 2012: An Analysis

China’s Defence Budget for 2012 continues to follow anticipated trend lines in keeping with its plan of carrying out Revolution in Military Affairs in a calibrated, coordinated and comprehensive manner. The actual figures of the Chinese Defence budget continues to […]


China’s Huawei hits back at Australian cyber fears

China’s Huawei hits back at Australian cyber fears

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on Tuesday hit back at claims it was a security risk following its barring from Australia’s broadband rollout, with one director labeling it “complete nonsense”. Huawei, among the world’s top makers of telecommunications equipment, has been […]


India Remains World’s Largest Arms Importer

India Remains World’s Largest Arms Importer

The message is embarrassing but clear: with India failing to get its act together to build a strong defence industrial base (DIB) unlike China, it will continue to be the world’s largest arms importer in the foreseeable future. So, gleeful […]


India world’s largest recipient of arms; Pakistan third

India world’s largest recipient of arms; Pakistan third

India is the world’s largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are tied in third place, says the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in a study on international arms transfers. The volume of […]


The Military Imbalance: How the US Outspends the World

The Military Imbalance: How the US Outspends the World

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has released its annual series of reports on international defense spending, The Military Balance 2012. The full text is subscriber-only, but a summary press release, detailed table of contents, and a very useful […]


Rise In International Arms Transfers Is Driven By Asian Demand

Rise In International Arms Transfers Is Driven By Asian Demand

The volume of worldwide arms transfers in 2007-2011 was 24 per cent higher than in 2002-2006 and the five largest arms importers in 2007-2011 were all Asian states, according to new data on international arms transfers published today by Stockholm […]


Asia is world’s top weapon importer: SIPRI

Asia is world’s top weapon importer: SIPRI

Asia leads the world when it comes to weapon imports, according to a study released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Globally the volume of international transfers of major conventional weapons was 24 percent higher in the […]


South Korea to stage major drill in Yellow Sea

South Korea to stage major drill in Yellow Sea

South Korea will hold a major military exercise near the disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea later this month when Seoul hosts a global forum, officials said Wednesday. The drill involving warships, jet fighters and Marine units will be […]


Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia and China may soon sign a $4-billion contract for 48 Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets, the Kommersant business daily said Tuesday. “The two sides have practically agreed on the delivery of 48 Su-35 multi-role fighters, worth $4 billion, to […]


 
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