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Australian Navy Joins China for Maritime Exercise

Australian Navy Joins China for Maritime Exercise

Today, the ANZAC-class Guided Missile Frigate, HMAS Ballarat, will begin a five-day ship visit to Shanghai, China. Ballarat will be docked at the northern end of Shanghai’s historic Bund from 17-21 May. The visit will involve cultural exchanges and visits […]


Taiwan to build ‘stealth’ warship fleet

Taiwan to build ‘stealth’ warship fleet

Taiwan is to build 12 new “stealth” warships in reaction to China’s naval build-up, the island’s navy announced Tuesday. Navy Captain Chu Hsu-ming told reporters Lung Teh Shipbuilding Co, a private firm, has been awarded a Tw$890 million ($30.1 million) […]


Taiwan deploying more ‘carrier killers’: report

Taiwan deploying more ‘carrier killers’: report

Taiwan is arming more of its fleet with its new “carrier killer” anti-ship missiles as China conducts further sea trials of its first aircraft carrier, local media said Monday. Five of the Taiwanese navy’s eight Perry-class frigates have been armed […]


Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

India is looking to crank up its defence budget to counter the deepening military nexus between China and Pakistan, which could even extend to it being confronted with a two-front war in a worst-case scenario. Defence minister A K Antony […]


China prepared for escalation of Philippine standoff

China prepared for escalation of Philippine standoff

Chinese vice foreign minister Fu Ying said Beijing was fully ready for an escalation of a drawn-out maritime standoff with the Philippines, as a tense row over a disputed shoal continues. “The Chinese side has… made all preparations to respond […]


Russia and China are intensifying cooperation in the military sphere

Russia and China are intensifying cooperation in the military sphere

Russian-Chinese war games “Naval Interaction-2012″ in the Yellow sea entered their active phase on April 24. 25 warships, 13 aircrafts, 9 helicopters and 2 units of the special forces of the two countries participate in them. Taking into account the […]


The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

Decades of shifts in conflict paradigms and the need for adaptability have given the armoured vehicles upgrade & retrofit market more importance than ever before. The advent of budget cuts and austerity measures have also forced governments around the world […]


Photos show more work at North Korea nuclear test site

Photos show more work at North Korea nuclear test site

New satellite images show more work under way at North Korea’s nuclear test site but give no indication of when a test may occur, a US-based specialist website reported Saturday. There is widespread speculation that the North may carry out […]


Bio-Terror & Infectious Disease Outbreak: Detection Technologies and Global Markets 2012

Bio-Terror & Infectious Disease Outbreak: Detection Technologies and Global Markets 2012

The US Bipartisan Bio-Detection 2011 Report Card Status Evaluation Events of the recent decade confirm that the threats of bio-terrorism and infectious disease outbreaks are real. Attacks such as the 2001 Anthrax scare, the 2004 Ricin letters and the 2003 […]


 
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