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Taiwan upgrades fighter jets

Taiwan upgrades fighter jets

Taiwan will this week receive its first batch of a fleet of Indigenous Defensive Fighters upgraded as part as part of a $587 million dollar project to beef up air defences, officials said Sunday. An unspecified number of the domestically-manufactured […]


NATO defends air war, Italy urges end to Libya conflict

NATO defends air war, Italy urges end to Libya conflict

NATO defended the credibility of its air war in Libya after a bomb misfired killing civilians, while Italy called Wednesday for an immediate halt to hostilities to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid. On the diplomatic front, China said on […]


China: Libya opposition important dialogue partner

China: Libya opposition important dialogue partner

China said Wednesday it recognized Libya’s rebel opposition as an “important dialogue partner”, in a further sign of Beijing’s willingness to get more deeply engaged in the Libyan conflict. The praise for Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) came in a […]


First China aircraft carrier sea trial next week

First China aircraft carrier sea trial next week

China’s first aircraft carrier, Varyag — a remodeled Soviet-era vessel — will go on sea trials next week, a report said Tuesday, amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea. China’s top military official reportedly confirmed earlier this month that […]


China’s 5th Gen fighter ‘a showoff’

China’s 5th Gen fighter ‘a showoff’

China’s fifth-generation fighter program is more for effect than substance, Russia’s leading aircraft maker said on Monday. China carried out its first test-flight of a fifth-generation stealth fighter in January. “It was more a demonstration than a real program,” Mikhail […]


India military delegation arrives in China

India military delegation arrives in China

An Indian military delegation arrived in Beijing on Sunday for a six-day visit, an Indian official said, marking the resumption of defence ties that were frozen for a year over a visa dispute. The eight-member delegation, headed by Major General […]


27 Russian defense companies to take part in Paris Air Show

27 Russian defense companies to take part in Paris Air Show

A total of 59 Russian firms and agencies, including 27 defense companies, will take part in the upcoming international air show outside Paris, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) said. The 49th International Paris Air Show will be held […]


SCO slams US missile defense plans

SCO slams US missile defense plans

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) opposes Western missile defense plans that could jeopardize international stability, the regional security group said in a declaration on Wednesday. “The member states believe that the unilateral and unrestricted buildup of a missile defense capability […]


US senators slam China on military parts probe

US senators slam China on military parts probe

Two key US senators accused China of hampering a congressional probe into how counterfeit electronics ended up in the US military supply chain by denying entry visas to investigators. “I can’t say that I’m surprised, but I surely am disappointed, […]


 
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