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Japan concerned over China’s defense build-up

Japan concerned over China’s defense build-up

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Thursday voiced fresh concern about China’s defence spending and its maritime activities and said Japan should focus on its alliance with the United States. Kan also pledged to take the lead in setting up […]


Missiles off target in major Taiwan drill

Missiles off target in major Taiwan drill

Taiwan held a major missile drill Tuesday just days after rival China unveiled an aircraft that uses stealth technology, but several misses spoiled the exercise. Before an audience that included President Ma Ying-jeou, five out of 19 missiles failed to […]


China got stealth tech from Russia: US lawmaker

China got stealth tech from Russia: US lawmaker

China got the technology for its first stealth fighter jet from Russia, a senior US lawmaker said Tuesday, one week after the airplane apparently made its maiden flight. “My understanding is that they built it on information that they received […]


China’s military leaps forward to catch up with US

China’s military leaps forward to catch up with US

By quietly building up its stash of high-tech weaponry, China is threatening US military supremacy in the Pacific, worrying its neighbors and contributing to a renewed arms race in Asia, analysts say. Just days before Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit […]


Gates: No Doubt President Hu Controls Chinese Military

Gates: No Doubt President Hu Controls Chinese Military

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he has no doubt that Chinese President Hu Jintao is in charge of the military, despite what he calls a “disconnect” between China’s military and civilian leadership. Speaking to students in Tokyo Friday, Gates […]


Gates Says China Relations Ready for Next Level

Gates Says China Relations Ready for Next Level

China: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ended his meetings in China today, saying the discussions he had with Chinese officials will take the military-to-military relationship between the two countries to the next level. Gates ended his trip with a visit […]


New Chinese arms aimed at US: military chief

New Chinese arms aimed at US: military chief

China’s new weapons programs, including the J-20 stealth aircraft, appear to be directed against the United States, the highest-ranking US military officer said Wednesday. “China is investing in very high-end, high-tech capabilities and the question that is always out there […]


Chinese Leaders Surprised by Fighter Test During Gates Visit

Chinese Leaders Surprised by Fighter Test During Gates Visit

A senior U.S. defense official says China’s civilian leaders did not know about Tuesday’s first flight test of the country’s new fighter jet when U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked about it during a meeting with President Hu Jintao. The […]


J-20 Fighter test overshadows US-China defense talks

J-20 Fighter test overshadows US-China defense talks

Beijing: A test flight of China’s new stealth fighter jet on Tuesday overshadowed a US bid to shore up uneasy military relations, underscoring a growing rivalry between the two powers. Chinese state media carried images of the purported debut flight […]


 
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