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China’s hostile space capabilities worry US

China’s hostile space capabilities worry US

China is developing “counterspace” weapons that could shoot down satellites or jam signals, a Pentagon official said Friday as the United States unveiled a 10-year strategy for security in space. “The investment China is putting into counterspace capabilities is a […]


China stealth-jet firm eyes US contracts: report

China stealth-jet firm eyes US contracts: report

The maker of China’s new stealth fighter plans to team up with a small California firm for what would seem like mission impossible: bidding for US defence contracts, a report said Friday. China Aviation Industry Corp, or AVIC, is in […]


US and China launched space weapon tests: documents

US and China launched space weapon tests: documents

The United States and China both used advanced missiles to blow up their own satellites in a mutual show of military strength, documents published in Thursday’s Telegraph newspaper showed. The memos, leaked by the WikiLeaks website, revealed that the US […]


Defense, Energy Experts Aid China’s Nuclear Security

Defense, Energy Experts Aid China’s Nuclear Security

The Defense and Energy departments are working under a government-to-government agreement signed Jan. 19 with China to establish a regional center of excellence there for nuclear security, a Pentagon official said. Rebecca K.C. Hersman, deputy assistant secretary of defense for […]


Pentagon Spokesman Discusses China, North Korea

Pentagon Spokesman Discusses China, North Korea

The jury is still out on China’s apparent fifth-generation J-20 stealth aircraft, Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said today. “The J-20 stories, frankly, that I’ve seen over the past couple weeks … have been a little over the top,” Morrell said […]


Europe Divided Over China Arms Sales

Europe Divided Over China Arms Sales

Britain is on a collision course with the European Union over the sale of arms to China. Since the Beijing government crackdown on protestors in Tiananmen Square in 1989, EU member states have been banned from selling goods that could […]


US pledges help for Philippine navy

US pledges help for Philippine navy

The United States said Thursday it would help boost the Philippines’ capacity to patrol its waters as part of a larger goal of keeping vital Asian sea lanes open amid the rise of China. The pledge came from US Assistant […]


Taiwan calls for US fighter jets, cites China stealth plane

Taiwan calls for US fighter jets, cites China stealth plane

A top Taiwanese official has renewed calls for Washington to sell the island advanced aircraft in the wake of China’s development of its first stealth plane, a report said Wednesday. Parliamentary speaker Wang Jin-pyng warned that China could upset regional […]


China’s Project 022 Fast Attack Craft

China’s Project 022 Fast Attack Craft

The Chinese Navy’s Project 022 class is, despite its innovative hull design, a classic missile-armed fast attack craft. It is designed for the sole purpose of delivering eight anti-ship missiles to a specified naval target and has virtually no capability […]


 
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