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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 […]


Taiwan adds frigates to deter China fishing boats

Taiwan adds frigates to deter China fishing boats

Taiwan’s coastguard on Wednesday inaugurated two frigates to boost the island’s capabilities as part of efforts to deter illegal fishing boats, mainly from China, officials said. The “Tainan”, a 2,000-tonne frigate named after a city in southern Taiwan, was put […]


Asia Recalibrates Defense to China’s Fast Growing Military

Asia Recalibrates Defense to China’s Fast Growing Military

China’s fast growing military might have made some of its neighbors uneasy about the security outlook in East Asia. Recently, Japan made significant changes to its defense posture with an eye on China. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates earlier this […]


 
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