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China accuses US of exaggerating military threat

China accuses US of exaggerating military threat

China’s state news agency accused the United States Thursday of “exaggerating” the threat posed by its military, after a report said the Asian nation was expanding its maritime power. The US defence department said in its annual report to Congress […]


China Report Notes Military Modernization

China Report Notes Military Modernization

China’s military is modernizing, but the Chinese government needs to be more forthcoming on why it needs these new capabilities, according to a Defense Department report delivered to Congress today. Michael Schiffer, deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia, […]


China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China will steadily reform national defense and the army and constantly modernize the military forces, said China’s Minister of National Defense. Defense minister Liang Guanglie made the remarks at a reception in Beijing Sunday celebrating the 84th founding anniversary of […]


Army Releases Modernization Plan

Army Releases Modernization Plan

The Army last week released its Modernization Plan 2012, an in-depth explanation of how next year’s budget request aims to move the Army toward achieving its objectives to equip the force in the 21st Century. The goal of the Strategy […]


Boeing C-130 AMP Prepares for US Air Force Test & Evaluation

Boeing C-130 AMP Prepares for US Air Force Test & Evaluation

The Boeing C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) is making final preparations for five aircraft to enter the U.S. Air Force Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) program in early 2012. “Once evaluation is complete in late 2012, we will have […]


Gates Urges Protection of Modernization Funding

Gates Urges Protection of Modernization Funding

As the nation tightens its financial belt — with defense expected to bear much of the brunt –modernization will be essential if the military is to maintain critical capabilities, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. In what he […]


Navy Conducts Maintenance and Modernization Performance Review

Navy Conducts Maintenance and Modernization Performance Review

Commander, Navy Regional Maintenance Center (CNRMC) and the Executive Director of Surface Warfare for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA-SEA 21B) participated in the Navy’s inaugural maintenance and modernization performance review (MMPR) in San Diego, April 26-27. Capt. David Gale, commander, […]


Three Key Factors at Play for Russian Military Modernization

Three Key Factors at Play for Russian Military Modernization

The Russian government is intent on reviving the nation’s arms industry while simultaneously modernizing the armed forces. To this end, the Kremlin has revised its State Armaments Program (SAP) and is now calling for RUB20 trillion ($704.9 billion) to be […]


US Army Ground Force Modernization Plans Face Key Questions

US Army Ground Force Modernization Plans Face Key Questions

From 2003 through 2009, the Future Combat Systems program was at the center of the Army’s efforts to modernize. But in June 2009, after 6 years and an estimated $18 billion invested, DoD canceled the program and instead laid out […]


 
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