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China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. Admiral Michael Mullen, the Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, […]


Navy Intel Chief Discusses China’s Military Advances

Navy Intel Chief Discusses China’s Military Advances

WASHINGTON: Though China has demonstrated its ability to field advanced military prototypes speedily, how soon it can put those capabilities to use remains a key question, the Navy’s intelligence chief said yesterday. Vice Adm. David J. “Jack” Dorsett, director of […]


Newly Developed Cloak Hides Underwater Objects From Sonar

Newly Developed Cloak Hides Underwater Objects From Sonar

Champaign IL: In one University of Illinois lab, invisibility is a matter of now you hear it, now you don’t. Led by mechanical science and engineering professor Nicholas Fang, Illinois researchers have demonstrated an acoustic cloak, a technology that renders […]


Russian Military To Receive 1,300 Types Of Weaponry By 2020

Russian Military To Receive 1,300 Types Of Weaponry By 2020

The Russian Armed Forces will receive over 1,300 types of weaponry in line with a draft arms procurement program until 2020, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Monday. “We will need to set up new or expand the existing production […]


Navy Announces First Sub Officer Assignments for Women

Navy Announces First Sub Officer Assignments for Women

WASHINGTON: Two dozen women will begin reporting to four submarines by the end of next year, marking a new milestone in the 110-year history of the submarine force, Navy officials announced today. Six female officers each will join the crews […]


Japan to add six submarines to fleet: reports

Japan to add six submarines to fleet: reports

Tokyo: Japan’s navy plans to add six new submarines to its fleet, in a major boost to its defence capability prompted by increasing military activity by neighbouring China, according to reports on Thursday. The defense ministry wanted the larger submarine […]


Taiwan faces rising China threat despite warmer ties: Report

Taiwan faces rising China threat despite warmer ties: Report

Taipei: Taiwan’s vice defence minister warned that China represented an increasing threat to the island’s security despite improving ties between the former bitter rivals, Taipei-based media reported Tuesday. Andrew Yang, currently visiting the United States, was quoted as saying that […]


Pressure on New Australian Minister to Scrap Submarines Plan

Pressure on New Australian Minister to Scrap Submarines Plan

New defence minister Stephen Smith will come under pressure to scrap Australia’s most expensive defence project – the plan to build 12 submarines at a potential cost of $36 billion. Defence sources have told The Age that the change in […]


French defence official for cooperation with Britain on subs

French defence official for cooperation with Britain on subs

Paris: The chairman of the French national assembly’s defence committee said Monday France and Britain might cooperate in the field of nuclear submarines. In an interview with right-wing daily Le Figaro, Guy Teissier of the ruling UMP said the two […]


 
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