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Upgraded J-20 Fighter Jet ‘Overwhelmingly Superior’ to US F-35: Analysts

As South Korea became the latest country to buy and deploy US F-35 stealth fighter jets, Chinese military observers asserted that an upgraded Chinese...

Pentagon prolongs US troop deployment at Mexico border

The Pentagon said on Monday (Jan 14) it would extend until Sept 30 the deployment of active-duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the...

China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems -- and in some cases already has surpassed its...

China Opposes Foreign Participation in Taiwan Submarine Production

China on Monday expressed stern opposition to participation by the United States and other countries in Taiwan's submarine production project. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua...

Turkey Refuses to Cancel S-400 Purchase as Precondition for US Patriot Deal

Turkey is ready to consider US proposal on deliveries of Patriot air defense systems, but refuses to abandon the S-400 deal with Russia as...

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel had at the weekend carried out an air strike on Iranian weapons in Syria, a rare...

First female F-35 test pilot completes flight mission

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE: A routine F-35 Lightning II flight test mission recently marked a significant event in Air Force history at Edwards Air...

China ‘needs at least three aircraft carriers’: naval expert

China needs "at least three aircraft carriers" to protect its extensive coastline and its interests abroad, a senior Chinese naval expert said Wednesday. "Our country...

Canada unveils tougher regulations for drone operators

Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau on Wednesday unveiled tougher new regulations for drone operators, including a minimum age, required certification and a prohibition on...

US conducts series of strikes in Somalia

US forces have conducted a series of air strikes in Somalia in recent days, including one announced Wednesday that officials said killed six militants. The...