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China Shocks US With Unbelievable Progress of Airstrip in South China Sea

China Shocks US With Unbelievable Progress of Airstrip in South China Sea

New satellite imagery shows the extent of China’s construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea. Fiery Cross Reef could soon serve as a military-grade runway in the middle of the ocean. And despite its own military presence in […]


China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

A recent report from the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) has confirmed the Chinese government’s own claims that “the newest class, the LUYANG III, destroyer is fitted with the new vertically-launched YJ-18 ASCM [anti-ship cruise missile].” The revelations about the […]


The PLA Navy: New Capabilities and Missions for the 21st Century

The PLA Navy: New Capabilities and Missions for the 21st Century

Since our last publication in 2009, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) has made significant strides in operationalizing as well as modernizing its force. Although the PLA(N)’s primary focus remains in the East Asia region, where China faces multiple disputes […]


US ‘concerned’ by China but not adversary: Pentagon chief

US ‘concerned’ by China but not adversary: Pentagon chief

The United States is “deeply concerned” by some of China’s behavior but the top world powers do not need to be adversaries, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday as he prepared to head to Asia for key talks with […]


China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defence spending as “ridiculous” on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever helicopter carrier. Both sides are boosting their military budgets as they grow increasingly wary of each other’s ambitions in the Asia-Pacific region, facing […]


Russia warns US against sending missile defence to South Korea

Russia warns US against sending missile defence to South Korea

Russia on March 24 warned the United States against sending a ballistic missile defence system to South Korea, saying it could threaten regional security. Washington says it wants to deploy the system, known as THAAD, to South Korea as a […]


India, China to hold talks on border row

India, China to hold talks on border row

Senior Indian and Chinese envoys will this week hold talks aimed at resolving a bitter border dispute, the first such discussions since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. China’s special representative Yang Jiechi will visit New Delhi from Sunday […]


Skynet 5 move will place military satcom over Asia-Pacific region

Skynet 5 move will place military satcom over Asia-Pacific region

Airbus Defence and Space announced during Satellite 2015 the forthcoming move of its Skynet 5A satellite. The move of Skynet 5A will enable delivery of protected and secure satcom services in the new coverage footprint from mid-2015. Airbus Defence and […]


No sign of imminent North Korea nuclear test: US think-tank

North Korea Nuclear Test Site

Recent satellite imagery shows no sign of North Korea preparing an imminent nuclear test, despite a rise in military tensions on the Korean peninsula, a US think-tank said Wednesday. North Korea has ramped up the volume on its bellicose rhetoric […]


 
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