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US sees strategic role for Vietnam’s southern port

US sees strategic role for Vietnam’s southern port

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday a former port used by US forces in the Vietnam War could play a pivotal role in the American military’s shift towards the Asia-Pacific. Panetta’s visit to Cam Ranh Bay was the first […]


China urges US to respect its interests in Asia

China urges US to respect its interests in Asia

Beijing urged the United States Thursday to respect its interests in the Asia Pacific, as US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta began a visit to the region aimed at shoring up US naval power. Panetta’s visit follows the strategic shift towards […]


Panetta Travels to Asia to Discuss Refocus On Region

Panetta Travels to Asia to Discuss Refocus On Region

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta will put meat on the bones of what the refocus on the Asia-Pacific region means to the U.S. military during a week-long trip to Asia that begins today. Panetta will speak about the new defense […]


US to renew naval power in Asia-Pacific: Panetta

US to renew naval power in Asia-Pacific: Panetta

The United States will renew its naval power across the Asia-Pacific region and stay “vigilant” in the face of China’s growing military, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday. On the eve of a trip to Asia that will include stops […]


Europe and Asia to Drive Market Growth In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Europe and Asia to Drive Market Growth In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones have repeatedly proved their worth in recent conflicts. Drones have certain inherent advantages over manned platforms, motivating the interest of military forces and driving the market for military drones. Despite projections for a substantial […]


China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


‘The Asian Arms Race Is Starting to Look Ominous’

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India added itself to the short list of nuclear-armed countries with ballistic missile capability on Thursday. More importantly, though, the country’s successful test marks a new chapter in the developing Asian arms race. German commentators express deep concern on Friday. […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Takes Prime Slot At Defence Services Asia 2012

Eurofighter Typhoon Takes Prime Slot At Defence Services Asia 2012

The Eurofighter Typhoon Full Scale Replica (FSR) will take pride of place at the 13th Defence Services Asia Exhibition, being held at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur from 16-19 April 2012. The Typhoon FSR will be situated […]


Cutting Navy While Obama Pivots to Asia Does Not Add Up

Cutting Navy While Obama Pivots to Asia Does Not Add Up

You know it’s bad when the President’s own national security adviser calls the Secretary of Defense over for a meeting at the White House to explain exactly how the administration is “pivoting” to Asia yet shrinking the Navy and the […]


 
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