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China needs long-range strategic bomber: state media

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BEIJING: China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, state media reported Tuesday, quoting defense experts. Beijing has been steadily beefing up its military through years of […]


Chinese Navy simulates combat missile resupply in first ever drill

Chinese Navy simulates combat missile resupply in first ever drill

According to the Chinese Defence Ministry, Beijing’s navy held a military drill to rehearse resupplying missiles in a combat situation, the first of its kind. Conducted in the Yellow Sea between the Chinese mainland and the Korean Peninsula, the exercises […]


China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily said Thursday. The new technology, developed by Wang Feixue and his team from the National University of Defense Technology, […]


China’s New Submarine Hunter Plane to Enter Service

China’s New Submarine Hunter Plane to Enter Service

The four-engine Y-8GX6 (Y-8Q) turboprop anti-submarine warfare aircraft has allegedly entered service with the Chinese Naval Air Force after several years of testing, reports IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. Equipped with air-launched, anti-ship missiles, sea mines, and son buoys, the plane […]


Institute to Help U.S. Meet China Aerospace Challenge

Institute to Help U.S. Meet China Aerospace Challenge

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work delivered the keynote speech yesterday in Arlington, Virginia, at an inaugural conference of the China Aerospace Studies Institute, or CASI, newly established by the Air Force and RAND Corp. The institute’s focus is on China, […]


US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

Top US and Chinese officials were set to join “candid” talks Tuesday on the “complicated but consequential” ties between the world’s two leading economies, with maritime disputes and cyber hacking high on the agenda. About 400 Chinese officials have converged […]


Four US Surveillance Drones to Be Deployed to Japan

Four US Surveillance Drones to Be Deployed to Japan

Since 2014, two Global Hawk surveillance drones have been temporarily deployed at Misawa air base. Within approximately six months, starting in July two more drones will be moved to Japan. Four US RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drones may be deployed […]


China Tank Maker Seeks to Increase Exports On Land Armaments

China Tank Maker Seeks to Increase Exports On Land Armaments

In an effort to increase sales of its tanks in the face of declining global demand, China North Industries Group Corp, the country’s biggest developer and maker of land armaments, is turning to a popular smartphone social networking app. WeChat […]


US affirms ‘ironclad’ promise to defend Philippines

US affirms ‘ironclad’ promise to defend Philippines

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told his Philippine counterpart on Wednesday that Washington’s pledge to defend the Pacific nation remains “ironclad” and called for an end to land reclamation in the South China Sea, officials said. In talks in Hawaii […]


Japan to join major US-Australia military drill

Japan to join major US-Australia military drill

Japanese troops will take part in a major US-Australian military exercise for the first time in July, as Washington looks to bolster links among its allies in the face of an increasingly assertive China. Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) — […]


 
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