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China Issues First White Paper On Military Strategy

China Issues First White Paper On Military Strategy

On Tuesday, Beijing issued its first white paper on military strategy, ushering in greater military transparency by giving details of the direction of its military buildup to other nations. The document of about 9,000 Chinese characters revealed a list of […]


China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

China tried to electronically jam US drone flights over the disputed South China Sea in order to prevent surveillance on man-made islands Beijing is constructing as a part of an aggressive land reclamation initiative, US officials said. Global Hawk long-range […]


North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets — a claim denied by the United States. At the same time, the North denounced “reckless” remarks made […]


China Flight-Tests J-20 Fighter, Requires New Engine

China Flight-Tests J-20 Fighter, Requires New Engine

The J-20 combat aircraft, a new generation of combat aircraft, is currently engaged in intensive trial flights. According to photos circulating online, a newly designed J-20 coded 2013 carried out a series of low altitude maneuvers that demonstrated its relatively […]


Xi tells Kerry: Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US

Xi tells Kerry: Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US

China’s relationship with the US is “stable” despite tensions in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping told top American diplomat John Kerry Sunday, adding that the Pacific Ocean is “vast enough” for both powers, state media said. Xi met […]


US weighs moves to counter China’s ‘wall of sand’

US weighs moves to counter China’s ‘wall of sand’

The US military might deploy warships and surveillance aircraft near artificial islands being built by China to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials said Wednesday. But the US officials acknowledge such a move may fail to […]


Philippines and Japan hold historic naval drills in flashpoint waters

Philippines and Japan hold historic naval drills in flashpoint waters

Two Japanese destroyers and one of the Philippines’ newest warships began historic naval exercises in the flashpoint South China Sea on Tuesday, showcasing a deepening alliance aimed at countering a rising China. The day-long war games, the first bilateral naval […]


China-Russia Joint Drill Not Aimed At Any Third Party

China-Russia Joint Drill Not Aimed At Any Third Party

Chinese and Russian naval forces on Monday launched a joint naval exercise in the southern Russian port city of Novorossiysk. Code-named “Joint Sea 2015-I”, it is the fourth since joint China-Russia sea drills began in 2012. The drills, scheduled from […]


China Is Developing Naval STOVL Fighter Aircraft

China Is Developing Naval STOVL Fighter Aircraft

China’s aviation industry is working on the development of aircraft with short takeoff and vertical landing capabilities needed for an important role in the Chinese navy’s future operations, military experts said. “Research and development on components of STOVL aircraft, such […]


China Builds Latest ASW-Capable Corvette Warship

China Builds Latest ASW-Capable Corvette Warship

Images from Chinese state television suggest that the People‚Äôs Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has commissioned the latest in its Type 056 Jiangdao-class corvette vessels. Under the name Huangshi, the vessel was built at the Shanghai Hudong shipyard and is now […]


 
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