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US backs Japan as China tensions soar on air zone

US backs Japan as China tensions soar on air zone

The United States on Monday joined ally Japan in vowing not to recognize China’s declaration of an air defense zone over much of the East China Sea, a move that has sharply escalated tensions. China and Japan each summoned the […]


Hagel Issues Statement on East China Sea Air Defense ID Zone

Hagel Issues Statement on East China Sea Air Defense ID Zone

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued the following statement today on China’s announcement that it is establishing an Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea: “The United States is deeply concerned by the People’s Republic of China announcement today […]


China Maps Out Its First Air Defense ID Zone

China Maps Out Its First Air Defense ID Zone

China has established its first air defense identification zone in accordance with Chinese law and international practices to safeguard its sovereignty, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Saturday. The move allows early-warning time and helps China protect its sovereignty […]


PLA Air Force Conducts First Patrol In Air Defense Identification Zone

PLA Air Force Conducts First Patrol In Air Defense Identification Zone

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force conducted its first air patrol after the establishment of the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone. Shen Jinke, spokesman for the PLA Air Force, said that two large scouts carried out the […]


China tests first stealth combat drone: media

China tests first stealth combat drone: media

China has tested its first stealth combat drone, state media said Friday, citing online photos of an aircraft resembling a shrunken US B2 bomber and hailing the advance toward Western-level technology. The test flight of the “Sharp Sword” unmanned aircraft […]


China blasts US panel for ‘Cold War’ thinking

China blasts US panel for ‘Cold War’ thinking

China hit back at the US Thursday over a document that called Beijing’s growing military a threat to Washington’s armed dominance in Asia, accusing its authors of a “Cold War mentality”. China’s military spending is soaring and the modernisation of […]


US, China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

US, China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People’s Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12 -14 at Marine […]


US has time to boost bid for Turkey missile system: FM

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

Turkey would look again at a US bid for a multi-billion-dollar contract for the country’s first long-range anti-missile system providing Washington agrees to produce it jointly, a top Turkish official said Monday. A “final decision has not been taken,” Turkey’s […]


Turkey hopes to finalise China missile purchase in six months

Turkey hopes to finalise China missile purchase in six months

Turkey is hoping to finalise negotiations to acquire its first long-range anti-missile system from China in six months’ time, the head of the country’s procurement agency said Thursday. “The immediate goal for us is in about six months to come […]


 
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