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US Navy Should Invest In Game Changing Capabilities

US Navy Should Invest In Game Changing Capabilities

The realization is setting in that the military superiority the U.S. enjoyed over the two decades following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War is eroding. In part this is a consequence of the […]


US looks to manage, not end, China air rift

US looks to manage, not end, China air rift

The United States has strenuously objected to China’s new air zone over islands managed by Japan, but experts say its best hope is to contain rather than end tensions. After Beijing last month declared an Air Defense Identification Zone in […]


US concerned over deal by China’s Huawei in South Korea

US concerned over deal by China’s Huawei in South Korea

Top US officials expressed concern Tuesday at reports that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is set to build a new broadband network in South Korea that Washington sees as a possible spying risk. Huawei, barred from projects in the United States […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Combat Taskforce Is Still Unfledged

China’s Aircraft Carrier Combat Taskforce Is Still Unfledged

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning ship, sailed out from a military port in Qingdao of east China’s Shandong province to the South China Sea on the morning of November 26, accompanied by the guided missile destroyers “Shenyang” and “Shijiazhuang”, […]


US Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan

US Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan

The US Navy has deployed sophisticated surveillance aircraft to Japan, officials said Monday, amid rising tension over China’s territorial claims in the region. Two P-8A Poseidon patrol jets departed Jacksonville, Florida on Friday and arrived later at Kadena air base […]


US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defense zone

US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defense zone

Two US B-52 bombers flew over a disputed area of the East China Sea without informing Beijing, US officials said Tuesday, challenging China’s bid to create an expanded “air defense zone.” The unarmed aircraft took off from Guam on Monday […]


New Chinese Air Defense Zone Is Latest Move In Beijing’s Strategy to Dominate East Asia

New Chinese Air Defense Zone Is Latest Move In Beijing’s Strategy to Dominate East Asia

For more than a decade, the Chinese government has been pursuing a deliberate, yet indirect strategy to establish de facto control over the waters and airspace adjacent to its mainland. This program has a number of facets: historical, political, economic […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Leaves for Sea Trials

China’s Aircraft Carrier Leaves for Sea Trials

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, left its homeport of Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province for the South China Sea on Tuesday on a scientific and training mission. This is the first time the carrier has conducted a cross-sea […]


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 […]


 
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