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Western Arms Exports to China

Western Arms Exports to China

In 1989 several Western states imposed arms sanctions on China. However, China has continued to take advantage of the military-relevant Western goods and technologies in the efforts to modernize its defence forces’ industrial and technological abilities. This Insurance Policy Paper […]


China 2015 military drills to focus on ‘winning local wars’

China 2015 military drills to focus on ‘winning local wars’

China’s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars”, the defence ministry said Thursday, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been tasked with improving its ability to […]


Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

The Philippines’ foreign minister on Thursday slammed China’s attempts to build islands in the disputed South China Sea, prompting Beijing to accuse Manila of making “trouble out of nothing”. Albert del Rosario repeated a warning that Beijing was reclaiming land […]


China planning naval base in Namibia: report

Chinese Navy Guided Missile Destroyers

Namibia and China are discussing plans for a Chinese naval base in the southwest African country, the Namibian newspaper reported Tuesday, prompting an immediate denial from Beijing. The Namibian quoted a confidential letter from Namibia’s Beijing ambassador to his foreign […]


Expert: China’s J-10B Fighter Superior to Main Fighters of Neighbors

China's J-10B Fighter Jet

Pictures showed that 14 J-10B fighters painted with the mark of the Air Force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLAAF) were on the parking apron at the airport of the Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Co., Ltd. under the Aviation Industry […]


U.S., South Korea Armies to Establish Combined Division

U.S., South Korea Armies to Establish Combined Division

The 2nd Infantry “Warrior” Division is entering a significant phase in its 100-year history. For more than 60 years, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with their South Korean allies on freedom’s frontier keeping the peninsula secure against an […]


Japan Ramps Up Military Budget to Ward Off China

F-15J fighter jets

The government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved a 2.8 percent rise in defense spending on Wednesday, with Tokyo seeking to bolster defenses in its waters bordering China. “The situation around Japan is changing,” Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said […]


China Downplays Capabilities of New Type-055 Guided Missile Destroyer

China Navy's first type-052D Destroyer

The U.S. media recently reported that the new type-055 guided missile destroyer of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLAN) and the U.S. Aegis warship are on a par with each other in terms of power and strength […]


Taiwan launches its largest ever missile ship

Taiwan launches its largest ever missile ship

Taiwan on Tuesday launched its largest ever missile ship Tuesday as the island strives to modernise its armed forces in response to a perceived threat from China. The 500-tonne corvette named ‘Tuo Chiang’ — ‘Tuo River’ — is the first […]


 
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