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China Shocks US With Unbelievable Progress of Airstrip in South China Sea

China Shocks US With Unbelievable Progress of Airstrip in South China Sea

New satellite imagery shows the extent of China’s construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea. Fiery Cross Reef could soon serve as a military-grade runway in the middle of the ocean. And despite its own military presence in […]


JF-17 Fighters Escorting Chinese President’s Plane

JF-17 Fighters Escorting Chinese President’s Plane

Exclusive Video Of JF-17s Escorting Chinese President’s Plane


US-Philippines wargames to start under China’s shadow

US-Philippines wargames to start under China’s shadow

Thousands of American and Filipino soldiers on Monday will kick off expanded wargames, showcasing a deepening defence alliance as alarm bells ring over China. The 10-day exercises in the Philippines are an annual affair between the longtime allies, but this […]


China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

A recent report from the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) has confirmed the Chinese government’s own claims that “the newest class, the LUYANG III, destroyer is fitted with the new vertically-launched YJ-18 ASCM [anti-ship cruise missile].” The revelations about the […]


Allies concerned at China’s maritime moves

Allies concerned at China’s maritime moves

US, Japanese and South Korean diplomats Thursday renewed concerns about moves by China to stake its claim to disputed seas and urged Beijing to preserve freedom of navigation in the key waterways. Deputy US Secretary Tony Blinken repeated America’s position […]


China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study

China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study

Military spending increased sharply in 2014 in China and Russia and the Ukraine conflict prompted eastern European countries to boost their defence programs, according to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released Monday. The United States […]


Russia Sells S-400 Air Defense System To China

Russia's S-400 Triumf Air Defense System

China has purchased S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, director general of Russia’s major arms exporting company Rosoborobexport Anatoly Isaykin has told the Kommersant daily in an interview. Isaykin refused to disclose terms of contract but confirmed that China had […]


The PLA Navy: New Capabilities and Missions for the 21st Century

The PLA Navy: New Capabilities and Missions for the 21st Century

Since our last publication in 2009, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) has made significant strides in operationalizing as well as modernizing its force. Although the PLA(N)’s primary focus remains in the East Asia region, where China faces multiple disputes […]


US ‘concerned’ by China but not adversary: Pentagon chief

US ‘concerned’ by China but not adversary: Pentagon chief

The United States is “deeply concerned” by some of China’s behavior but the top world powers do not need to be adversaries, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday as he prepared to head to Asia for key talks with […]


Chinese Army Gets Brand New Early Warning and Control Aircraft

China's KJ-2000

Capable of tracking nearly 100 vehicles at once, the Chinese military has launched its new airborne early warning and control aircraft (AEW and C), taking to the skies with the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The PLAAF has been […]


 
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