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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 […]


Taiwan’s largest missile ship goes into service

Taiwan’s largest missile ship goes into service

Taiwan’s largest-ever missile ship went into service Tuesday after a ceremony presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou as the island strives to modernize its military in response to a perceived threat from China. Ma praised the corvette’s “stealth and speed” […]


China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defence spending as “ridiculous” on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever helicopter carrier. Both sides are boosting their military budgets as they grow increasingly wary of each other’s ambitions in the Asia-Pacific region, facing […]


Myanmar Signs Deal to Buy Thunder Fighter from Pakistan

Myanmar Signs Deal to Buy Thunder Fighter from Pakistan

Though four Chinese civilians were killed by bombs dropped by MiG-29 fighters of the Myanmar Air Force, sources from Pakistan’s Ministry of Defense said that a contract had been signed for Islamabad to sell the JF-17 Thunder multirole fighter, also […]


India, China to hold talks on border row

India, China to hold talks on border row

Senior Indian and Chinese envoys will this week hold talks aimed at resolving a bitter border dispute, the first such discussions since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. China’s special representative Yang Jiechi will visit New Delhi from Sunday […]


China confirms HQ-9 air defense missile to Turkey at LIMA show

China confirms HQ-9 air defense missile to Turkey at LIMA show

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia. A representative of China National Precision Machinery Import &Export Corporation said it was well-known […]


China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world’s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday. The volume of the multi-billion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during […]


China building second aircraft carrier: PLA colonel

China building second aircraft carrier: PLA colonel

China is building its second aircraft carrier, a senior naval officer has told media, the most explicit confirmation yet of a widely expected move that will boost Beijing’s maritime power. China’s first aircraft carrier was a 300-metre (1,000-foot) Soviet-era vessel […]


China extends military splurge with 10.1% budget increase

China extends military splurge with 10.1% budget increase

China unveiled a fresh double-digit spending boost for its military on Thursday with a 10.1 percent increase in 2015, as it is embroiled in a series of territorial disputes with its neighbours. Beijing plans to raise its military spending to […]


 
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