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China’s first aircraft carrier starts sea trial

China’s first aircraft carrier starts sea trial

China’s first aircraft carrier has begun its inaugural sea trial, the defence ministry said Wednesday, a move likely to stoke concerns about the nation’s rapid military expansion. Beijing only recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to be […]


PAF completes production of 26 JF-17 Thunder aircraft

PAF completes production of 26 JF-17 Thunder aircraft

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has completed production of 26 JF-17 Thunder aircraft at Pakistan Aeronautical complex Karma so far during a period of two years. A senior PAF official, while replying to a query of member of Special Public […]


China says hit by 500,000 cyberattacks in 2010

China says hit by 500,000 cyberattacks in 2010

China said Tuesday it was hit by nearly 500,000 cyberattacks last year, about half of which originated from foreign countries including the United States and India. The news comes just days after US firm McAfee said it had uncovered a […]


Trends In Defense Spending Favor China Over the US

Trends In Defense Spending Favor China Over the US

The debate in Washington today is not whether or not to reduce defense spending but how much to cut. Never mind that defense spending as a share of GDP is at its lowest level since World War II or that […]


Time for US to take responsibility: Chinese state media

Time for US to take responsibility: Chinese state media

Democrats and Republicans in Washington need to stop blaming each other over the unprecedented US credit rating downgrade and find solutions, China’s official Xinhua news agency said early on Monday. The demand came in a lengthy and harshly worded commentary, […]


China attacks Japan over defence paper

China attacks Japan over defence paper

China Thursday launched a series of blistering attacks on key rival Japan after a defence paper approved by Tokyo criticised Beijing’s military build-up and growing territorial assertiveness. China’s foreign ministry branded the paper “irresponsible,” insisting Beijing’s drive to modernise its […]


China to Boost Military Development Under New “Strategic Thinking” Model

China to Boost Military Development Under New “Strategic Thinking” Model

The official website of China’s Ministry of National Defense went into full operation on Monday, marking the 84th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) after two years of trial operation. A statement from the ministry hailed […]


Japan warns of China’s growing naval muscle

Japan warns of China’s growing naval muscle

Japan voiced concern Tuesday over China’s growing assertiveness and widening naval reach in nearby waters and the Pacific and over what it called the “opaqueness” of Beijing’s military budget. In its annual defence report, Tokyo also pointed to threats from […]


China to Enhance Modernization of Military Forces

China Military Soldiers

China will steadily reform national defense and the army and constantly modernize the military forces, said China’s Minister of National Defense. Defense minister Liang Guanglie made the remarks at a reception in Beijing Sunday celebrating the 84th founding anniversary of […]


 
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