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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    India launches first home-built anti-submarine ship to counter China

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... anti-submarine ship India yesterday unveiled its first home-built, anti-submarine warship in a move to deter China from conducting underwater patrols near its shores. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley ... two years and sent a nuclear submarine to the Indian Ocean in December for a two-month anti-piracy patrol. The waters are home to shipping lanes carrying about 80 per cent of the world's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580125/india-launches-first-home-built-anti-submarine-ship-counter-china
  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Xi Jinping told Liaoning's captain to get aircraft carrier ship-shape soon

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:11am by WU NAN

    ... Party magazine has revealed concerns expressed by President Xi Jinping during his inspection of China's first aircraft carrier in August. Xi's visit to the ship was widely covered ... and support expeditiously," Xi told Captain Zhang Zheng before wrapping up his inspection of the Liaoning, according to an account in this month's issue of Dangjian (Party Construction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420471/xi-jinping-told-aircraft-carrier-captain-build-combat-readiness-official
  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    China says two pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 02:35pm by AP

    ... sophisticated new surface ships and submarines. The ship is slower and smaller than US aircraft carriers and doesn’t carry as many aircraft. The Liaoning is still conducting sea trials and Chinese defence officials haven’t said when, or even if, it will receive its full complement of aircraft. On December 5, last year, a Chinese ship accompanying the Liaoning was involved in a near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586578/china-says-2-pilots-died-aircraft-carrier-tests
  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Neighbours wary as another arms deal between Beijing and Moscow looms

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:06am by Minnie Chan

    ... had other new advanced weapons and missile systems, such as the DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missile, known as a carrier killer, and the DF-41, which is capable of hitting anywhere in the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581595/neighbours-wary-another-arms-deal-between-beijing-and-moscow-looms
  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reports maritime drill near Vietnam simulating threat to oil rig

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by Minnie Chan

    ... a tense stand-off and raised fears of confrontation as both Beijing and Hanoi sent dozens of military and civilian ships to the area. The row prompted a series of deadly anti-China riots ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580189/pla-reports-maritime-drill-near-vietnam-simulating-threat-oil-rig
  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea 'has built two large warships', think tank's satellite photos show

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:33am by AFP and AP

    ... AFP and AP in Seoul Satellite images have picked out two new North Korean warships, the largest it has constructed in 25 years, a US think tank said today. Recent commercial satellite ... their introduction suggested an “evolutionary step” in the North’s naval strategy to include helicopter anti-submarine operations. The analysis notes that North Korea has been able to construct the vessels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1513352/north-korea-building-two-large-warships-think-tanks-satellite-photos
  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's development of a new long-range missile is a significant boost for the military, say analysts

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... abilities, Beijing will possibly react by strengthening the deployment of the DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missile, or even extend the range of the so-called carrier killer." The development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570233/chinas-development-new-long-range-missile-significant-boost-military-say
  8. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US Navy’s Littoral combat ships ‘may lack speed and capabilities’, audit says

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:27pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington US Navy ships 'may lack speed, capabilities' US Navy officers in the Pacific fleet say the service's Littoral combat ships may lack the speed, range and electronic warfare capabilities needed to operate in Asian waters, according to a congressional audit. "Several 7th Fleet officials told us they thought the LCS [Littoral combat ships ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474495/us-navys-littoral-combat-ships-may-lack-speed-and-capabilities-audit-says
  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's military shift is 'what an ally should naturally do', defence minister says

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP, KYODO

    ... military shift 'what ally should do' Japan's new policy on military action would allow its forces to come to the aid of a US naval ship under attack, Tokyo's defence minister ... on the country's military imposed after the second world war. If US warships were sent to defend Japan, and those ships were attacked, currently the Japanese "constitution was interpreted to say we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552940/japans-military-shift-what-ally-should-naturally-do-defence-minister-says
  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    New Chinese law steps up military zone security to keep out 'foreign spies posing as tourists'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:54pm by Andrea Chen

    ... aquaculture, fishing and construction of civilian structures in prohibited waters. In response to concerns about foreign spying, the legislature added several articles that tightened control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544336/new-chinese-law-steps-military-zone-security-keep-out-foreign-spies-and

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