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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    India orders US helicopters as Narendra Modi begins Japan visit

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:01am by Reuters

    ... reliance on China for such minerals. Analysts estimate that India, the world's largest arms importer, will spend US$250 billion in the next decade to upgrade its Soviet-era equipment and narrow the gap with China, which spends US$120 billion a year on defence. India's military modernisation plan includes a renewed push to develop a domestic industry. New Delhi insists ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Big defence spender US has no right to criticise China military budget, says admiral

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:52pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com A top military official and member of China’s top consultative body says the United States has no right to criticise China’s defence spending as America’s own budget dwarfs that of the world’s No 2 economy. Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo, a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, told the Southern Metropolis Daily that the US ...

  3. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan plans to set up amphibious military unit and deploy drones

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:25pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... between the world’s second and third-largest economies, China’s Foreign Ministry said China was not a threat to any country and that it was watching Japan’s moves. “China is closely watching ... with China over disputed islands, according to drafts of the nation’s latest defence plans seen on Wednesday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered the defence policy review after returning to office ...

  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US plans for Guam missile base seen as countering strength of China

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:53pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Countering the North Korea missile threat is the stated objective, but many see the move as being more directed at the strength of China U.S. set to base missiles ... be intended to counter China. Within Washington's defence plans for next year are provisions for siting terminal high-altitude area defence (Thaad) systems on the island territory, combined ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA needs bigger guns and tanks for its growing soldiers

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 04:46am by Minnie Chan

    ... the nation opened its economy to the world in the late 1970s. "The configuration of the armaments should match the military personnel's physiques, because that is the only way to ensure ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Trust issues over military strategy likely to dominate Sino-US talks

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 10:12am by KIM WALL

    ... in these and other strategic issues. "China's economy has supported a big increase in military spending on a more capable military that can operate further from China's shores," said Dr ... in the US-China military relationship over the past year and a half," an unnamed senior defence official told Xinhua. Pentagon spokesman Steve Warren said the two would discuss a variety of issues, ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese public offers broad support to ADIZ

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:38am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Public applauds as Beijing takes 'upper hand' The decision to establish an air defence identification zone over the East China Sea received general ... 30s, said: "It's sort of a declaration of Chinese sovereignty over the zone … it's absolutely necessary for China to establish the zone." Some people suspected ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    China must stop threats in maritime disputes, says US defence chief Panetta

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:49pm by AFP

    ... their territories and create territorial disputes.” Asia’s two largest economies are at odds over the sovereignty of an uninhabited island chain in the East China Sea, which Beijing claims as the Diaoyus. ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday urged China to avoid confrontation and seek out a peaceful dialogue with Japan and other countries over ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Panetta seeks to reassure Beijing on US Pacific ‘pivot’

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 01:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... in the relationship of our two Pacific powers,” he told cadets at an armoured force engineering academy. As the world’s two largest economies China and the US must forge stronger ties between their armies ... it was not an attempt to curb Chinese power. US President Barack Obama’s administration, concerned about China’s growing military and economic might, has called for a shift in its focus to the Asia region, ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    China opens naval base to US defence chief

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 10:58am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... stability in an area vital to the global economy. “Our rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region is not an attempt to contain China. It is an attempt to engage China and expand its role in the Pacific,” ... that could rival US power in the Pacific. On the third day of his visit to China, Panetta flew to the eastern port of Qingdao, home to the headquarters of the Chinese navy’s northern fleet, becoming ...




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