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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    China, Russia to hold joint naval drill in politically sensitive East China Sea

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:29pm by Minnie Chan

    ... "Choosing the East China Sea as the drill's location is obviously a political gesture to protest against US sanctions toward Russia, as well as Washington's intervention in China ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Decision to stage exercise in East China Sea may be a way of showing displeasure at US policies China, Russia tohold naval drill in sensitive area China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501217/china-russia-hold-joint-naval-drill-politically-sensitive-east-china-sea
  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Mid-air 'near miss' highlights strategic divide between US and China in Asia

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:27am by Cary Huang

    ... in mid-air 'near miss' The encounter between a People's Liberation Army fighter jet and a US Navy surveillance aircraft off China's southern coast last week underlined mutual suspicion between China and the United States about strategic objectives in Asia, analysts said. Washington and Beijing gave contrasting accounts over the weekend of the encounter on Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580699/mid-air-near-miss-highlights-strategic-divide-between-us-and-china-asia
  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    China says two pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

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

    ... take-off and landing tests aboard the Liaoning, China’s only aircraft carrier. “Two test pilots of the squadron sacrificed their lives during the tests,” the report said. No details were given. ... not on Liaoning.    China’s military still operates under a shroud of secrecy and no deadly accidents relating to the carrier had been reported in the past. China announced it had begun flight tests ...

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

    Xi Jinping urges China's military to create 'information warfare' strategy

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:30pm by Adrian Wan

    ... in warfare, according to state media. The comments also come as China seeks to defend expansion of its strategic interests in disputed waters in the East and South China seas. Xi said ... concept of information warfare." Yue Gang, a military commentator and retired PLA colonel, said Xi's comments showed that he realised how much China trailed some developed countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582004/xi-jinping-urges-chinas-military-create-information-warfare-strategy
  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    China vows to act against intensified US military surveillance

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:08am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Ministry warns of increased threat of military miscalculation as America steps up snooping China vows to act on US surveillance The Defence Ministry has vowed to take action against military surveillance by the United States off China's coast as it rejected Washington's claim that a Chinese fighter jet recklessly intercepted a US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581590/china-vows-act-against-intensified-us-military-surveillance
  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Canberra weighs multibillion-dollar purchase of fleet of Japanese stealth submarines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... of pacifism. Rival China regularly accuses Abe of reviving Japan's wartime militarism. Australia is eager to get the quiet diesel subs from Japan, despite the political backlash that would follow ... Reuters in Tokyo Sale of stealth fleet would signal Tokyo's more assertive defence policy but risks riling China Canberra closes in on deal to buy Japanese subs Japan and Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583112/canberra-weighs-multibillion-dollar-purchase-fleet-japanese-stealth
  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... Bloomberg in New Delhi First home-builtcraft of its kind can carry helicopters and engage in surface and aerial combat, as India beefs up its navy to counter China's India debuts 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 ...

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

    China’s second hypersonic glider test fails as PLA trials nuclear weapons delivery system

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Minnie Chan

    ... sources close to the military said, as China attempts to find a way to deliver nuclear weapons at immense speed to evade defence systems. The test was carried out on August 7 at a missile ... 12,000km/h. The United States is the only other nation known to have developed similar technology. China first tested the technology successfully in January. Russia and India are also known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578756/chinas-second-test-nuclear-armed-hypersonic-glider-fails
  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after PLA spy planes 'repeatedly' breach airspace

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 02:45pm by Lawrence Chung, AFP

    ... the air defence identification zone at 8.33am on Monday and another at 2.31pm the same day en route to a disputed area in the South China Sea, it said. Taiwan scrambled two fighter aircraft ... procedure." Luo said he did not think the incident would have an impact on the series of political negotiations that over the past few years had steadily improved ties between the mainland and Taiwan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580792/taiwan-scrambles-fighter-jets-after-pla-spy-planes-repeatedly-breach
  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reveals how captain 'stopped submarine from falling into 3,000-metre trench'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:03pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Officer awarded military's second-highest honour for saving crew from certain death, but incident also a rare admission of machinery failure China ... University of China, told the South China Morning Post that at a depth of 3,000 metres, the submarine would “without any doubt” crash. Liu said submarines typically reach depths of 300 to 500 metres. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1584450/pla-reveals-how-captain-stopped-submarine-falling-3000-metre-trench

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