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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEFENCE

    PLA exercise waking up islanders

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... The exercise has also affected control of air space in the area. A spokeswoman for the Civil Aviation Department confirmed that the PLA was carrying out operations in southern waters but refused ... it was caused by a rubbish collection truck. "I have no idea if there is a military drill or not," she said. A spokeswoman for the Marine Department said they knew nothing of a PLA operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1030278/pla-exercise-waking-islanders
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEFENCE

    Live-fire PLA drills near Hong Kong are common and safe, says expert

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... mainly comprise helicopters, the source said. He also said the PLA would notify Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department (CAD) about drills several weeks beforehand, so the area, mostly a 10 ... exercises held near Hong Kong are not uncommon, with an average of 10 drills conducted every year, some of which include shooting practice, a government aviation source said. He added ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031031/live-fire-pla-drills-near-hong-kong-are-common-and-safe-says-expert
  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    US airlines should respect China's air defence zone, US government says

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 06:01pm by Reuters, Bloomberg, AFP

    ... zone during Biden's visit to Tokyo. Biden will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday. Japan also has asked the UN civil aviation agency, the International Civil Aviation ... Agencies in Washington State Department says commercial carriers must give notice of flights through air defence zone, even though US military pilots won't be US tells its airlines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1369635/us-airlines-should-respect-chinas-air-defence-zone-us-government-says
  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reshuffle strengthens Xi Jinping's hand in corruption fight

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Angela Meng

    ... and speed up reform in the world's largest fighting force. The generals have yet to be named, but sources said Liu Yuan, the political commissar of the PLA general logistics department, and Zhang Youxia, head of the general armaments department, both stood a good chance. At least one of them will be named vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, which exercises command ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597643/pla-reshuffle-strengthens-xi-jinpings-hand-corruption-fight
  5. News - World - DEFENCE

    Washington to explain legal justification for US drone strikes after court ruling

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:00am by Reuters

    ... The court and the Justice Department have not set a time for the document’s release. While the legal analysis that justifies the use of drones will be disclosed, some facts will still be excluded ... York Times in the case, a unanimous three-judge panel said the government waived its right to secrecy by making repeated public statements justifying targeted killings. Civil liberties groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517028/washington-explain-legal-justification-us-drone-strikes-after-court
  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s army chief kicks off US tour amid frictions in South China Sea

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:53am by AFP

    ... littoral combat ship, the USS Coronado, and a Marine Corps recruitment depot. The Chinese are keenly interested in aircraft carriers and naval aviation after recently launching their first carrier, ... a meeting at the State Department with Singapore foreign minister K. Shanmugam yesterday. The stand-off close to the disputed Paracel Islands, which China seized from US-backed South Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1511135/chinas-army-chief-kicks-us-tour-amid-frictions-south-china-sea
  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Stealth drone completes successful maiden flight

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by Minnie Chan

    ... and sporting the same "flying-wing" design as the US X-78B drone prototype- is the product of collaboration between the mainland aerospace firms Shenyang Aviation and Hongdu Aviation ... high-resolution video and other intelligence, will let maritime departments keep abreast of developments in the East and South China seas and will help Beijing make accurate decisions when dealing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1362390/stealth-drone-completes-successful-maiden-flight
  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing's air defence zone aimed at making Tokyo negotiate, analysts say

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:22am by Zhang Hong, Minnie Chan

    ... in Beijing on Wednesday. "Similar to the established bilateral crisis-management mechanism by Chinese and Japanese defence departments at sea, management for aviation activities is necessary, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1369896/beijings-air-defence-zone-aimed-making-tokyo-negotiate-analysts-say
  9. News - World - DEFENCE

    US Army builds rapid reaction force in turf war with marines over Asia role

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:17pm by WASHPOST

    ... infantry force. They have troops in Asia that are not tied down in Korea- three infantry battalions, an aviation wing and a full logistics group based in Okinawa, Japan- and, they note, they have ... ground force. "There is no doubt about the need for expeditionary, amphibious troops," a senior Defence Department official said. "The question is whether we need the army ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1393347/us-army-builds-rapid-reaction-force-turf-war-marines-over-asia-role
  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA joint cyberwarfare drill to show new strength and sophistication

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... strength, sophistication The People's Liberation Army will conduct its first joint combat drills involving cyberwarfare, special troops, army aviation and electronic countermeasures units next ... at the mainland's biggest military training area, at the Zhurihe base inInner Mongolia, late next month. It quoted the PLA's general staff department as saying that forces from the 38th and 65th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1249255/pla-prepares-massive-drill-show-its-new-strength-and-sophistication

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