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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Commander appointed to head elite Beijing military unit

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:23am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Veteran of war with Vietnam to head 38th Army which took part in the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in the capital in 1989 A military unit ... The unit forms part of the Beijing Military Command, charged with safeguarding the capital, and is considered one of the best trained and equipped forces in the military. Liu is a military veteran ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447641/commander-appointed-head-elite-beijing-military-unit
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India to receive Russian-built aircraft carrier, five years late

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 06:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Delhi

    ... “Indian Defence Minister AK Antony will commission INS Vikramaditya on Saturday. There will be some ships that will escort the Vikramaditya back to its port in India,” Navy spokesman PVS Satish told reporters. The induction of the Vikramaditya, originally built as the Admiral Gorshkov and commissioned in 1987, is intended to shore-up India’s defence capabilities as it seeks to counter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1356834/india-receive-russian-built-aircraft-carrier-five-years-late
  3. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Japan trade blows as Beijing releases footage of military jets' close encounter

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:47am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Defence ministry says Tokyo has been playing up 'near-miss' to 'defame' the country's military China posts video of Japan's ... aircraft. It was hitting back at accusations levelled by Tokyo after the latest near-miss incident involving the countries' military planes. China's defence ministry posted a statement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530624/japan-lodges-protest-china-over-close-encounter-military-jets
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    India, Russia beef up ties with new defence deals

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 06:03pm by AFP

    ... military equipment that accounts for 70 per cent of its arms supplies. “Russia is a key partner in our efforts to modernise our armed forces and enhance our defence preparedness,” Singh said after ... was “substantial and constructive”. “We agreed to deepen ties in the areas of military and defence sectors,” he said. The Russian Direct Investment Fund, a sovereign wealth fund, and the State Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1112207/india-russia-beef-ties-new-defence-deals
  5. News - China

    Big tipping defence minister breaches protocol in India

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 03:35pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Red faces as China's defence minister tips Indian pilots nearly US$2,000 China’s defence minister caused a diplomatic headache during his trip ... handed over the cash in two envelopes after the flight in stormy monsoon weather on Monday evening, The Hindu newspaper reported. “The Chinese defence minister was pleased with the way the IAF ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1030807/big-tipping-defence-minister-breaches-protocol-india
  6. 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

    ... Agencies in Washington Defence minister receives warm reception from US counterpart, who calls reinterpretation of constitution 'bold, historic, landmark decision' Japan's 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552940/japans-military-shift-what-ally-should-naturally-do-defence-minister-says
  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea delays rocket launch as eyes turn to North

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 02:15pm by Bloomberg

    ... the North’s program is cover for missile development. “North Korea may want to restore its national pride after the failed launch,” Baek Seung Joo, who studies the Pyongyang regime’s military at the Korea Institute of Defence Analyses in Seoul, said yesterday by telephone. “If South Korea succeeds with the Naro rocket, the North’s technology will look weak in comparison.” Kim Jong-un’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1093798/n-korea-speculation-overshadows-s-korean-rocket
  8. News - China - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... force scrambled fighter jets to track two mainland PLA surveillance planes that intruded on the island's air defence zone, the island's military said yesterday. One plane entered ... relations." Luo said this was not the first time a mainland aircraft had intruded into Taiwan's air defence identification zone and in previous cases the island's military had followed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580792/taiwan-scrambles-fighter-jets-after-pla-spy-planes-repeatedly-breach
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese defence minister and US ambassador agree to ease Okinawa’s burden

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:55pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo US and Japan meet to discuss ways to relieve the burden of accommodating American military forces in Okinawa prefecture Japan’s Defence Minister Akinori Eto ... The guidelines specify the role and mission of the Self-Defence Forces and the US military. The upcoming revision, the first in 17 years, is expected to reflect new developments surrounding Japan’s right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595404/japanese-defence-minister-and-us-ambassador-agree-ease-okinawas-burden
  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukraine military aircraft killing 49: defence ministry

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 01:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lugansk 49 killed as Ukrainian rebels in east shoot down military transport flight President vows to avenge plane deaths Ukraine's new Western-backed leader vowed yesterday to strike back at pro-Russian rebels who killed 49 troops by downing a military plane in the deadliest attack against federal forces in their two-month insurgency. The attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1532437/pro-russian-rebels-shoot-down-ukraine-military-aircraft-defence-ministry

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