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  1. News - China - MILITARY

    China shows off advanced ship missile defence system

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 01:10pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... bulletin Wednesday being fired from ships and land-based mobile launchers,  and exploding in the sky on impact with its target. It will protect warships against rockets over a limited area, ... Ships, as saying. It cited him adding that it had a high success rate in hitting its targets. Incoming missiles only 1.5-10 metres above sea level can be targeted with the new system, which takes ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    Can we train together? PLA officer uses US ships' port visit to boost ties

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:34am by Minnie Chan

    ... they can improve understanding between the countries' navies. The idea was raised when the US 7th Fleet's command ship USS Blue Ridge visited the port of Qingdao in Shandong province, ... ships and receive [shared] training?" Vice Admiral Robert Thomas said both navies could work together closely in future on operations and exercises, on exchanging information ...

  3. News - China - MILITARY

    Chinese jet ‘flew within 10 metres of US plane’

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:37am by AFP

    ... is part of international waters and airspace. But China argues it is part of the country’s “exclusive economic zone.” US naval ships in the area have had some tense encounters with Chinese vessels ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA says China will join US-led naval drill for first time

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:17pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The PLA Daily report quoted navy spokesman Liang Yang as saying it was the first time that China would participate in the joint maritime exercise. Beijing will send four ships, including a missile destroyer, a missile frigate, a supply ship and a hospital ship to the drill, the report said. The exercises are scheduled for mid-June, when Chinese ships will join US vessels off the Pacific island ...

  5. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Russia start joint naval exercise

    Posted May 20th 2014, 11:30pm by Minnie Chan

    ... It indicated that trust between Beijing and Moscow was increasing. The drill, in the northern part of the East China Sea, ends on Monday. Forces including 14 ships, two submarines, nine fixed-wing aircraft and six shipboard helicopters will take part, according to a report on the PLA Navy's website. China and Russia have sent ships including the Chinese navy's latest-generation ...

  6. News - China Insider - MILITARY

    Indian warship captain refuses Chinese admiral’s request to view command centre

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:32pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... media reported. The CIC is the ship’s command centre. The ship’s commanding officer, Captain Puruvir Das, declined Wu’s request citing operating procedures, The Hindu reported on Friday. The INS ... to participate in multinational training exercises involving 17 ships from eight countries. It is the Shivalik’s second visit to China. Chinese military was given more access to the ship on this occasion ...

  7. News - Asia - MILITARY

    US declines to join China naval fleet review after Beijing shuns Japan

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:49pm by Reuters in Honolulu

    ... in Qingdao The United States is scrapping plans for one of its Navy ships to join a fleet review in China after key ally, Japan, was not invited, US officials said on Thursday, in a move that came just ahead of Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel’s trip to Japan and China. The United States had been invited to participate in the fleet review – essentially a parade of ships – as part ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    Work under way on China's second aircraft carrier at Dalian yard

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:42am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Huge ship and two advanced destroyers being built at Dalian yard says Liaoning party chief, according to reports later deleted from internet Work under way on China's second aircraft carrier China is reportedly building a second aircraft carrier, estimated to be completed by 2018, on its way to expanding its fleet to four of the massive ships. Media reports- ...

  9. News - China - MILITARY

    Will 'strongman' Xi Jinping lead China into armed conflicts with rival neighbours?

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 09:23am by Minnie Chan

    ... as the so-called “aircraft carrier killers” the YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile and the YJ-100 anti-ship cruise missiles. Beijing also announced at the end of last year that it has set up another ...

  10. News - Asia - MILITARY

    Southeast Asia splashes out on defence

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 04:41pm

    ... on military hardware to protect the shipping lanes, ports and maritime boundaries that are vital to the flow of exports and energy. Territorial disputes in the South China Sea, fuelled by the promise ... systems and combat planes, along with submarines and anti-ship missiles that are particularly effective in denying access to sea lanes. “Submarines are a big thing,” said Tim Huxley, executive ...




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