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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    The day China entered the nuclear age

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:12am by Minnie Chan

    ... to support attack Chiang Kai-shek, then the president of the Republic of China, planned a preemptive strike on the mainland's nuclear facilities in 1964, fearing an attack from Beijing a week ... the nuclear club Fifty years ago yesterday, China detonated its first atomic bomb, joining the United States, Soviet Union, Britain and France as the only nuclear powers at the time. The explosion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617933/day-china-entered-nuclear-age
  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Pakistan out to expand nuclear arsenal with sea-based and short-range rockets

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:34pm by WASHPOST

    ... according to Pakistani and Western analysts. The development of nuclear missiles that could be fired from a navy ship or submarine would give Pakistan "second strike" capability ... is similar to the air force and army commands that oversee nuclear weapons. "We are on our way, and my own hunch is within a year or so, we should be developing our second-strike ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598230/pakistan-out-expand-nuclear-arsenal-sea-based-and-short-range-rockets
  3. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    South Korea and US military drills to overlap with North-South

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:40am by Agence France-Presse

    ... with Pyongyang threatening a pre-emptive nuclear strike, and nuclear capable US stealth bombers making dummy runs over the Korean peninsula. US defence official have indicated- in an apparent effort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1425146/south-korea-and-us-military-drills-overlap-north-south
  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea fires two medium-range missiles after rivals' three-nation security talks

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:15pm by AP

    ... drills by threatening nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul. Analysts say the impoverished North chafes against the drills, which Washington and Seoul call routine and defensive in nature, ... The North’s arsenal of an estimated 300 Rodong missiles could in theory be fitted with nuclear warheads once Pyongyang masters the ability to miniaturize atomic bombs and, with a range of up to 1,300 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457746/north-korea-fires-two-missiles-after-rivals-three-nation-security-talks
  5. 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 ... "The WU-14 will become China's global strike weapon that would cause a great threat and challenges to the US." A hypersonic expert told the South China Morning Post in January ...

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

    India successfully retests missile able to reach Beijing and Shanghai

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 07:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi India's nuclear-capable missile test is a success India carried out the second successful test-firing yesterday of a nuclear-capable missile that could strike Beijing or Shanghai. Ravi Gupta, a spokesman for the Defence Research and Development Organisation, said the latest test of the Agni-V brought the missile a step closer to being inducted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1310397/india-successfully-retests-missile-able-reach-beijing-and-shanghai
  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA wants to set tone for military ties with US, analysts say

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:16am by Teddy Ng

    ... with American officials. Traditionally, China has sought to strike a modest line and emphasise consensus-building. Dr Wang Fan, a professor at the China Foreign Affairs University, said China ... by the US, and Beijing's notification to the US and other Asian nations that it had deployed a nuclear submarine in the Indian Ocean last year. "What it suggests is China recognises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1483672/pla-wants-set-tone-military-ties-us-analysts-say
  8. News - World - DEFENCE

    US nuclear missile crews caught sleeping with protective door open

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:01pm by AP

    ... the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command. He is responsible for the entire force of 450 Minuteman 3 missiles, plus the air force's nuclear-capable bombers. The blast door is not the first ... Associated Press in Washington Latest incidents of lax security at US ICBM sites highlight risks of a hair-trigger nuclear arsenal Missile men nap with door open Twice this year alone, US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1338167/us-nuclear-missile-crews-caught-sleeping-protective-door-open
  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Marines, drones proposed for Japanese military

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... some kind of first strike provision if it is to effectively counter threats from North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes. However, observers say he must tread carefully. Japan's ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Government paper suggests ways to strengthen country's military, but falls short of mentioning 'pre-emptive strike capability' for defence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1290699/marines-drones-proposed-japanese-military
  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan plans to set up amphibious military unit and deploy drones

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

    ... to respond to missile attacks in the face of improvement in North Korea’s ballistic missile technology, the guideline draft said. But it stopped short of a call to acquire the capability to strike ... world war pacifist constitution. “North Korea has repeated conduct that heightens regional tensions... Its nuclear and missile development, along with provocative words and deeds against us, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378266/japan-plans-set-amphibious-military-unit-and-deploy-drones

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