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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA warns against allowing Japanese self-defence forces to join wider military operations

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Minnie Chan

    ... are put in place... they will tremendously change regional strategic posturing [in the Asia-Pacific], and pose challenges to regional security," Liu Qiang, executive director of the defence ...

  2. News - World - DEFENCE

    Russian military flights into European airspace 'to show it is great power'

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... the past year in the Black Sea and Pacific Ocean, Breedlove said. The head of Nato forces and top US general in Europe spoke a day after controversial elections held by pro-Russian separatists ... "not helpful" to efforts to end the conflict. Citing a "revanchist Russia", Breedlove said he favoured placing more US troops in eastern Europe on temporary deployments, ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    The day China entered the nuclear age

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

    ... and hydrogen bombs were [taking place] … millions of mainland Chinese were dying from starvation in the aftermath of so-called Great Leap Forward before the chaotic Cultural Revolution," Wong ... it to hit anywhere in the US, and the Dongfeng-21D that Beijing claims can strike American aircraft carriers well out into the Pacific. Xu said China would not attempt to become the world's ...

  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US Navy close to using robotic patrol boats as escort vessels

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... of the target and if so, the destruction of the target." For the demonstration, researchers had fail-safe systems in place to avoid any mishaps. If communications with the patrol craft broke off, ... mid-air encounters show assertive China, US general says A spate of dangerous mid-air encounters between American military aircraft and Chinese planes over the Pacific Ocean are the result ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese naval vessels in rare visit to Hawaii for exercises with US

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 09:01am by AP

    ... operations, so they do not misinterpret movements and potentially start a conflict, said Brad Glosserman, executive director of the Pacific Forum at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies. "There are lots of places where our vessels could end up in proximity, and we want to make very sure that when that happens we have the best possible understanding of what the other side is doing ...

  6. 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

    ... Pentagon leaders are seeking to place the air force, navy and marines in dominant roles to counter threats in the Asia-Pacific region, which they have deemed to be the nation's next big ... in the Pacific. And that, in turn, is drawing the army into a fight- with the marines. Calculating that there are only slim chances of the army fighting a big land war anywhere in East Asia other than ...

  7. 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

    ... long-held pacifism, even as Tokyo controversially expands the scope of the military in a move that has sparked protests at home. By Friday, the group had attracted more than 150,000 signatories ... as important, said housewife Naoko Takasu, 37, who came up with the plan. It was not possible to nominate Japan's pacifist constitution- put in place after the end of the second world war- so ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s military vulnerability revealed in search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:28pm by Reuters

    ... traditional naval dominance across the Asia Pacific and is keen to be able to protect its own strategic interests across the Indian Ocean and Middle East. “As China’s military presence and projection increases, it will want to have these kind of (port) arrangements in place, just as the US does,” said Ian Storey, a regional security expert at Singapore’s Institute of South East Asian Studies. “I ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    US navy accused of 'harassing' carrier Liaoning in South China Sea incident

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 11:30pm by Cary Huang, AP

    ... Pacific Fleet said the 10,000-ton cruiser had to take emergency measures to avoid a collision. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying referred questions to the defence ministry, but insisted ... near China's doorstep, confrontation is bound to take place," it said, and cited the collision between a US spy plane and a PLA fighter in 2001 as the kind of accident that can result ...

  10. News - World - DEFENCE

    US missile defence system hits target in test for first time since 2008

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... The US missile defence system managed by Boeing has enjoyed a major breakthrough, hitting a simulated enemy missile over the Pacific in the first successful intercept test of the programme since ... US missile-warning satellites and sea-based radars to help identify, track and destroy the target. Ten of the interceptors now in place carry the kill vehicle used in Sunday's test. ...




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