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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    India launches first home-built anti-submarine ship to counter China

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... two years and sent a nuclear submarine to the Indian Ocean in December for a two-month anti-piracy patrol. The waters are home to shipping lanes carrying about 80 per cent of the world's ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese navy holds Indian Ocean drills

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 04:23pm by Associated Press

    ... the Changbaishan, along with a pair of destroyers. It said they reached the Indian Ocean on January 29 and carried out a series of drills on the themes of counter-piracy, search and rescue, and damage ... anti-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia and taken part in joint exercises in the Mediterranean Sea and elsewhere. The Changbaishan is one of China’s newest and most advanced ships, capable ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... to arrange during peace-time humanitarian efforts- such as the search for MH370 or during anti-piracy patrols off the Horn of Africa- but moments of tension or conflict are another matter. “If ... and on-going access on a request basis. Then there is the issue of making sure the facilities can meet our needs.” Operationally, long-range deployments such as the anti-piracy patrols and the search ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese troops join US-Thailand Cobra Gold military exercises

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:37pm by Minnie Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... will contribute to the long-term stability of the region, especially in anti-terrorist operations, rescue operations, anti-smuggling, anti-piracy and other areas," Xu said. The role of the Chinese ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... coasts. The two nations last held a joint drill last year during an anti-piracy exercise off Somalia. The People's Liberation Army said the drills build on a June commitment by President Xi ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    China opens naval base to US defence chief

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 10:58am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... with Beijing as a partner to address common threats such as natural disasters or piracy. Panetta’s week-long Asia tour, which started in Japan on Sunday and will wrap up in New Zealand, came ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    China, Australia weigh joint military exercises, which may also involve US

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP AND CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... by the Hong Kong-based Wen Wei Po newspaper this month as three Chinese navy ships returning from counter-piracy operations in Africa docked in Sydney. That visit was part of celebrations of the 40th ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    India still wary of military ties with China ahead of joint drills

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... for anti-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia. The trip was not without its bumps. Liang caused a small stir when he tried to give a 100,000-rupee (HK$13,900) tip to two Indian air force pilots who ...



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