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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... hydrodynamics to be applied for construction of future military vessels and submarines. The four ministers followed up on a free-trade pact and a security deal reached in April between Australian Prime ... than three weeks – occurred over the open seas but in an area where the two countries’ air defence identification zones overlap. Observers warn that such actions by high-speed aircraft could ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    China 'sends warning' with release of photographs of disputed South China Sea island

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:28am by Minnie Chan

    ... Shanghai-based military expert Ni Lexiong. "The latest development at Yongxing Island is aimed at warning Washington that Beijing is well prepared in case the US joins with Vietnam to deal ... would also pave the way for China to set up an air defence identification zone in the South China Sea. A similar move in the East China Sea, which requires aircraft to notify China ...

  3. 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

    ... of troops was sent to Iraq in 2004. Shanghai-based military expert Ni Lexiong said plans to remove the geographic limits on Japanese forces indicated that the US hoped Japan could share its defence ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... Lawrence Chung and Agence France-Presse Fighter jets scrambled after maritime patrol planes allegedly enter sensitive area Mainland 'breaches' Taiwan air zone Taiwan's air 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 ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reshuffle strengthens Xi Jinping's hand in corruption fight

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Angela Meng

    ... of the PLA," said Ni Lexiong, a specialist in military and diplomatic affairs based in Shanghai. "They haven't fought for this country and they're just profiting from the efforts ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes by Chinese supersonic submarine

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Chinese eye 'supercavitation' technology as future of underwater travel Shanghai to San Fran in 100 minutes by supersonic submarine China has moved a step closer to creating a supersonic submarine that could travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in less than two hours. New technology developed by a team of scientists at Harbin ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 04:03am by Teddy Ng, Reuters

    ... threat," said Yue Gang, a military commentator and retired PLA colonel. Beijing was expected to tell Washington that foreign military planes flying within its economic zone, or within 200 nautical ... aware of our plans," she said. Ni Lexiong, a Shanghai-based military affairs commentator, said Chinese military officials would demand that US aircraft do not "provoke" China. ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Rescue of blazing boat by frigate seen as PLA statement in East China Sea

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Minnie Chan

    ... indicated the PLA's air and sea readiness after Beijing announced the creation of an air defence identification zone (ADIZ) in November. The zone includes the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known ... and other non-traditional military exercises." Professor Ni Lexiong, a Shanghai-based naval expert, said Japan would be wary after the PLA's fast reaction. "The Japanese coastguard ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Southern air defence zone 'crucial for China in long term', PLA expert says

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:51am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan and Reuters in Washington Southern air defence zone 'crucial in the long term' Establishing a second air defence zone- this time over the South China Sea- ... officer's remarks last week about China's intention to declare another air defence identification zone (ADIZ) were meant to deter China from making such a move. Captain James Fanell, director ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Next-generation Rainbow drone ready for PLA delivery

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:14am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... top speed of 235km/h. The PLA also has limited experience in using drones in combat zones. The Rainbow drone is about nine metres long and has an 18-metre wingspan. It can fly for about 40 ...




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