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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US Navy’s Littoral combat ships ‘may lack speed and capabilities’, audit says

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:27pm by BLOOM

    ... Testing and Improved Weight Management Needed Prior to Further Investments." The first two vessels, one from each maker, are overweight, resulting in "not meeting performance ... statement that the service was aware the report was coming out. "We continuously refine and test the LCS programme to learn the full extent of possibilities for these first-of-a-kind ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Fighting in East, South China Seas would test PLA prowess, general says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:15am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Analysts distance themselves from remarks by Defence University official that the army should seize opportunities to test itself in battle Combat would boost PLA prowess: General Comments by a PLA general that armed conflict over China's maritime territorial disputes would be a good chance to test the military's prowess were ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    China hails first test of hypersonic nuclear missile carrier

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 04:20am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com US no longer only one with Mach 10 glider that can outfox defences and deliver nuclear warhead China hails test of hypersonic missile carrier China has flight-tested a hypersonic missile delivery vehicle capable of penetrating any existing defence system with nuclear warheads, according to the Pentagon. The hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV), dubbed ...

  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

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Latest rocket tests off North's east coast seen as challenge to Japan-US-South Korea summit North Korea reportedly test-fired two medium-range ballistic ... hiatus. An analyst said the missile launch could be a way to test Tokyo’s commitment to negotiating a deal that would provide aid to Pyongyang in return for returning any surviving Japanese ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    US lasers? PLA preparing to raise its deflector shields

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... had conducted visually impressive tests, China has quietly developed its own cutting edge protective coatings. The theory is that- in laser warfare, at least- "a shield" was much ... anti-laser coatings. Low-cost metals, rare earths, carbon fibre, silver and even diamonds had been processed to fine sheens and tested against various types of destructive lasers. Researchers in many ...

  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea completing rocket pad for larger missiles, warns US think tank

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:04pm by AFP

    ... the Unha-3 rocket which successfully put a satellite in orbit in December 2012. That launch was condemned by the international community as a disguised ballistic missile test and resulted in a tightening of UN sanctions. North Korea followed up the launch two months later with its third – and largest – nuclear test. The website 38 North said modification of the launch pad should ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Joint military exercise between key regions tests war capability An exercise involving more than 40,000 People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers from ... regions, experts say. The Mission Action 2013 drill aims to test the combat capabilities of the regions' land and air forces in joint operations. The Nanjing and Guangzhou commands ...

  8. News - World - DEFENCE

    US Navy instructors accused of cheating in nuclear reactor exams

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US sailors accused of cheating in nuclear test About 30 instructors who train US sailors on the running of nuclear reactors are under investigation ... written, oral and hands-on tests. "The propulsion exam was allegedly shared amongst some senior enlisted operators," said Admiral Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations. "To ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning successfully completes South China Sea trials

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 12:30pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... after a 37-day voyage, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Citing an unnamed naval source, Xinhua said the aircraft carrier tested its combat system and conducted a formation practice and “attained the anticipated objectives.” “All tests and training programmes went well as scheduled,” it said. Aircraft, naval vessels and submarines also participated in the Liaoning’s tests. Early ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    US admiral warns of no China hotline in times of crisis

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 09:31am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... yet to be tested in an emergency. Analysts say top officers do not have a channel to confer with their counterparts in an urgent situation, unlike in the days of the famed “red phone” ...




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