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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    China confirms new generation long range missiles: report

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:09pm by Keira Lu Huang, AFP

    ... Systems, which would put it among the world's longest-range missiles. Reports by Jane's provide authoritative analysis on multinational military strategic information. The missile ... It also quoted a Chinese military analyst as saying: "As the US continues to strengthen its missile defence system, developing third-generation nuclear weapons capable of carrying multiple ...

  2. News - World - DEFENCE

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

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

    ... Reuters in Washington US interceptor brings down an incoming warhead in live test for first time since 2008, giving troubled programme a major boost Missile defence system gets a hit 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 ...

  3. 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

    ... "world-class" missile defence system, setting up amphibious units and strengthening its "maritime forces" to "protect our islands". The rise in defence spending has been seen ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Turkey hints at scrapping China missile system deal

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:42am by Minnie Chan, Reuters

    ... China missile system deal A Chinese firm has not met all the conditions set in a tender to build a missile defence system for Turkey, officials in Ankara said on condition of anonymity. Turkey, ... of the deal for China's FD-2000 missile defence system were "not convincing". The analysts described Ankara's move as "predictable" and the "result of pressure" ...

  5. News - World - DEFENCE

    US sees China's military might growing quickly, according to Pentagon report

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... upgrades to destroyers and frigates, testing of its Y-20 transport to fly ground forces quickly across great distances, at least eight launches to expand its intelligence and surveillance from ...

  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Australian purchase of submarines on agenda of ministerial talks in Tokyo

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... at a reported cost of up to US$37 billion. Australian officials are interested in the silent-running diesel-electric propulsion systems used in Japan's Soryu diesel submarines, built by Mitsubishi ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - DEFENCE

    China's Beidou navigation system 'completely open' for Asian neighbours, official says

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 05:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Government agency hopes more countries will adopt Beijing's home-grown satellite navigation system, which is set to expand to 30 satellites by 2020 China’s home-grown satellite navigation system will bring untold economic, social and military benefits – and other countries in Asia are welcome to use it, the director of China’s satellite navigation agency said ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing backs code to prevent conflict at sea along with US and Japan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Teddy Ng, Julian Ryall, Reuters

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing, Julian Ryall in Tokyo and Reuters in Qingdao Ban on radar-locking of weaponry and a clearer system of communication agreed by 21 nations, including Japan and the US, at Qingdao forum Beijing backs code to block conflict at sea China is among 21 countries to have approved a charter aimed at preventing unintended military conflict at sea. Japan, the United States ...

  9. News - World - DEFENCE

    US and Japan boost military alliance with new missile defence system

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by NYT, Reuters

    ... for the first time in 16 years, sending hi-tech drones to patrol disputed islands and adding a new missile defence radar system. The agreement, signed in Tokyo by US Secretary of State John Kerry ... to Japan to help monitor the Diaoyu, or Senkaku, islands, which are also claimed by China. The ministers agreed to locate a new X-band US missile-defence radar system at Kyogamisaki air base ...

  10. News - World - DEFENCE

    Nato commander questions Turks' Chinese missile defence deal

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 08:25pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Adazi, Latvia Breedlove urges Ankara to consider purchasing system 'compatible' with other treaty members Nato commander questions Turks' Chinese missile deal Nato's top military commander has urged Turkey to buy a missile defence system that is compatible with other Nato systems, questioning whether a proposed US$3.4 billion Chinese system ...




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