China confirmed Wednesday the rehabilitating of an aircraft carrier purchased from Ukraine, according to sources close to the government, the country has begun the construction of two other aircraft carriers. Beijing is engaged in modernization of its armed forces, and President Hu Jintao has made the navy a priority for military development. More capable maritime […]
Taiwan today began the simulation of Chinese cyber attack on the island as part of its annual Han Kuang military exercises to test their defensive capabilities. The computer war games, which will last five days, take into account the modernization of Chinese military arsenal, including the launch of its first aircraft carrier, said Capt. Hau […]
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a U.S. company based in Stratford, Connecticut United States, will start production of the first four UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, of the 60 that Washington sold to Taipei in January 2010, announced yesterday the Pentagon in Washington. 60 helicopters are part of a sale of defense equipment in the amount of U.S.$ […]
At least 12 people, including three journalists, were arrested today by police during a protest in the capital of Vietnam against the Chinese government who claims the disputed waters in the South China Sea. The Vietnamese authorities have allowed such protests in recent weeks, a rarity given the authoritarianism in the communist country. However, the […]
United States is committed to maintaining its presence in the China Sea, said the top U.S. military officer Mike Mullen during a visit to Beijing on Sunday, adding that his country is worried that disputes over the waters may lead to serious conflicts. China has been embroiled in a dispute with the Philippines and Vietnam […]
India and China to join the exclusive club of countries combat aircraft manufacturers, the world witnessed their symbolic presence at Paris Air Show.
On Monday, Vietnam began a series of live-fire military exercises in South China Sea.
On the night of Sunday 12th to Monday, June 13, 2011, Vietnam began a series of live fire military exercises in South China Sea. Hanoi refers to “annual routine training,” but this show of force took place after several incidents that have strained relations between Vietnam and China for a month.
The 460 million euros that the state must pay in the Taiwan frigates affair will be offset by budget savings to avoid increasing the deficit, suggested the French budget minister Baroin the National Assembly.
Vietnam will lead the military exercises on Monday in the South China Sea, said an official of the Navy, as tensions have risen in recent days between Hanoi and Beijing on two disputed islands in the region.