The Obama administration is shelving a controversial arms control initiative that would ban destructive tests of anti-satellite weapons following opposition from the Pentagon over concerns the ban would limit U.S. space activities, according to defense and congressional officials. The arms […]
Chinese naval soldiers stand guard on China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning, as it travels towards a military base in Sanya, Hainan province. China has plans to grow its navy to 351 ships by 2020 as the Chinese continue to develop […]
Tokyo, Dec. 13 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s Defense Ministry said Saturday the Chinese navy has conducted an exercise using missile destroyers and other ships in the western Pacific. According to the ministry’s Joint Staff Office, a Chinese missile destroyer was refueled by […]
China has tested a hypersonic strike vehicle, signaling that Beijing is working on a new ultra- high speed weapon system that can breach the existing missile shield of the United States.
BEIJING: The US diplomat responsible for North Korea said Friday that Pyongyang is proceeding with its nuclear programme and showing no clear sign of steps that would permit international talks on ending it to resume. The negotiations, known as the […]
CAPITOL HILL: Where do ground forces fit in the Pentagon’s new offset strategy? The answer may be an intriguing mix of old-fashioned armored forces, mobile missile launchers, and lasers on trucks. While Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s remarks formally launching “offset” […]
The Chinese military today virtually confirmed reports that it carried out a third test of its new hypersonic missile, saying such “scientific experiments” are not directed against other countries. “Scientific experiments carried out by China within its borders are normal […]
TAIPEI — Taiwan’s F-16s face a growing threat from China’s arsenal of surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). The latest and gravest is the Russian sale of 400-kilometer-range S-400 Triumf road-mobile SAM systems to China.
North Korea has presented one of the most vexing and persistent problems in U.S. foreign policy in the post-Cold War period. The United States has never had formal diplomatic relations with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (the official name […]
Is space the final frontier, or is it the next battleground for a new Cold War. Some think that’s possible, especially with NASA trying to launch Orion today and put man on Mars. There are some who think the next […]