A Comprehensive Analysis of Chinese Ballistic Missile Systems Displayed on Victory Day Parade

David Xia

In the 3 September Victory Day Military Parade in Beijing that marked the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, the Second Artillery Corps (SAC) of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) formed six formations in the ground mobile column, featuring […]


US to upgrade Aegis system to counter China’s DF-26 missiles

Want China Times

The USS Halsey, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, during a drill in the Western Pacific. (Photo courtesy of US Navy) The United States is upgrading its Arleigh Burke-class destroyers to counter China’s new DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile with their ability to […]

How China and India’s Noisy Nuclear Subs Contribute to Instability in Asia

The Diplomat

Beijing and New Delhi’s ballistic missile subs fail to provide an adequate sea-based nuclear deterrent. While U.S. and Soviet missile-carrying ballistic submarines (SSBNs) with their invulnerable second-strike capability have helped maintain nuclear deterrence – and as a consequence peace – […]

China or Iran: Who Is the Bigger Threat to U.S. Airpower?

The Diplomat

A new comparative analysis sheds light on the threat Tehran’s ballistic missile force poses to U.S. airbases. China and Iran’s anti-access/anti-denial capabilities are often lumped together in public statements by senior U.S. defense officials and the American media. That frequently […]

Pyongyang could fire missile next month

The Korea Times

Will North Korea launch a long-range missile around the foundation day of its ruling Workers’ Party on Oct. 10? Military officials as well as experts on North Korea and national security are wondering, following the Aug. 25 South-North peacemaking agreement. […]

Missile display demonstrates China’s strategic ambitions: experts

Want China Times

The various ballistic missiles displayed by China at a massive military parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II defeat fully demonstrated Beijing’s strategic ambitions, experts said Thursday. The parade, held at Tiananmen Square Wednesday, featured 12,000 soldiers, […]

India’s nuclear outlook focused towards China: Report

Pakistan Today

After nearly two decades of nuclear competition with Pakistan, India with the several long-range ballistic missiles in development is seemingly now paying attention to its future strategic relationship with China, a think-tank report has said. “Now, with several long-range ballistic […]