In the history of warfare, there have been numerous weapons described as “game changers” that promised to nullify the dominant weapons of the day. Stone castles fell prey to gunpowder. Integrated air defenses were overcome by stealth. Sometimes new weapons […]
President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree introducing additional sanctions on North Korea in compliance with UN Security Council Resolution 2094 of March 7 2013. The decree says that restrictions have been imposed on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea […]
In an attempt to curb China’s hegemonic ambitions, Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe is set on strengthening his country’s security ties with the United States. But the new approach is poisoning the political climate at home. This week all eyes in […]
This article by Joe Pappalardo appeared in Popular Mechanics at http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/military/news/heres-what-a-shooting-war-in-the-east-china-sea-might-look-like-16205950 This past weekend China escalated tensions in the East China Sea by unilaterally establishing what it calls an Air Defense Identification Zone that includes islands claimed by other nations. […]
Taiwan’s early warning radar (EWR) on the island’s west coast has gained the respect of just about everyone in the region — except China.
The Rand Corporation, a US think-tank with close ties to the Pentagon, released a report this month titled “Employing Land-Based Anti-Ship Missiles in the Western Pacific”.
China’s fourth Type 052D guided-missile destroyer — Chengdu — has been launched by the PLA Navy, reports China’s Global Times. The Type 052D is one of the most powerful naval combat systems in PLA Navy service. A modified version of […]
Nov 21 (Reuters) – If Turkey buys a missile defense system from China, it would not be able to integrate it with NATO or U.S. systems and would miss out on decades of training, support and upgrades that come with […]
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) — U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the Turkish government is well aware of the concerns over its options for a compatible missile defense system.”It’s hard to believe we wouldn’t have concerns about a potential […]
Chinese aerospace giant AVIC has quietly advertised critical details about the accuracy and performance of a secretive project to develop a supersonic cruise missile reportedly dubbed an “aircraft carrier killer” by the launch customer. A full list of specifications for […]