BEIJING (PTI): Russia’s reported plan to sell advanced S-400 anti-aircraft missile system to China may rile wary neighbours, especially India, as Moscow and Beijing moved closer in the backdrop of deepening Ukrainian crisis, according to a media report.
Taipei (AFP) – Taiwan plans to spend Tw$74.8 billion ($2.5 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems to boost its aerial defences against China, a lawmaker and media said Saturday.
The specter of Chinese warplanes buzzing U.S. and Japanese planes adds urgency to U.S. pressure for high-altitude defense in Asia against a still more formidable threat: that of missiles fired by North Korea and maybe even China.
Russia’s reported plan to sell advanced S-400 anti-aircraft missile system to China may rile wary neighbours, especially India, as Moscow and Beijing moved closer in the backdrop of deepening Ukrainian crisis, according to a media report. A recent comment by […]
Japan’s defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China. The Defense […]
There are several sources of instability in the Asia Pacific region today. Some are political, such as China’s pursuit of territorial claims at sea and on land at the expense of its neighbours. Others are military, such as those elements […]
BEIJING (Yonhap) ― Chinese President Xi Jinping asked South Korean President Park Geun-hye to “tread carefully” over a U.S. move to deploy its advanced missile-defense system in South Korea during their July summit, two Seoul diplomatic sources said Tuesday. Xi […]
Turkey has again extended the deadline for bids for a multi-billion dollar anti-missile defense system tender, despite having provisionally awarded the deal to China last year. The new deadline for rival bidding companies to submit their proposals is Dec. 31, […]
A Standard Missile-3 interceptor launches from the USS Lake Erie during a test in September 2013. Some Chinese officials have cited U.S. ballistic missile defense and U.S. military conventional strike capability as reasons for the need to upgrade their nuclear […]
A representative of Russia’s arms enterprise Almaz-Antey revealed that China may be the first foreign buyer of its S-400 anti-aircraft missile. Meanwhile, the Russian government has given its approval for the weapon’s export, reports our Chinese-language sister paper Want Daily. […]