Fifty years ago, at 7:00 GMT on October 16, 1964, China exploded its first nuclear device at the Lop Nur test site, becoming the fifth official member of the nuclear club after the U.S., the Soviet Union, the U.K. and […]
DF-31A mobile missile China’s military has conducted the first flight test of a new variant of one of its road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles in a sign that Beijing is increasing its strategic strike capability against the United States. The test […]
Saudi Arabia purchased DF-21 ballistic missiles from China to defend Mecca and Medina, said Dr. Anwar Eshqi, a retired major general and advisor to the joint military council of Saudi Arabia, during a press conference. “Saudi military did indeed receive […]
China recently revealed (apparently by accident) the existence of the DF-26 IRBM (Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.)
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 […]
General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, the top Air Force officer in the Asia-Pacific region has one of the hardest jobs in the world. His Area of Operations (AOR) is by far the largest in the world, extending from India to the […]
One of the last Chinese Second Artillery brigades with the old liquid-fuel DF-3A intermediate-range nuclear ballistic missile appears to have been upgraded to the newer DF-21 road-mobile, dual-capable, medium-range ballistic missile.
China has established a novel system for using land-based ballistic missiles to deter America’s powerful nuclear-powered aircraft carriers from coming anywhere near its coast, says a team of Indian analysts. A constellation of satellites and at least one over-the-horizon radar […]