Taiwan Navy Kidd-class destroyer launches SM-2

Growing Muscle: China’s Neighbors Gear Up for a Fight

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A Taiwan Navy Kidd-class destroyer launches an SM-2 surface-to-air missile during 2013 drills. Recent difficulties in purchasing certain weapons have made Taiwan look more toward indigenous development. (Getty Images) TAIPEI — The Asia-Pacific naval market is heating up, with massive […]

Turkey Risks Delays in Turning To Local Air Defense Option

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ANKARA — Turkish officials, increasingly wary of a controversial decision in September to select a Chinese company to construct the country’s first long-range air defense system, might consider a more time-consuming but entirely local option for the program. A senior […]