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What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
May 24, 2018
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
The U.S. takes a long overdue step, but don't expect it to shift the needle on how China behaves in the South China Sea.
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
As China's Type 001A Carrier Enters Sea Trials, What's Next for the PLAN's Carrier Force?
May 14, 2018
As China's Type 001A Carrier Enters Sea Trials, What's Next for the PLAN's Carrier Force?
China's first indigenously built and designed carrier is an important milestone for the PLAN.
As China's Type 001A Carrier Enters Sea Trials, What's Next for the PLAN's Carrier Force?
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
May 11, 2018
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Should China’s expanding naval footprint in the Indian Ocean be a cause for concern?
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
May 10, 2018
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
China’s habit is to flout the rules, but a reckoning is coming.
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
Possible Use of Blinding Laser Weapon Near China's Djibouti Base Spurs US Warning to Aviators
May 03, 2018
Possible Use of Blinding Laser Weapon Near China's Djibouti Base Spurs US Warning to Aviators
The Chinese military may be using a high-powered laser against pilots in Djibouti air space.
Possible Use of Blinding Laser Weapon Near China's Djibouti Base Spurs US Warning to Aviators
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
April 21, 2018
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
Australian warships found themselves in a confrontation with the People's Liberation Army-Navy in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
April 18, 2018
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
Limited drills seem intended to garner headlines more than provoke Taiwan.
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
Is the Western Pacific Heading Towards an Amphibious Arms Race?
April 17, 2018
Is the Western Pacific Heading Towards an Amphibious Arms Race?
China and the U.S. have steadily been expanding their marine forces and the amphibious capabilities that accompany them in the Western Pacific.
Is the Western Pacific Heading Towards an Amphibious Arms Race?
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
April 11, 2018
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
A U.S. carrier strike group showed off its ability to rapidly launch fighters in the South China Sea.
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
Photos Show Massive Chinese Naval Exercise in South China Sea
March 29, 2018
Photos Show Massive Chinese Naval Exercise in South China Sea
More than 40 ships conclude drills with display of seamanship.
Photos Show Massive Chinese Naval Exercise in South China Sea
China Sends Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait
March 22, 2018
China Sends Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait
Taiwan’s Defense Ministry dispatched ships and aircraft to monitor the Chinese warship as it entered the Taiwan Strait this week.
China Sends Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait
Japan Considering New Anti-Ship Missiles for its Southwestern Islands
March 01, 2018
Japan Considering New Anti-Ship Missiles for its Southwestern Islands
Move part of Japanese fortification of first island chain against Chinese fleets.
Japan Considering New Anti-Ship Missiles for its Southwestern Islands
Japan Mulls Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles on Okinawa
March 01, 2018
Japan Mulls Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles on Okinawa
Amid a growing Chinese naval presence, Japan is considering additional steps to protect Miyako Strait.
Japan Mulls Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles on Okinawa
Is the Chinese Navy Further Along With a Rail Gun Than Previously Thought?
February 04, 2018
Is the Chinese Navy Further Along With a Rail Gun Than Previously Thought?
Leaked images show what appears to be a ship-mounted rail gun on a Chinese Navy vessel.
Is the Chinese Navy Further Along With a Rail Gun Than Previously Thought?
China Inducts 26th Type 054A Guided-Missile Stealth Frigate Into Service
January 16, 2018
China Inducts 26th Type 054A Guided-Missile Stealth Frigate Into Service
A new guided-missile stealth frigate has reportedly entered service with the North Sea Fleet.
China Inducts 26th Type 054A Guided-Missile Stealth Frigate Into Service
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
January 16, 2018
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
The Japanese defense minister says the Chinese submarine spotted near the Senkaku islands was a Type 093 nuclear attack submarine.
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
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