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US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
August 03, 2018
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
The 2019 NDAA calls on the U.S. Department of Defense to make public Chinese militarization activities in the South China Sea.
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
August 02, 2018
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
A Chinese shipyard has launched a new stretched variant of the Type 052 Guided Missile Destroyer in early July.
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
China Launches Two Next-Generation Destroyers
July 05, 2018
China Launches Two Next-Generation Destroyers
Type 055 destroyers are bigger than US cruisers but carry fewer missiles.
China Launches Two Next-Generation Destroyers
Image May Confirm Advanced Anti-Ship Capability of China’s Type 093 Submarine
June 20, 2018
Image May Confirm Advanced Anti-Ship Capability of China’s Type 093 Submarine
Video footage appears show a canister for the submarine-launched version of China’s YJ-18 anti-ship cruise missile aboard a Type 093 sub.
Image May Confirm Advanced Anti-Ship Capability of China’s Type 093 Submarine
China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability
June 05, 2018
China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability
This marks another important step in the Chinese Navy’s ambitious aircraft carrier program.
China’s 1st Carrier Strike Group Reaches Initial Operational Capability
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
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