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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
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
January 13, 2018
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
China’s increased capability for joint operations means Taiwan must rethink the Chinese military threat.
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
4 Sino-US Trends to Watch in the Western Pacific in 2018
January 12, 2018
4 Sino-US Trends to Watch in the Western Pacific in 2018
South China Sea militarization, hypersonic weapons, Chinese oceanography, and counter A2/AD poised for major advances in 2018.
4 Sino-US Trends to Watch in the Western Pacific in 2018
China Kicks Off Construction of New Supercarrier
January 05, 2018
China Kicks Off Construction of New Supercarrier
China has reportedly started building its third aircraft carrier.
China Kicks Off Construction of New Supercarrier
New Chinese Ocean Network Collecting Data to Target Submarines
January 02, 2018
New Chinese Ocean Network Collecting Data to Target Submarines
Oceanographic advances appear aimed to improve China’s anti-submarine capabilities.
New Chinese Ocean Network Collecting Data to Target Submarines
China Launches New Type 054A Guided-Missile Stealth Frigate
December 20, 2017
China Launches New Type 054A Guided-Missile Stealth Frigate
The People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) latest guided-missile frigate was launched on December 16.
China Launches New Type 054A Guided-Missile Stealth Frigate
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
December 14, 2017
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
China’s defense minister vowed to strengthen military cooperation with Iran.
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
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