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SHANGHAI: Chinese naval forces have passed through waters south of Taiwan and carried out military exercises in the western Pacific, the latest in a series of military drills that Taiwan has called "intimidation". J-15 fighters took off from China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, on Friday ...
CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia's prime minister said his country has a "perfect right" to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway. The Chinese "challenged" two Australian frigates and an ...

Chinese Navy has 'encounter' with Australian warships in South China Sea, says Aussie media report 'did not accord with the facts' ... "perfect right" to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese Navy had challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Indian Navy's official twitter account sent a message to the Chinese Navy (PLAN) that appears to be half warning, and half social media trolling earlier this week. In two separate tweets, the Indian Navy first identified a Chinese naval contingent that had entered the Indian ...
The Sydney Morning Herald reported on Monday that China has formally approached the government of Vanuatu about possibly establishing a permanent military base on its territory. So far, no one from either the Chinese or Vanuatu governments has gone on record as confirming that talks are underway.
To make full use of these installations, the Pentagon began planning to "forward base 60 percent of [its] naval assets in the Pacific by 2020" and launched its first regular "freedom of navigation" patrols in the South China Sea as a challenge to the Chinese navy, even sending in full carrier strike groups. United States
After coordination among all related parties and the approval of the head of the Socotra Governorate, a Chinese coast guard vessel evacuated the stranded people, including the Japanese. Within 12 days, the Chinese Navy helped evacuate more than 620 of its nationals and more than 270 foreign citizens ... China
Movie blockbuster Operation Red Sea is set to overtake 2016's The Mermaid (US$536m) and become China's second highest-grossing film, reports Chinese newspaper Beijing Daily. Operation Red Sea is loosely based on the Chinese navy's real life evacuation of Yemen in March 2015, which was the ... China
Official media reports on two scientists during China's Two Sessions period have revealed that the Chinese navy is making notable achievements on advanced weapons, including sea tests of electromagnetic railguns, and noise-reduction of its nuclear submarines. [Special coverage]. The People's ... China
A Chinese Navy admiral displayed on television in 2017 what he claimed was a component of a new propulsion system that allows China's nuclear submarines to move silently, making them extremely hard to detect. There have been reports, but no verification, that the Chinese Navy has developed the first ... China
But the way, Chinese navy is setting up bases in and around the IOR, has serious implications for the security environment in the region. Indian Navy has total of eight warships on mission deployment in the IOR. Bhamre stated that the Indian government is also aware that under the 'Belt and Road Initiative' ... China
The Chinese Navy also expanded its global reach with flotilla ships sailing through the far-off oceans to expand China's influence. Recommended By Colombia. The official media justified the increase to $175 billion, saying although slightly higher than the previous two years, the growth rate is the third time ... China
But the way, Chinese navy is setting up bases in and around the IOR, has serious implications for the security environment in the region. Indian Navy has total of eight warships on mission deployment in the IOR. Bhamre stated that the Indian government is also aware that under the 'Belt and Road Initiative' ... China
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's South China Sea Fleet on Sunday completed a 25-day training exercise in the open seas, which experts said shows the peaceful development path of the Chinese navy. The fleet arrived at a military harbor in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province after ... China
While officially Delhi remained silent, Indian news media speculated whether the Chinese navy foray was a signal by Beijing of its 'protection' for the strongly pro-China government in The Maldives that is currently battling Opposition pressures. Not to be outdone, Indian Navy officials reassured the Indian ... China

Chinese portal claims ships sailed into the eastern Indian Ocean this month, India says nearest Chinese Navy force is on routine duty in the Gulf of Aden. New Delhi: There has been no deployment of Chinese warships near the island nation of the Maldives that is currently facing a constitutional crisis, ... China
News Corp Australia Network is reporting that a small Chinese navy task force entered the Indian Ocean last week. China's CCTV7 has also broadcast images of the Chinese ships sailing in the eastern Indian Ocean. Though it's not the first time that the People's Liberation Army Navy has operated in these ... China
“Whereas before the South China Sea was dominated by the U.S. 7th Fleet, now the Chinese Navy is starting to challenge the dominance,” Sta. Romana told a news forum in Manila. “I think we will see a shift in the balance of power.” “It is not the case, that the South China Sea is now a Chinese lake, not at ... China
The risks of a "miscalculation" and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway, the Philippine envoy to Beijing said Monday. Ambassador Chito Sta. China
Leaked images show what appears to be a ship-mounted rail gun on a Chinese Navy vessel. By Ankit Panda for The Diplomat. February 04, 2018. Images circulated online last week show a Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) vessel equipped with what appears to be a prototype rail gun. The images from ... China
Last week, Chinese state media announced that the PLA Navy would be conducting live-fire drill in the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, April 18. Despite hype by Chinese media outlets and some threat-inflation by western reporting, the drills will take place in a geographically limited area within ...
Chinese leaders tout their trillion-dollar Belt and Road project, especially in the Indian Ocean, as a win-win commercial proposition meant to bring modern infrastructure and prosperity to an underdeveloped part of the world. In reality, Beijing's acquisition of more than a dozen ports across the Indian ...
China and India are competing for regional supremacy in the Indian Ocean as they look establish a stronger military and economic presence in bordering countries. In response to Beijing's overseas military base in Djibouti, New Delhi has sought to access facilities in the Seychelles, Oman and Singapore.
Instead, they will be totally misjudging China's resolve if they think the Chinese navy shall forever be contained in its adjacent waters semi-enclosed by a series of island chains and archipelagic nations. Provocative steps such as those taken by Japan to counter China's move to embrace blue water will not ...
Joint U.S.-Chinese naval operations would put real pressure on Pyongyang — and are in China's interests, too. By Donald Rauch. | March 1, 2018, 2:43 PM. China's Peoples' Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) sailors march in Hong Kong on July 1, 2015. (Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images). On Feb. 8, the U.S. State Department ...
Leaked images show what appears to be a ship-mounted rail gun on a Chinese Navy vessel. By Ankit Panda for The Diplomat. February 04, 2018. Images circulated online last week show a Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) vessel equipped with what appears to be a prototype rail gun. The images from ...
Satellite images accessed by ThePrint suggest Chinese Navy conducted joint exercises with its Pakistani counterpart; has increased activities around India. New Delhi: There has been a sharp rise in Chinese naval activity to map the Indian Ocean region, with survey vessels being observed even in the ...
Chinese Navy ship reportedly spotted with a deadly electromagnetic railgun – see images. The purported weapon was seen on the PLA's Haiyang Shan landing ship at Wuchang Shipyard in Hubei province. By Shubham Sharma. Updated February 1, 2018 13:56 GMT. Chinese landing ship A Chinese landing ship was ...
A functioning railgun fitted to a ship would signify a massive accomplishment for China and it would be a source of major concern at the Pentagon. By Joseph TrevithickJanuary 31, 2018. The War Zone · Air Defense · China · electro-magnetic · Gun system · Haiyang Shan · hypervelocity projectile · Missile Defense · Plan ...
NANJING, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- A vessel of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy rescued two drowning crew members from a sinking Mongolian cargo ship in waters off Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang Province around midnight Sunday. The Eastern Theater Command said in a statement that ...
BEIJING: China has built a new type of electronic warfare aircraft which can cover bigger combat areas such as the South and East China seas and greatly enhance the Navy's capabilities in modern warfare, a media report said today. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's South China Sea Fleet ...
China's latest 20,000-tonne Yuzhao-class (Type 071) landing platform dock (LPD) vessel was launched on 20 January at the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai. It is the sixth ship of the class and joins the previous vessel, which was launched in June 2017, fitting out alongside. All ships of the class ...
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's South China Sea Fleet deployed the H-6G bomber in its recent combat manoeuvres. World | Press Trust of India | Updated: January 22, 2018 15:15 IST. 5 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Chinese Navy Gets New Electronic Warfare Aircraft: Report. The aircraft developed for ...
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Saturday that the USS Hopper missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Scarborough Shoal, called Huangyan Island in China, on Wednesday night. “The Chinese navy carried out identification and verification procedures in accordance ...
Japan said on Monday that a Chinese naval submarine spotted in waters off flashpoint islands in the East China Sea was one of its new type of nuclear-powered attack vessels. Earlier, China said three of its “Coast Guard vessels conducted a patrol in waters off the Diaoyu Islands,” Beijing's name for the ...
A foreign submarine spotted just outside Japanese territorial waters on Thursday was confirmed to belong to the Chinese Navy. Japan's government has lodged a protest with China. It says the submarine emerged in high seas and raised a Chinese flag on Friday afternoon. On Thursday, a foreign ...
The ships have since left the area after tracking and surveillance by the Chinese navy. "Diaoyu Island and its affiliated islands have always been an inherent part of Chinese territory," said Lu. "Japan's relevant actions cannot change the fact that Diaoyu Islands belong to China and cannot shake China's ...
Japan's Defense Ministry says a foreign submarine was sailing underwater in the contiguous zone just outside territorial waters in Okinawa Prefecture on Wednesday and Thursday. Ministry officials say the submarine apparently belongs to the Chinese Navy, as a Chinese frigate was spotted nearby.
The Chinese navy is considering plans to use Pakistan as the location for its second overseas naval support facility, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post ( SCMP ) newspaper reported on 5 January. The new facility is likely to be set up near the Pakistani port of Gwadar in southwestern ...
A new China-built navy destroyer is expected to be in service soon and its future mission might include assignments to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean, a Chinese navy expert said Friday. Workers are installing conduits and cables in the 10,000-ton vessel being outfitted at the Jiangnan Shipyard ...
The network merges data collected by buoys, ships, satellites, and unmanned underwater gliders for analysis and use by the Chinese navy. The United States also operates unmanned underwater gliders to collect oceanographic data, one of which was seized by the Chinese navy in December 2016 near ...
China's navy on Tuesday said it had stepped up fighter pilot training near the Bohai Sea this winter as it prepares to expand its aircraft carrier fleet. The PLA Navy has started training its own pilots – rather than recruiting them from the air force – at its Naval Aeronautical University, which opened last year ...
China is flexing its muscles in the world's seas by claiming the world's busiest sea routes and establishing foreign naval bases. Although the Chinese navy is still no match for the US, its forays in the world's sea routes and growing assertiveness has worried Washington, Tokyo, Canberra and New Delhi.
An analysis of Google Earth images of 1 September 2017 shows how this base has grown in importance since its construction began in 2001 to become one of the most critical for the Chinese Navy with strategic implications for India. Yulin is a strategic nuclear ballistic missile-carrying submarine base with ...
The visit is the second by the Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy to Timor-Leste. By Ankit Panda for The Diplomat. December 18, 2017. On December 15, the Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy's (PLAN) hospital ship, the Peace Ark, visited Dili, the capital of Timor-Leste. The vessel will spend eight days in ...
Railguns and EMALS catapults could make the Chinese Navy much more capable. Railgun-equipped warships can fire hypersonic projectiles to shoot down stealth aircraft and ballistic missiles, or bombard enemy ships and land targets from hundreds of miles away. And EMALS catapults would allow ...
DILI, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Navy hospital ship "Ark Peace" arrived at Dili on Thursday for a friendly visit and humanitarian medical services to Timor-Leste. This is the first time for the ship "Ark Peace" to visit the Southeast Asian island country, and the second time for Chinese naval vessels.
The People's Liberation Army Navy kicked off drills near the Korean Peninsula Thursday, firing live rounds of ammunition. China's exercise mirrors drills underway by the US and its allies, the South China Morning Post reports. China's four-day exercise started Thursday afternoon and will end on Monday ...


 

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