Aerospace And Defense Industry

Boeing plane crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

Nov 8, 2018

Indonesian investigators say a crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane

China unveils stealth combat drone in development

Nov 7, 2018

A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct 29, 2018

Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff

China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics

Oct 23, 2018

The White House's move to expand Washington's dispute with Beijing beyond trade and technology and into accusations of political meddling has sunk US-China relations to the lowest level since the Cold War

China says accusations against alleged spy 'out of thin air'

Oct 11, 2018

China says accusations against an alleged spy of attempting to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies were "made out of thin air"

Thai businessman convicted of selling fake bomb detectors

Sep 28, 2018

A Thai businessman had been convicted of fraud for selling fake bomb detectors to the government, five years after the head of the British supplier was sent to prison over the global scandal

China criticizes US B-52 bomber missions as 'provocative'

Sep 27, 2018

China has criticized recent missions by nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 bombers over maritime regions considered militarily sensitive by Beijing

China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan

Sep 25, 2018

China has demanded the U.S. cancel a $330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan, warning of "severe damage" to bilateral relations and cooperation if Washington fails to do so

China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

Sep 21, 2018

China is expressing outrage over U.S. sanctions leveled against a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian weapons

Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

Sep 5, 2018

A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace is carrying three miniature satellites into space in another milestone for the country's budding private spaceflight industry

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