Aerospace And Defense Industry

Mattis warns China over 'militarization' of South China Sea

Jun 2, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis raises prospect of additional American steps against China if its "militarization" of the South China Sea keeps apace

Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic

May 22, 2018

Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration.

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

May 21, 2018

China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year

China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

May 18, 2018

China says its first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials

China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

May 13, 2018

China's first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has begun sea trials in a sign of the growing sophistication of its domestic arms industry

China plans Taiwan Strait live-fire exercises amid tensions

Apr 13, 2018

China announced it will hold live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions over increased American support for Taiwan's government

China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too

Apr 5, 2018

China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. goods could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers

China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

Apr 2, 2018

China's Tiangong 1 space station has mostly burned up over the South Pacific upon re-entry into the atmosphere

Paper notes China's 'unhappiness' over US Navy Vietnam visit

Mar 7, 2018

A Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Beijing is unhappy and remaining vigilant over the first visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier to a Vietnamese port since the Vietnam War

No. 2 spender China to boost defense spending in 2018

Mar 5, 2018

China's finance ministry says that the country's defense budget this year will rise to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion)

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