Aerospace And Defense Industry

China criticizes British freedom of navigation mission plans

Jul 31, 2017

China has criticized plans by Britain to send its new aircraft carriers on freedom of navigation missions in the South China Sea to challenge Beijing's expansive territorial claims in the strategic waterway, accusing it of stirring up trouble

Chinese president oversees military parade in show of might

Jul 30, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping has overseen a large-scale military parade in a show of China's fighting prowess

Thai Cabinet approves purchase of 8 South Korea trainer jets

Jul 11, 2017

Thailand's military government has approved the purchase of eight supersonic T-50TH trainer jets from South Korea at a cost of 8.8 billion baht ($258 million)

Mattis: North Korea a 'clear and present danger' to world

Jun 3, 2017

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis calls North Korea a "clear and present danger" to the world

Indonesian-made ship is newest addition to Philippine navy

May 10, 2017

The Philippine navy has welcomed a second Indonesian-made amphibious landing dock as part of the military's modernization program.

China says it successfully tests new type of missile

May 10, 2017

China's defense ministry says the military has successfully test-fired a new type of missile into waters near the Korean Peninsula

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

Apr 20, 2017

China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Apr 10, 2017

The Pentagon says A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group is departing the South China Sea to provide a physical presence near the Korean Peninsula

Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

Mar 29, 2017

The Philippine president says he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body has been embalmed

Mar 14, 2017

Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tuesday that the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has been embalmed to better preserve it, and that about 50 North Koreans whose work permits have expired will be deported

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