US says it’s consulting on Asian missile deployment

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:08:17 +0000

US Under Secretary of State Andrea Thompson attends a panel discussion after the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) conference in Beijing on January 31, 2019. (Photo by THOMAS PETER / POOL / AFP)

BEIJING — A senior U.S. diplomat says Washington is consulting with its allies as it proceeds with plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles in Asia, a move China says it will respond to with countermeasures. Washington has said it plans to place such weapons in the Asia-Pacific following the U.S. withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces […]

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China eyes high-tech army, says US undermines global stability

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 05:32:48 +0000

People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers raise the Chinese flag during a memorial ceremony at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall on the annual national day of remembrance to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the massacre in Nanjing in China's eastern Jiangsu province on December 13, 2018. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT

China outlined plans to build a modern, high-tech army in a national defense plan published Wednesday, while accusing Washington of undermining global strategic stability and warning against Taiwanese independence.

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Lorenzana warns foreign ships passing through PH waters

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:30:12 +0000

DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana asked foreign ships to be cautious when passing through Philippine waters, following the near collision between US and Russian ships. Lorenzana admitted in an interview on…READ

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Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:53:44 +0000

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems

Taiwan confirmed Thursday it has asked to purchase more than 100 tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems from the United States in a major potential arms sale that could worsen frictions between Washington and Beijing.

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US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:37:58 +0000

US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea

U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Saturday denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea.

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Lorenzana revives interest on Australian firm for Navy patrol vessels

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 12:24:12 +0000

Lorenzana revives interest on Australian firm for Navy patrol vessels

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has expressed renewed eagerness to strike a deal with an Australian firm to build offshore patrol vessels for the Philippine Navy.

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US F-35 stealth bomber suffers millions in damage from bird strike

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 08:15:21 +0000

US F-35 stealth bomber suffers millions in damage from bird strike

A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan.

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