Taiwan Believes China Planning Two Indigenous Aircraft Carriers

Taiwan Believes China Planning Two Indigenous Aircraft Carriers

With China able to out-produce Taiwan in every conceivable way, Taiwan will have to dig deeply into their Anti-Access/Area Denial repertoire

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Update #6: Chinese/Philippine Standoff Passes Three Weeks, Rumors of War Hit Chinese Media

Update #6: Chinese/Philippine Standoff Passes Three Weeks, Rumors of War Hit Chinese Media

Yesterday the internet flared up with rumors of China moving towards a state of war with the Philippines over the now three week Scarborough Shoal issue.

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Price of F-35 Theoretically Eliminates it from South Korea's F-X III Fighter Competition

Price of F-35 Theoretically Eliminates it from South Korea’s F-X III Fighter Competition

At recently estimated prices, Sixty F-35s would double DAPA's planned expenditure of US$7.3 billion, increasing costs to US$14.3 billion

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Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

On Monday, the Chosun Ilbo reported on deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's recently revealed documents that hinted at attacks on American interests in South Korea

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Republic of China (Taiwan) Developing 500-ton "Carrier Killer" Fast Attack Missile Boat

Republic of China (Taiwan) Developing 500-ton “Carrier Killer” Fast Attack Missile Boat

Taiwan is in dire need of improving its naval capabilities, but their naval shipbuilding industry has always encountered difficulties in projects actually being realized

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North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

Setting off a third nuclear device is a widely expected move for the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, but it's not one that will do them any favors.

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Japanese to receive initial four F-35A Joint Strike Fighter CTOL aircraft

Japanese to receive initial four F-35A Joint Strike Fighter CTOL aircraft

Any disagreements between Japan and the United States with Japan's selections of the U.S.'s F-35 fighter platform have been salved, with at least four of the aircraft to be delivered to Japan and an option for 38 more

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Update #5: U.S. Reaffirms Defense of Philippines as Tensions with China Rise

Update #5: U.S. Reaffirms Defense of Philippines as Tensions with China Rise

The United States could have picked a better day to reassure the Philippines on which side of the fence they stand on as the Scarborough Shoal standoff reaches week four

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As China Rattles Sabers, U.S. Rattles Back Via Taiwan Fighter Sales Insinuations

As China Rattles Sabers, U.S. Rattles Back Via Taiwan Fighter Sales Insinuations

The United States may consider selling new fighter jets to Taiwan.

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North Korea's New KN-08 Ballistic Missiles Likely Fakes

North Korea’s New KN-08 Ballistic Missiles Likely Fakes

If the North Korean nuclear test fails, the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea will have attained the much-coveted fail trifecta.

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Update #4: The Philippines Turns to the U.S. over Two-Week Chinese/Philippine Scarborough Shoal Standoff

Update #4: The Philippines Turns to the U.S. over Two-Week Chinese/Philippine Scarborough Shoal Standoff

China has pulled out their "Yuzheng 310 " ship and another maritime surveillance vessel, but tensions around the Scarborough Shoal continue

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North Korea Nears Third Nuclear Test

North Korea Nears Third Nuclear Test

More and more media outlets are jumping on board with their beliefs that a nuclear test at Punggye-ri will occur in the immediate future

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