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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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Pentagon Report on China Military is a Yawner

Pentagon Report on China Military is a Yawner

The Pentagon issued its 2012 China report to Congress on Friday. It's not that much different from 2011.

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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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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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Corruption is Rotting the PLA From Within

Corruption is Rotting the PLA From Within

China's People's Liberation Army is plagued with rampant corruption that threatens to destroy it from within. "No country can defeat China," but "our own corruption can destroy us," says top PLA general.

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South Korean Warships Searching for North Korean Rocket Debris

South Korean Warships Searching for North Korean Rocket Debris

The North Koreans are doing a wonderful job of giving Japan, South Korea, and the United States great practice at coordinating efforts for any future confrontations with China

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North Korea Launches Unha-3 Rocket, but Launch Likely Failure

North Korea Launches Unha-3 Rocket, but Launch Likely Failure

Japan, South Korea, and the United States believe the rocket failed shortly after launch

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North Korea's Provocations Becoming Dangerously Close to South Korea's Tolerance Levels

North Korea’s Provocations Becoming Dangerously Close to South Korea’s Tolerance Levels

DPRK military machinations are increasing potential provocations on all fronts

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Boeing Completes South Korea's F-X Phase 2 F-15K Slam Eagle Order

Boeing Completes South Korea’s F-X Phase 2 F-15K Slam Eagle Order

South Korea's F-X Phase 2 fighter acquisition program effectively wraps as Boeing delivers final F-15K Slam Eagles to the ROK

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China Doesn't Think the U.S. is That Awesome

China Doesn’t Think the U.S. is That Awesome

China views the United States as a declining power, on the wrong side of history, and no longer awesome.

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