Monthly archive December, 2011
The "People" in People's War - Improving China's Infantryman

The “People” in People’s War – Improving China’s Infantryman

Putting aside all the fancy toys China is getting, the People's Liberation Army's investment in improving its infantry is itself a demonstration of the nation's intense military modernisation.

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US Missile Restrictions on South Korea & Their Loopholes

US Missile Restrictions on South Korea & Their Loopholes

Reports of pathetic South Korean Missile Ranges are greatly exaggerated...

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US Goes Ballistic Over North Korean Missiles

US Goes Ballistic Over North Korean Missiles

While any advancements by the rogue state of North Korea should be cause for worry, the US shouldn’t panic just yet.

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Could downed U.S. drone benefit China?

Could downed U.S. drone benefit China?

Reports of an intact US RQ-170 drone brought down by Iranian authorities have spurred widespread speculation that the drone or its sensitive technologies will be handed over to China. Taking into account a hypothetical situation in which Beijing got its hands on the drone, Wilson Chau assesses the implications on China's indigenous UAV programme.

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China's new maritime patrol aircraft

China’s new maritime patrol aircraft

Maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) are some of the most valuable and versatile platforms for navies and air forces in the Asia-Pacific region. It has now been confirmed by internet sources that China's indigenous MPA programme has literally taken off. Wilson Chau explores the potential purposes for a Chinese MPA.

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Seychelles invites China to set up naval base

Seychelles invites China to set up naval base

The Government of the Seychelles has invited China to establish a naval anti-piracy base on its territory. This could offer Beijing a significant staging point in the Indian Ocean. How would India respond?

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US Officials Press South Korea to Reduce Iranian Petrochem/Crude Imports

US Officials Press South Korea to Reduce Iranian Petrochem/Crude Imports

US officials attempt to sway South Korea's stance on trade with Iran.

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‘Marine Week 2011′ Offers Insight into the ROK’s Current & Future Naval Warfare Trajectory (Part 2)

‘Marine Week 2011′ Offers Insight into the ROK’s Current & Future Naval Warfare Trajectory (Part 2)

Introducing the ROK Navy's KSS 500A Submarine...

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