Monthly archive February, 2012
North Korea goes retro, developing modern version of V-1 buzz bomb as Unmanned Attack Aircraft

North Korea goes retro, developing modern version of V-1 buzz bomb as Unmanned Attack Aircraft

Kim Jong Un’s turn as nostalgic replacement for his late grandfather, Kim Il-Sung, wasn’t the only bit of “history made new again” to come out of North Korea this week. North Korea has acquired US-made MQM-107 Streaker target drones from the Middle East and is seeking to use them as a basis for an unmanned...

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China's Newest Attack Helo is a Clunker

China’s Newest Attack Helo is a Clunker

China’s PLA has finally started flying the Z19, a close cousin to the chopper used by the United States Coast Guard since 1979.

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South Korea hits 2.4 billion dollars in arms exports for 2011, targeting 3 billion for 2012

South Korea hits 2.4 billion dollars in arms exports for 2011, targeting 3 billion for 2012

Year-end estimates of the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) 2011 Defense Exports reflect an extremely prosperous year for the nation and its growing arms industry, doubling their sales from 2010 and showing few signs of slowdown despite a tough economic year in other sectors. The ROK generated $2.4 billion (US dollars) in arms exports over the...

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China's Government Mouthpiece Calls for China-Russia Alliance

China’s Government Mouthpiece Calls for China-Russia Alliance

A recent Global Times article suggests that China and Russia should team-up against the United States to offset what it sees as American military threats.

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