Monthly archive April, 2012
Does North Korea Already Have Rocket Systems Larger Than the Unha-3?

Does North Korea Already Have Rocket Systems Larger Than the Unha-3?

Unconfirmed reports indicate that Kim Jong-Un might have yet another surprise for the world as the celebrations for his grandfather commence.

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Philippine Frigate and Chinese Vessels in Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal EEZ Rights

Philippine Frigate and Chinese Vessels in Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal EEZ Rights

The Philippines and China clash over a region that both lay claim to

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The Great North Korean Nuke Pool of 2012 [Updated 4/23]

The Great North Korean Nuke Pool of 2012 [Updated 4/23]

 North Korea is rumored to be preparing for  a third nuclear test. Think you can guess what the explosive yield will be? You’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the Great North Korean Nuke Pool of 2012. Rules 1. Anyone may enter. 2. One entry/yield per person. 3. Two persons per yield. 4. Persons...

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Regional Giants: Soviet Union, 1985 | China, 2012

Regional Giants: Soviet Union, 1985 | China, 2012

Power #1, the Soviet Union, spanned two continents for more than seven decades. It held substantial forces in the Far East to fortify against two other powers, the United States and China. The former was a superpower with a slight technological edge reliant on sea and air power combined with overseas basing, the latter heavy...

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Singapore Wins Bidding to Build Patrol Vessels for Oman

Singapore Wins Bidding to Build Patrol Vessels for Oman

Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) secures a contract with Oman for the construction of four patrol ships.

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South Korea Believes North Korea May Test 3rd Underground Nuclear Device

South Korea Believes North Korea May Test 3rd Underground Nuclear Device

North Korea is digging a new tunnel underground in the Punggye-ri nuclear test site

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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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First Batch of World's Most Expensive Battle Tanks to Become Slightly More Expensive

First Batch of World’s Most Expensive Battle Tanks to Become Slightly More Expensive

South Korea continues to suffer growing pains in becoming a bona fide producer of advanced military equipment

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Denying Access and Gaining Local Superiority?

Denying Access and Gaining Local Superiority?

Put your J-20s and DF-21ds away and listen as I explain the mystery of “anti-access.” It’s actually simpler than it looks.  The term anti-access,  while also referring to state-sponsored proxy forces and middle powers using standoff weaponry, predominately is used in reference to Chinese shore-based anti-ship missiles, fighter craft, and submarines.  Of course, the specific...

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