Russia to test attack drone this year

Russia will start testing its new heavy-attack drone Okhotnik (Hunter) this year, TASS news agency reported Sunday, citing a defense industry source. A prototype of the long-haul unmanned aerial vehicle has been created and the test flights will begin this year, the source said, adding that the work is being carried out at a plant […]

Memorial service for crashed Air Force plane held in Guizhou

According to official source from Chinese Air Force, a memorial service for Air Force officers and soldiers who died in an aircraft crash was held on February 4 in an Air Force base in Guizhou Province. On the afternoon of January 29, an Air Force plane crashed in a flight training in Guizhou Province, and […]

DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un guides rocket firing drill

Top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un on Saturday guided a rocket firing drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), one day ahead of the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, the official KCNA news agency reported. Kim examined the […]

China to conduct military drill off SE coast

China will conduct a military exercise off its southeast coast starting July 29, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Sunday. The manoeuvre with troops is part of the Chinese army’s routine training, the ministry said in a statement.

Israeli military on alert amid possible U.S. strike on Syria

The Israeli military remains on high alert Sunday amid a possible U.S. strike against Syria which may result in the Arab country firing at Israel. “Israel is calm and confident,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, addressing the possibility of an attack against Israel at a weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday morning. “The citizens of […]

Chinese to salvage Flying Tigers plane

A salvage team on Thursday started to retrieve an airplane sunk under a lake in southwest China’s Yunnan Province that was flown by the Flying Tigers during World War II. The Flying Tigers, officially known as the American Volunteer Group (AVG) of the Chinese Air Force, was a group composed of ex-pilots from the U.S. […]

Philippines, U.S. to start negotiation on increased U.S. military presence

The Philippines announced Monday the country would proceed instantly to negotiations with the United States on terms for increased rotational presence of American forces in the country. At a news briefing at Camp Aguinaldo in Metro Manila on Monday, Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario announced the formal start […]

White House: DPRK has no nuclear missile capability

White House: DPRK has no nuclear missile capability

The White House said on Friday that Washington did not believe the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) had the capability to deploy a nuclear-armed missile. “First of all, I want to be clear that North Korea has not demonstrated the capability to deploy a nuclear-armed missile,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters at […]

China responsible on arms exports

China has always adopted a responsible and prudent attitude on the exportation of weapons, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday. China rigorously fulfills the obligations of international laws such as the United Nations resolutions, as well as domestic rules, spokesman Hong Lei told a daily news briefing. Hong’s remarks came after the Stockholm International […]

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