Category: China

Japan to develop new protocol over “trespassing” drones

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said that Japan is looking into developing a new protocol that will deal with foreign unmanned aircraft that will be encroaching into the country’s airspace. This is in response to the Chinese drones that were spotted near the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands last month. Onodera said that since these unmanned drones may […]

Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions wins Turkish missile deal

NATO member Turkey announced on Thursday it had agreed a $4 billion co-production deal for a long-range air and missile defense system with a Chinese firm hit by U.S. sanctions, rejecting rival bids from Russian, U.S. and European firms. The decision to take the FD-2000 from China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp (CPMIEC) underlined […]

​Russia and China hold joint counter-terror exercises

Russia and China began a new round of large-scale counter-terror exercises on Saturday, codenamed “Peace Mission 2013,” at the Chebarkul military training area in the Chelyabinsk region. The exercises will last for 20 days and involve 1,500 ground and air forces and over 250 pieces of military hardware, including 20 airplanes and helicopters. From the […]

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