*+-PARIS — Russian aerospace giant United Aircraft Corp. plans to ink a deal this year to supply the Chinese military with two dozen Sukhoi Su-35 multi-role fighter jets, an official said. When asked for the status of the talks between the two countries on the sale, Yuri Slyusar, the head of the Moscow-maker of civilian and military […]
*+-The Chinese Navy is preparing to commission three new, nuclear-powered attack submarines with a vertical launching system able to fire supersonic anti-ship missiles, a report from China Daily said. The China Central Television showed satellite pictures earlier this week of the three submarines anchored at an unidentified port claiming that the new submarines are China’s […]
*+-The Pakistanis reportedly test fired a laser guided missile from an airborne drone built in Pakistan last week. The missile, called the Burq, was fired Friday from the Burraq, an all-weather drone, Pakistani Maj. Gen. Asim Salim Bajwa said on Twitter.
*+-Lining up 1,400 Chinese sailors and aircrew members on the country’s first aircraft carrier offers a bit of perspective on the carrier’s massive scale. The sailors and air crew lined up on the ski jump of the Liaoning for a video celebrating the Chinese New Year, the year of the goat. Photos from the video offer the […]
*+-China, the world’s second-largest defense spender behind the U.S., launched a website designed to modernize and provide more information about its weapons acquisitions. According to an article by the state-run news agency Xinhua: “Under the General Armament Department of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), weain.mil.cn provides information on the country’s weapon and armament needs, relevant policies, procurement notices, enterprise […]