Category: From Asia

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Satellite Images show construction on China’s third and largest aircraft carrier – analysts

Construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank. The images from April, provided to Reuters by the Center for...

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People’s Liberation Army-Navy Declares Chinese Carrier Liaoning a ‘Combat Ship

Following a six-month retrofit, China’s sole active aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, has been declared a “combat ship” by the People’s Liberation Army-Navy. “The Liaoning is shifting from a training and test ship to a combat ship,”...

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US Spy Plane Spotted Snooping Near Russian Maritime Border in Black Sea – Report

Wednesday’s flight was the third time a US recon aircraft was spotted near Russia’s southern borders in less than 24 hours. A US Air Force Boeing RC-135V large reconnaissance aircraft based in Crete, Greece made...

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Russian fighter performs dangerous intercept of Navy EP-3 Aries II over the Black Sea

This marks the latest in a decade-long series of instances of Russian ships and aircraft interfering with airspace and sea lane navigation by the U.S. Navy. These incidents have increased since the annexation of...

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China’s new J-10B fighter jet is latest military move in arms race

An upgraded version of China’s J-10 fighter jet stole the limelight at the country’s biggest air show this week. The J-10 variant has manoeuvrability and combat capability that, until now, were the preserve of...

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Indian HAL HTT-40 Conducts Two-Turn Spin and Recovery Test

India’s HAL HTT 40 turboprop trainer aircraft has begun the most awaited phase of the spin tests by successfully entering in to two turn spin and subsequently recovering with the appropriate controls. Two test...