Thursday, May 6, 2021
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Navy

Chinese Navy Sends Salvage Ships To Join Indonesian Submarine Retrieval Efforts

gCaptain Editorial Note Embarrassing but true: The father of submarine salvage, RDML Ellsberg, is rolling in his grave with the knowledge that the US Navy has only two aging salvage...

May 6, 2021
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Monday, May 3, 2021
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Navy

Aircraft Carrier Shandong Deploys To South China Sea

(Bloomberg) –China has sent its Shandong aircraft carrier for military training in the South China Sea and plans to continue similar exercises, the state-owned Global Times said. The training conducted...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 5499

Monday, April 26, 2021
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Defense

China Commissions New Navy Warships

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China deployed its first advanced amphibious assault ship and two other new vessels in a commissioning ceremony attended by President Xi Jinping, local media reported. The...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 3440

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Defense

China Targets Taiwan With Carrier Battlegroup Drills

SHANGHAI, April 6 (Reuters) – A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Taiwan and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday in a further escalation of tensions near...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 3405

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Defense

China Admonishes US Navy For South China Sea Carrier Patrol

By Cate Cadell (Reuters) – The United States often sends ships and aircraft into the South China Sea to “flex its muscles” and this is not good for peace, China’s...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 7448

Sunday, December 20, 2020
Defense

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Group Sails Through Taiwan Strait

By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s navy and air force were deployed on Sunday as a Chinese aircraft carrier group led by the country’s newest carrier, the Shandong, sailed...

December 20, 2020
Total Views: 5053

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Defense

What Is The Malabar Ocean Exercise?

By Alasdair Pal (Reuters) – Australia will join three-way naval exercises involving the United States, Japan and India, in a move that could provoke concern from China, which has criticized similar...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 66

Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Defense

Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwan Freighter, Coast Guard Says

By Adela Lin (Bloomberg) –A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast...

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 60

Friday, July 5, 2019
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Defense

China Denies South China Sea Missile Tests

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China’s Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, saying instead that...

July 5, 2019
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Defense

Analysts Say Satellite Images Show China’s Construction on Third, Larger Aircraft Carrier

By Greg Torode and Ben Blanchard HONG KONG/BEIJING May 7(Reuters) – Construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by...

May 7, 2019
Total Views: 79

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
china navy ships
Defense

China’s Vast Fleet is Tipping the Balance of Power in the Pacific

By David Lague and Benjamin Kang Lim TAIPEI, April 30 (Reuters) – A generation ago, from mid-1995 into early 1996, China lobbed missiles in the waters around Taiwan as the self-governing...

April 30, 2019
Total Views: 74

Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Defense

Special Report: New Missile Gap Leaves U.S. Scrambling to Counter China

By David Lague and Benjamin Kang Lim ZHUHAI, China, April 25 (Reuters) – China’s powerful military is considered to be a master at concealing its intentions. But there is no...

April 25, 2019
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
china new destroyer Nanchang
Defense

China Shows Off New Destroyer During Major Naval Parade

By Ben Blanchard QINGDAO, China, April 23 (Reuters) – China showed off the first of its new generation of guided missile destroyers on Tuesday as President Xi Jinping reviewed a...

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 6

Monday, April 22, 2019
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Defense

China To Reveal New Warships During Naval Parade This Week

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – China’s navy wants maritime “tranquillity and good order”, its chief said on Monday, ahead of a parade to mark its 70th anniversary at which the military...

April 22, 2019
Total Views: 9

Friday, June 15, 2018
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Defense

China Fire Missiles In South China Sea As Tensions Heighten

by Christian Shepherd (Reuters) – China’s navy carried out drills in the South China Sea to simulate fending off an aerial attack, state media said on Friday, as the country...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 7

Sunday, June 10, 2018
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Defense

China’s Naval Master Plan: A Military Threat In The Pacific And Beyond

(This is the first in a series of columns Bloomberg is publishing on China’s effort to supplant the U.S. as the world’s pre-eminent geopolitical power.) by Hal Brands (Bloomberg) I wrote...

June 10, 2018
Total Views: 9

Sunday, May 13, 2018
Defense

China’s Secretive Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Sets Out for Sea Trials

BEIJING, May 13 (Reuters) – China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s...

May 13, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, May 4, 2018
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Defense

How To Avoid A Naval Cold War In The High North

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) In the classic Cold War novel (and fine 1965 film) “The Bedford Incident,” a U.S. destroyer on a NATO mission tangles with a Soviet submarine in the frigid...

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Defense

China’s 1st New Aircraft Carrier To Start Sea Trials

  by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China first domestically developed aircraft carrier looks set to begin sea trials after pictures appeared on the Chinese internet on Monday of it leaving its...

April 24, 2018
Total Views: 0

Monday, April 23, 2018
china home-built aircraft carrier
Defense

China’s First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Looks Set to Start Sea Trials

BEIJING, April 23 (Reuters) – China first domestically developed aircraft carrier looks set to begin sea trials after pictures appeared on the Chinese internet on Monday of it leaving its...

April 23, 2018
Total Views: 1