Communist China Trials Y-7 Transport for Carrier Ops

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy recently held simulation training for transport aircraft to land on aircraft carriers, with military analysts saying on Wednesday that the move indicated that China is now developing fixed-wing transport aircraft and special mission aircraft including early warning aircraft for its third aircraft carrier, thanks to the latter’s electromagnetic catapults. The PLA Naval Aviation…

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Communist China Conducts Large Provocation off Taiwan

A large number of warships of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy reportedly sailed to waters east of the island of Taiwan and south of Japan as dozens of PLA warplanes carried out drills on Tuesday and Wednesday, with analysts saying on Thursday that the joint maritime and aerial exercise could greatly enhance combat readiness against “Taiwan independence” and…

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Type 055 Lhasa Holds Trains in the Sea of Japan

China’s second Type 055 large destroyer, the Lhasa, is reportedly holding its first far sea drills by entering the Sea of Japan, with experts saying on Wednesday that the ship has achieved full operational capability and demonstrated its capabilities in deterring possible foreign military interference in the Taiwan Straits at a time when the US and Japan have been repeatedly…

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China Denies Taiwan Strait is International Waters

There is no such thing as “international waters” on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin made it clear at a press conference on Monday. The US has replaced universally applicable rules of international law with unilateral rules of its own making. It is self-evident who the destroyer of international…

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First Two Type 075 Ships Hold Joint Maneuvers

Two Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Type 075 amphibious assault ships recently sailed together in a dual ship exercise for the first time, a move analysts said not only showed that the recently commissioned second ship has achieved a high level of combat capability, but also provided the PLA with a powerful new instrument in amphibious landing operations, with…

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PLA Drills Around Taiwan Targeted at US Lawmakers’ Visit

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theater Command on Friday organized multi-services and arms, dispatching forces including destroyers, frigates, bombers and fighters, and conducted joint combat alert patrols and drills including maritime assault, in the forefront of the East China Sea and in waters and aerial areas around the island of Taiwan, when a group of US lawmakers were…

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Viet Nam Asks China to Cease Militarization in South China Sea

Viet Nam on Thursday asked China to end its militarization in the South China Sea in violation of Viet Nam’s territories and to refrain from escalating tensions. Phạm Thu Hang, deputy spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, made the remarks during a regular press briefing, in response to a question over US reports of China having…

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AUKUS Plans Hypersonic Weapons to Confront China

(Propaganda) As the US, the UK and Australia announced they would cooperate to develop hypersonic weapons under the framework of the new AUKUS alliance and the NATO leaders are set – for the first time ever – to discuss China’s influence and “coercive policies” in its next strategic concept, analysts said that the US is making use of the Ukraine…

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China Opposes Australia’s “Interference” in Taiwan

Some politicians in Australia have repeatedly made erroneous remarks on bilateral relations and Taiwan question, to which the Chinese side has expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition, said Senior Colonel Wu Qian, a spokesperson for China’s Ministry of National Defense, at a regular press conference on Thursday. It is reported that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed before the federal…

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