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HANOI, Nov 15 (NNN-VNS) — Viet Nam attached much importance to boosting co-operation with Myanmar for the prosperity of each country and the development of ASEAN, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said. Speaking with visiting Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar’s Defence Service, General Min Aung Hlaing at a reception in Ha Noi Monday, Dung applauded the outcome … Continue reading

Vietnam In Talks to Buy 4 Sigma-class Corvettes (Defense News)

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Vietnam is in talks with Dutch-shipbuilder Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) for the purchase of four Sigma-class corvettes, a spokesperson for the shipbuilder said on Nov. 11. Two of the ships will reportedly be built in Vietnam, where the technology transfer will be an “important contribution” to the country’s ability to develop … Continue reading

India’s border troop surge aimed at rising China? (China Military Online)

Edited and translated by People’s Daily Online Beijing, Nov.10 (People’s Daily Online) –India’s defense ministry has already approved a 13-billion-U.S.-dollar military modernization plan and has decided to send an additional 100,000 soldiers to the China-India border areas over the next five years. This move is regarded as India’s second phase of a military buildup along … Continue reading

India Raises its Game vs. China (Asia Sentinel)

Written by Neeta Lal Army to be enlarged, cruise missiles point over the border, fighter jets on order The Indian Ministry of Defense’s clearance for a US$13-billion military modernization plan – the country’s most ambitious one-time military expansion ever – is causing ripples in global diplomatic circles. Described as India’s largest increase in deployment along … Continue reading

India to deploy BrahMos missiles against China (The Island)

By S Venkat Narayan Our Special Correspondent NEW DELHI, October 17: India will deploy BrahMos cruise missilies in Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast, a state that shares a disputed border with China. It will be India’s first offensive tactical missile deployment against its giant neighbour. Pressing ahead with the second phase of its military expansion … Continue reading

Russian ‘Stealth Destroyer’ Just a Sales Gimmick? (Fox News)

Russia plans to begin constructing a new generation of “stealth” destroyers in 2012 that will form the backbone of the combat power of Russia’s surface fleet, Russian newspaper Pravda reported. But since much of Russia’s income comes from arms sales and exports, that new stealth technology might be simply hype designed to sell boats, Thomas … Continue reading

More Chinese espionage, this time against Russia

Analysts tend to focus on Chinese espionage against its traditional adversaries, such as the US and Taiwan. But Beijing is increasingly stealing military secrets from its ally Russia, and now Moscow may be pushing back Back in May I reported that China had allegedly stolen the design of the Russian-made 9K720 Iskander (SS-26 Stone)* short-range … Continue reading

China troops & whispers set up a test (Telegraph)

OUR BUREAU New Delhi, Oct. 5: Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh today confirmed that nearly 4,000 Chinese troops, mostly engineers, were present in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. But non-military government sources said hawkish media reports of antagonism between New Delhi and Beijing were undermining diplomatic efforts.

Exclusive: Lockheed lobbies anew for new Taiwan F-16s (Reuters)

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp is helping arm U.S. lawmakers for a renewed push to sell its new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, not just the Obama administration’s planned $5.3 billion (3.3 billion pounds) upgrade of old ones. A Lockheed Martin official last week emailed an unsigned memo to lawmakers on … Continue reading

Government mulls request by Paraguay for 11 Hueys (Taipei Times)

Taiwan is considering Paraguay’s request to transfer 11 UH-1H troop transport helicopters to the South American country, a decision that would be subject to approval by the US government, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday. Central and South American Affairs Department Director-General Wu Chin-mu (吳進木) said the matter was “still under discussion” at the … Continue reading

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