US Navy P-8A Poseidon Lased by Chinese Warship Near Guam

February 28, 2020 @ 07:53 AM

A destroyer belonging to Chinas Peoples Liberation Army Navy lased a US Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft while it was flying in airspace above international waters some 380 miles west of Guam. The US Pacific Fleet said in a

Replace ‘Failed’ Russian S-300 in Syria with Chinese Air Defence System: Chinese...

February 27, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

Syria should replace its ‘failed Russian S-300 and Pantsir air defence systems (ADS) with the China made Red Flag series such as the Hongqi 9, the export version of FD-2000 land-based ADS. State-aligned media outlet Sina

Planned Export Restrictions on Military-Grade Semiconductors Worry China

February 25, 2020 @ 07:36 AM

As a group of 42 nations including the US and Japan plan to restrict weapon-capable semiconductor exports to ensure cyber-security, China is worried that its weapons development program may be hit. Military semiconductors account for around 2% of China's total weapons expenditure amounting to some 6 billion yuan ($853

Russian Defense Minister's Plane Shadowed by US Drone Over Kosovo

February 20, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

Serbia scrambled MiG-29 fighter jets as a US MQ-9 Reaper drone approached within 150 km of the aircraft of Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu which was flying over Kosovo airspace. According to Russia's Izvestia, the drone is either an MQ-9 Reaper or a RQ-4 Global Hawk

Israeli F-35I Jets Strikes “Large Convoy” in Syria

February 20, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35I “Adir” stealth fighter jets reportedly carried out a “successful” airstrike to destroy a “large convoy” of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)- Quds Force, or Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or of Lebanons Hezbollah, in Syria early on Thursday. “It is now confirmed that the F-35Is...

Syrian Air Defence “wastes” Projectiles by Inaccurate Fire at Israeli Missiles

February 19, 2020 @ 10:22 AM

Russian-made air defence systems with the Syrian Army such as the Pantsir "waste" their missile-projectiles by inaccurately firing at air-to-ground missiles launched by Israeli F-16s. Israeli intelligence website https://nziv

Yemeni Rebels Reveal New Air Defense System

February 17, 2020 @ 07:55 AM

Yemeni Houthi rebels have unveiled their newly-inducted air defense system that shot down a Saudi Tornado fighter on Friday night. "It is part of a new, domestically-designed and sophisticated air defense system

Yemen's Air Defenses with "New Technology" Shoots Down Saudi Jet

February 16, 2020 @ 04:38 AM

A Saudi Tornado multirole fighter jet was shot down by a missile launched by Yemen's advanced air defense system incorporating "new technology." "The aircraft was shot down with an advanced surface-to-air missile with new technology," Armed Forces spokesman, Brigadier Yahya Saree said in a brief statement

Huawei Provided Surveillance Equipment to Iran: US Alleges

February 14, 2020 @ 07:19 AM

The United States Justice Department has indicted Chinas Huawei company and its subsidiaries of supplying surveillance equipment to Iran a decade ago, besides accusing the company of several other violations. The firm provided the equipment to Tehran to monitor protesters way back in 2009 when there were violent protests in the country over presidential election results

Turkey claims 'Neutralizing' 101 Syrian Troops

February 11, 2020 @ 06:39 AM

Turkey has said it "neutralized" 101 Syrian troops in a retaliatory attack after the latter reportedly attacked its military stationed in northwestern Syria. On Monday, the defense ministry said in a

Coronavirus Not a Deterrent to Chinese Vessels Invading Indonesian EEZ

February 5, 2020 @ 10:12 AM

A Chinese coast guard ship accompanying fishing boats was detected lurking in the Indonesian terrestrial waters even as the battle against the deadly 2019-nCoV coronavirus which originated in China's Wuhan city is far from being over. As of Wednesday morning, over 24,300 cases of coronavirus infection have been reported and 490 deaths confirmed in China alone

Taliban claims Shooting Down US military aircraft in Afghanistan, Pentagon Denies

January 28, 2020 @ 08:19 AM

The Taliban has claimed shooting down a US military aircraft in Eastern Afghanistan even as the US Military said it was investigating the crash. The aircraft with two pilots went down in an area controlled largely by the Taliban group on Monday