Tag Archives: Jet Fighters

China Prepares For War? Chinese Aircraft Carrier, Fighter Jets Conduct Navy Drills Amid Rising South Sea Tensions

Chinese naval soldiers stand guard on China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning, as it travels towards a military base in Sanya, Hainan province, in this undated picture made available on November 30, 2013. Reuters Amid escalating tensions in Asia, China’s lone aircraft carrier conducted military exercises Friday along with fighter jets after setting sail from the […]

China Seeks to Protect South China Sea Submarine Gateway

China’s efforts to protect its submarine gateway to the South China Sea could broaden from standoffs with U.S. military planes to announcing an air defense identification zone, according to two retired army officers. China could seek to restrict the air space around Hainan Island as the U.S. routinely runs surveillance flights in the area, retired […]

New Japan security plan focuses on island dispute

TOKYO — Japan on Tuesday approved a plan to increase defense spending by 5 percent over the next five years to purchase its first surveillance drones, more jet fighters and naval destroyers in the face of China’s military expansion. The revised five-year defense plan was adopted by the Cabinet along with a new national security […]