China Military & Defence
When, in 1994, Beijing sent its maritime militia to the vicinity of their owned Mischief Reef, the Philippines deemed it best to do nothing, other than a formal protest, to avoid escalating tensions.
China's aviation industry has a problem: it has two stealth fighters of its own, developed in-house, but the associated engine is still lacking. With the purchase of the Ukrainian company Motor Sitsch, the Chinese wanted to change that. But the deal failed.
Germany's decision may constitute a fundamental challenge to the current line of Chinese policy, which was based on the effective behind-the-scenes discouragement of European countries' authorities from showing political and military activity, for example, in the context of disputes in the South China Sea.
China does not intend to stop the growth of its defense forces, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang guaranteed this in a speech to the country's legislature.
If the United States fails to show its courage and focus on developing a next-generation fighter jet, China could overtake the Americans. Such a statement was broadly General Mark Kelly's comment on Washington's NGAD program.
India and China have agreed to withdraw troops from the disputed area near Pangong Tso Lake in the western Himalayas, Indian Defense Minister Rajnat Singh said on Thursday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24
The Chinese company Aviation Power, owned by the Aero Engine Corporation of China (AVIC), has announced that it has completed a new production line for third-generation "medium traction" jet engines, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
According to Parly, this is meant to be evidence of the French Navy's ability to operate far into France and for a long time, in conjunction with its Australian, American, and Japanese strategic partners.
More than 30 Chengdu J-10 Měnglóng combat aircraft of the latest C version standing on the parking areas of Chengdu Aerospace Corporation plants
Sources told the Indian edition that the new battles were the entry of Chinese troops into Indian territory. The sources also said that 20 Chinese soldiers and 4 Indian soldiers are injuring in the clashes.
On January 23, China forced Taiwan to activate its air defenses. The reason was the detection of 13 flights of military aircraft around the island nation's airspace belonging to the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
New Russian and Chinese missiles could pose a "real threat" to US aircraft carriers, whose dominance was guaranteed after the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union
The Nigerian armed forces deployed recently purchased Chinese VT4 tanks. Machines are used against Boko Haram terrorists, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Defence 24.
At least that is the military's general expert opinion in the region after Indonesian fishers found another drone in their fishing nets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com ciitng Defence24.
Korea sent fighters after nineteen Russian and Chinese military planes, including strategic bombers, have violated South Korea's air defense identification area
China demonstrated strength by sending its latest aircraft carrier near Taiwan shortly after the US destroyer's presence in the Taiwan Strait, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
In the face of tensions between Taipei and Beijing, their production is significantly accelerated in the coming years, which announced in the background of launching the first modernized Tuo Chiang type unit
On December 11 this year, we informed you that the US Navy had conducted the first tests of the latest class of Tomahawk missiles - Block V. The tests were conducted in the Pacific Ocean, and the destroyer class USS Chafee (DDG 90) launched this missile for the first time.
A new US report, but this time not from the Pentagon, estimates China's nuclear stockpiles at least 350 nuclear warheads, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing an article in the US military publication Defense News.
China may soon achieve a military equilibrium with the United States, General Mark Milli, head of the United States' Joint Chiefs of Staff, said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Russian Naval Forces ships will conduct exercises with NATO countries off Pakistan's coast for the first time in ten years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com ciitng the Russian Black Sea Fleet statement.
The Swedish foundation SIPRI published the largest defense industry companies' sales results in the world for 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
Antony Blinken, elected by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the future secretary of state, is considered a moderate politician in China and a person with whom Beijing "can work," the South China Morning Post reported, citing Chinese experts
This machine, whose appearance has been known for several years, but was presented to the public for the first time during last year's parade, is now officially anointed as the future workhorse of the Chinese People's Liberation Army
China used microwave weapons in August to shock Indian soldiers, which forced them to leave their posts - at least that's what Beijing expert Jin Canrong said in a lecture that was leaked to the world infosphere thanks to The Times
Recently, she made a comment that stirred the spirits in China. According to Ms. Flournoy, the US Navy in the South China Sea could destroy the entire available Chinese fleet within 72 hours.
Above the Asian skies, along with the growing tensions in Sino-American relations, it is getting crowded with machines performing reconnaissance missions and collecting intelligence.
Mark believes that Beijing needs to improve the design of its J-20 and Su-57 is perhaps the right solution for this. The two fighters have completely different functionality and that is why they are very different from each other.
Such a deal became clear to the public after the US State Department announced the new sale to the Asian island and actually gave the green light to start deliveries.
According to the Rostech state report, in 2019, the Russian Helicopters company, which belongs to it, concluded contracts for the supply of 121 helicopters to China, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Polish news agency Defence24.
On the eve of winter, a "temporarily frozen" conflict could melt the upcoming winter snow high in the Himalayas, where the Himalayan plains are located - the highest desert in the world.
Thus, there are growing concerns that the current events taking place around the China-Taiwan-United States relationship may escalate to a level that unfortunately builds a specific critical mass, leading directly to the emergence of another dangerous global crisis in the near future.
There are many models of 4th and 4 ++ generation fighters, and in addition to traditional players in this market such as the United States and Russia, the last decade has given birth to new manufacturers, new models and new trends in the field of aircraft construction.
Recently, a photo of a fifth-generation Chinese fighter began circulating on the Internet, with the author of the photo saying that it was the new J-31 or also known as the FC-31.
Against the backdrop of an increasingly uncertain future in India-China relations, New Delhi has decided to test with its ground equipment at its disposal to accept the challenge of a possible future conflict, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Tensions between China and Taiwan have escalated sharply in recent months. The threats followed one after another, especially after Taiwan decided to buy 66 F-16 fighters.
Chinese media reports widely on the excellent results achieved in simulated combat by the 5th generation Chengdu J-20 fighter. The relatively inexperienced pilot was supposed to achieve a win-loss ratio of 17 to zero in subsequent fights.
On Sunday, September 20, the network began to actively disseminate a video in which the Chinese military are carrying out an attack on the US Air Force base Andersen, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
US President's special envoy Marshall Billingsley said that if Moscow does not agree to the US conditions to extend the START-3 Treaty until the presidential elections in the country, then if Donald Trump is re-elected, the "pay" will increase
The Chinese army has enough strength, means and determination to defend the country's sovereignty, to prevent Taiwan's declaration of independence and foreign interference in the internal affairs of the PRC
Russia's fifth generation Su-57 fighters are of great interest to China, but there is a reason why Beijing will not buy these aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Chinese news agency Sohu.
During one of the key exercises, the Chinese fifth-generation fighter Chengdu J-20, under the control of a pilot who had recently mastered the car, conditionally destroyed 17 planes of a potential enemy
Russian-Belarusian military maneuvers will now be held at the forefront of NATO all year round, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Free Press. The joint exercises of the two armies of the Union State "Slavic Brotherhood-2020"
If Russia and China jointly challenge the United States in the Arctic, Washington will not be ready for this, said American expert Michael Lyons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
You cannot erase the words from the song. And if the Barguzin (the northeastern wind on Lake Baikal) is destined to "move the shaft", then "the young man will not be far off."
The American agency Bloomberg draws a conclusion about the probability of a military clash between India and China. According to military analysts, there is a real possibility that Beijing will position its Hongqi-9 anti-missile systems near the Sino-India border.
Chinese news agencies, citing sources in the military, report that the plane crash involving the Su-35 fighter was due to a complex failure of all onboard systems of a combat aircraft
The number of anti-Chinese words and deeds of the Donald Trump administration is multiplying at an increasing speed and, in accordance with the teachings of the classics, can jump into a new quality.
The United States is ready to assist China and India in resolving the border conflict, American President Donald Trump said at a press conference at the White House on September 4, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Particular attention is paid to the part on China's nuclear potential. According to the Pentagon, the country is aiming and is likely to double its nuclear warheads in the coming years.
The emergence of submarines off the coast of a potential enemy may become a new global containment strategy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according to a military expert of the Chinese newspaper Sina.
The clash of Indian soldiers with Chinese troops took place in the border region of Ladakh, the Ministry of Defense of India reported on August 31, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Thus, there are as many as seven such units to be handed over at the shipyards at the same time, which is such a risky action that the first prototype ship, commissioned to the Chinese Navy in January 2020 year, still not fully operational and tested.
In the battle of equivalent aircraft carrier formations and groups, the Chinese side suffers significantly large losses, even with the possible use of promising hypersonic anti-ship missiles.
However, neither the multicenter mass of the warhead, nor the significant flight speed or underwater movement, nor the ingenious maneuvering and electronic protection is far from always enough to let a floating airfield sink to the bottom.
The governments of Japan and the United States will work together to prepare a missile detection and tracking system using numerous small satellites. They will be launched into an orbit with an altitude of 300-1000 kilometers.
The classified base of nuclear submarines of the PRC Navy on the island of Hainan was captured in a fresh satellite image, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Popular Mechanics.
China is the second country in the world to mass-produce fifth generation fighters. And, it seems, as it turned out recently, the first to create a two-seat modification, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Popular Mechanic.
Indian media reports of sightings of Chinese 5th-generation J-20 combat aircraft at the Hotan base, just 320 kilometers from the disputed demarcation line in the Himalayas, in the Xinjiang region
State media in the PRC presented a promising Chinese weapon system amid growing tensions with Taiwan and the United States, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing The Guardian.
The American military-political publication National Interest has presented a list of the five most formidable air forces in the world. Let's take a look at it.
What has already been announced has happened, i.e. China is to make a show of strength in the course of military maneuvers, which are Beijing's direct response to the visit of the American official delegation to Taiwan.
Chinese military suggest that the US military reconnaissance aircraft E-8C has entered Chinese airspace, disguised as a passenger airliner, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Sohu news agency and Global Times.
It is noted that the H-6J will become the most important force for China to protect the coastal strip at medium range. The H-6 bomber is a licensed copy of the Soviet Tu-16 jet bomber.
The Reuters news agency, citing its own sources, reports that a deal may soon take place to sell at least four American reconnaissance drones to Taiwan. It is assumed that the amount of the contract could be $600 million
Western officials are convinced of this, who fear that the Saudi ruling house plans to develop its military nuclear program to the detriment of the balance of power in the Middle East. The absolute unaccountability of Riyadh adds to the worries.
The United States is discussing the possibility of deploying the Aegis Ashore air defense / missile defense system installed in Japan on the island of Guam. At the same time, Tokyo has recently abandoned the use of this system, questioning its effectiveness.
Serbia has bought a new generation of Chinese FK-3 anti-aircraft missile systems, the state arms trading company Jugoimport SDPR JP said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Dnevnik.
A complete and prompt withdrawal of Chinese troops from the line of de facto control in East Ladakh during the fifth round of negotiations with the Chinese military could not be achieved by representatives of the command of the Indian ground forces
The Embassy of India in Bulgaria issued an official press release to the media, which briefly highlighted what happened at the regular weekly briefing of the official spokesman on the development of the border between India and China.
China has started exporting the third generation of their Red Arrow-12 anti-tank systems, also known as the HJ-12. According to the China Defense website, Algeria has become the first Arab country to obtain the upgraded Chinese anti-tank system.
India and China have agreed on an early and complete withdrawal of troops along the line of de facto control in Ladakh. The countries stressed that the full restoration of peace and tranquility in the region is key to the development of bilateral relations.
It is made on the basis of the already well-known J-20, however, according to The Drive magazine, it will not be equipped with Russian AL-31F engines, but an improved version of the Chinese WS-10, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Beijing is concerned that this is taking place against the backdrop of a border conflict between China and India. In recent months, it has escalated, with the result that for the first time in 45 years, there have been fatalities in this dispute.
The new air-to-surface missile for helicopters has been successfully tested in China, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the South China Morning Post report on July 18.
In China, a new modification of the fifth generation fighter J-20 was created. In addition, the car has already begun to be mass-produced, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Rusiiskaya Gazeta.
Amid the rapid escalation of Western military and economic pressure against both countries, China and Iran have developed a new landmark economic and security partnership that would pave the way for billions of dollars of Chinese investment in the Middle East state.
China criticizes the United States for "militaristic manners" in the South China Sea, calling American exercises a threat to peace in the region and rejecting accusations of destabilizing actions.
For many years, India could enjoy a strategic advantage over China: its industry is heavily dependent on supplies through the Gulf of Malacca between Indonesia and Malaysia, and India does not cost anything to block it.
China began to withdraw troops from areas along the disputed Indian border in the Himalayas, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing sources from Indian government. In June, 20 Indian soldiers were killed on this border in direct clashes with Chinese army forces.
The demand from China to join the trilateral disarmament talks with Russia is nothing more than an attempt on the part of the United States to untie its hands for military dominance, Fu Tsong said.
On Tuesday, the IAF landed a twin engine AN-32 transport aircraft, and military chopper Mi17 at Chinyalisaur airstrip in Uttarakhand, around 120 kilometers from the border with China, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Sputnik News.
India’s efforts to de-escalate tensions with China on the line of effective control (LAC) in East Ladakh have so far failed. This was reported on Monday by the Hindustan Times, citing military sources, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Joint naval exercises of India and Japan are a strategic signal for China, said Rajaram Panda, a researcher in the Indian Parliament and a member of the Governing Council of the Indian Council on Foreign Affairs.
On June 29, Indian sources said that India is likely to receive the first six French strike aircraft by July 27. By this time, the combat potential of the Indian Air Force will increase significantly. Today, disputes continue in India, and, according to experts, she is in distress.
The Indian expert said he was skeptical that China would decide to deploy its next-generation J-20 fighter jets near the borders with India. China might need such airplanes in case of a full-scale war with India.
According to the Chinese publication Global Times, citing a report from the PRC aviation industry, the first flight of a new combat aircraft should take place in 2021, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
This and the concentration of forces of both countries that followed before and especially after this event seems to be detrimental to the People's Republic of China for many reasons.
The Americans are watching with interests as the new Chinese J-16 attack fighters in large quantities enter the combat aircraft of the Celestial Empire. In addition, these machines have significant potential for further improvement.
Pakistan has moved two divisions of troops along the line of control in occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing The Economic Times.
Negotiations at the level of commanders of the Indian and Chinese ground forces corps began on Tuesday in Chushul from the Indian side of the line of actual control (LFK), which divides the two countries, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
According BulgarianMilitary.com sources India is likely to receive by July 27 the first batch of six Rafale fighter jets which are expected to significantly boost the combat capability of the Indian Air Force.
As a result, its population of 1.3 billion is guarded by a nuclear arsenal of about a hundred warheads deployed on land, at sea and in the air. Despite its status as a supporter of non-alignment, the country was forced to develop its own nuclear weapons.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been criticized by opposition leaders of the Indian National Congress for that China has occupied India in Ladakh , learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing India Today.
On Thursday, the visit of the Indian delegation to Moscow ended. The agreement to speed up military-technical cooperation with the largest buyer of Russian weapons was the main result of the visit to Moscow of the Minister of Defense of India, Rajnath Singh.
However, looking at them it is difficult to forget that a few days ago, Indian troops received orders to respond to any violation of the status quo at the border in an emergency, without requesting additional orders from the command.
India is closely monitoring the concentration of Chinese troops in strategically important areas on the line of actual control in eastern Ladakh, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Indian military source, cited by TASS.
In addition to physical clashes between border detachments, both countries began to actively pull military equipment to the disputed site and transfer aircraft to nearby military airfields.
Hackers from China have committed more than 40,000 cyber attacks on Indian Internet resources in the past five days, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Maharashtra State Police Inspector Yashasvi Yadav.
The main element of this complex is a special five-axis chassis on which a transport and launch container with a rocket is transported. It is this chassis that allows you to transfer missiles to the desired area, as well as launch from a minimum distance to the target.
US President Donald Trump said that the American side is negotiating with India and China and is trying to help these countries overcome problems in relations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing RT.
The buildup of nuclear weapons stockpiles in Russia and China is a serious concern in the United States, so the American side intends to take steps aimed at protecting national interests.
Special Representative of the US President for Arms Control Marshall Billingsley will hold talks in Austria on June 22-23 with Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on arms control, an invitation was sent to China to participate in them.
The air-launched version of the BrahMos missile, named after India's Brahmaputra River and Russia's Moskva River, has an operational range of 290 km., learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Sputnik
The United States wants to stop China and Russia from gaining control of outer space and will turn to the Allies for help - this is stated in the new "Defense and Space Strategy", published by the Pentagon on Wednesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense said that the aircraft of the Taiwan Air Force intercepted a Chinese fighter jet that had briefly entered the island’s air defense zone on Tuesday, recording the third such incident in a week
Three Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh, the disputed area of Kashmir, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several local Indian sources.
More than a quarter of America’s active aircraft carrier groups are now operating in the Indo-Pacific region, with the carriers and their complement of attack aircraft and helicopters flanked by cruisers, destroyers, and other support vessels
China deployed a large military group to the border with India, which, in particular, included many tanks, armored personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles and other armored vehicles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The agreement between both parties is to provide access to each other's military bases - a pact that will clear the way for new military exchanges and exercises in the Indo-Pacific region.
The Beijing authorities are striving for a peaceful way to reunite Taiwan with the mainland, but do not exclude force methods. This was stated by the chief of the Joint Staff of the Central Military Council of the PRC, General Li Zocheng
China is interested in acquiring a batch of Product 30 aircraft engines, which are being developed specifically for the Su-57 fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Chinese journalists report.
The first Chinese unmanned helicopter AR500C, designed for operations at high altitude, first took off. According to Defense World, in the future, Beijing will be able to use UAVs of this type when patrolling the border with India
China’s military budget in 2020 will grow by 6.6% and reach 1.27 trillion yuan ($ 178.8 billion), follows from the country's 2020 draft budget published on Friday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Times has quoted unnamed US defence sources as saying that the Pentagon may lose a sea war with China if one breaks out in the Indo-Pacific region amid the increasing tensions between Beijing and Washington.
And how does Russia view these events? While Moscow and Beijing are strengthening cooperation in all areas, many Western experts have warned that China’s growing military power will increase tension between the two countries.
The incident occurred almost simultaneously with the incident, which involved Indian and Chinese border guards at the checkpoint on the border of the Indian state of Sikkim and China
A massive brawl between the Indian and Chinese soldiers took place on the border of Sikkim (India) and the Tibet Autonomous Region (China), learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Air Force of the People’s Liberation Army of China has an advantage over the US Air Force due to the operation of the Russian Su-35 generation 4 ++ along with the Chinese fifth-generation aircraft Chengdu J-20
China will introduce the N-20 invisible bomber this year, and not in 2025, as was expected in the United States, learned BugarianMilitary.com citing the South China Morning Post and military sources.
Thanks to Russian engines, the Chinese J-10C fighter was able to surpass the American F-16V. This is stated in the publication of the American edition of Military Watch.
The US administration has made it clear that not only Russia but also China should participate in any future arms limitation treaties, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Bloomberg.
Despite the fact that in China they constantly declare the perfection of their fifth generation fighter J-20, it has serious problems. It's about its engines, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Glas.
Two new upgraded nuclear strategic submarines have been launched in China for the 71st anniversary of the Navy, the South China Morning Post reported on April 30, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
Russian submarines may face the unpleasant surprise that the US fleet is preparing for them, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according publication in US online media Breaking Defense.
China’s policy in the South China Sea creates a situation in which US behavior looks like a destabilizing intervention, says Robert Farley, a professor at Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Trade, quoted by The National Interest.
The first batch of heavy military equipment was delivered by China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) to Nigeria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing China Military Online.
The Chinese Long March 3B launch vehicle crashed when launching the Indonesian communications satellite Palapa-N1 / Nusantara Dua, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The United States of America threatened Saudi Arabia with the withdrawal of all its troops and air defense equipment from the country if the official Riyadh refuses to negotiate with Russia on oil production and commodity prices
An island border guard force was created by Okinawa Prefecture Police to protect the disputed islands in the East China Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Japanese The Asahi Shimbun.
After the end of the arms embargo in October 2020, Iran will be able to acquire, among other things, fighters for its Air Force. It was previously believed that Tehran would most likely stop at Russian planes, but now China may be in the favorites.
According to Inosmi with reference to Sohu, there are significant reasons why many states intend to buy the S-400, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the magazine Russian Weapon.
A Chinese destroyer aimed a laser at a US Navy R-8A Poseidon reconnaissance aircraft in the Pacific, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according US Navy statement cited by TASS.
BEIJING, (BM) - Chief designer at China’s Shenyang Aircraft Design Institute Wang Yongqing in a recent interview with Chinese media praised the design of Russia’s new Su-57 next generation fighter - a fighter which the Chinese People's Liberation Army is expected to order for its Air Force or its Navy in the near future, learned!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia and China are on the list of threats presented in the new US counterintelligence strategy for 2020-2022. The document was published by the National Center for Counterintelligence and Security, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - China should be part of the new arms control agreements, said Kay Bailey Hutchinson, US Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the speech of the Permanent Representative to the Heritage Foundation in Washington. China may!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - Russia has completed the delivery by sea to China of the second regimental set of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing a military-diplomatic source. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: After the S-400, China Buys!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China’s ‘Modern Ships’ publication in November revealed artwork of a large new anti ship ballistic missile which is set to be integrated onto the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) new H-6N medium weight tactical bomber - the latest iteration of the H-6 design which, in response to a growing and often hostile Western naval presence!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - Chinese edition of Sohu announced Beijing’s possible refusal to acquire the latest Russian air defense systems S-500, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, quoting Glas.ru Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: China Has Discovered the Unique Ability of Russian S-500 Missile!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The secretive world of naval underwater surveys rarely breaks the surface. Now recent events are briefly shining a light into the darkness. In the Adriatic, a Croatian fishing vessel caught one of the U.S. Navy’s undersea sensor systems last week. That mysterious object has largely been explained. Read more: Military and!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - Recent risky military actions by the United States are leading to an escalation of tension in the Middle East, China is urging the United States not to abuse military force, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting RIA Novosti. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - According to Chinese news agencies, a fifth-generation Russian fighter is seriously inferior to a Chinese combat aircraft in high-altitude combat, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Dogfight! Russia’s Su-35 and Su-57 vs. F-35 Stealth!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - In connection with the appearance in China of Syria long-range Chinese radars (up to 450 kilometers - approx.ed.), The information publication Sina announced that the main reason for deploying JYL-1 and J-27VHF radars here was the need to protect Russian air defense systems S -300 and S-400 air defense systems from possible attacks!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - A submarine of the Navy of the People’s Liberation Army of China has tested a ballistic missile, which can reach anywhere in the United States. This was reported by The Washington Post, citing a source in the Pentagon, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China already has the world’s second-largest aircraft carrier The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has commissioned its second aircraft carrier into active frontline service - the Type 001A Class warship ‘Shandong.’, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Russia’s Aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” caught fire in Murmansk (video) The commissioning took place 19 months!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - While failing to make headlines as larger and more strategic Chinese weapons systems have, the DF-41 ballistic missile being a prime example, the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) new PCL191 rocket artillery system is nevertheless a potentially game changing platform for the country’s military capabilities. Dubbed by state media!-->!-->!-->…
NEW DELHI, (BM) - Chinese military experts, commenting on the well-known statements of their Indian neighbors that the Su-30MKI radars have repeatedly detected stealth fighter aircraft J-20 PLA, are trying to find an explanation of the situation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: China Has Begun to Promote Its Own 4++!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China’s Aviation Industry Corporation has begun to promote the J-10C ‘4++ Generation’ single engine light fighter for export, the first time the country has offered such an advanced platform to overseas clients, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Watch. Read more: China Has Conducted Test of the Latest!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China has conducted another test of the latest heavy-duty intercontinental ballistic missile (ICD) DF-41 (Dongfeng-41) capable of carrying several nuclear warheads, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Washington Times report. Read more: Joint Naval Exercise Has Been Started Between Russia, China and RSA The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
CAPE TAWN, (BM) - The crew of the missile cruiser "Marshal Ustinov" took part in the opening of the first joint naval exercises of the ships of Russia, South Africa and China "Mosi", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press service of the Northern Fleet (SF) statement. Read more: Russia’s Iskander-M Missile Systems Strike Enemy!-->!-->!-->…
As the Su-57 enters serial production in much larger quantities than previously expected, Moscow is making a concerted effort to pitch the fifth-generation fighter to major arms importers including Turkey, India, and China.
WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia and China will likely use their cyber-warfare and cyber-espionage capabilities to challenge the United States into the foreseeable future. Both nations possess highly capable forces that can steal information or attack American infrastructure. Indeed, in some cases, highly classified data on some of the United States’!-->!-->!-->…
WASINGTON, (BM) - China is exporting drones that it advertises as having lethal autonomy to the Middle East, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting defense One. Read more: Chinese Hypersonic UAV is a Bad News for US Navy – Military Watch Analysis It’s the first time that a senior Defense official!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, (BM) - US media outlet The National Interest, which focuses on the global defence industry, has come up with a short list of five nations that are more likely to buy Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet, the Su-57, as the aircraft is about to be delivered to the Russian Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkey Has!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - The Chinese media have concluded that mass production American fighter F-35 led to the fact that the Chinese J-20 is now the more expensive fifth generation aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China Showcased the Largest J-20 Stealth Fighter Jets Formation Recall that in China believe that today only the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has deployed a sizeable continent of advanced new drones, known as the Soar Dragon or Xianglong, near the North Korean border in Liaoning province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: After the S-400, China Buys Russia`s S-500 Missile Defence System The deployment comes amid!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - China may become the first and main foreign buyer of the S-500 Prometey (Prometheus) air defence system once sales abroad begin, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Watch Magazine. “While China has made significant progress in developing its own indigenous air defence systems with platforms such as the HQ-9B,!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1 in typical fashion – with a military parade. Some of the new weapons on display that day provide cause for serious concern among U.S. policymakers. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”. The U.S.:!-->!-->!-->…
TOKYO, (BM) - Russo-Chinese relations continue to improve as both countries’ ties with the United States have grown increasingly strained. Moscow and Beijing describe their bilateral relationship as a “strategic partnership,” constantly adding new adjectives to emphasize its evolving strength. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has insisted it!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China is world-renowned for its ability to steal foreign intellectual property, reverse engineer it, and to quickly produce something similar. In fact, this relationship between espionage, design, and production has helped catapult the People's Liberation Army into a place where America's technological superiority is no longer!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - If China really did have such a powerful radar, it would be a game-changer. In addition, it also functions as a fire control radar that can guide missiles toward stealthy jets like the F-35. “Meter wave radar can be deployed on vehicles, on land and warships, creating a dense web that gives hostile stealth aircraft nowhere to!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - Remember that Russian carrier-based jet that China copied without permission? Those airplanes are crashing, and Russia doesn't seem too broken up about it. Though Russia and China are now friends, even holding joint exercises, Russia's Sputnik News recently trotted out an article titled "Chinese Navy Short on Carrier-Based!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The J-10 “Vigorous Dragon” is a mainstay of China’s effort to modernize its large fleet of single-engine jet fighters, with 350 already in service. An agile tactical fighter similar to the ubiquitous F-16 Fighting Falcon, the Vigorous Dragon was the first domestic Chinese design roughly on par with Western and Russian!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - At the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) unveiled a number of new pieces of high end hardware during a large scale parade in Tiananmen Square. Alongside new DF-17 hypersonic tactical missiles, WZ-8 hypersonic surveillance drones and Gongji-11!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) introduced a number of new models of promising military equipment during a large-scale parade on Tiananmen Square, dedicated to the 70 anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the end of the Chinese civil war. Military Watch believes that despite the fact!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - The grand military parade, dedicated to the 70 anniversary of the founding of the PRC, was full of not only the slender lines of the Chinese military, but also the latest models of military equipment, which have no analogues in the world, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Follow us everywhere and at any time.!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Trump administration is right to respond cautiously to last week’s Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia. As the U.S. protects its interests in the Middle East, it must not allow its military focus to be wrested away from Asia. The threat from Iran pales in comparison to that from China. Iran’s economy is less than 1/20th the!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - The next Chinese aircraft carrier, which received the designation “Type 003”, is planned to be equipped with a standard power plant, that is, without a nuclear reactor, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: China Sells Armed Drones in Europe, Serbia is the End User At the same time, it will radically!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
BELGRADE, (BM) - Serbia’s military will receive Chinese-built armed drones in the coming months, marking the first time Chinese remotely piloted aircraft have been sold to a European country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Stars and Stripes. Serbia will take delivery of nine Chengdu Pterodactyl-1 drones within six months, with a!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJIN, (BM) - The People’s Liberation Army Air Force for the first time showcased seven J-20 stealth fighter jets, the largest J-20 formation ever publicly shown, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Asia Timers. Leading experts to say China’s military is already operating a considerable number of J-20s, which could achieve regional aerial!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, (BM) - About 100 military servicemen from the Chinese People's Liberation Army who will maintain the second regiment set of the S-400 missile systems have completed a training course in Russia to use the systems and returned to China, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: A German Journalist Called the Russian Missile!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING (BM) - China’s military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China’s maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence for the self-ruled island, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Japan News The agency did not say when the exercises would!-->!-->!-->…
LONDON, (BM) - The British company Exception PCB, which manufactures printed circuit boards (PCBs) for the F-35 fighter aircraft, has been owned by the Chinese company Shenzhen Fastprint since 2013, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Sky News TV channel raised the question of the acceptability of the use of electronic components that are!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING, (BM) - China is developing a marine-based radar system for tracking of invisible aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MilitaryWatch. It is optimized to be able to track US fifth generation aircraft like F-35 and F-22. Read more: First Sea Training for the China-Made J-20 Stealth Fighter According to latest!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BGM) - The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion (1.6 billion pounds) worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already involved in an escalating trade war with Washington, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. An!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING (BGM) - Chinese servicemen have started a technical inspection of the second regiment set of S-400 ‘Triumf’ surface-to-air missile systems designated for their delivery to China in late July 2019, a source in military and diplomatic circles told TASS on Wednesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China Expects the Second Batch!-->!-->!-->…
ZHANJIANG, People's Republic of China (BulgarianMilitary.com) - China's Navy, along with Thailand's one, launched a joint training exercise at a military port in Zhanjiang, in South China's Guangdong Province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Navy Recognition. During the week, Chinese and Thai naval forces will exercise shooting,!-->!-->!-->…
NEW YORK, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - China may declare its first stealth fighter operational this year as it also develops long-range bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Bloomberg. Read more: China Already Has 24 Russian Su-35 Fighters. Indonesia Is Expecting Its Su-35 This Year !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Russian Federation has announced that it has carried out the last delivery of Russian Su-35 fighter jets to China, with which it has fulfilled its $ 2.5 billion contract signed in 2015, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. “In accordance with the contract, all Su-35 aircrafts have been!-->!-->!-->…
MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The delivery of the second batch of S-400 anti-aircraft missile defense systems to China by sea will start in late July, a military-diplomatic source told TASS on Wednesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Tass. "The transport vehicle with the first batch of equipment from the!-->!-->!-->…
BANGALORE, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, on the sidelines of the exhibition Aero India 2019, Viktor Kladov acting as the Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy at the Russian state-owned corporation Rostec revealed to reporters that Russia and China were about to sign an agreement on the creation of a new generation!-->…
MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (10th January), a military-diplomatic source, quoted by the Russian news agency TASS, reported that China had conducted a second successful test of firing the S-400 Triumf bought from Russia, and thus completed the trials of the air defence missile system, learned!-->…
JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - China is deepening its penetration into Africa and Israel. Israeli security experts say that while the Chinese presence may look innocent it should turn on "some red lights", learned BulgarianMilitary.com. China opened its first overseas military base in Djibouti in 2017. Now, after a year of!-->!-->!-->…
BEIJING (China), May 10, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images The Air Force of China announced on 9th May 2018 that the homemade J-20 stealth fighter has participated in sea training for the first time, reported Defense News. According to the stated by the spokesman of the Air Force, Senior Col. Shen Jinke, the…
BEIJING (the People's Republic of China), April 27, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, 26th April 2018, a spokesman of the Chinese Ministry of Defence revealed that the rocket force of the country has been boosted by deploying of the Chinese advanced intermediate-range ballistic missile…
(Source: Tom Demerly) China Has Emerged as a Preeminent Global Strategic Super Power: What Does It Mean? During the past five years China’s defense programs have not accelerated, they have increased by multiples into segments the Chinese had not previously been involved in. The introduction of a developmental aircraft carrier program, the…
Early in February an image was posted on Chinese website CJBDY showing a newly designed front-end frame and possibly an unmanned turret for what could be a prototype infantry fighting vehicle, IHS Jane’s reported. The authenticity of the picture has not been verified. If the reports are true, the prototype would likely replace the China North…