South Korea announces $250 billion defence plan to build an aircraft carrier

South Korea announces $250 billion defence plan to build an aircraft carrier

Seoul: South Korea has announced a ‘Defence Plan’ worth $250 billion including an indigenously built aircraft carrier, against the background of nuclear capabilities of North Korea and the increasing Chinese marine ambitions. In this plan prepared for the period 2021 to 2025, it is recommended to increase the defence expenditure by 6% every year. A […]

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Indian Navy to expand fleet of P-8I aircraft

Indian Navy to expand fleet of P-8I aircraft

New Delhi: P-8I aircraft, capable of targeting submarines and having the electronic jamming facility, will be inducted in the Indian naval fleet next year. These long-haul aeroplanes will join the Indian Navy under the agreement signed with the United States. The inclusion of these aeroplanes in the Indian Navy becomes significant, given the increasing Chinese […]

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Japan to develop anti-aircraft carrier missiles, reports Japanese newspaper

Japan to develop anti-aircraft carrier missiles, reports Japanese newspaper

Tokyo: Japan, who is taking rapid steps to increase its military might, has initiated the development of an anti-aircraft carrier missile. Japan will be equipped with this super-advanced missile in the next few years. A leading Japanese newspaper reported this by quoting sources in the Japanese defence ministry. The Chinese naval movements are on the […]

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Chinese destroyer attacks US surveillance aircraft with laser, accuses US Pacific fleet

Chinese destroyer attacks US surveillance aircraft with laser, accuses US Pacific fleet

Pearl Harbour: The tension between the US and Chinese navies in the Pacific Ocean region is increasing. The US navy accused that a Chinese destroyer attacked a P-8A Poseidon, surveillance aircraft of the United States with a laser. This attack took place near the Guam base of the US Navy, in the Pacific Ocean. Therefore, […]

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C-17 aircraft of the Indian Airforce lands in China, with 15 tonnes medical supplies, to ‘Airlift’ stranded Indians

C-17 aircraft of the Indian Airforce lands in China, with 15 tonnes medical supplies, to ‘Airlift’ stranded Indians

New Delhi: India has sent 15 tonnes of medical supplies to China, who is reeling under the Coronavirus epidemic. C-17 Globemaster aircraft of the Indian Airforce reached the Wuhan City with these medical supplies. The same aircraft will be airlifting the 80 Indians as well as 40 people from the neighbouring countries, stranded there. China […]

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Qatar to be equipped with aircraft carrier and submarine, claims a US magazine

Qatar to be equipped with aircraft carrier and submarine, claims a US magazine

Washington: Qatar will become the only country from the Gulf, having a submarine and an aircraft carrier in its naval fleet. Forbes magazine from the United States has claimed that Qatar signed a military treaty with a European country for this. In this scenario, there is a possibility of sparking an arms race in the […]

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Chinese aircraft carrier on a patrolling mission in the Taiwan Strait

Chinese aircraft carrier on a patrolling mission in the Taiwan Strait

Taipei: Shandong, the aircraft carrier which was inducted in the Chinese navy only ten days ago, patrolled in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday. This is the second patrolling by this aircraft carrier, in this marine region, in the past one month. Meanwhile, with only two months to go for the Taiwanese presidential elections, China seems […]

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US military bases were on Iranian target before the Saudi oil projects, claims international news agency

US military bases were on Iranian target before the Saudi oil projects, claims international news agency

London: Two months ago, Iran mounted dreadful rocket and drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil projects under instructions from Iranian supremo Ayatollah Khamenei. However, Saudi oil projects were not the first on the Iranian hitlist. At first, Iran considered targeting the US military bases in Saudi Arabia. Officials connected with the Iran government and military […]

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Chinese aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait; US & Japanese warships trail the aircraft carrier

Chinese aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait; US & Japanese warships trail the aircraft carrier

Taipei: The Chinese aircraft carrier, along with its fleet of associated destroyers, sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday morning. On the other hand, the US and Japanese warships have said to have trailed the Chinese fleet. Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Taiwan soon. Given the background, the movements of US and […]

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China starts facility for building aircraft carriers, claims US study group

China starts facility for building aircraft carriers, claims US study group

Washington: China preparing to challenge US domination in the Asia-Pacific marine sector, has started a facility for building aircraft carriers. China is building Flat Deck warships, similar to the gigantic aircraft carriers in the US navy. A leading study group in the United States claimed that China has initiated work on building three to four aircraft carriers, […]

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