Jul 7, 2015

China needs long-range strategic bomber: state media

China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, state media reported Tuesday, quoting defense experts. Beijing has been steadily beefing up its military through years of double-digit increases in defense spending, ...

Turkey military commanders huddle over Syria intervention: report

Jul 6, 2015

Turkey military commanders huddle over Syria intervention: report

The Turkish army has called a meeting of troop commanders stationed along its fortified border with Syria to discuss possible intervention in Syria, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Sunday. Turkey has boosted its military defenses on the volatile border over the past week, stationing ...

Jul 4, 2015

Top Japan, U.S. military brass plan powwow in Washington

The top officers of the Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military will meet in Washington this month and likely agree to strengthen their alliance in response to China’s growing maritime assertiveness, sources close to bilateral relations said Saturday. Gen. Katsutoshi Kawano, head of the ...