Chinese ships making surprise appearances in other parts of Japan

Jul 22, 2017

Chinese ships making surprise appearances in other parts of Japan

Chinese ships are entering parts of Japanese territory where they have never been seen before, raising the hackles of the Japanese government. In addition to waters around the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands off Taiwan, Chinese coast guard ships have recently been spotted off Kyushu and around ...

Jun 7, 2017

China builds 24 fighter-size hangars on South China Sea outposts: U.S.

China was constructing 24 fighter-sized hangars, fixed-weapons positions and other military-related infrastructure on each of three major Chinese-occupied features in the disputed South China Sea as of late last year, the U.S. Defense Department said Tuesday. "China's Spratly Islands outpost expansion effort is currently focused ...

Mar 10, 2017

MSDF, U.S. Navy conducting joint drill in East China Sea

The Maritime Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Navy are conducting a joint military exercise in the East China Sea, a Japanese government source said Friday. The drill, which started Tuesday and was to finish Friday, involves MSDF destroyers and a U.S. Navy carrier strike group ...