Category: America

China’s advice to Cuba: Good luck, but beware of American motives

President Obama's "historic" visit to Cuba has all the pageantry, chanting crowds and photo-op moments one would expect as an old Cold War estrangement is put to rest. On Monday, however, China's Party-controlled press weighed in with rather less enthusiasm. Though they took note of the “strategic vision” and “goodwill” on display in Havana, party-linked…

Chocking China, Philippines gives five air bases to US

In a move to bolster the regional security, Philippines gives up five major airbases adjacent to China to the American's to counter the Chinese provocation in South China sea and nearby atolls Islands. On the other side Japan also close to commission it's forward outpost and surveillance radar site in the Snake Island. Once the…

Donald Trump leads because America is angry

Super Tuesday 2.0 lived up to its billing. As results trickled in on Wednesday morning, the big winners were Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Trump swept Florida and won Illinois and North Carolina comfortably. He also won the last of the five states that held primaries last night, Missouri, but his victory margin over Ted…

India to put 12 US satellites into space in 2016-17

India will launch 25 foreign satellites in 2016-17 using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). While 12 of these belong to the US, the remaining 13 belong to six countries - Germany, Canada, Algeria, Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia. Sharing these facts in response to a question in Rajya Sabha, minister of state Jitendra Singh on…

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Have Lethal Swarming Drones Made Submarines Obsolete?

    Submarines can run—but they can't hide—from drones. That's the contention of a new report by a British think tank, which argues that the growing numbers and sophistication of drones are depriving submarines of their stealthiness. The report, authored by science journalist David Hambling for the British American Security Information Council, was written as…

Former CIA Chief Says Military Could Defy Donald Trump’s Orders

  WASHINGTON – Retired Gen. Michael Hayden, who recently led the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency, said the U.S. military would likely refuse to follow certain orders from Donald Trump if he is elected to the White House in November and follows through on campaign promises. “I would be incredibly concerned if…

US to go ahead with F-16 sale to Pakistan, state department says

Despite objections from India and some US lawmakers, the Obama administration on Friday defended its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. "We support the proposed sale of eight F-16s to Pakistan to assist Pakistan's counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. Pakistan's current F-16s have proven critical to the success of these operations to date,"…

‘Asia will be divided if India joins US patrols’ :: China warns

Any move by India to join the US Navy to jointly patrol the disputed South China Sea will be against its national interest, would divide Asian countries and further escalate regional tensions, a state-run Chinese daily said on Friday. The Chinese media’s reaction came after it was reported in January that the US and India…

Duplicity by Pakistan in war on terror: US senators

Two top Republican lawmakers have accused Pakistan of “duplicity” when it comes to fighting terrorism as they criticised the Obama administration for giving away US taxpayers’ money to Islamabad. “Do you agree with my position that should not occur until they stop the duplicity that has continued for 14 years while we have been in…

Not So Stealthy: China Can Reportedly Track Pentagon’s ‘Undetectable’ F-22s

The Chinese military is said to have developed capabilities which allow Beijing to detect and track some of the best aircraft in Washington's arsenal, including the fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors, which some have called virtually undetectable. An upgraded version of the Chinese Phased Array Radar, as well as the KJ-2000 and KJ-500 airborne early warning and control…

Not Just Assemble, Boeing Keen To ‘Make In India’ Super Hornet Fighters

NEW DELHI: Boeing wants to build a globally competitive industrial base in India and it is in "exploratory" talks to see if they can manufacture F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters in the country, the American aviation giant said today. The company is not interested in just assembling the aircraft but making it completely under the 'Make…

BAE Systems selects Mahindra as India partner for M777 Howitzer

BAE Systems Plc has selected Mahindra Defence Systems Ltd, the defence production firm of the Mahindra Group, as its business partner for the proposed in-country assembly, integration and test (AIT) facility for the M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer. India and the US are in discussions for a foreign military sale (FMS) of 145 M777A2 LW155 Howitzers…

Indian, US defence officials deny reports of dialogues on naval patrol in South China Sea

A day after reports suggested India and the United States were in talks to conduct joint naval patrols in the South China Sea, Indian Defence Ministry officials have reportedly dismissed the claims. On Wednesday, Reuters cited a US military official claiming that talks between India and the US included plans to launch joint naval patrols within this year in…

US allocates half a trillions for Defense

The Obama's government allocates more than half a trillion dollar to the US defense. The US going to spend nearly $582 billions in next fiscal year or upto 2017 which is the 1.8% of their GDP. The package include $71 billions for Research and Development, $7.5 billions for fight against the Islamic state in Iraq,…

Northrop: Beating heat leads sixth-generation fighter challenges

Thermal management will be a critical factor in a brewing competition to replace hundreds of Lockheed Martin F-22s and Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, says a top Northrop Grumman executive. Releasing a new artistic concept of a so-called sixth-generation fighter on 11 December, Northrop Aerospace Systems president Tom Vice singled-out the critical but often overlooked quality…

War in Syria: Russia’s ‘rustbucket’ military gives hi-tech shock to West and Israel

Their army’s equipment and strategy was “outmoded”; their air force’s bombs and missiles were “more dumb than smart”; their navy was “more rust than ready”. For decades, this was Western military leaders’ view, steeped in condescension, of their Russian counterparts. What they have seen in Syria and Ukraine has come as a shock. Russian military…