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EXPLOSION ROCKS ISRAELI DEFENCE FACTORY

EXPLOSION ROCKS ISRAELI DEFENCE FACTORY

A powerful explosion rocked Tomer weapons factory located in central Israel’s Ramle city on Tuesday.The blast occurred during a “routine test.” Officials may have underestimated the collateral damage of the test, which led to the explosion, Haaretz newspaper reported today.The factory produces rocket engines, Arrow 4 missile interception system, and…
INDONESIAN SUBMARINE MISSING WITH 53 ON BOARD

INDONESIAN SUBMARINE MISSING WITH 53 ON BOARD

Indonesia’s navy is searching for a submarine that went missing north of the resort island of Bali with 53 people on board, the military said Wednesday. Military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said the KRI Nanggala 402 was participating in a training exercise when it missed a scheduled reporting call.The submarine is…
AUSTRALIA CANCELS BELT AND ROAD DEAL WITH CHINA

AUSTRALIA CANCELS BELT AND ROAD DEAL WITH CHINA

Australia on Wednesday announced it would revoke a state government’s deal to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative, saying it was inconsistent with the nation’s foreign policy. Canberra last year introduced new laws widely seen as targeting China that allow it to scrap any agreements between state authorities and foreign…
TAIWAN IS DEVELOPING A NEW FIGHTER JET

TAIWAN IS DEVELOPING A NEW FIGHTER JET

The Republic of China Air Force might not survive the fiery early moments of a Chinese attack on the island country. The People’s Liberation Army could pummel Taiwanese air bases with thousands of rockets and cruise missiles. Any ROCAF fighters that manage to take off could face dire odds in…
SOUTH KOREA MUSCLES IN ON GLOBAL ARMS TRADE

SOUTH KOREA MUSCLES IN ON GLOBAL ARMS TRADE

South Korea celebrated its entry into the “elite group of fighter jet producers” this month, unveiling its domestically-developed KF-21 Boramae in a blaze of lights and pop music and a glowing endorsement from President Moon Jae-in. Moon lauded the technology, economic benefits, military capabilities, and national prestige the development of…
BEIJING WARNS US, JAPAN AGAINST COLLUSION VS CHINA

BEIJING WARNS US, JAPAN AGAINST COLLUSION VS CHINA

China said Friday it has expressed “serious concerns” to the United States and Japan over what it calls negative moves and collusion between the two countries against China. The statement from foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian came just before President Joe Biden welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to the…
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