Archive for March 8th, 2017

THAAD deployed to South Korea

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The United States has brought forward the deployment of THAAD air defense missile system in South Korea. Missile launchers were delivered to Osan Air Base via a C-17 on Mar. 6.


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Philippines bars U.S. from setting up military facilities at Bautista Air Base

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The Philippine government has disallowed the United States to build facilities for its forces at Bautista Basa Air Base under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA).

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By Ramon FVelasquez (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Taiwan wants to learn “fishing” from America

Posted in Industry, Research on March 8th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan wants to learn “fishing” from America

Taiwan’s Minister of National Defense Feng Shih-kuan sat down with reporter Tzou Jiing-wen from Liberty Times for an extensive interview on Taipei’s attempt to build new indigenous military aircraft.

Feng Shi-kuan, MoD, Taiwan (cropped)
By 蕭長展 [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Jack Ma calls for crack down on counterfeit sellers; including Shenyang?

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Alibaba’s billionaire founder Jack Ma has called on the National People’s Congress, convening in Beijing this week, to come down hard on counterfeit sellers.

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By U.S. Navy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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