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    Chinese state media is calling on a nuclear buildup as a "strategic deterrence" against the United States, Newsweek reported Tuesday. "We must be prepared for an intense showdown between China and the U.S.," Hu Xijin, the editor of the Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times, wrote in an editorial Thursday. "The number of Chinas nuclear warheads must reach the quantity...
    Hong Kong (CNN)Military planners in Washington pushed for the White House to prepare plans to use nuclear weapons against mainland China during the Taiwan Strait crisis in 1958, newly leaked documents appear to confirm.The documents, first reported on by the New York Times Saturday, reveal the extent of Washington's discussions about using nuclear weapons to deter a Chinese invasion of...
    PENTAGON chiefs have warned that China's new space station poses a threat to US national security. In a recent report, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence claimed that the 66-tonne orbiting lab is part of a brazen power grab by Beijing. Get all the latest Science news Keep up-to-date with the top Space & Astronomy stories All...
    The Navy seized a vast haul of military grade weapons hidden on a ship bound for Yemen - including a cache of assault rifles and machine guns. An American defense official said that Navy’s initial investigation found the vessel came from Iran, tying the Islamic Republic to arming the Houthis despite a United Nations arms embargo. 2NINTCHDBPICT000652297720Credit: AFP The terrifying...
    Chinese scientists have been preparing for a Third World War fought with biological and genetic weapons including coronavirus for the last six years, according to a document obtained by US investigators. The bombshell paper insists they will be 'the core weapon for victory' in such a conflict, even outlining the perfect conditions to release a bioweapon, and documenting the impact it...
    CHINESE scientists probed weaponising coronaviruses five years before the Covid pandemic, bombshell documents reveal. Documents obtained by the US State Department reportedly show People's Liberation Army commanders predicted that World War 3 would be fought with biological weapons. ???? Read our coronavirus and green list announcement live blog for the latest updates 3Chinese scientists reportedly considered weaponising coronaviruses back in 2015Credit: AFP...
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    Washington – U.S. citing national security concerns The Commerce Department on Thursday added seven Chinese supercomputing companies to the economic block list. The department added Tianjin Phytium Information Technology, Shanghai High Performance Integrated Circuit Design Center, Sunway Micro Electronics, National Supercomputing Center Xenon, National Supercomputing Center Shenzhen, National Supercomputing Center Wuxi and National Supercomputing Center Zhengzhou to its list. Black....
    (CNN)The Biden administration is keeping up the pressure on Chinese technology firms by adding more companies to a Commerce Department blacklist. Seven Chinese businesses with ties to the military were added to the so-called Entity List on Thursday in a move that restricts US firms from dealing with the companies. All seven of the listed companies, the Department said, operate...
    The Biden administration announced Thursday new restrictions against seven technology companies charged with aiding the Chinese military develop supercomputers, weapons of mass destruction and “destabilizing military modernization efforts.” The Commerce Department announced the seven companies: Tianjin Phytium Information Technology, Shanghai High-Performance Integrated Circuit Design Center, Sunway Microelectronics, the National Supercomputing Center Jinan, the National Supercomputing Center Shenzhen, the National Supercomputing...
    Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021.Tingshue Wang | Reuters WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department on Thursday added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to a U.S. economic blacklist citing national security concerns. The department added Tianjin Phytium Information Technology, Shanghai High-Performance Integrated Circuit Design Center, Sunway Microelectronics, the National Supercomputing...
    Scientists from at least thirty-three universities in the United Kingdom have worked with Chinese military researchers on the development of nuclear weapons, an investigation has claimed. Top academics, including those at the universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh and Manchester, have reportedly worked alongside researchers at China’s top nuclear weapons research institution, the Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP). According to The...
    President Joe Biden is launching a new Defense Department task force on China that will take an overall look at the growing military and strategic rival of the U.S. – putting in place a scheme that could lead to a new national military posture. He will announce the move at the Pentagon – a signal to Beijing that the look...
    A group of almost 200 British academics from more than a dozen UK universities could face jail, as officials probe whether they may have unwittingly helped the Chinese government build weapons of mass destruction. Officials are investigating the academics amid suspicion they may have breached laws designed to protect national security and human rights. The academics, who are from 20 UK...
    CHINA is building up a terrifying arsenal of weapons including hypersonic missiles that travel so fast they are impossible to stop. The country’s President Xi Jinping has made modernising the armed forces a key priority and wants it to have a “world class military” by 2050 capable of matching the United States. HYPERSONIC MISSILES 5The DF-17 on display during a...
    Risking falling behind in an arms race with Russia and China "already building killer robots," the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence said the U.S. has a "moral imperative" to build terminators. The robots will save American soldiers lives, reducing "friendly fire" casualties and artificial intelligence-guided weapons will make fewer mistakes in battle, according to AI commission Vice President Robert...
    The Conversation Spain What is novichok, that lethal weapon used against Russian dissidents like Navalni? Emergency services personnel in protective suits investigate where Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned with novichok. Salisbury, UK, April 24, 2018. Shutterstock / Simon Ward PhotographyNovichok (“newcomer” or “rookie” in Russian) is the name given to the fourth generation of chemical weapons supposedly developed in...
    On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) reacted to declassified intelligence suggesting China placed bounties on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan by stating that during his service in Afghanistan, “We regularly saw brand new, Chinese-made weapons” in the hands of the Taliban and saying that he is demanding a briefing on the intelligence....
    RUSSIAN and Chinese space weapons could "unleash havoc" in a satellite attack which could cost the UK some £1billion a day, experts have warned. It is feared an orbital onslaught could shut down hospitals, crash the economy, knock out communications, and cause mass blackouts. 8 Space tech is becoming a new arms race as nations roll out anti-satellite weapons, ground-based...
    A network of North Korean money launderers and weapons program suppliers operates in China with the tacit approval of Chinese authorities, according to a senior State Department official. “China was supposed to have expelled these representatives years ago, consistent with the U.N. Security Council resolutions,” State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary Alex Wong said Tuesday. “But it hasn’t done that....
    China’s growing military power holds potential dangers for the transatlantic alliance, according to NATO’s civilian chief. “China is investing massively in new weapons,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “It is coming closer to us, from the Arctic to Africa, and by investing in our infrastructure.” That unease spurred the foreign ministers of the alliance to dedicate a...
    The Indian Army issued a statement on Wednesday denouncing media reports of China using “microwave weapons” against Indian troops in the Himalayas as “baseless” and “fake.” Media articles on employment of microwave weapons in Eastern Ladakh are baseless. The news is FAKE. pic.twitter.com/Lf5AGuiCW0 — ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) November 17, 2020 The report the Indian army denounced was...
    China is seeding a “fake news” story about using microwave weapons to defeat Indian forces in an alleged border clash, according to Indian officials. “It’s pure and poor psyops from China,” an Indian official told the Washington Examiner. It’s a dismissive response to a Beijing-based professor's assertion that Chinese forces “turned the mountain tops into a microwave oven”...
    NATO is building a new space hub to track Chinese and Russian weapons it fears may try to 'shoot down satellites', its secretary general said yesterday. Jens Stoltenberg warned the two countries were developing anti-satellite systems. His comments came as General Sir Patrick Sanders, the head of the Ministry of Defence's Strategic Command, said Britain 'is under direct threat, certainly...
    Reuters October 12, 2020 0 Comments The White House is moving forward with three sales of advanced weaponry to Taiwan, sending in recent days a notification of the deals to Congress for approval, five sources familiar with the situation said on Monday. The move in the run-up to the Nov. 3 U.S. election, first reported by Reuters, is likely...
    Saudia Arabia may have enough mineable uranium ore reserves to make nuclear fuel and weapons. Chinese geologists have been helping the kingdom map its uranium reserves at incredible speed as part of their nuclear cooperation agreement. Details of the stocks are contained in their confidential reports which have been seen by The Guardian.   Saudia Arabia may have enough mineable...
    By Mike Stone and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China. Pursuing seven sales at once is a rare departure from years of precedent in...
    Chinese media reports have been referencing new photos of the emerging J-31 5th-Gen stealth fighter appearing on social media, ostensibly showing various design improvements to the new radar-evading multi-role aircraft. A May 5 report in the Global Times, an English-language Chinese newspaper, says the new photos show an … “upgraded version with modifications made to its aerodynamic design just like the...
    Multiple Indian news outlets published photos on Wednesday alleging to show Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers approaching their Indian counterparts on the border with spears, machetes, and other rudimentary weapons. The outlets publishing the photos indicated that the unnamed individuals who took the photos did so this week in the region where an India-China clash on Monday led to...
    The Chinese Navy is already the largest in the world, with a fleet of more than 350 ships that includes a fast-growing armada of destroyers, carriers and submarines, a reality which continues to raise concerns with the Pentagon and Navy weapons developers. By the end of this decade, China is expected to operate as many as 400 ships, according to the Pentagon’s 2020 China...
    A senior Chinese diplomat accused Indian forces of firing “gun shots” in the vicinity of Chinese troops along a disputed border, just months after a brutal hand-to-hand conflict between the sides left dozens dead. “We demand that the Indian side immediately stop dangerous activities, pull back trespassers, strictly discipline frontline troops, hold those who fired the shots in provocation...
    New attack drones, 5th-generation stealth fighter jets, reconfigured cargo planes and Russian-built air defenses are making China’s Air Force even deadlier. In fact, all of these advances present a great concern to U.S. war planners. The size of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force is reported to include a total of 2,500 aircraft, making it the third-largest in the world,...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the Trump administration is making sure it has the tools it needs to respond to any threat from China following a U.S. government report that says China plans to double its nuclear warheads over ten years. The annual Pentagon report on China’s military, released Tuesday, said, “Over the next decade, China’s nuclear warhead...
    The Pentagon expects the Chinese military to double its store of nuclear weapons over the next decade but still remain far behind the arsenals of the United States and Russia. The Department of Defense presented its annual report to Congress on China’s military and other security issues on Tuesday, revealing that U.S. intelligence estimates that China’s nuclear weapons stockpile is...
    Should more agile, F-35-armed, faster-moving big-deck amphibious assault ships be used as mini-carriers? Should future carriers be built smaller, faster, and less “targetable” by enemy missiles? Perhaps future carriers will operate with massive new numbers of drone attack systems? Or maybe, despite the growing threat environment, big-deck, power-projecting, and intimidating U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are not going anywhere? It would not...
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    CHINA is loading its warships with monster generators that will power high-energy weapons strapped to the vessels, according to reports. The 20 megawatt power units are required to operate lasers and rail guns that will destroy long-range targets and shoot down incoming missiles. 3China has added massive generators to its warships to power high-tech new weapons like lasers and railgunsCredit:...
    The U.K. has suspended its extradition treaty and blocked arms sales to Hong Kong following China’s passage of the national security law, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced Monday. Raab told the House of Commons that the decision would last indefinitely until there are “clear and robust safeguards which are able to prevent extradition from the U.K. being misused,” citing the...
    Chinese media reports are now referencing new photos of the emerging J-31 5th-Gen stealth fighter appearing on social media, ostensibly showing various design improvements to the new radar-evading multi-role aircraft. A May 5th report in the Global Times, an English-language Chinese newspaper, says the new photos show an … “upgraded version with modifications made to its aerodynamic design just like...
    China has rejected any prospect of joining in nuclear talks with the United States and Russia, raising fears that nuclear weapons will become a new issue of contention between Washington and Beijing.  Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters Friday that "China's objection to the so-called trilateral arms control negotiations is very clear, and the U.S. knows it very...
    Washington (CNN)China issued a stinging response to a US statement Thursday that welcomed Beijing's willingness to engage in arms control talks. Beijing has "no interest" in any such negotiations, a statement by Chinese embassy in Washington said. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Thursday in a statement that the United States "welcomes China's commitment to engage in arms control negotiations,"...
    CHINA has urged America to slash its nuclear weapons arsenal by more than 95 per cent to match its own deadly stockpile. Beijing has said it would "be happy " to participate in trilateral arms control negotiations with the United States and Russia. 5Military observers estimate the US has more than 6,000 nukesCredit: Handout However, it added it will only...
    Beijing (CNN)China would be "happy" to join trilateral nuclear arms control talks with the United States and Russia, on the condition that Washington significantly reduces its arsenal to match China's own level, a senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday, The Chinese military currently has far fewer nuclear weapons than either the US or Russia, both of which have at least 5,000...
    The People’s Liberation Army may be arming its forces along the Indian border with its new lightweight, digitized, vehicle-mounted 155mm Howitzer weapon engineered to bring new dimensions of mobile artillery attack to modern ground war. The People’s Liberation Army PCL-181, first revealed publicly during China’s National Day military parade in 2019, is engineered for greater speed, endurance and combat mobility...
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