India-China standoff in Ladakh: A look back at Beijing's 2019 white paper on defence and security strategy
On Wednesday, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper on China’s defence and security posture.
Indian Navy's long-term plan to have three aircraft carriers, says Admiral Karambir Singh; first IAC to be operation by 2022
The Indian Navy's long-term plan is to have three aircraft carriers, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on Tuesday and added that the first indigenous aircraft carrier will be fully operational by 2022
China's new domestically-developed naval radar can monitor areas as large as India, says media report
Domestically-developed radar system will enable the Chinese navy to fully monitor China's seas and spot incoming threats from enemy ships, aircraft and missiles.
China skips announcement of defence budget, says country's development will not pose threat to any other nation
China has for the first time in recent years skirted the customary announcement of its national defence budget
Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean in February, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency.
China is establishing its first global real-time ocean observation network covering most parts of the Pacific, Indian Ocean and the South China Sea.
BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: India’s emerging tactical cruise missile triad sparks Chinese apprehensions
As a result of the recent BrahMos test, Indian capability for stand-off precision war is substantially expanding leading to rising Chinese apprehensions.
China's navy has held a rare live- fire drill in the Indian Ocean to improve its fleet's performance under real combat circumstance
China's increasingly powerful navy launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on Wednesday, at a time of rising competition with other naval powers such as the United States, Japan and India.
Close interaction with allies gives Indian Navy an edge; Beijing must be wary of its presence in South China Sea
Most experts tend to give China the edge on almost all actions taken by Xi Jinping. It is not often that decisions and actions taken by the Indian government are appreciated and supported
The launch comes amid China's assertiveness in the South China Sea.
China launches its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier, expected to be commissioned before 2020
China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes.
China rejects Donald Trump's charge of stealing US drone, says won't exercise restraint if attacks continue
China on Monday rejected president-elect Donald Trump's charge that it "stole" an American drone, saying the device was picked up to prevent "harm" to freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea, from where Beijing claims the US is spying on Chinese coast.
A Chinese Navy warship has seized an underwater drone deployed by an American oceanographic vessel in international waters in the South China Sea, triggering a formal demarche from the US
The Indian Navy today said it was continuously monitoring the activity of the Chinese Navy in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
The aircraft carrier underwent a comprehensive test of its combat system and conducted a formation practice during its 37-day voyage, the report quoted an unnamed naval source as saying.
The US and China have agreed to expand military exchanges and exercises as part of efforts to build more stable bilateral ties amid tensions over cyber security.
China, which claims sovereignty over the entire South China Sea, has stepped up aggressive patrols in the area.
China's plans of building a nuclear powered aircraft carrier using reactors of existing submarines that might sail within 2500 kms of the Indian Coast gives rise to concerns of growing Chinese aggression.
Chinese strategic thinking in the Indian Ocean revolves more around energy security than power projection.