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US Military’s Frequent Close-Up Air Recons on China’s Coastal Area ‘Dangerous’

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkUS military aircraft reportedly conducted close-up reconnaissance operations on China’s southern coast for three consecutive days, which is a dangerous sign, as the moves could let the US grasp the technical parameters, locations and movements of the Chinese military’s weapons and equipment over the South China Sea and Taiwan island, Chinese military experts warned on […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-militarys-frequent-close-up-air-recons-on-chinas-coastal-area-dangerous-75882/

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China Delivers Armed Drones, Missiles to Serbia, First Deal to Europe

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkSerbia has reportedly taken delivery of a batch of CH-92A armed reconnaissance drones plus missiles recently, the first time China has exported military-use aviation equipment to a European country and a milestone for Chinese arms firms in the European market, analysts said on Monday. The drones are expected to become some of the most advanced […]https://www.defencetalk.com/china-delivers-armed-drones-missiles-to-serbia-first-deal-to-europe-75872/

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US ‘looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese apps: Pompeo

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkSecretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over allegations Beijing is using them to spy on users. India has already barred the wildly popular TikTok app over national security and privacy concerns while other countries are reportedly mulling similar measures. Asked on Monday […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-looking-at-banning-tiktok-and-other-chinese-apps-pompeo-75862/

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China signs UN arms trade treaty

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkChina signed a global pact Monday to regulate arms sales that has been rejected by the United States, the Asian power’s UN ambassador said. The Communist Party leadership’s top legislative body voted in late June to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty, designed to control the flow of weapons into conflict zones. The signing demonstrates […]https://www.defencetalk.com/china-signs-un-arms-trade-treaty-75856/

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US Sends B-52 Bomber Over South China Sea as China Steps up Naval Drills

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkJOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii: One B-52 Stratofortress bomber from the 96th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, took off from home station and participated in a maritime integration exercise with the USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike groups in the South China Sea before landing at Andersen Air […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-sends-b-52-bomber-over-south-china-sea-as-china-steps-up-naval-drills-75849/

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Dual Carrier Strike Groups in South China Sea Reinforce US Commitment to Freedom

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkSOUTH CHINA SEA: The Nimitz Carrier Strike Force celebrated Independence Day with unmatched sea power while deployed to the South China Sea conducting dual carrier operations and exercises in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. High-end integrated exercises build unmatched flexibility, endurance, maneuverability, and firepower in an all-domain warfighting environment. These efforts support enduring […]https://www.defencetalk.com/dual-carrier-strike-groups-in-south-china-sea-reinforce-us-commitment-to-freedom-75842/

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Hong Kongers scrub social media history in face of security law

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkHong Kongers are scrubbing their social media accounts, deleting chat histories and mugging up on cyber privacy as China’s newly imposed security law blankets the traditionally outspoken city in fear and self-censorship. China’s authoritarian leaders enacted sweeping new powers on Tuesday — keeping the contents secret until the last minute — after more than a […]https://www.defencetalk.com/hong-kongers-scrub-social-media-history-in-face-of-security-law-75834/

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Pentagon: China military exercises will ‘further destabilize’ S. China Sea

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe Pentagon said Thursday it was “concerned” about Chinese military exercises around a disputed archipelago in the South China Sea, noting the maneuvers will “further destabilize” the region. “The Department of Defense is concerned about the People’s Republic of China (PRC) decision to conduct military exercises around the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea […]https://www.defencetalk.com/pentagon-china-military-exercises-will-further-destabilize-s-china-sea-75831/

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Chinese threats, weaker US alliance spur Australian military overhaul

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkAustralia has unveiled plans to dramatically tool-up its military as threats from China mount, but some see collapsing trust in the United States alliance as an underlying motivation. On paper, Australia’s landmark defence review released Wednesday was all about a middle-ranking military power looking north at an increasingly belligerent emerging superpower and deciding it was […]https://www.defencetalk.com/chinese-threats-weaker-us-alliance-spur-australian-military-overhaul-75824/

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US ends arms exports, China restricts visas in Hong Kong row

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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkWASHINGTON: The United States on Monday ended sensitive defense exports to Hong Kong, further ramping up pressure in a row over the financial capital’s autonomy from China. The US announced the decision hours after China said it would curb visas to some Americans heading to Hong Kong, itself a response to a US move. The […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-ends-arms-exports-china-restricts-visas-in-hong-kong-row-75785/

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