Tag Archives: China

How Powerful Is Taiwan?

Taiwan has become one of the wealthiest regions in Asia, however many say it depends to heavily on Chinese trade. So how powerful is Taiwan?

China’s female fighter pilots show their mettle

The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) is the aviation branch of the Taiwanese military. The ROCAF's primary mission is the defense of the airspace over and around Taiwan. Priorities of the ROCAF include the development of long range reconnaissance and surveillance networks, integrating C4ISTAR systems to increase battle effectiveness, procuring counterstrike weapons, next generation fighters, and hardening airfields and other facilities to survive a surprise attack. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZhbpNUhhgQ&t=2s Read more [...]

Chine drone maker opens facility for training pilots

The US Federal Aviation Administration estimates that there will be about 600,000 commercial drones flying in US skies by the end of the year.

U.S.-China Military Ties Growing, Pacom Commander Says

U.S.-China Military Ties Growing, Pacom Commander Says By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 – The military-to-military relationship between the United States and China is deepening in a "quite commendable" way that may help improve overall engagement between the two countries, Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, told Pentagon reporters today. During a news briefing, Locklear said he has spent the week here taking part in Read more [...]