Showing posts with label military buildup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label military buildup. Show all posts

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Greece announces major arms purchase as Turkey tension rises

Greece announces major arms purchase
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday announced a "robust" arms purchase programme and an overhaul of the country's military amid rising tension with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

US accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea

South China Sea
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said China's military buildup in the South China Sea and its deployment of high-end weapons systems in the disputed waterway is designed to intimidate and coerce neighbours.

Friday, May 4, 2018

China to Face Consequences for Militarizing South China Sea, White House Warns

South China Sea
The United States has spoken directly to China about short- and long-term consequences for its continued militarization in the South China Sea, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a press briefing on Thursday.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Vladimir Poutine dévoile les nouvelles armes russes : «Ecoutez-nous maintenant»

nouvelles armes du complexe militaro-industriel russe
Missiles "invincibles", mini-submersibles à propulsion nucléaire... Vladimir Poutine a présenté jeudi avec fierté les nouvelles armes du complexe militaro-industriel russe, images à l'appui, prévenant les Occidentaux qu'il fallait désormais "écouter" la Russie.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Russia Can React Swiftly to US Nuclear Arms' Deployment in Eeastern Europe

baltic sea
First Deputy Chairman of the Russian upper house's Committee on Defense and Security Frants Klintsevich said on Saturday, Russia is capable of reacting swiftly to the possible deployment of nuclear weapons at the US and NATO bases in Eastern Europe and the Baltics in line with the recently issued US Nuclear Posture Review.

'Russia threat' used as excuse to funnel trillions into military industry : Russian envoy to US

'Russia threat' used as excuse to funnel trillions into military industry
Washington uses the alleged Russian threat as a pretext for its nuclear build-up, while the real purpose behind the new hawkish nuclear strategy is to pump money into the military complex, the Russian ambassador to the US told RT.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Japan PM wants to cooperate with "international community" to stop North Korea

Shinzo Abe
Japan's prime minister on Thursday criticized North Korea for continuing with what he called its "unacceptable" provocations and said that he would work with the international community to change the situation.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

S. Korea, US conduct joint missile exercises after DPRK's ICBM test

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday conducted joint ballistic missile exercises a day after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) declared a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Friday, June 2, 2017

Putin statement on Kuril Islands, U.S. military rattles Japan

A statement from Russian President Vladimir Putin about U.S. military buildup in the disputed Kuril Islands is raising concerns in Japan, despite plans in Tokyo to increase economic cooperation in the territories.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

South Korea denies U.S. senator statement on THAAD

 South Korea disputed local press reports claiming a visiting U.S. senator said portions of the U.S. defense budget going toward the deployment of the missile defense system THAAD could be reallocated if deployment is overturned.

Friday, May 19, 2017

US deploys another nuclear aircraft carrier to waters near Korean Peninsula

The United States Navy confirmed Friday that it has sent its USS Ronald Reagan nuclear aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula, where the USS Carl Vinson is already stationed, amid heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

La Chine met à flot un deuxième porte-avions, le premier 100% 'made in China'

La Chine a mis à flot mercredi son deuxième porte-avions, le premier entièrement conçu et réalisé dans le pays, au moment où le géant asiatique investit massivement dans ses forces armées, à l'appui de son statut de grande puissance capable de rivaliser avec les Etats-Unis.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

US aircraft carrier strike group heads toward Korean Peninsula

The U.S. Carl Vinson Strike Group has departed from Singapore and sailed northward to the Western Pacific ocean near the Korean Peninsula, the United States Pacific Fleet Commander announced Saturday.

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