Japan's far-flung island defence plan seeks to turn tables on China

Tokyo is responding by stringing a line of anti-ship, anti-aircraft missile batteries along 200 islands in the East China Sea.

US stands ground, says will continue naval operations in South China Sea

US stands ground, says will continue naval operations in South China Sea

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said they will continue with their naval operations in the disputed South China Sea.

Chinese Navy protests after US naval destroyer enters South China Sea despite warnings

Chinese Navy protests after US naval destroyer enters South China Sea despite warnings

Chinese Navy on Tuesday had its first major face off with a US warship after it ignored Beijing's warning and sailed close to artificial islands China is building in the disputed South China Sea, prompting China to denounce the incident as a "threat" to its sovereignty.

China blasts US over South China Sea threats

China blasts US over South China Sea threats

In a scathing attack, China Saturday accused the US of making provocating attempts to infringe on its sovereignty.

Chinese ships headed home after Bering Sea sighting: US Navy

 

Washington: Five Chinese Navy ships sighted in the Bering Sea off Alaska during a visit to the region by US President Barack Obama have begun their "return transit," the US Navy`s top uniformed officer told Reuters on Thursday.

China says naval ships in Bering Sea on normal drills

China`s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Chinese naval ships were in the Bering Sea carrying out routine exercises.

Chinese navy conducts drill in South China Sea

The Chinese navy kicked off a 10-day military training exercise in the South China Sea amid heightened tensions in the region, a media report said.

China starts naval drills in disputed South China Sea

China starts naval drills in disputed South China Sea

The Chinese Navy kicked off 10-day military exercises in the disputed South China Sea amid heightened tensions in the region, especially with the US.

In a first, Chinese Navy's missile destroyer docks at Mumbai port

In a first, Chinese Navy's missile destroyer docks at Mumbai port

In a first incident of its kind, Jinan, a Luyang II-class missile destroyer of Chinese Navy, on Monday docked at Mumbai harbour on a stopover while on an anti-piracy mission on the Gulf of Aden.

Chinese Navy commissions anti-submarine patrol aircraft

 China has developed and commissioned a fixed-wing, anti-submarine patrol aircraft similar to American P-3C Orion which will significantly boost the Chinese navy's operational capability, official media reported on Tuesday.

India monitoring Chinese Navy's activities: Naval chief

Indian Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Thursday said India was "closely monitoring" the activities of the Chinese Navy.

China calls US actions in South China Sea 'irresponsible, dangerous'

China calls US actions in South China Sea 'irresponsible, dangerous'

China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a US military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident.

US planes keep distance from Chinese `islands` -- for now

US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China`s territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned Thursday that could be "the next step".

China Navy warns US spy plane eight times to leave disputed South China Sea

China Navy warns US spy plane eight times to leave disputed South China Sea

The Chinese Navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to CNN, which was on board the flight on Wednesday.

US National Intelligence head worried by Chinese maritime advances

The director of US National Intelligence, James Clapper, has expressed concern at the progress of China in maritime zones it shares with its neighbours, especially with artificial islands being created as aerial platforms.

China says 2 pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

Two Chinese test pilots were killed during development of the country's first aircraft carrier fighter wing, state media said, in a rare admission of problems with the hugely popular naval program.

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam

Senior Chinese Navy officers on Thursday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters

Senior Chinese Navy officers Thursday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

Chinese Navy fleet visits Namibia

A Chinese navy fleet consisting of two missile frigates and a supply ship docked at Namibia`s Port of Walvis Bay Wednesday, marking the beginning of China`s first-ever navy visit to the Southwestern African country.

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters

Senior Chinese Navy officers on Monday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.