(NSI News Source Info) MOSCOW, Russia - June 5, 2010: China’s Shenyang Aircraft Corporation created a copy of a Russian deck-based Su-33 fighter jet. The Chinese model of the aircraft was called J-15, Interfax reports with reference to the May issue of the Kanwa Asian Defence military publication. The Chinese fighter jet is based on the Soviet T10K training aircraft, which China received from Ukraine. Chinese engineers found it very difficult to solve the problem of folding wings of deck-based fighter jets. Now the problem has been solved.
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - June 4, 2010: The US Congress has cleared the sale of C-17 Globemaster III strategic aircraft for India, ahead of the crucial Cabinet-level Strategic Dialogue between the two countries according to DTN News.
*Analysis ~ As of Last week, without China assistant U.S. and Jeju summit held in South Korea by Japan, China and the host were unable to produce positive energy to punish Pyongyang for warship sinking, as China ignored to condemn North Korea on the incident. The world is helplessly listening to drum tunes of U.N. sancations against Pyongyang of no avail. Due to daisy chain reaction, it has created the hasty departure of Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama after only eight months in office could paralyze Japanese politics or force the creation of a new ruling coalition, analysts said Wednesday, with key elections looming and the battle over the future of a major U.S. military base still unresolved. Hatoyama's Democratic Party, which will name a new chief Friday, moved quickly to keep Hatoyama's resignation from creating political chaos in the world's second-largest economy. At the moment, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is in Myanmar, to further curtail U.S. influence in India and spread it's wings over Indian ocean with Chinese navy port facilities in Pakistan, China has supplied a vast array of advanced military hardware to Myanmar, including fighter planes, naval vessels and tanks, and other infantry support weapons. Basic motive of China is to secure energy lanes from Middle Eastern countries, taping every energy leads in Africa and Latin America for it's growing domestic needs. Beijing's growing economic and military influence will be highly visible in the coming years. By Roger Smith DTN News ~ Defense-Technology News
(NSI News Source Info) DENVER, U.S. - June 2, 2010: A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies would love to disrupt, a defense expert says.The Air Force has not said how many weapons, planes or other systems were affected or whether any were in use in Iraq or Afghanistan. But the problem, blamed on incompatible software, highlights the military's reliance on the Global Positioning System and the need to protect technology that has become essential for protecting troops, tracking vehicles and targeting weapons.
JEJU, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 30: (L-R) Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao attend the press conference of the East Asian 3 Nations Summit on May 30, 2010 in Jeju, South Korea. China came under intensified pressure from South Korea and Japan today to join global efforts to punish North Korea over its alleged sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - May 31, 2010: The Indian Air Force (IAF) seems set for trials of new combat and heavy lift helicopters this summer, possibly from June or July, as Boeing gets ready to field its latest versions of AH 64D Apache and Chinook CH-47F helicopters. So confident is Boeing that its top executives say the company is looking forward to be the first in the trials so as to set benchmarks that others in the competition cannot possibly match.