Category Archives: military

Developing an anti-stealth radar – Wendell Minnick

An anti-stealth radar, able to spot intruding stealth fighters, is yet another military industry where China is making inroads, reports defense analyst Wendell Minnick from the Zhuhai China Airshow for Defense News.

China´s nukes: a threat within 10 years – Wendell Minnick

China´s nuclear weapons are getting better and more powerful, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News. He cites a US congressional report, warning for the Chinese power to threaten US forces within 10 years.

For sale: China´s new cruise missile – Wendell Minnick

Some might be focused on China´s growth as a military power, just along comes its ability to sell weaponry on the international market. Defense analyst Wendell Minnick notes in Defense News a new cruise missile in its arsenal.

China´s alternative for Lockheed´s F-35 – Wendell Minnick

Many countries struggle with the replacement of their F-16´s, and have a hard time to pay for Lockheed´s F-35 or JSF. China´s showed its J-31 fighter, meant to offer a cheaper equivalent, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News.

China to show off stealthy J-31 fighter – Wendell Minnick

At the Zhuhai airshow next week China is showing its stealthy fighter J-31, writes defense expert Wendell Minnick in Defense News. “This will be the first public demonstration of the twin-engine J-31.”

China´s dangerous maritime endeavors – Howard French

China has been aggressively been expanding its maritime power of the past two years. While it is now surprise it takes on that other maritime powerhouse, the US, but – writes journalist Howard French in a comprehensive analysis in the Atlantic – there is enough to worry. For example how it deals with Vietnam.

More Taiwanese military selling secrets to China – Wendell Minnick

Defense analyst Wendell Minnick identifies one of the driving forces in rising Chinese espionage on Taiwan: a growing number of Taiwanese military see not future, and try to make some money by selling secrets to China, he writes in Defense News.

China: learning how to shoot down US stealth fighters – Wendell Minnick

The F-22 Raptor fighter based at Andersen Air Force Base on Guam is one of the largest threats for China´s security, its military find. So, the country it not only developing radar systems to see it, but want to learn to take it out of the air, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick at Defense News.

China challenges US surveillance practices – Wendell Minnick

When a Chinese J-11 fighter challenged a US Navy P-8 Poseidon on Aug. 19 near Hainan Island, it triggered off a debate on the way the US performs its surveillance strategy, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News.

The Boeing hacking charges – Wendell Minnick

The FBI accused the Chinese citizens, including Su Bin (Stephen Su), owner of Lode-Technology, last month of hacking into US military projects. Defense analyst Wendell Minnick had a look at the FBI-document detailing the accusations for Defense News.