China deploys anti-stealth radars in West Philippine Sea to detect US F-35C jets — Military expert

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Anti-stealth radars are being used by China to detect F-35C aircraft currently stationed on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier in the West Philippine Sea. On Wednesday, Fu Qianshao, a Chinese military specialist, told the Global Times that “China has already developed a number of anti-stealth radar systems, so the F-35C can be detected. China… Continue reading China deploys anti-stealth radars in West Philippine Sea to detect US F-35C jets — Military expert

US warship transits Taiwan Strait after Chinese assault drills

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A US warship and a US Coast Guard cutter sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, August 27, the latest in what Washington calls routine operations through the sensitive waterway that separates Taiwan from China, which claims the self-ruled island. The passage comes amid a spike in military tensions in the past two years between… Continue reading US warship transits Taiwan Strait after Chinese assault drills

Naval Forces West successfully participated in SEACAT 2021

The Philippine Navy, through Naval Forces West, has successfully concluded its participation in the Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) 2021. Several PN vessels and aircraft took part in the training exercise, including the patrol craft BRP Nestor Reinoso, the AW 109 helicopter, Islander aircraft, and the new frigate BRP Antonio Luna. The PN’s exercise… Continue reading Naval Forces West successfully participated in SEACAT 2021

US Navy vows to be ‘more assertive’ in countering China in Pacific

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The US military warned on December 17 that its warships will be “more assertive” in response to international law infractions, citing Beijing’s expansionist goals in the West Philippine Sea¬†as an example. In a document setting objectives for the US Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard for the coming years, the Pentagon stressed that numerous countries, notably… Continue reading US Navy vows to be ‘more assertive’ in countering China in Pacific