Search: Asia-Pacific,Arms,Armed Forces (2 materials)

Fretting about China's Military Modernization?

... project force a great distance from China's borders. Since the mid-2000s the Chinese armed forces have been undergoing a radical transformation, possibly unlike any seen... ... the Army and the Air Force. Combat training has been focused on the interaction of arms and services using up-to-date computerized systems. The armed forces are also acquiring... ... motive for the U.S. forces to step up their own upgrading, and the same is true of other Asia-Pacific countries including Japan and Vietnam. Washington began revising its force...


Australia as a Middle Range Power: the Military-Political Dimension

... security activities. The Defense Issues Paper explains the need for the new defense strategy by the swift transformation of the Asia-Pacific region. The government is ready to raise military spending to two percent of GDP in as little as three years, finally ... ... two-percent figure will be maintained at least until 2024, ostensibly exceeding AUD 40 billion by that date. The Australian armed forces are developing their mission to maintain the country's security in case of aggression or the threat of aggression....


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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