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China and the Solomon Islands signed a security pact causing concern for Australia
Regional / Strategy

China and the Solomon Islands signed a security pact causing concern for Australia

The Solomon Islands, on the east of Papua New Guinea in the Pacific Ocean signed a security agreement with China.

China and Saudi Arabia Collaborate to Build Military Drones
Expo and Air Show

China and Saudi Arabia Collaborate to Build Military Drones

According to Xinhua News Agency, companies from China and Saudi Arabia cooperate on UAV payloads. Advanced Communications and Electronics Systems Co. (ACES) and China Electronics Technology Group Corp. (CETC) announced the deal at the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which took place on March 6-9.

China Offers the FC-31 at the Saudi Arabia WDS
Expo and Air Show

China Offers the FC-31 at the Saudi Arabia WDS

At the ongoing Saudi Arabia World Defense Show (WDS) in Riyadh, China exports FC-31 fighter jet and equipment.

China Imposes ‘Countermeasures’ on U.S. Companies
Bilateral Relations

China Imposes ‘Countermeasures’ on U.S. Companies

China announced it would take “countermeasures” against U.S. companies Raytheon and Lockheed Martin for selling U.S. arms worth $100 million to Taiwan.

Pakistan’s first J-10C Appeared with PAF Camouflage
Air

Pakistan’s first J-10C Appeared with PAF Camouflage

The first photos of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) J-10C 4.5+ generation combat aircraft have emerged.

China's Shijian-21, spacecraft, pulled a defunct satellite well above graveyard orbit
Space

China's Shijian-21, spacecraft, pulled a defunct satellite well above graveyard orbit

China's Shijian-21 space debris mitigation spacecraft displayed a capacity that only the US has so far practised. It docked a dead Chinese spacecraft to shift its geostationary orbit.

China Violates Taiwan's ADIZ with 39 Aircraft
Air Bilateral Relations

China Violates Taiwan's ADIZ with 39 Aircraft

The tension between China and Taiwan increased as 39 Chinese military planes flew into Taiwan's Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ).

Airbus to Establish Aircraft Lifecycle Centre in China
Air Investment

Airbus to Establish Aircraft Lifecycle Centre in China

Airbus has inked a MoU with Chengdu City and Tarmac Aerosave to establish China's first sustainable aircraft "lifecycle" servicing centre.

Russia, Iran, China to hold joint naval manoeuvres maritime exercise
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Russia, Iran, China to hold joint naval manoeuvres maritime exercise

According to media reports on Tuesday, China, Russia, and Iran will perform a joint maritime exercise, citing the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet.

PLAAF’s J-20 Fighters Practice Night Combat Drills
Air

PLAAF’s J-20 Fighters Practice Night Combat Drills

PLAAF’s J-20 Chengdu Fighters Night Combat Drills China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) J-20 stealth fighters recently practised night combat.

China Built an Artificial Moon Research Centre on Earth
Space Country

China Built an Artificial Moon Research Centre on Earth

China has built a research facility that simulates the low-gravity environment on the moon.

China Discovered Water on the Moon
Space

China Discovered Water on the Moon

Chinese lunar probe Chang’E-5 discovered water on the moon according to scientific research published in “Science Advances”.

Pakistan Cancelled its T129 ATAK Order and is Looking for Chinese ones
Air

Pakistan Cancelled its T129 ATAK Order and is Looking for Chinese ones

Turkey and Pakistan had agreed in July 2018 on the export of 30 T129 ATAK attack helicopters but Pakistan decided not to wait any longer and started to negotiate with China for the acquisition of the Z-10ME. Pakistan Armed Forces plan to replace the old Bell AH-1F Attack Helicopter fleet, 48 in its inventory, with the new platform. Pakistan had previously agreed to purchase 12 Bell AH-1Z Attack Helicopters from the U.S. However, this agreement was also suspended due to U.S. political concerns.

Pakistan Orders J-10 Fighters from China
Air Bilateral Relations

Pakistan Orders J-10 Fighters from China

Pakistan’s Minister of Interior, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, revealed that the PAF would induct at least two squadrons of J-10 fighter aircraft from China.