Pentagon report cites Doklam standoff to warn about China’s coercive tactics

Backed by its growing economic, diplomatic and military clout, China is increasingly willing to employ “coercive measures” to advance its interests: US The 130-page report on China comes ahead of the inaugural “two-plus-two” dialogue between India and the US India, however, continues to chart its…

Mattis Salutes U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Graduates

The United States needs its Merchant Marine officers to employ discipline, strategic thinking and strong ethics in the often challenging and dangerous maritime transport industry, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during his commencement remarks at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Stratcom Chief Testifies on Command’s Readiness to Deter, Respond

U.S. Strategic Command is prepared to deter strategic attack and employ forces to guarantee the security of the nation and its allies, Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of Stratcom, told the Senate Armed Services Committee. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Stratcom Chief Testifies on…

China’s Third Aircraft Carrier to Employ Electromagnetic Catapult for Fighter Jets – YouTube

China’s Third Aircraft Carrier to Employ Electromagnetic Catapult for Fighter Jets The fighter jets will use an electromagnetic catapult on China’s third aircraft carrier. The catapult technology developed by a team led by Ma Weiming, is likely to be employed on China’s third aircraft carrier…