Ahead of the exercise, American and South Korean special forces simulated attacks on key North Korean structures.
The US and Taiwan agreed to increase their military cooperationOn Duty
The Pentagon called the U.S. commitment to Taiwan “rock solid” and a contributor “to the maintenance of peace and stability” in the region.
North Korea launches ballistic missiles as US trains with Japan and South KoreaOn Duty
Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean ruler’s sister, warned against any further U.S. exercises.
The US is increasing its presence in the Philippines with an eye to ChinaOn Duty
The U.S. will be expanding its presence in the Philippines with the establishment of new bases as the security situation in the Indo-Pacific is growing more complex An official announcement is expected as early as this week as Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is meeting with his Filippino counterpart Defense Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and other […]
Swiss company Sent Taiwan’s missile device to China for repairsTech
Taiwan’s Hsiung-Feng III supersonic missile can hit targets in China and carries a 500-pound warhead.
Chinese drone buzzes Japanese islands causing fighters to scrambleMilitary Affairs
“It was the first sighting of that type of drone around Japan [and] it is the fourth type of Chinese military drone ever spotted,” Japan said.
China’s military buildup in the Spratly Islands sparks fears of military confrontationMilitary Affairs
“I think over the past 20 years we’ve witnessed the largest military buildup since World War II by China,” a U.S. admiral said.
Operation Deep Freeze: How the US military supplies AntarcticaOn Duty
Operation Deep Freeze is one the largest but lesser-known peacetime operations that the U.S. military conducts. Every year, from August to March, the Air Force, Navy, AND Coast Guard conduct hundreds of sorties to Antarctica and the South Pole, transporting materiel, supplies, and people to the U.S. bases there. During the 2020-2021 season, C-17 Globemaster […]
US Special Operations units to take on Chinese disinformationMilitary Affairs
The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has created a new joint task force to fight against Chinese information operations in the Pacific. Army General Rickard D. Clarke, the commander of SOCOM, revealed the new task force during a testimony to the Armed Services Committee. In an increasingly inter-connected world where news (fake and real) shapes […]
The Chinese military will outmatch the US in the Pacific by 2025Featured
Earlier in March, the top U.S. commanders in the Indo-Pacific and Pentagon officials gave testimony in Congress about the balance of U.S. and Chinese forces in the region. Although the US military and its allies still have the preponderance of equipment, the future doesn’t look quite as good. Indeed by 2025, China, according to the […]