Kh-35E antiship rocket.

A North Korean Mystery: Where Did Its Rockets and Missiles Come From?

In the quarter century since the end of the Cold War, much of North Korea’s conventional-weapons capability has quietly aged into obsolescence. Abandoned by the now-defunct Soviet Union and China, Pyongyang’s arsenal of tanks, ships, planes and artillery appears trapped in the 1980s—or earlier. A few weapons, however, including a new antiship missile fired just…

China's fast moving amphibious vehicle.

China’s Amphibious Armored Car Might be World’s Fastest in the Water

It doesn’t look like much but China’s new amphibious armored car has ambitions of becoming the world’s fastest and part of the equipment inventory of the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF). A prototype of the yet unnamed 4×4 wheeled armored fighting vehicle (AFV) being developed by little known North China Institute of Vehicle Research…

Voith rim-driven thrusters.

China Claims ‘Rim-Driven Thrusters’ will Make its New Nuclear Attack Subs the Best

Chinese state-controlled media is hyping the Chinese version of a western invention called a “rim-driven thruster” as the engine that will make the new nuclear powered attack submarines (SSNs) of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) the best on the planet. Chinese engineers are reported to be planning a rim-driven thruster specifically being developed as…

China warns India over Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Arunachal

China warns India over Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Arunachal

China on Monday asked India to be “cautious” and exercise “restraint” over building infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh, days after Prime Narendra Modi launched the country’s longest bridge linking Assam with the state claimed by Beijing. “We hope India adopts a cautious and restrained attitude on the issue before the final settlement of the border issue…