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How is China trying to redefine power balance in Taiwan Strait?

The Telegraph India 13 Aug 2022
During the exercises, the Eastern Theater command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army dispatched ships and fighter jets that regularly crossed the median line — an unofficial demarcation between China and Taiwan that the former does not recognize.
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A string of mishaps shows how tricky it can be to keep the aircraft on ...

Business Insider 11 Aug 2022
US Navy/MCS3 Michael Singley Over the past year, three US and British jets have gone overboard off of aircraft carriers ... The F-35C was recovered after a deep-salvage operation right under the nose of the Chinese Navy — but using a Chinese-built ship to lift the jet from 12,400 feet below the surface.
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Model of KF-21 Boramae (named KFX at the time of shooting) unveiled at ADEX in Seoul 2017
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South Korea is looking for buyers of its new 'semi-stealth' fighter jet that could rival China's warplanes

Business Insider 11 Aug 2022
The KF-21 has 'good price competitiveness' and could be an alternative to China's J-20 stealth jet ... The air force plans to obtain another 80 jets by 2030 after the military aircraft evolves to have air-to-ground and air-to-ship combat capabilities by 2028 ... With the cost of each jet ...
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China military 'completes tasks' around Taiwan, plans regular patrols

Union Leader 10 Aug 2022
Earlier on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters that Chinese navy ships were active off both the east and west coasts of Taiwan ... Video from state broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday showed Chinese fighter jets scrambling and refueling in mid-air, as well as navy ships on what it said were drills around Taiwan.
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Cuba makes progress in controlling fuel farm fire

China.dot.org 10 Aug 2022
HAVANA, Aug ... Meanwhile, two Mexican ships launched powerful jets of seawater from Matanzas Bay to extinguish some pockets of flames and cool the area, while a Venezuelan hydraulic pump supplied water with chemical foam for the same purpose ... Enditem .
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China Military ‘Completes Tasks’ Around Taiwan, Plans Regular Patrols

The Algemeiner 10 Aug 2022
Earlier on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters that Chinese navy ships were active off both the east and west coasts of Taiwan ... Video from state broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday showed Chinese fighter jets scrambling and refuelling in mid-air, as well as navy ships on what it said were drills around Taiwan.
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China’s military completes various tasks around Taiwan, will conduct regular patrols

Financial Express 10 Aug 2022
As of Wednesday afternoon, Chinese navy activities near the median line, an unofficial buffer in the Taiwan Strait, continued, and Chinese fighter jets also continued to fly close to the line, the source said, adding Taiwan has dispatched planes and ships in the area to monitor the situation.
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China extends military drills around Taiwan after Pelosi visit

Asahi News 10 Aug 2022
Video released by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday showed Chinese fighter jets scrambling and refueling while airborne, as well as navy ships on what it said were drills around Taiwan ... Several other Chinese ships continued to conduct missions off Taiwan’s eastern coast, according to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
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'What if China attacks Taiwan?': War game in US forecasts grim results

The Times of India 10 Aug 2022
The game plays out a scenario where the Chinese military shoots ballistic missiles at US air bases in Japan and an aircraft carrier strike group in the Pacific, destroying several squadrons of jet fighters and sinking the carrier and other US ships ... sinking about 150 ships.
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China keep up military drills off Taiwan after Pelosi visit

The New Arab 10 Aug 2022
Video released by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday showed Chinese fighter jets scrambling and refuelling mid-air, as well as navy ships on what it said were drills around Taiwan ... Several other Chinese ships continued to conduct missions off Taiwan's eastern coast, according to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
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America’s Media Focusses on Nancy Pelosi, Omits Coverage of Military Threats Directed against China

GlobalResearch 10 Aug 2022
naval command RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific Amphibious Assault Training) was carrying out maneuvers involving 170 aircraft, 38 ships, four submarines, and 25,000 military personnel from all the G7 imperialist countries ... The fleet’s total size comes to a combat-ready force of more than 68,000 people, 100 ships and 400 aircraft.
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China reaffirms threat of military force to take Taiwan

Al Jazeera 10 Aug 2022
As of Wednesday afternoon, Chinese navy activities near the median line, an unofficial buffer in the Taiwan Strait, continued, and Chinese fighter jets also continued to fly close to the line, the source said, adding Taiwan has dispatched planes and ships in the area to monitor the situation.
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US Providing Hefty $8.2 Billion to Ukraine to Battle Russia

GlobalResearch 10 Aug 2022
He said the recent news reports that the White House is “exploring” whether to ship fighter jets to Ukraine is a further indication that the US administration is in the midst of extremely dangerous mission creep. Back on March 11, President Biden declared that sending jets with US pilots and crews to Ukraine would amount to “World War III.” ... DoD .
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The US Navy fished a sunken F/A-18 Super Hornet out of the sea after the ...

Business Insider 09 Aug 2022
Siens/Released The US Navy has recovered a F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet from the Mediterranean Sea ... A team aboard the multi-purpose construction ship Everest used a remote-operated vehicle to attach rigging and lift lines to the jet before using a lifting hook to fish the aircraft from the water and onto the Everest, the Navy said.
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Defense & National Security — Ukraine getting another $1 billion in weapons

The Hill 09 Aug 2022
We’ll detail what’s in the latest package and how it’s helping Kyiv, plus more on new Russian casualty estimates, extended Chinese wargames near Taiwan, a recovered fighter jet that blew off an aircraft carrier last month, and the next step for the soon-to-be-signed bill addressing toxic exposure for veterans.

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In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and Taiwanese President President Tsai Ing-wen arrive for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
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