China to increase military spending ‘by about 10 per cent this year’: NPC spokeswoman

Fu Ying, the National People’s Congress spokeswoman, told this week’s annual plenum that the rise was in line with suggestions by the central authority.

The mainland increased its military budget by 12.2 per cent last year. Continue reading

Russian Armed Forces to Adopt Hypersonic Missiles on Mass Scale

A Moskit supersonic anti-ship missile is launched from a missile boat during a training exercise for guard missile boats and artillery exercises held in the Sea of Japan.

 

The development of hypersonic missiles in Russia and the United States currently stands at the same level, the CEO of Russia’s Tactical Missiles Corporation believes.

MOSCOW, January 19 (Sputnik) — The Russian Armed Forces will receive hypersonic missiles on mass scale in about 15 to 25 years, with the first prototypes to be created by 2020, CEO of Russia’s Tactical Missiles Corporation Boris Obnosov said in an interview with the “Defense of Russia” magazine. Continue reading