Developments in China’s anti-stealth technology could soon render the stealth capabilities of America’s F-22 fighter jets and Europe’s Neuron unmanned combat air vehicles obsolete, claims Huanqiu, the website of China’s nationalistic Global Times tabloid.
On display at the 9th China International Defence Electronics Exhibition in Beijing in May was China’s DWLOO2 passive radar, which is said to have a range of 500 kilometers and can cover the entire air space with zero “blind spots.” The radar will be mainly be used for air defense and coastal surveillance in complex electromagnetic environments, with the ability to detect, locate and track air, sea, and ground radiation within its coverage, the report said. Continue reading →
As a regional Asian bloc is already slowly, but surely forming under the SCO, one should anticipate India worrying less about its internal woes as it is likely to join the protectorate club within the foreseeable future.
India’s military is desperately low on supplies, the world learned today, in a major embarrassment for the country. In a leaked memo, the country’s military chief tells its prime minister that India’s tank fleet lacks ammunition, its elite forces are “woefully short” on essential weapons, and its air defenses are “97% obsolete.” The leak just happens to come as that military chief, General VK Singh, is locked in a public battle with the government over his impending mandatory retirement, the AFP reports.