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US Navy Super Hornets armed with SM-6s, a warship missile newly tested in combat, have been spotted in the Pacific

The ship-fired weapon looks to be getting a new role as a long-range air-to-air missile that could …

Jake Epstein   


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A US military aircraft just returned to a WWII airstrip that was once the site of a bloody battle in the Pacific

With eyes on China, the US military is searching the Pacific for more airfields from which its airc…

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Japan found enough minerals off a remote Pacific island to fuel its EV plans for over a decade

Researchers found a motherlode of around 230 million metric tons of minerals on the seabed off a re…

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US Pacific bases and aircraft are wildly vulnerable to Chinese missile barrages that could overwhelm defenses, lawmakers warn

US lawmakers urged defense officials to address critical weaknesses in the Pacific, painting a blea…

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China is gradually amping up its military aggression in a 'boiling frog' strategy, US Indo-Pacific commander says

Adm. John Aquilino warned of China engaging in multiple pressure campaigns against its neighbors, p…

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The US is upgrading its fighter fleets in Japan, boosting its Pacific airpower with the newest jets

The Pentagon announced the fighter jet overhaul on Wednesday, which includes transferring dozens of…

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US military rescued mariners stranded in the Pacific after they used palm leaves to spell 'HELP' on the beach

A US Navy reconnaissance aircraft spotted the men, who had been stuck on a tiny island in the Pacif…

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US Marines train for war with China on an island-hopping battlefield, report says

New agile US Marine formations are learning how to battle adversaries like China on remote islands,…

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If you're stranded on an island, a 'HELP' sign can actually save you — but there's an even better way to get rescued

Three men stranded on a Pacific island were rescued after writing "HELP" with palm leaves. A surviv…

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China's Xi accused the US of trying to trick him into invading Taiwan, but said he won't take the bait, report says

Xi Jinping told an EU leader that the US was trying to trick China into invading Taiwan, per the Fi…

Thibault Spirlet   


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Taiwan is one-upping Ukraine's navy to defeat a Chinese invasion

Taiwan is taking a cue from Ukraine's successful use of naval drones to try to defeat China's formi…

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A kite surfer stranded on a remote California beach was rescued after he used rocks to spell 'HELP' on the sand

A private helicopter flying overhead noticed the word and called the authorities, who airlifted the…

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D-Day was the largest amphibious invasion in history — and likely the last. Here's why.

D-Day was the largest amphibious invasion in history, and possibly the last due to smaller militari…

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Why the Swedish and Finnish Air Forces are a powerful add to NATO

Finland and Sweden pack a major air power punch for the NATO alliance, and not just from their robu…

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China's military exercises last week 'looked like a rehearsal' for a Taiwan invasion, US' top officer in the Pacific says

China's two-day military exercises last week surrounded Taiwan, demonstrating what a blockade or in…

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India announces relief aid worth 1 million US dollars for landslide-hit Papua New Guinea

After over 650 people lost their lives in the deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea, India, on Tuesd…

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China is flexing its missile arsenal in a new simulation for a mass Taiwan attack as the US watches Beijing's Rocket Force closely

China's Eastern Theater Command released a simulation video on Friday that mixes CGI and live foota…

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China plans to float nuclear reactors in disputed South China Sea; Analysts see it 'risky for environment'

The US military warned that China is moving forward with developing floating nuclear reactors in th…

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France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia as violent protests rage

The unrest began on Monday as French lawmakers prepared to vote on a decision to expand voting righ…

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India, xenophobic? US President Joe Biden says India and Japan’s economy are bad because of xenophobia, compares to China and Russia

In a recent campaign fundraising event, US President Joe Biden sparked controversy by labelling US …