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How the Japanese Self Defense Force Is Trying To Soften Its Image

» by April 14th, 2014 at 8:35 am » Comments (24)

Lets see China is the one that is threatening just about every neighbor around them with their growing and already massive military and Japan's military has singing competitions and there ...more »

Comparing the Balance of Force Between China and Japan

» by April 11th, 2014 at 8:32 am » Comments (8)

Here is an interesting article that compares Chinese and Japanese military capabilities that shows the quantitative advantage the Chinese have, but the Japanese maintain a qualitative advantage in regards to ...more »

Canadian Military To Cut Budget For Cadets’ Uniforms

» by January 9th, 2014 at 3:44 am » Comments (16)

I wonder if anyone in the US military will come up with this idea to have cadets wear their own PT gear and cold weather parkas to save money? Military budget ...more »

North Korean Military Introduces Mandatory Retirement Age

» by December 11th, 2013 at 8:54 am » Comments (3)

Here are some further changes going on in North Korea: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="372"] Kim Jong-un walks with his military brass via the Telegraph.[/caption] North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to be ...more »

Female Servicemembers In UK Military Awarded Large Compensation for Pelvic Injuries

» by November 27th, 2013 at 8:52 am » Comments (27)

Via a reader tip comes this news from the UK: Three female RAF recruits have each been awarded £100,000 by the Ministry of Defence after suffering injuries caused by marching in ...more »

North Korea Admits that Two of Ships Sunk During Recent Exercise

» by November 4th, 2013 at 9:39 am » Comments (3)

This should give everyone an idea of how operationally ready the North Korean navy is if the reports of the ships sinking are true: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="360"] North Korean leader ...more »

Large Military Drill Likely Next Month In North Korea

» by February 28th, 2013 at 9:26 am » Comments (5)

It appears that on schedule the North Koreans are preparing to send a message to the new Korean President Park Geun-hye : North Korea may conduct a large-scale nationwide military drill ...more »

Russian Media Claims Military Shot Down Meteor

» by February 15th, 2013 at 7:31 am » Comments (1)

It figures the Russian state controlled media would go out of their way to hype the Russian military's capabilities after the incredible footage of the meteor that came down over ...more »

No More Liquor, Dining Outs for Chinese Military

» by December 24th, 2012 at 3:03 am » Comments (0)

China has banned liquor and military banquets according to The People's Daily: BEIJING, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- The military on Friday declared that receptions for high-ranking officers will no longer feature liquor or luxury banquets. The receptions will also be free of welcome banners, red carpets, floral arrangements,formations of soldiers, performances and souvenirs, according to ten regulations drawnup by the Central Military Commission. The regulations also prohibit commission officials from staying in civilian hotels ormilitary hotels specially equipped with luxury accommodation during inspection tours. Wow, don't tell the General Officer Management Office or USFK  about this.  I wonder if this ...more »

Trouble in Paradise? Report Says Kim Jong-un Having Trouble With His Military

» by November 21st, 2012 at 7:34 am » Comments (7)

(NOTE: This is a posting by contributor John Mac.) There seems to be some doubt about whether the young Mr. Kim has managed to fully take control of the North Korean ...more »

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