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MH370 Search Shows China’s Major Naval Weakness

» by April 29th, 2014 at 8:15 am » Comments (0)

I think this shows the strength of America's soft power compared to China's aggressiveness against their neighbors and it's own citizens that limits it's soft power: HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When ...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 »

Navy Base To Ban Sale of Alcohol at Mini-Marts

» by August 17th, 2013 at 4:25 pm » Comments (0)

Here is something I would not be surprised to see more bases implement: NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. — On the world's largest naval base, sailors can pull into a gas station ...more »

China’s New Oilers Give Navy Global Reach

» by January 21st, 2013 at 5:57 pm » Comments (18)

Here is a further example of the growing capabilities of the Chinese Navy: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy now has an aircraft carrier, new jet fighters to fly off the flattop ...more »

Is the Japanese Navy Developing Their Own Marine Corps?

» by January 21st, 2013 at 8:13 am » Comments (3)

Considering the current territorial dispute with China over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands it makes sense that the Japanese would be ramping up the offensive capabilities of their Navy: So far, so low ...more »

Picture of the Day: China Commissions First Aircraft Carrier

» by September 25th, 2012 at 1:08 pm » Comments (44)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] This is China's first aircraft carrier "Liaoning," whose commission was confirmed on the Web site of China's Defense Ministry on Sept. 25, 2012. The image was ...more »

China’s First Aircraft Carrier Takes Maiden Voyage

» by August 10th, 2011 at 8:45 am » Comments (32)

It will be interesting to see what this means for the Chinese Navy in 20 years: China launched its first aircraft carrier for a maiden run on Wednesday, a step likely ...more »

Comparing US, South Korean, & North Korean Navies as Massive Naval Exercise Continues

» by July 27th, 2010 at 8:11 am » Comments (17)

Via the Marmot's Hole comes this interesting contrast in Naval power.  First are the two aircraft carriers the US George Washington and the South Korean Dokdo at port in Busan ...more »

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