Philippines Wary of Chinese Boats

As the Chinese navy successfully freed a warship in a disputed region in the South China Sea, the Philippines has expressed concern over Chinese ships near the Spratlys. The Voice of America reports:The Philippines is expressing...

Record Dive Follows Space High

After a successful docking in space, China has now broken the country’s deepest dive record in the Mariana Trench. From Xinhua: China’s manned submersible, Jiaolong, made its fourth dive in the Mariana Trench on...

China’s Jiaolong to Dive in Mariana Trench

As China plans to launch a manned spacecraft, they are also planning to send a manned submarine into the world’s deepest trench. Jiaolong, the submarine, has already been used to explore various terrains. Xinhua reports: The...

Chinese Sub Smashes US Destroyer’s Sonar: Report

From the Times of India: A Chinese submarine collided with an underwater sonar array towed by the destroyer USS John S. McCain off the coast of the Philippines, CNN television said, quoting a US official who said it was an...

Beijing Denies Intruding Sub Was Chinese, Lodges Complaint

Beijing has denied that the unidentified submarine that entered Japanese waters recently was Chinese. It has also lodged a formal complaint with Japan over the incident and the subsequent implications by Japanese media that the...

Japan Hunts Mystery Submarine Intruder

An unidentified submarine entered deep into Japanese territory yesterday. Japan’s navy tracked the vessel for two hours, then lost it. From The Sydney Morning Herald: The Naval vessel Atago spotted the submarine in...

Secret Sanya – China’s New Nuclear Naval Base Revealed

From China is constructing a major underground nuclear submarine base near Sanya, on Hainan Island off its southern coast, Jane’s can confirm. Although Asian military sources have disclosed this fact to...

US Warns on China Sub Encounter – BBC News

A follow up on yesterday’s breaking of a Chinese submarine encounter with US aircraft carrier, from BBC News: The US navy has confirmed reports of a close encounter between one of its battle groups and a Chinese submarine in the Pacific late last month. US Pacific Commander Admiral William Fallon said the incident had had […]

China Sub Stalked US Navy Carrier Group: Report – Reuters

From Reuters via the New York Times: A Chinese submarine stalked a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier battle group in the Pacific last month and was undetected until it surfaced within firing range, The Washington Times reported on Monday. A Navy spokeswoman in Washington had no comment on the report. [Full Text] – U.S. Pacific Fleet […]

Chinese sub may have caught fire in South China Sea: Japanese media

From AFP, via Yahoo! News: A Chinese navy submarine stalled apparently after a fire broke out aboard the vessel while it was submerged in the South China Sea, a Japanese newspaper said. The submarine was being towed Monday above the water by a Chinese vessel towards the Yulin Naval Port on China’s Hainan Island, the […]



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