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Cadence Column: Asia, December 24, 2018

China detains two Canadians with remark and in the wake of a single Huawei executive’s arrest. Given the surfacing connections the executive’s family had to Mao, China likely views the value of arrested people as equally balanced; the West merely views China as having committed three criminal acts. Huawei has gotten into more and more … Continue reading

Cadence of Conflict: Asia, April 9, 2018

China has been a source of great change. Taiwan has received a license from the United States to build its own submarines. Wang, a legislature who sits on the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee said that friendliness from the US is the highest it has ever been. Japan just commissioned its first marine force … Continue reading

Thai navy buys 3 Chinese submarines

The following is based on a translation of a report in Chinese media: Chinese media thepaper.cn reported that Thai Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said that the Thai navy had approved its plan to purchase three Chinese submarines valued at $1.1 billion. 14 of the 17 members of Thai Navy’s purchase committee voted for the purchase … Continue reading

China’s new mystery midget submarine may be designed for attacking Taiwan

The following is based on a translation of a report in Chinese media: Huanqiu.com says in its report that DigitalGlobe satellite imagery showed a midget submarine being built at a pontoon in Wuchang Shipyard, a shipyard which specialised in producing China’s conventional submarines. The photo was posted on Google Earth and was highlighted by a … Continue reading

China says it leads the world in submarine power systems

The following is based on a translation from a report in Chinese media: Mil.qianzhan.com says in its report that People’s Daily mentioned China’s new hot air engine for submarines, that has a power output 117% higher than imported engines. This makes China the leader in such power systems. According to the website, the new engine … Continue reading

China claims world leadership in submarine power system

The following is based on a translation from Chinese media: China maintains strict confidentiality on its submarine technology. However, qianzhan.com says in its Labor Day report, that the People’s Daily mentioned in its report about a working model of China’s new hot air engine that has a power ratio of 117%. This ratio is higher … Continue reading

China says type 095 nuclear submarine is better than US submarines

The following is a translation from Chinese media: According to sina.com.cn, China will adopt the following six new technologies in its type 095 attack nuclear submarines: new water injection propulsion, super strong steel, mixed single and double-hull structure, new comprehensive vibration reduction floating raft and vertical launch tube for cruise missile. The website says that … Continue reading

China has built twelve new AIP submarines, while Japan has built only five

The following is a translation from Chinese media: The Chinese navy has significantly expanded its submarine fleet due to recent very fast development. According to news published by an official Chinese source not long ago, a newest improved version of Type 041 Yuan class diesel powered submarine is now ready for sea trial. Since its … Continue reading

China develops revolutionary submarine with high speed of 100 knots

In its comprehensive report, huanqiu.com says: “Reference News quotes Taiwan’s Central News Agency as reporting that Tan Zuojun, Vice Governor of Liaoning Province, has recently revealed that China has successfully completed the development of its fourth-generation nuclear submarine. It has given rise to much speculation in military circles. Some experts are of the opinion that … Continue reading

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