China is building its first overseas military outpost just miles from the largest U.S. military base in Africa.
China reportedly warned that Japan would “cross a red line” by sending Self-Defense Forces to join U.S. operations in the South China Sea.
The commander of U.S. Naval Air Forces said Thursday that budget constraints are hurting the force’s ability to generate and recover readiness.
Federal prosecutors denied a U.S. Navy sailor’s appeal for leniency after the 29-year-old compared his decision to snap classified pictures inside a nuclear submarine to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.
The commanding officer of the two U.S. Navy boats that were captured by Iran in January will face punishment for the incident, according to defense officials.
Recent satellite photographs show China appears to have built reinforced aircraft hangars on its holdings in the disputed South China Sea, according to a Washington-based think tank.
The U.S. Navy’s newest $13 billion aircraft carrier is still not ready for combat because of mechanical delays that have already put it two years behind schedule, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester.
China announced Monday that it will close off part of the South China Sea for military drills this week, just days after an international arbitration court ruled that Beijing’s disputed claims to the strategic waterway are invalid.