News tagged with defense ministry

China says it is building its second aircraft carrier

China is building its second aircraft carrier, this time entirely with domestic technology, its Defense Ministry said Thursday, in a leap in its naval development that is increasingly tipping the regional balance of power.

dateDec 31, 2015 in Other
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Israel launches new spy satellite

Israel's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it has successfully launched a new observation satellite into orbit, one which is expected to be used to observe Iran and hostile militant groups in the Middle East.

dateApr 10, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Israel's new missile defense system passes test

Israel successfully tested its newest missile defense system on Wednesday, a key step toward making the third and final leg of the country's three-part defense system operational by next year, the defense ministry said.

dateNov 20, 2013 in Engineering
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Cyberattacks a growing irritant in US-China ties

(AP)—Signs are growing that the sustained surge in cyberattacks emanating from China is imperiling its relations with the U.S., lending urgency to fledgling efforts by both governments to engage on the issue.

dateMay 08, 2013 in Internet
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China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations

(AP)—China's foreign minister on Saturday rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the ...

dateMar 09, 2013 in Internet
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