Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- October 11, 2016

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Reuters: China, Russia to hold further anti-missile drills after U.S. THAAD decision

China and Russia will hold their second joint anti-missile drills next year, Chinese state media said on Tuesday, after South Korea and the United States angered the two countries with plans to deploy a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.

The Chinese and Russian militaries held their first such exercises in May as Washington and Seoul were in discussions over installing the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to protect against any North Korean threats.

THAAD is now due to be deployed on a South Korean golf course, unsettling Moscow and Beijing, which worry that the system's powerful radar will compromise their security and do nothing to lower temperatures on the Korean peninsula.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- October 11, 2016

US missile defense in Europe directly threatens Russia – Chinese military -- RT

China, Russia blast US missile defence at regional forum -- AFP

Beijing’s South China Sea island buildup ‘for military purposes’ -- Asia Times

Chinese Learn Russian For Sukhoi Jets: Pilots Must Read Language To Fly Fighters -- IBTimes

China blockades streets around military building as hundreds protest in capital -- Reuters

Chinese military’s anti-graft drive targets mid-level officers to root out disgraced leaders’ influence -- South China Morning Post

Who Are the Chinese Trolls of the '50 Cent Army'? -- VOA

India continues to boost military ties with China -- Times of India

China Boosts Military Ties With India Amid Border Violence -- Sputnik

India’s final frontier for military modernization: ‘Space is considered a fourth dimension of warfare’ -- Bloomberg

Who Spends More On Their Military, India Or Pakistan? -- Outlook India

China to Help Cambodia’s Military -- Khmer Times

New wartime state management system gives full power to Russian military – report -- RT

Putin and Erdogan pledge deeper military contact after gas deal signed -- BBC

Putin and Erdogan Agree to Deepen Military Cooperation -- Newsweek

Kremlin Denies Russia, Turkey Discussed Creation of Joint Missile Defense System -- Sputnik

Why is Russia holding a joint military exercise with Egypt? -- RBTH

Poland to Consider French Offers on Military Aircraft -- Sputnik

Poland May Buy a Dozen S-70 Black Hawk Helicopters -- DoD Buzz

Duterte to keep US ties; asks if military alliances needed at all -- Philstar

US General in Europe Wants Anti-Drone Weapons -- Defense Tech

Outgunned: New US Light Tank is Unlikely to Rival Russian Armored Vehicles -- Sputnik

Army Rolls Out Plan for Mobile Protected Firepower -- DoD Buzz

Army wants to field better jungle boots in 2017 -- Army Tiems

Military Needs to ‘Get Cool’ to Attract Cyber Experts -- Defense Tech

NSA-style agency could install 'trapdoors' in many cryptographic keys - study -- RT

America's Nuclear Powered Attack Submarines Are Getting a Powerful New Weapon -- National Interest

Global Naval Sales Estimated at $40 Billion -- Defense News

Pence insists he and Trump agree on U.S. military plans for Syria -- Military Times

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