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Taiwan Receives First Anti-Sub Airplane Under $2B Sales Deal

The U.S. Navy handed over a Lockheed Martin-built submarine-hunting airplane to Taiwan Wednesday as part of a $1.96 billion arms sale package approved in 2007, Focus Taiwan News Channel reported Wednesday. Claudia Liu and Sofia Wu write Taiwan purchased 12 P-3C planes with T-56 turboprop engines and related equipment and services and is …

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Paul Broun, Chris Stewart Question NOAA Chinese Weather Satellite Plan

Two chairman of House Science, Space and Technology subcommittees are questioning the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s plan to use data from two Chinese satellites to produce weather forecasts, FCW reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) asked NOAA officials in a hearing why they did not have other options to …

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US, China Hold Military Talks in Beijing; James Miller Comments

Top U.S. and Chinese defense officials met Monday in Beijing for annual talks focused on improving military cooperation between the two nations, the American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes James Miller, defense policy undersecretary, told reporters that his meeting with Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of general staff …

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NOAA Seeks to Fix Gap in Weather Data Sourcing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is studying ways to mitigate a gap in weather data sourcing that could occur between 2014 and 2017, FCW reported Thursday. Frank Konkel writes the agency commissioned a study that examines 44 options to fix the potential problem that, if not addressed, could affect …

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China, U.S. Organize Joint Defense Activities to Boost Relationship

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Chang Wanquan, have announced plans to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Colin Clark writes the two officials attended a press conference Monday during which they disclosed the agenda of a meeting aimed at organizing joint …

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Christopher Painter Identifies Barriers in US-China Cyber Dialogue

The chairman of the U.S.-China cyber dialogue said the two countries are yet to agree on cyber warfare regulations because they have not clearly defined cyber-related terms, Defense News reported Tuesday. Zachary Fryer-Biggs cites Christopher Painter as saying that other barriers discovered during the first meeting with China include cultural …

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Study: Joint US-China Aviation Projects Prone to Cyberespionage

A study has found that Sino-American aerospace operations are twice as likely to be hit by a cyber attack than companies with sole U.S. interest, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes the draft report co-authored by cyberwarfare researcher Jeff Carr, founder of security consultancy Taia Global, will be presented to …

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