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Navy captain becomes 1st woman to command US nuclear carrier

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln deployed this week from San Diego under the command of Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt, the first woman to lead a nuclear carrier in U.S. Navy history. ...

US warships stay in Mediterranean amid Ukraine, Russia fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group to stay in the Mediterranean Sea region rather than move on to the Middle East, amid worries abou...

Meeting near Russian border, NATO weighs response to Moscow's military maneuvers

"We're the ones that keep other people awake at night": That's the impact US Marine Corps Brigadier General Simon Doran hopes this massive show of NATO power has on Russian military ...

China's new aircraft carrier features advanced systems nearly matching US tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s newest aircraft carrier, which is outfitted with technology almost on par with American carriers, could be launched as soon as February next year. A Cente...

UK's HMS Elizabeth stops in Mumbai en route from Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the HMS Queen Elizabeth’s major port stop in Mumbai is evidence of her country’s Indo-Pacific strategy in acti...

India, Britain discuss cooperation ahead of climate summit

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain on Friday discussed technical and infrastructure cooperation to help India grow in a clean and sustainable way and the possibility of New Delhi making what was descr...

EXPLAINER: How China flights near Taiwan inflame tensions

BANGKOK (AP) — A recent spate of Chinese military flights off southwestern Taiwan has prompted alarm from the island, which Beijing claims as its own, and is increasing tensions in a region already on...

EXPLAINER: How China flights near Taiwan inflame tensions

BANGKOK (AP) — A recent spate of Chinese military flights off southwestern Taiwan has prompted alarm from the island, which Beijing claims as its own, and is increasing tensions in a region already on...

4 US, UK, Japanese carriers patrolled north of Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three aircraft carriers from the U.S. and U.K. and one helicopter carrier from Japan conducted joint exercises just north of Taiwan during a tense weekend that saw 93 Chin...

'Evil intentions': China denounces British warship passing through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China bristled at the sight of a British Royal Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait on Monday (Sept. 27), saying the act "harbored evil intentions." ...

British warship plows through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British warship from the HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier strike group sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Monday (Sept. 27) as it headed towards Vietnam to rendezvous with t...

Tensions grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement

BANGKOK (AP) — With increasingly strong talk in support of Taiwan, a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear submarines, and the launch of a European strategy for greater engagement in the Indo-Paci...

If UK serious about its Indo-Pacific tilt, it needs to support Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — While the U.S. government is routinely questioned about Taiwan and cross-strait relations, the topic is high on the agenda far less frequently in the U.K. So, it was...

Britain shows off Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to anxious Japan

TOKYO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan's defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking the start of a permanent military prese...

Russia launches Mediterranean drills amid rift with Britain

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Friday launched sweeping maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea featuring warplanes armed with state-of-the-art hypersonic missiles, a show of force amid a surge in t...