The Turkish manufacturer will install Ukrainian engines on all new models of Bayraktar drones | Ukraine Today .org

https://ukrainetoday.org/2021/07/31/the-turkish-manufacturer-will-install-ukrainian-engines-on-all-new-models-of-bayraktar-drones/

Turkish company Baykar Makina uses Ukrainian engines in the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Now they are used on the new generation of Akıncı drones, in the future they plan to install them on all the company’s products.

Baykar Makina CEO Halyuk Bayraktar told Dom TV channel about this.

According to him, among the countries neighboring Ukraine, Baykar Makina was the first company to pay attention to Ukrainian technologies and offer full-scale cooperation, which was concluded in 2018.

“Relations in the field of drone production between Ukraine and Turkey, especially in recent years, have become of strategic importance. The technology of the aviation industry of Ukraine is at the highest level, at the level of world standards. And we have something to give each other in this cooperation… we are confident that through the efforts of our scientists, Turkish and Ukrainian, we will reach new horizons in the production of high-quality unmanned aerial vehicles, “said Bayraktar.

He stressed that the construction of the UAV will develop, so cooperation with Ukraine will expand…

Buchanan: For What Will We Go To War With China?

Comment by tonytran2015: China is following the footsteps of Nazis Germany. The West is now facing a hard choice between war or comfortable peace under Chinese dictates. Small countries are only pawns in this game.

https://www.nationandstate.com/2021/07/30/buchanan-for-what-will-we-go-to-war-with-china/
Authored by Pat Buchanan, In his final state of the nation speech Monday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defended his refusal to confront China over Beijing’s seizure and fortification of his country’s islets in the South China Sea. “It will be a massacre if I go…

First group of evacuated Afghan interpreters arrives in US – BBC News

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-58019650

About 200 Afghan interpreters and their families have arrived in the US – the
first of a group of 2,500 Afghans being evacuated as the Taliban
advances.

The interpreters are being resettled under a visa programme for those who worked with the US …

President Rodrigo Duterte abandons plans to end crucial defence deal between Philippines and the United States – ABC News

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-30/philippines-defence-deal-biden-visiting-forces-agreement/100338062

  • Mr Duterte first threatened to end the VFA in early 2020
  • Analysts say Mr Duterte is hesitant to end military links with the US due to rising tensions with China over contested waters

Fed up with the U.S., Ukraine cuts deals with China and shuts up about the Uyghurs | Ukraine Today .org

Comment by tonytran2015: This is a big loss for USA and a big gain for China. Is Biden the cause of all this?

https://ukrainetoday.org/2021/07/30/fed-up-with-the-u-s-ukraine-cuts-deals-with-china-and-shuts-up-about-the-uyghurs/

July 29, 2021, Dan De Luce and Veronika Melkozerova

WASHINGTON — Frustrated with the U.S., Ukraine is cutting dealswith a rival superpower, inviting China to build infrastructure while holding back criticism of Beijing’s human rights record.

Ukraine last
month touted agreements with China to build airports, roads and
railways in the Eastern European country and expressed gratitude for
deliveries of Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccines.

Just days before the cooperation deals were clinched, Kyiv chose to stay silent about China’s alleged human rights abuses.

At the U.N. Human Rights Council, Ukraine withdrew its signature from
a joint statement calling on China to allow independent observers into
the country’s Xinjiang region to investigate reports of persecution of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.

Over 10,000 Troops To Take Part In Major Joint China-Russia War Drills

https://www.nationandstate.com/2021/07/29/over-10000-troops-to-take-part-in-major-joint-china-russia-war-drills/

China’s defense ministry on Thursday unveiled that the PLA military is set to host major joint military drills with Russia in early August – to include more than 10,000 troops from both countries in China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region, in the north-central part of…

China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches South China Sea – China News

Comment by tonytran2015: In the provocation stage, weaker powers like England, EU have more chance than USA of suffering surprise strikes by the other side.

https://chinanews.net.au/2021/07/30/china-warns-uk-as-carrier-strike-group-approaches/

…China has warned the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth not to carry out any “improper acts” as it enters the contested South China Sea.

‘The People’s Liberation Army Navy is at a high state of combat readiness’ says the pro-government Global Times, seen as a mouthpiece for the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP)…

Australia considering future return to Afghanistan to monitor Taliban resurgence – ABC News

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-20/australia-considering-return-afghanistan-monitor-taliban/100305336

  • The ABC has been told the Foreign Minister remains inclined to returning in the next few months…
  • The last Australian officials left Afghanistan in mid-June

‘Military fanboys’ shared a video threatening nuclear war. This is why China allowed it – ABC News

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-20/chinese-local-government-shared-military-video-with-war-threat/100299646

  • A video in which the narrator threatens nuclear war with Japan has been shared by an official Chinese government account
  • One expert says the video is not an official message from Beijing, but the fact it exists means it has been passively endorsed
  • Another analyst says officials within all levels of the CCP compete to “tell China’s story”

Second Chinese spy ship approaches Australia to monitor military exercises after being ‘on our radar for some time’ – ABC News

Comment by tonytran2015: With intensified mutual spying, the Australian Government should cancel the current lease of Port Darwin to China.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-18/second-chinese-spy-ship-australia-monitor-military-exercises/100302198

Just days after the ABC revealed a People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) vessel was being tracked by the ADF, defence sources have confirmed another intelligence-gathering ship is soon expected to also arrive off the east coast.