The rise of China as an emerging military power is obvious to anyone who is a student or follower of international security.
The USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt strike groups will commence a three-carrier strike force exercise in the Western Pacific this week.
More than 3,500 Japanese and US personnel will conduct a bilateral and joint exercise showcasing their capabilities on the Japanese island of Hokkaido in August.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force has deployed a P-3K2 Orion to join international search efforts for a missing ferry near Kiribati which is believed to have had over fifty people on board.
Royal New Zealand Navy patrol boat HMNZS Taupo has arrived in Suva, Fiji ahead of a three-month maritime security deployment.
Airbus have delivered the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT).
A team of British military medics have joined the USNS Mercy to deliver health care and aid to Asian and Pacific nations, say the Royal Navy.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States has many military options for dealing with Kim Jong Un's provocations and that President Donald J. Trump wanted to be briefed on each one.
As global attention is focused on the landmark negotiations on the Korean peninsula, international forces are continuing to ensure that UN embargo's on North Korea are enforced.
Assault ship, HMS Albion, has met with French helicopter carrier Dixmude and her escort along with some of the French ships embarked forces and aircraft, that happen to be British.