Military News – August 8th, 2013

Ten items in this post.

Russian Air Force will be Europe’s most modern by 2020

Israel test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Iran has new rocket site, ballistic missile tests possible

Philippines buys U.S. ship in response to Chinese aggressiveness

Philippines to move air force, navy camps for faster access to disputed South China Sea areas

Japan unveils helicopter carrier, their largest warship since WWII

Japan considers acquiring pre-emptive military capabilities

Japan warns China as drilling detected in Japanese waters

Japan: Defense White Paper 2013 – analysis

U.S: The next war will be over blue water, not desert sand