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'Unprecedented' foreign participation at Beijing forum

The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum will be held at the Beijing International Convention Center from Wednesday to Friday, and a senior officer of the People's Liberation Army said on Monday that the scale and level of the foreign delegations are unprecedented.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 23:38:40

China, ASEAN hail 1st drill

The first China-ASEAN joint military drill began Monday in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province, a sign of commitment from both sides to safeguard regional peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 21:23:39

China, ASEAN begin first joint maritime drills

The China-ASEAN maritime drill officially began Monday morning at a military harbor in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 15:33:39

China-ASEAN drill 'milestone' for regional peace

Chinese State Councilor and National Defense Minister Wei Fenghe on Sunday hailed the first-ever China-ASEAN joint military exercise as a milestone event that will showcase the resolve and determination of China and ASEAN to safeguard regional peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 23:43:39

AG600 amphibious plane makes successful water-based test flight

China's first domestically made large amphibious aircraft, the AG600, successfully made its first water-based test flight Saturday morning in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province, with experts predicting the aircraft to cover the entire South China Sea with its far-reaching rescue and monitoring capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 23:13:39

US pullout from INF 'could fuel arms race'

The US's withdrawal from a nuclear missile control treaty with Russia could add fuel to a global arms race, Chinese experts said, warning that China should increase its self-defense capacity to safeguard national security.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 23:08:40

Amphibious aircraft AG600 makes first water-based test flight

China's first domestically made large amphibious aircraft AG600 successfully made its first water-based test flight Saturday morning in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province, with experts expecting the aircraft to cover the entire South China Sea in the future with its far-reaching rescue and monitoring capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/20 12:24:49

China, US ministers meet to ease tension

Defense ministers from China and the US on Thursday highlighted the need to expand high-level ties to ease tensions and prevent an escalation of conflicts, while analysts stressed that the US should better reflect on the true nature of its motives and role in recent provocative military actions in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 22:43:41

Most of 2019 CISM Military World Games venues to be completed by year-end

Some 80 percent of the venues for the 7th CISM Military World Games next year will have been constructed by the end of 2018, said the organizers of the 2019 Wuhan Military Games on Wednesday, one day ahead of a yearly countdown before its opening.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/18 14:28:39

China to send over 400 athletes to 7th Military World Games

More than 400 athletes from the Chinese military will participate in the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/18 14:15:43

Most of 2019 CISM Military World Games venues to be completed by year-end

Some 80 percent of the venues for the 7th CISM Military World Games next year will have been constructed by the end of 2018, said the organizers of the 2019 Wuhan Military Games on Wednesday, one day ahead of a yearly countdown before its opening.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/18 1:50:34

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench

The oceanic research vessel Tansuo-1 returns to the home port in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 16, 2018. A team of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday to Sanya from the Mariana Trench after completing a 54-day, 7,292-nautical-mile deep-sea research mission. (Xinhua/Liu Deng)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:48:20

Supersonic missile passes test

A South China mining company completed a successful supersonic missile flight test on Monday, prompting a Chinese military expert to suggest the system will face little competition on the international arms market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 23:18:41

China launches twin BeiDou-3 satellites

China sent twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 12:23 p.m. Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 11:10:00

Xi urges deeper military-civilian integration

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called for a stronger sense of mission for deeper military-civilian integration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 9:05:38

Strange aircraft makes stealthy appearance at air force gala

The silhouette of an unknown aircraft was spotted at an evening gala for China's strategic bomber division, leading military observers to speculate on Sunday that it could be the new H-20 stealth bomber.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 22:53:39

China, Malaysia, Thailand to hold joint military drills

China, Malaysia and Thailand will stage a joint military exercise in Malaysia later this month, China's Ministry of National Defense announced on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 21:58:39

Military, private firms sign deals worth 2 billion yuan at high-tech expo

A total of 154 deals worth more than 2 billion yuan ($ 289 million) were signed on Saturday between the military and private firms at the 4th military-civilian high-tech equipment exhibition in Beijing, as China continues to promote its military-civilian integration strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 15:03:39