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China wraps up sea exercise

Three Chinese warships on Friday wrapped up a week of scheduled training exercises in the South China Sea, State media said, shortly after China's sole aircraft carrier tested its weapons in the region.
Source: Reuters | 2017/2/18 0:13:40

Soldiers in all seasons

Soldiers in all seasons
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 10:09:00

China-funded military car repair shop inaugurated in Cambodia

A China-funded military automobile repair shop was inaugurated here on Wednesday after a two-year construction.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 13:25:08

Soldiers warned over loose talk near military bases

China's military authorities have warned soldiers and officers not to leak military secrets as they go about their daily life, especially when ordering food, sending packages and using social media applications.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/14 14:03:39

Drone swarming technique may change combat strategies: expert

After a record-breaking formation of 1,000 drones performed at the Guangzhou air show on the Chinese Lantern Festival on Saturday night, military experts predicted that the swarming technique applied in drones might change future combat strategies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/13 21:48:39

Chinese pilot acted ‘legally’ in encounter with US military plane

China's defense ministry said Friday that a Chinese pilot had responded "legally and professionally" to a close encounter between military planes from China and the US over the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/10 23:58:39

China develops homegrown explosive atmosphere test chambers

China has developed its own explosive atmosphere test chambers, ending its reliance on foreign technology and products, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation announced on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/3 18:43:18

Xi urges continued efforts to build strong military

President Xi Jinping has called for building a strong military by further enhancing the military's political awareness, pushing forward reform, and governing it according to law.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/25 21:55:58

Xi to head civil-military integration body

Chinese President Xi Jinping will head a newly formed central commission for integrated military and civilian development launched on Sunday, which experts said is vital for China's national defense.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 23:13:39

China names new naval fleet commanders

China has named new commanders of its three naval fleets.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 22:58:39

Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong appointed PLAN commander

China has appointed Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong, leader of China's South Sea Fleet, as commander to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, attracting public attention to the country's navy development and military reform.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 0:08:39

PLA frigates, drone search for fishing boat crew in East China Sea

China's People's Liberation Army Navy has sent two frigates and a drone to search for a fishing boat that sank in the East China Sea on Friday evening, leaving at least one person dead, navy sources said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/21 14:56:23

PLA navy chief sends festival greetings to sailors on missions

Shen Jinlong, the commander of the People's Liberation Army Navy, extended Lunar New Year's greetings to the crew of two naval fleets on missions Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/20 21:05:57

Militaries of China, Vietnam to enhance cooperation

Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Vietnamese Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich Friday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/14 7:53:36

China's aircraft carrier returns to port after drill

China's aircraft carrier formation returned to Qingdao port Friday after finishing a drill, the Chinese navy said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/13 21:47:35

PLA Navy commissions latest electronic reconnaissance ship

The newly commissioned electronic reconnaissance ship Kaiyangxing(Hull 856) berths at a naval port in Qingdao, north China’s Shandong province, on January 10, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/1/13 10:27:50

PLA confirms aircraft carrier Liaoning passed through Taiwan Straits on Thursday

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has confirmed that the Liaoning aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday before dawn
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/12 13:54:12

China's aircraft carrier formation passes through Taiwan Strait

A naval formation consisting of aircraft carrier Liaoning on Thursday passed through the Taiwan Strait en route to the South China Sea for drills and tests, said a spokesperson with the People's Liberation Army Navy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/12 9:44:37