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.
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A China-funded military automobile repair shop was inaugurated here on Wednesday after a two-year construction.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China has named new commanders of its three naval fleets.
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.
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.
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.
Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Fan Changlong met with Vietnamese Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich Friday in Beijing.
China's aircraft carrier formation returned to Qingdao port Friday after finishing a drill, the Chinese navy said Friday.
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.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has confirmed that the Liaoning aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday before dawn
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.