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Chinese peacekeepers leave for South Sudan on one-year mission

A contingent of 240 Chinese peacekeepers left Zhangjiakou, a city in northern China's Hebei Province, for South Sudan Tuesday on a one-year mission.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/20 7:34:30

Military relations a stabilizer of China-US ties: spokesperson

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper met for the first time on Monday as the two discussed topics involving Taiwan, South China Sea and Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 23:13:40

2nd aircraft carrier to test in S.China Sea

China's second aircraft carrier successfully sailed through the Taiwan Straits on Sunday and headed toward a designated area in the South China Sea for testing and training, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 23:03:41

China's 2nd aircraft carrier to conduct testing and training in South China Sea

China's second aircraft carrier successfully sailed through the Taiwan Straits on Sunday and headed toward a designated area in the South China Sea for testing and training, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced on Monday, with experts saying the long voyage from Northeast China could be the last step in the trials phase of the warship which is expected to enter naval service soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 15:31:58

China's aircraft carrier passes through Taiwan Strait

China's aircraft carrier passes through Taiwan Strait
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 15:21:21

Chinese military could deploy blockchain management

The Chinese military could adopt blockchain technology to manage personnel data, boost training and mission performances, and provide soldiers with earned tokens that could be used to collect rewards, a move that experts said could give more immediate incentives to military personnel compared to previous reward systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 14:18:39

China, US defense ministers to meet

China-US military relations have served as an important stabilizer for the overall relations between the two countries since the start of the trade war despite the US' frequent provocations in the Taiwan Straits and South China Sea, and Chinese experts look forward to more exchanges and cooperation as the Chinese Defense Minister is expected to meet US Defense Secretary soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 20:15:50

Western media sensation over PLA on HK street blasted

Unwarranted speculation spread by Western media, which reported that soldiers with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison who helped remove obstacles in front of their barracks on Saturday was an intrusion of the Basic Law, is an example of the media's "rhetorical trap," said an analyst.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 17:28:39

China's homemade carrier sails through Taiwan Straits, commissioning imminent

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the second in total, sailed through the Taiwan Straits and headed from north to south on Saturday, media reported on Sunday, with experts saying the warship is now technically mature and could be commissioned into military service soon, as a base in Sanya, South China's Hainan Province, could host large naval vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 23:05:33

Chinese PLA Navy uses civilian ship to supply warships

The naval wing of the People's Liberation Army conducted a drill using a civilian ship to supply warships, which is seen as a new approach to facilitate warship supplies in distant waters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 17:08:28

China's 2nd aircraft carrier holds likely 9th sea trial, could feature fighter jets: report

China's second aircraft carrier, the first to be domestically built, appears to have left the Dalian Shipyard on Thursday for its ninth sea trial, where it might receive fighter jets before its official commissioning, reports said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 22:58:40

China hosts largest land-based ADMM-Plus joint counter-terrorism drill

A joint counter-terrorism exercise with 10 ASEAN members and eight dialogue partners including China, US, Russia, and India kicked off Wednesday in Guilin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Military officers said the drill will boost joint efforts to address looming terrorist threats in Southeast Asia and neighboring regions.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/11/14 2:27:00

KuaiZhou-1A Y11 rocket successfully sends satellite to orbit

China's solid-fueled KuaiZhou-1A (KZ-1A) Y11 carrier rocket blasted off at 11:40 am on Wednesday and successfully sent the Jilin-1 Gaofen 02A satellite into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 16:38:40

China to create world-class air force

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will gradually get more J-20 stealth fighters and Y-20 large transport aircraft, as well as the H-20 bomber in the near future to meet the goal of becoming a world-class force, experts predicted, as the service celebrated its 70th founding anniversary on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/11 23:03:40

Congratulations! PLA Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary

Congratulations! PLA Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary
Source: VCG | 2019/11/11 11:08:26

Xi stresses building world-class air force

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for efforts to fully build the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force into a world-class air force.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 21:20:40

Illustrations showing ballistic missile on H-6N bomber not real: insider

Recent images in the Chinese magazine Modern Ships that show an H-6N bomber carrying an air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) are not official confirmation of the H-6N's ALBM capability, a magazine insider said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 16:09:23

China looking to build 'iron man' suits that let soldiers fly: experts

Soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) could one day get their own "iron man" suits that feature heavy firepower, special armor and flying capability, military experts said on Wednesday as the PLA is reportedly evaluating advanced exoskeleton systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 17:11:01