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Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to military veterans

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday extended his Spring Festival greetings to military veterans and retired military officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 8:26:12

China's Rocket Force conducts mock ICBM strike exercise

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force conducted a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) strike mission from an underground bunker against an imaginary enemy, the country's national television reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 18:01:36

Aircraft carrier Liaoning in likely sea trial after maintenance, modification

China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning might be embarking on a new sea trial on Monday after more than half a year's maintenance and modification. Military experts say the warship will come back not only replenished but also strengthened.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 13:43:00

PLA officers fill Party committees

China has appointed military officials as members of provincial standing committees of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 31 provincial-level regions following the military reform.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 22:28:39

PLA moves to integrate techniques, tactics with new weapons systems

With the Chinese military mounting new weapons and equipment in recent years such as Type 99A tanks and J-20 fighter jets, officers and soldiers were urged to develop new techniques and tactics to integrate with the new weapons systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 18:33:34

Goodwill visit

Chinese sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Wuhu (539) stand in formation as it docks in Manila on Thursday. A Chinese naval task group consisting of two frigates – the Wuhu 539 and Handan 579 – and a replenishment ship Dongpinghu (960) arrived for a four-day goodwill visit. The last visit to the Philippines by the Chinese navy was in April 2017.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/18 0:33:04

PLA South China Sea Fleet sets sail for far-sea drill

A formation of Chinese naval ships consisting of four advanced warships under the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command's South China Sea Fleet set sail Wednesday for deepwater exercises with the PLA's Air Force, Rocket Force and Strategic Support Force.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 14:48:40

China slams Pentagon's PLA report, said it disregards facts, uses Cold War mentality

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday slammed a report released by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) under the US Department of Defense, saying that the US is “unprofessional, hostile and biased” toward China's military development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 22:08:40

J-20 variant may be world's first two-seat stealth fighter jet: report

China's most advanced stealth fighter jet J-20 could be developed into a bomber, electric warfare (EW) aircraft and a carrier-based variant, Chinese military experts said on Wednesday as latest reports suggested a two-seat version of the warplane is under development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 17:11:51

Upgraded J-20 fighter jet 'overwhelmingly superior' to US F-35: analysts

As South Korea became the latest country to buy and deploy US F-35 stealth fighter jets, Chinese military observers asserted that an upgraded Chinese J-20 fighter will gain overwhelming superiority over the F-35 in future and that China can fend off all potential threats from what media dubs the "US F-35 friends circle" in the Asia-Pacific region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 18:12:49

China, US work on moon

NASA has cooperated on lunar research with China's Chang'e -4 probe, a Chinese space official told the Global Times at a press conference in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 23:46:05

US plays Taiwan card to contain China: experts

A top US Navy officer's visit to China includes a stop in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, which Chinese analysts believe is a sign that the US is highlighting the island of Taiwan in its military talks with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 21:03:39

China eyes to double recruitment of aircraft carrier cadet pilots

More than 4,500 people have passed initial selection in China's annual recruitment of aircraft carrier cadet pilots, almost twice as many as last year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 16:31:12

China's 'Underground Steel Great Wall' capable of defeating hypersonic weapon attacks: academician

China's "Underground Steel Great Wall" could "guarantee the security of the country's strategic arsenal" against potential attacks including those from future hypersonic weapons, Qian Qihu, recipient of the country's highest science and technology award, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 17:33:39

Chinese naval escort fleet concludes friendly visit to Cambodia

China's missile frigate "Wuhu" arrives at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, Cambodia, Jan. 9, 2019. The 30th Chinese naval escorting fleet, composed of missile frigates "Wuhu" and "Handan", and supply ship "Dongpinghu", arrived Wednesday at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port for a four-day friendly visit to Cambodia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 20:40:30

China's military major force in maintaining world peace, stability: expert

The Chinese military is an important force in maintaining the world's peace and stability, a military expert said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 6:37:12

China's ship-killer missiles mobilized to Northwest China plateau

China's far-reaching, anti-ship ballistic missile the DF-26 has been mobilized to Northwest China's plateau and desert areas, reported China's national broadcaster on Tuesday after a US warship trespassed into China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 16:37:52

Chinese military to open online enlisting service

Candidates who want to enlist in the Chinese armed forces will be able to submit application documents through a website from Thursday, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 16:35:48