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Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army operate a sling cart to lift and load surface-to-air missiles onto a missile launching truck during a comprehensive training exercise on January 17, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/19 15:15:03

China readying new catapult for 3rd aircraft carrier: experts

China is likely to use an electromagnetic catapult for fighter jets on its third aircraft carrier, experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 14:33:39

China revamps military inspections

China's top military leadership body has institutionalized military inspections by publishing a revised regulation that experts said on Wednesday will deter corruption and disloyalty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 23:18:41

China's armed forces to set up full-time inspection teams

Senior Party members at the rank of military corps and above will be overseen by full-time inspection teams, said a military regulation made public Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 7:58:15

Chinese navy commissions new missile frigate for offshore defense

The commissioning ceremony for the new guided-missile frigate Wuhai was held at a naval port in Dalian Northeast China's Liaoning, on Monday, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 13:58:39

AI, computer games could be used for military training: PLA Daily

Artificial intelligence (AI) and computer games are expected to help train military commanders to improve the combat ability of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), a PLA-affiliated newspaper said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/12 22:08:39

Snipers fade into background in special operations training

Special operations soldiers assigned to a reconnaissance battalion with the Marine Corps under the PLA Navy establish their firing positions with rifles to provide security during a recent special operations training exercise.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 11:51:58

PLA training hard for potential conflict

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been fully executing military training instructions issued by President Xi Jinping on January 3 by conducting drills at home and abroad involving its ground forces, navy, air force, rocket force and armed police, as the PLA's news media cautioned the troops on Thursday of imminent threats and to avoid complacency.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 23:40:45

China air force stages real combat training

Air Force of the People's Liberation Army of China has carried out real combat training, with the involvement of the J-20 stealth fighter and the Y-20 military transport aircraft, according to a military statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 8:27:02

Xi orders armed police to uphold CPC loyalty

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday ordered the armed police force to uphold the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 23:28:41

PLA backs probe of senior military officer

Soldiers and officers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) support the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's decision to transfer the case of Fang Fenghui, a member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), to the military prosecution authority for suspected bribery.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 23:58:39

China's new landing ship useful in island dispute: expert

Another Type 071 landing ship from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy came into the limelight on Wednesday with military experts saying such ships could enhance military advantages in dealing with potential island disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 21:58:39

New batch of Y-20 planes to boost military transport capability

A batch of China's first domestically-developed heavy transport aircraft, the Y-20, was delivered to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force in West China recently, media reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 17:32:15

Website opens for military recruitment

The recruitment website,, run by the Ministry of National Defense, has been opened for applications and policy consultation Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 10:12:54

Armored vehicles in actual combat training

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 76th Group Army rev up their armored vehicles to a designated training area during a military training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on January 3, 2018. ( by Li Zhongyuan)
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/5 22:50:08

PLA's new-type destroyer expected to serve in S.China Sea, Indian Ocean: expert

A new China-built navy destroyer is expected to be in service soon and its future mission might include assignments to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean, a Chinese navy expert said Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/5 20:28:39

New Chinese naval destroyer outfitted in Shanghai

A new type of China-built navy destroyer is being outfitted at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 14:26:05

PLA 76th Group Army soldiers begin exercises after training mobilization meeting

Military officers and soldiers of the PLA 76th Group Army stationed in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau listen to the instructions of Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, during a mobilization ceremony for military training on January 3. Photos:
Source: | 2018/1/5 13:39:21