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China's second aircraft carrier's eighth sea trial could lead to commissioning: report

China's second aircraft carrier, the first one domestically built, appears to have embarked on its eighth sea trial on Tuesday, judging from online photos and an announcement of a military exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 22:43:40

Decades of training foreign officers boost China's military diplomacy

China's top military college has a long history training overseas senior military officers, boosting ties and trust
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 18:18:40

Stealth fighters join PLA air force ace unit

China's J-20 stealth fighter jets have been commissioned into an ace unit of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force, a spokesperson said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/14 10:25:46

PLA air force to hold air show to celebrate 70th anniversary

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force will showcase weapons and equipment and offer aerobatic shows to celebrate its 70th founding anniversary, a spokesperson said here Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/14 9:53:47

Firm displays upgraded helicopters at Tianjin expo

The Chinese military has upgraded its large transport helicopter for plateau missions and added an extra radar comparable to Apache's Longbow to its light attack helicopter for more lethality, while China's top helicopter manufacturer exported two armed helicopters for the first time to Africa, it was revealed at China's top helicopter expo, which concluded on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 21:28:40

Flying saucer-like attack helicopter to take to the sky in 2020

China has showcased an attack helicopter that looks just like a flying saucer. Chinese military experts said on Friday that though the aircraft is highly experimental and may not be put into practical use anytime soon, it is beneficial to China's technology development for future helicopters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 15:53:40

Chinese naval destroyer arrives in Japan for int'l fleet review

Chinese naval destroyer Taiyuan arrived in Sagami Bay, southwest of Tokyo in Japan on Thursday to join an international fleet review scheduled for Oct. 14.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 15:17:11

Z-20 chopper features powerful homemade engine

China's latest commissioned and domestically-manufactured military helicopter, the Z-20, is equipped with a homemade engine powerful enough for it to fly in low-oxygen plateaus and features world-leading innovative technology, said the chopper's makers prior to the 5th China Helicopter Expo on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 22:28:40

Chinese warship joins Japan fleet review for first time

A Type 052D missile destroyer of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, Taiyuan, arrived in Yokosuka, Japan on Thursday to take part in an international fleet review of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF), and a Chinese naval expert said this is a courtesy visit to show confidence and also a sign of an improvement in China-Japan relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 22:18:42

Chinese warplane manufacturer teases next entry in '20 series'

Following the unveiling of the latest member of China's '20 series' of warplanes, the Z-20 utility helicopter, China's warplane manufacturer has teased a mysterious new entry, sparking speculation among military enthusiasts about a possible H-20 stealth bomber.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 20:48:41

China's Z-20 chopper features powerful homemade engine: maker

China's latest commissioned and fully domestic manufactured military helicopter, the Z-20, is equipped with a homemade engine powerful enough for it to fly in low-oxygen plateaus, and features world-leading innovative technology, said the chopper's makers on Wednesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/10 2:09:38

Gyroplane can send stealth missions: report

A record-breaking gyroplane which debuted at the National Day parade on October 1 was made by a private company, which industry reports said Monday indicates the success of China's civil-military integration.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/8 21:13:40

Latest Chinese army chopper uses fly-by-wire control system

The Chinese tactical helicopter that debuted at the National Day parade on October 1 is the first in China to use fly-by-wire controls that make the aircraft easier and safer to fly in complicated battlefield situations, military experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 18:13:39

China embraces new era of building strong military as grand parade staged

A grand military parade, as part of the National Day celebrations, was staged in Beijing Tuesday to showcase China's achievements in building a modern and strong national defense and armed forces over the past decades.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/2 8:13:09

Chinese Kung Fu opens new chapter for China-Kuwait military exchanges

Following the rhythm of a famous Chinese song, Sun Jiangtao, an officer from the Chinese People's Armed Police Force (CAPF), performed Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu in a military camp of the Kuwait National Guard (KNG) and won warm applause of the audience.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/4 17:12:45

A glimpse of China's new weapons at parade


Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 16:12:15

China debuts most advanced ICBM DF-41 at parade

China's most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the DF-41, made its debut at the National Day parade in Beijing on Tuesday, which Chinese military experts said is a message to the world that China has sufficient and reliable strategic nuclear power to respond to any "nuclear blackmail" from any country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 10:50:12

DF-17 ballistic missile makes debut at National Day parade

China showcased the new DF-17, a ballistic missile said to be hypersonic with a very high defense penetration capability, for the first time at the National Day parade on Tuesday, with Chinese military expert saying that it is almost impossible to be intercepted by enemies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 11:13:25