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J-20 now capable of aerial refueling

China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, is now ready for aerial refueling operations that will help the jet reach farther targets, as national television showcased the aircraft's embedded refueling probe on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 19:21:32

Villager finds Canadian spy submersible in East China coast

The State security department recently rewarded a villager who found a Canadian submersible probe along a beach in East China's Zhejiang Province for his contribution to safeguarding national security.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 14:43:39

Chinese laborers'contribution in WWI helps shape Europe, says expert

The great contribution by Chinese laborers during World War I, largely neglected over the past century, essentially helped shape Europe, said a renowned China expert.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 14:10:39

China, US undertake joint humanitarian relief drills amid trade tensions

The Chinese and US militaries began joint drills on humanitarian relief and disaster rescue in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, signaling continued military exchanges amid trade frictions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/13 22:43:41

New quantum communication landline connecting East, Central China put into service

An extension quantum communication landline connecting East China's Anhui Province and Central China's Hubei Province was put into service on Tuesday, marking a significant milestone in China's quantum infrastructure construction that scientists say makes China the new leader in quantum communication.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/13 19:03:39

China is a key power to world peace: experts

On the 100th anniversary of the World War I (WWI) Armistice, some voices in the West are hyping a China-US war, and implying that China is "a threat to world peace." However Chinese experts said that China is a key power to safeguard world peace rather than "another German Empire before WWI."
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/12 23:28:39

China a top player in military aviation: expert

With companies from 43 countries and regions participating, more than 200 aircraft traded at Airshow China 2018 last week, leading Chinese experts believe that China is playing a bigger role in the global aviation industry.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/12 18:13:39

PLA Xinjiang troops upgrade training to boost counter-terror, border patrol efforts

A Chinese army aviation brigade stationed in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has upgraded its training in high-altitude and in adverse weather, a move that experts say will facilitate counter-terrorism and border patrol missions in extreme environments.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/12 17:43:39

China announces roadmap for building stronger modern air force

The Chinese Air Force on Sunday announced a roadmap for building a stronger modern air force in three steps.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/12 9:11:00

J-20 displays missiles for first time in celebration of PLA Air Force's birthday

Armed with six missiles, China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, opened its missile bay door to the public for the first time when performing at the Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province on Sunday, in celebration of the 69th birthday of the Chinese People's Liberation (PLA) Air Force.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 22:53:39

New laser weapon could contain air reconnaissance, be deployed in Tibet: expert

A new laser weapon system debuted at Airshow China 2018 could effectively contain tactical reconnaissance and prevent terror attacks and can be easily deployed on level ground like the plateaus of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and islands of the South China Sea, military analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 22:53:40

Air Force to recruit 40 more female student pilots in 2019

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force plans to recruit 40 female student pilots in 2019, the recruitment bureau said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 22:53:40

Big deals inked at Airshow China

Deals worth more than 21.2 billion U.S. dollars have been signed at the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 22:29:11

Chinese air force to recruit 40 female student pilots in 2019

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force is to recruit 40 female student pilots nationwide in 2019, according to its recruitment bureau.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 9:30:44

Chinese firm unveils new cruise missile

Chinese mining company Guangdong Hongda Blasting revealed technical details of its recently tested supersonic cruise missile, HD-1, at the Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, leading a military expert to believe it could be a cost-efficient aircraft carrier killer and fleet demolisher.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/9 19:28:40

Russian exhibitors praise China's rapid aerospace, aviation development

Russian arms exhibitors in Airshow China 2018 said China is developing so fast in aerospace and aviation that cooperation modes must be updated to meet the pace of potential demand.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 22:38:40

New drone unveiled potentially for China's third aircraft carrier

A new drone with folding wings and the potential to be deployed on China's third aircraft carrier debuted at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province this week.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 22:33:41

China more advanced than US on rocket artillery: NORINCO

State-owned Chinese military industrial conglomerate China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) displayed its latest products including a SH11 155mm wheeled self-propelled gun-howitzer and rocket artillery at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 23:13:40