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President Xi meets Pakistani army chief

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa in Beijing Wednesday, calling on the two countries to firmly support each other on issues concerning their respective core interests.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/20 23:13:40

Chinese weapons appeal to Africa

Chinese military industry companies are showcasing a wide range of weapons and equipment at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018 (AAD2018) expo being held in the city of Tshwane, South Africa from Wednesday to Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 23:08:45

New Z-10ME helicopter ready for business: analyst

Photographs of apparently modified Z-10 helicopters are trending on online military forums, prompting a Chinese analyst on Thursday to note the Z-10 is a cost-effective piece of military equipment with great potential to be sold on the global arms market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 22:43:40

Chinese military using domestic software to prevent espionage

The Chinese military is requiring its personnel to install monitoring software that helps analyze their social media patterns and tests their political sensibilities, a move the software developer said helps soldiers to use internet in a more rational way.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 17:48:40

Chinese armed forces test new weaponry during drills in Inner Mongolia

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force held combat drills and training sessions to test new types of weaponry and combat technology in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in mid-September, the PLA website army.81.cn reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 17:43:40

China to launch Long March-9 rocket in 2028

China plans to launch the heavy-lift carrier rocket Long March-9 in 2028, said an official of China National Space Administration (CNSA) at the World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/19 9:57:51

PLA to train more fighter pilots for aircraft carriers

A recruitment campaign has been launched for aircraft carrier cadet pilots by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 22:33:40

Art troupe of PLA Rocket Force shuts curtain with last song before demobilization

The art troupe of People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force said farewell to the public in a video uploaded on the army's website 81.cn on Friday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 17:43:40

3rd sea trial expected soon for China's aircraft carrier

China's first domestically made aircraft carrier Type 001A is expected to undergo a third sea trial after military exercises were announced in seas near the city of Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 23:48:39

PLA Air Force releases promo to mark National Defense Education Day

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force released a new promo Saturday to mark China's 18th National Defense Education Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/15 19:25:56

US govt suspicions could threaten China ties: experts

If the FBI's excessive suspicions become the mainstream of the US, China's exchanges and cooperation with the US would be affected, Chinese experts warned after the head of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) called China "the top priority" of the agency's counterintelligence mission.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:28:41

Aircraft carrier-based fighter jet officially capable of night combat

The J-15 fighter jet is capable of night takeoff and landing on an aircraft carrier, the Chinese navy newspaper said Wednesday, leading a Chinese military expert to marvel at how fast the pilots mastered a difficult and dangerous technique.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 23:08:46

Proud participants

Chinese troops march at the training ground “Tsugol”, about 250 kilometers (156 miles ) southeast of the city of Chita during the military exercises Vostok 2018 in Eastern Siberia, Russia, Thursday. The weeklong Vostok (East) 2018 maneuvers launched Tuesday span vast expanses of Siberia and the Far East, the Arctic and the Pacific Oceans. They involve nearly 300,000 Russian troops along with 1,000 Russian aircraft and 36,000 tanks and other combat vehicles. About 3,200 troops from China are participating. (see story on page 8).
Source: AP | 2018/9/13 23:43:41

Air cover

Military helicopters take up positions during a Chinese and Russian military training operation on crossing water barriers at the Tsugol training base in Russia's Trans-Baikal region. The Russian Vostok-2018, or East-2018, military exercise officially started in the Russian Far East on Tuesday. About 3,200 troops from China are participating. The joint combat operation command training session kicked off on Wednesday
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 23:43:43

China joins Russia in 'unprecedented' military exercise in the Far East

The Russian Vostok-2018, or East-2018, military exercise officially started in Russia on Tuesday, with China participating with about 3,200 troops. A Chinese expert said this move will help the People's Liberation Army (PLA) gain combat experience in joint operations with Russian military forces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 23:53:40

China's Anhui sends new recruits to military camps

More than 970 new recruits, wearing new military uniforms and red flowers on their chests, attended a departure ceremony at the Fuyang Railway Station Square in East China's Anhui Province on September 10, 2018. They will be sent to the military camps in China's Guangdong Province, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Fujian Province. There are more than 3,000 qualified new recruits joining the Army this year after finishing the registration and physical and political examinations. (Photos: VCG)
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/9/11 17:49:20

Advanced marine satellite

A Long March rocket lifts off carrying China's new marine satellite, HY-1C, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province. The satellite will help monitor and offer data services on climate change and research on marine resources.
Source: VCG | 2018/9/8 0:18:40

China launches new marine satellite

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 14:45:32