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New counter-terror force in Xinjiang

The Chinese People's Armed Police have established a new counter-terror special operations unit in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to adapt to the needs of counter-terrorism missions there, media reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:18:40

Latest military chopper expected to debut at National Day parade: report

An echelon of China's domestically developed Z-20 helicopters was spotted on Monday in a video that was purported in the media to be a rehearsal for the upcoming National Day parade, leading analysts to believe that the country's newest chopper could make its public debut at the October 1 event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:29:05

Japan's accusation that Chinese aircraft targeted Japanese warships 'purely speculation'

Japanese media accusations that Chinese aircraft used Japanese warships as imaginary targets during a missile drill is purely speculation and only reveals Japan's own guilty conscience, Chinese military experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 21:22:43

China uses advanced weapons in plateau military drills

In preparation for potential plateau warfare, China recently used, for the first time, some of its most powerful weapons and equipment, including Type 99A main battle tanks and battlefield robots to a snow-covered plateau in combat exercises.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:30:44

US F-16 sale to Taiwan could lead to new round of military drills, economic sanctions: analyst

The US' potential sale of F-16V fighter jets to the island of Taiwan is a serious provocation that may lead to strong responses from China, including further military drills and economic countermeasures, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:39:59

Commercial carrier rocket SD-1 makes maiden flight

China's new carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 (SD-1), designed for commercial use, made its maiden flight on Saturday, sending three satellites into planned orbit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 23:10:48

27 unaccompanied minors disembarked, says migrant rescue ship Open Arms

A total of 27 unaccompanied minors have disembarked in Lampedusa, the port of the Sicilian island, said migrant rescue ship Open Arms on Saturday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:45:49

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" makes technical stop in Egypt's Alexandria

Photo taken on Aug. 16, 2019 shows Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet in Alexandria, Egypt. Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet arrived at the port of Alexandria Naval Base of Egypt on Friday for a four-day technical stop.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 23:21:01

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" makes technical stop in Egypt's Alexandria

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet arrived at the port of Alexandria Naval Base of Egypt on Friday for a four-day technical stop.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:22:28

US "Flying Tigers" families cherish lasting bond with China

Cynthia Chennault, daughter of the legendary late US General Claire Lee Chennault, still remembered how her beloved father described his feeling on the victory over Japan during World War II (WWII).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 9:27:08

China's fighter drones possible with AI use: experts

China's plan to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) for drones would make fighter drones possible, allowing them to fly on their own, identify targets and make decisions to enhance their combat capability, Chinese military experts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 17:41:22

US Navy request for HK port visit amid protests may suggest ulterior motives: experts

The US' request to have its navy warships visit Hong Kong amid protests there is inappropriate and could have ulterior motives, Chinese experts said on Wednesday as China has reportedly turned the request down.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 16:41:36

Second aircraft carrier can carry 36 J-15 fighters

China's second aircraft carrier can carry at least 36 domestically developed J-15 fighter jets, some 50 percent more than the country's first, China's state broadcaster reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 15:54:30

Videos show People's Armed Police assembling in Shenzhen apparently for exercises

The People's Armed Police have been assembling in Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong, in advance of apparent large-scale exercises, videos obtained by the Global Times have shown.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 15:29:40

Wingman drones become new trend for fighter jets

With both the US and Russia announcing in the past week new progress in the development of drones that could accompany manned fighter jets in combat, Chinese experts said on Sunday that such wingman-style drones are a trend that China should not fall behind.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/11 15:56:16

Chinese Air Force flies new version of fighter bomber

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force is now flying a new type of warplane that is based on the JH-7 fighter bomber, which Chinese military experts said is likely to have enhanced flight performance and firepower compared to its predecessors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/8 15:25:40

Chinese, Lao militaries to have joint medical rescue drill

A medical contingent from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will visit Laos on a 14-day humanitarian medical rescue joint training and provide medical services for locals from Aug 13 to 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/8 10:54:12