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Xi meets with PLA Air Force Party Congress delegates

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met with delegates attending the 13th Party Congress of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 22:15:39

Armed airborne vehicle debuts at technology fair in Fuzhou

A new domestically-developed armed military vehicle designed for airborne missions made its public debut on Tuesday at the opening of the 17th China Cross-Straits Technology and Projects Fair in Fuzhou, capital of East China's Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 16:08:40

China dismisses 'irresponsible actions' accusation by US in Djibouti

US media's report claiming that China tried to "constrain international airspace" by barring aircraft from flying over the Chinese military base in Djibouti, flashed lasers at the US pilots and deployed drones to interfere in US operations is completely inconsistent with the facts, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 22:33:41

AAAVs make their ways to the beach head

Source: China Military Online | 2019/6/17 14:28:35

CCTV to dedicate channel to military affairs to promote national defense education

China Central Television (CCTV) Channel 7 is to refocus its coverage solely on military affairs in a move to expand national defense publicity and education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 18:23:39

PLA Navy needs own 'STOVL stealth fighter' jets to protect territory

As China is reportedly building more aircraft carriers and its first group of amphibious assault ships, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy might eventually need its own F-35B-like short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter jet to safeguard territorial integrity, Chinese military analysts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 17:25:22

Weapons enthusiast brings Qin dynasty era to modern times

The idea of making weapons from the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC) jumped into Mao Naimin's head 25 years ago. He has not stopped since then.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 15:43:39

China's next-generation off-road tactical vehicle soon to enter military service: report

The Chinese military is currently putting its next generation off-road tactical armored vehicle through a series of tests, as the vehicle is expected to be commissioned into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) soon, China's state broadcaster revealed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 16:58:40

Chinese aircraft carriers' frequent passage through Miyako Strait to become standard practice: media

China's aircraft carriers will more frequently cross through sea lanes, including the Miyako Strait, for deployment in the west Pacific and Indian oceans which will become standard practice, according to an article published by the social media account run by a Party newspaper.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 17:14:49

Intl interest in China's FC-31 stealth fighter jet grows

China's made-for-export FC-31 warplane is making a big impression, as reports say international buyers are thinking of buying the stealth fighter jet, with Chinese military experts recommending on Tuesday that China try to seize these opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 17:12:49

New radar system immune to 'radar killer' missiles

China's maritime early warning radar system is immune to "radar killer" missiles and is capable of detecting stealth aircraft, according to its developer in a recent interview with media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 17:58:40

Australian media 'overreacts' to Chinese Navy sailors buying baby food

Australian media overreacted to Chinese military personnel buying baby formula before leaving Sydney Harbor in their warship, Chinese military insiders said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 20:38:39

PLA Army vessel unit to have female sergeants

The first batch of female sergeant cadets trained for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force's vessel unit have graduated from the Army Military Transportation University after finishing two years of study and training.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 18:02:16

Private space companies draw inspiration from successful rocket launch at sea

China's “CZ-11 WEY” rocket was successfully launched at sea for the first time on Wednesday, giving a much needed boost to the country's space industry. Although the rocket was designed and built by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology – part of a state-owned space conglomerate – the country's private rocket companies enthusiastically cheered its successful launch.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 19:17:49

China showcases cluster of 'aircraft carrier killer' missiles

In a rare move, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force displayed 10 DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles in a recent video, as China reaffirmed the weapon's capability of attacking medium- to large-sized vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:05:26

China's new Type 055 destroyer among best in the world: experts

Chinese military enthusiasts have been dreaming for decades to see China have a 10,000-ton-class destroyer. Finally, the first domestically developed Type 055 Nanchang made its parade debut as a special birthday present to the PLA Navy, as the warship will reportedly join its North China Sea Fleet. Between 1840 and 1949, China suffered more than 470 invasions by foreign powers from the sea. With the help of the Type 055 destroyer, a warship described by Chinese military experts as world class, fewer foreign hostile forces will have the ability to repeat such attacks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 18:28:40

Chinese military gives hints about the true nature of Sunday's UFO sightings across China

The UFO sightings across multiple provinces in China on Sunday were likely the result of a Chinese submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test, military observers said after the Chinese military gave hints late Monday evening on the nature of the said UFO.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 17:37:31

Wei's speech demonstrates China's confidence

The Chinese keynote speaker at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Sunday stunned attendees by responding to questions about Taiwan, South China Sea and other sensitive issues, after a speech that showcased the full confidence of China and the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 0:23:07