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India focused on border security since Doklam standoff: expert

India's defense minister visited troops eight kilometers south of the Chinese border in a move intended to emphasize India's border security, a Chinese expert said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 23:13:40

Electromagnetic guns should be fitted on China's new destroyer: experts

China's first home-grown 10,000-ton class missile destroyer, the Type 055, is the best fit for China's future electromagnetic gun, for the all-electric warship could meet the weapon's huge power supply demand, according to Chinese military experts on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 14:18:39

Tech, training key to upgrading China's military forces: analysts

Technological innovation and training are the most important factors for transforming China's forces "into a world-class military," experts noted.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 23:13:39

China mourns personnel who died in military plane crash

A ceremony was held Sunday at a military base in Southwest China's Guizhou Province to mourn the air force personnel who lost their lives in a recent military plane crash.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/2/4 23:08:40

China slams US nuclear posture review

The US defining China as a threat in its latest nuclear posture review is an excuse to develop even more nuclear weapons when Washington already possesses the world's strongest deterrent, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 22:18:40

China rejects Pentagon report for false speculation of its nuclear devt program

China's defense ministry said that the Pentagon's nuclear posture review released on Friday is an improper speculation toward China's development intent, and exaggerates China's nuclear power threat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 13:08:39

Navy, telecoms to install 4G+ on South China Sea islands

The Chinese navy and telecommunication corporations are cooperating to upgrade communications on some South China Sea islands and reefs, the official People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/2 22:53:39

Indian Navy sub no match for expanding Chinese fleet: military specialist

The Indian Navy's third domestically manufactured Scorpene class submarine launched Wednesday cannot compare for quality and quantity with the rapidly upgrading Chinese navy, Chinese experts said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:43:42

Popular alcohol ban purifies army, expels decadence: expert

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Armed Police Force have successfully implemented an alcohol ban, which Chinese experts say has helped to curb decadence while purifying and building a combat-ready army.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:43:41

Anchors away!

With rising temperatures in Northeast China on Tuesday, the floating ice is melting in Dalian, Liaoning Province where China's first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier is conducting mooring tests. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/30 22:33:39

Military plane crashes in SW China's Guizhou

A military plane of the People's Liberation Army air force crashed in southwest China's Guizhou Province during a training session Monday. Rescue operation is underway.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 21:44:30

Thailand praises capabilities of new tanks imported from China

The Royal Thai Army conducted tests of the China-built VT4 main battle tank, also known as the MBT3000, on Friday at the Royal Thai Army Cavalry Centre at Adisorn military camp in Saraburi. Reporters were there to witness the tests take place.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 16:23:39

Defense minister vows Xinjiang stability, 'iron wall' of border defense

China's Defense Minister Chang Wanquan vowed to "firmly maintain Xinjiang's stability" and "build an iron wall to enhance border defense" when visiting the region as Chinese experts praised improvements for making the region the safest place in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 14:38:39

Power grid helps border troops, drills in S.China Sea: experts

Chinese military troops stationed in over 20 South China Sea and East China Sea islands have access to a power grid ahead of schedule, which experts said could guarantee regular military drills and improve the military's combat capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:28:39

PLA publishes new military training outline, highlights combat

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has recently published a Central Military Commission-approved outline for military training.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 21:02:37

Army aviation brigade conducts coordinated flight training in Xinjiang

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA Xinjiang Military Command (MC) lift off for a coordinated flight training exercise in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on January 24, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/26 13:41:33

J-11 fighter jets in round-the-clock training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command climbs into the cockpit of his J-11 fighter jet prior to a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 24, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/26 13:38:34

Chinese military to break new ground in corruption fight

The Chinese armed forces will continue the fight against corruption and "break new ground" in 2018, a military spokesman said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:27:44