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Chinese naval escort fleet concludes friendly visit to Cambodia

China's missile frigate "Wuhu" arrives at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, Cambodia, Jan. 9, 2019. The 30th Chinese naval escorting fleet, composed of missile frigates "Wuhu" and "Handan", and supply ship "Dongpinghu", arrived Wednesday at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port for a four-day friendly visit to Cambodia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 20:40:30

China's military major force in maintaining world peace, stability: expert

The Chinese military is an important force in maintaining the world's peace and stability, a military expert said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 6:37:12

China's ship-killer missiles mobilized to Northwest China plateau

China's far-reaching, anti-ship ballistic missile the DF-26 has been mobilized to Northwest China's plateau and desert areas, reported China's national broadcaster on Tuesday after a US warship trespassed into China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 16:37:52

Chinese military to open online enlisting service

Candidates who want to enlist in the Chinese armed forces will be able to submit application documents through a website from Thursday, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 16:35:48

Chinese military to open online enlisting service

Candidates who want to enlist in the Chinese armed forces will be able to submit application documents through a website from Thursday, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 15:59:45

Chinese military to open online enlisting service

Candidates who want to enlist in the Chinese armed forces will be able to submit application documents through a website from Thursday, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 15:58:46

PLA trains super soldiers with futuristic weapons

Equipped with futuristic individual combat weapons like grenade-launching assault rifles, corner shot pistols and knife guns, the PLA special forces are aiming to build "super" soldiers capable of "1 vs 10" and to meet the requirements of the digitalization of modern warfare.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 17:43:40

China gives 2 military researchers top science, tech award

Two senior military scientists won China's annual top science and technology award on Tuesday, receiving a prize of 8 million yuan ($1.17 million) each, greater than last year's Nobel Prize amount.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 17:43:39

China successfully completed hypersonic engine test

China's home-grown turbine-based combined cycle (TBCC) engine system has completed its design and development stage and entered the aircraft-engine integration test phase, a major step toward the development of the country's next generation hypersonic drone.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/7 20:53:40

China's new flying saucer-like stealth drone seen in first public flight

A video featuring China's flying saucer-like stealth drone the Sky Hawk was shown for the first time on China Central Television on Saturday, with leading military experts saying the technologies mastered by Chinese developers will allow the drone fly faster, farther and escape detection.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 17:23:33

Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday demands the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to strengthen its crisis awareness and enhance battle-related activity as the country faces increasing challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/4 23:28:40

Xi orders armed forces to enhance combat readiness

President Xi Jinping Friday ordered the Chinese armed forces to enhance their combat readiness from a new starting point and open new ground for developing a strong military.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/4 20:06:12

Electromagnetic railgun to be equipped on Chinese warships 'soon': report

Chinese warships will "soon" be equipped with world-leading electromagnetic railguns, as breakthroughs have been made by the naval engineering team led by academician Ma Weiming in multiple related sectors, national television reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 17:53:16

China showcases own version of 'Mother of All Bombs'

China's arms industry giant NORINCO for the first time showcased a new type of massive aerial bomb, which it dubbed the Chinese version of the "Mother of All Bombs" due to its huge destruction potential that is claimed to be only second to nuclear weapons.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 16:22:04

Chinese navy sees broadened horizon, enhanced ability through 10 years of escort missions

On December 26, 2008, a three-ship fleet of the Chinese navy set sail from a port in Sanya of China's southernmost Hainan Province for its first overseas deployment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/1 16:43:39

China's medium-sized stealth fighter jet FC-31 may be deployed on future aircraft carriers: sources

China's future aircraft carriers will see stealth warplanes on their decks, likely the medium-sized fighter jet FC-31, said Chinese military experts as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is procuring stealth parts for China's aircraft carrier-based fighter jet manufacturer.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/1 15:45:24

Third C919 jet makes maiden test flight

A third C919 prototype passenger jet completed its maiden flight after landing Friday afternoon in Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 17:26:58

BeiDou starts extra accurate global service

China on Thursday announced that its domestically developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has started to provide a global service with positioning accuracy of 10 meters and timing accuracy of 20 nanoseconds.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 23:18:39