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Export fighter jet to take flight

The China-developed FTC-2000G, a made-for-export multipurpose aircraft, recently hit the production line in the city of Anshun in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, according to its developer, who said the aircraft will conduct its maiden flight by the end of September.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 23:13:42

About 350 Chinese players to participate the 7th Military World Games

About 350 Chinese players will participate in the 7th Military World Games next year, including in all major competitions except golf.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 15:35:03

Chinese marines debut in trilateral training mission, earning appraisal from counterparts

The 5th annual installment of Exercise Kowari featuring Chinese, Australian and U.S. armed forces, has wrapped up in Cairns on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 0:18:10

Sub deal with Thailand shows China's naval capability: expert

China is capable of exporting submarines with advanced technology at a relatively lower price and offering thoughtful after-sales services, a Chinese military insider said Wednesday, after China started building a submarine for Thailand.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 23:23:40

Back to port

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier has completed its second sea trial and returned to the shipyard in Dalian, a coastal city of Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Monday. The carrier began its 10-day sea trial on August 26. Its first sea trial was from May 13 to 18.
Source: IC | 2018/9/5 0:08:40

Ministry opens petition site for military vets

China is determined to protect the interests of veterans with a new online petition system which provides a simple and direct way for them to express their needs, a Chinese military insider said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/4 23:26:04

PLA Navy holds submarine rescue drill in East China Sea

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted a submarine rescue drill in the East China Sea on Saturday, which Chinese military experts on Monday dubbed a “worldwide challenge.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 23:18:40

Artillerymen prepare S-300 surface-to-air missile system

An S-300 air-defense missile system attached to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command fires a surface-to-air missile at mock aerial target during a live-fire training exercise on August 22, 2018.
Source: | 2018/9/3 21:23:07

Highlights in open day activity at PLA Air Force Aviation University

Aircraft attached to the PLA Air Force Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team fly over a static equipment exhibition area in formation during the aviation open day activities featuring "Dream High in Aerospace" at the Aviation University of the PLA Air Force in Changchun city, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province on August 30.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/3 21:13:56

PLA Navy holds submarine rescue drill in East China Sea

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted a submarine rescue drill in the East China Sea on Saturday, with military experts on Monday calling it a worldwide challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 15:38:39

China, India agree to set up defense, border hotlines

China and India will set up military hotlines between their defense ministries and neighboring military regions along the border, the Ministry of National Defense confirmed on Thursday following Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe's visit to India last week.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:53:44

8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum on security partnership to be held in October

The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum will be held from October 24 to 26 in Beijing, and will bring together delegates from different countries, international organizations, and renowned experts and scholars from all over the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:43:41

China not building military base in Afghanistan: defense, foreign ministries

China is actively taking part in the peace process in Afghanistan and fully supports potential political reconciliation over military action, Chinese analysts stressed on Thursday after China's foreign and defense ministries denied reports of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) base being built in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 21:53:42

Z-20 helicopter to be deployed in Tibet, analysts predict

As new photos of China's in-development Z-20 utility helicopter trend on Chinese online military forums, analysts said on Wednesday that the helicopter would appear at a November air show and replace the imported UH-60 Blackhawk to be deployed in Tibet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 21:43:41

China's defense company develops high-tech IC chip equipment

A Chinese defense company said independently mastering chip-making technology is crucial to overcoming foreign restrictions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 20:28:40

North Korea apparently preparing for massive parade: Chinese experts

As international media speculate on a possible 70th anniversary military parade in North Korea on September 9, Chinese experts said on Tuesday that such a parade, if held, could be considerably larger than the previous parade in February.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 22:33:44

Chinese arms firms make Russian show debut

For the first time, Chinese arms companies participated in the annual International Military-Technical Forum Army-2018 in Russia in late August, with Chinese experts saying that Chinese weaponry and equipment are becoming more competitive in the international arms market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 22:38:41

Peace mission accomplished

An assault force of China's People's Liberation Army attends the Peace Mission 2018, an international anti-terrorism exercise under the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states at the Chebarkul Training Ground in Russia on Sunday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/8/27 22:28:40