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Xi stresses building elite maritime force during navy inspection

President Xi Jinping has stressed building an elite maritime force to resolutely accomplish various missions entrusted by the Party and the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/15 21:58:51

China's coast guard conducts South China Sea drills to sharpen skills in 'complex' waters

The China Coast Guard (CCG) is conducting a seven-day cruising drill in the South China Sea to sharpen its fleet's law-enforcement capability in "strange and complex" waters in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 15:38:39

Chinese military to cease all paid services by 2019

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) will terminate all paid services provided by the military by the end of 2018, with 94 percent of military paid service projects already ended, People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 22:58:40

China develops manned vessel to go 11,000m deep in show of marine technological prowess

As China's deep-sea technological forays keep making international headlines, the Global Times had an exclusive chance to explore the home of China's most advanced equipment in the coastal city of Qingdao, where Jiaolong, the manned submersible that had dived to the world's deepest trench and a constant visitor to the otherwise unreachable depths of the South China Sea, is based.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 19:43:40

Chinese military aircraft arrives in New Zealand for joint exercise

An IL-76 aircraft from China has arrived in New Zealand's Auckland to participate in a joint exercise for transport aircraft. Exercise Skytrain is the first joint exercise between the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Air Force, according a PLA statement Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/12 8:29:47

Gaofen satellites reduce China's dependence on foreign data

China's recently launched two Gaofen series satellites mark the establishment of a ground-air observation system that reduces China's dependence on foreign data, according to experts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 22:58:39

PLA video advertisement seeks to lure talent into Navy

The People's Liberation Army Navy has issued its latest recruitment advert to attract more talent into the armed forces as part of efforts to achieve the country's goal of building a world-class navy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 19:43:39

Nepali warrior tribe contributes sturdy troops for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Security for Tuesday's meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is unprecedented with Singapore pulling out all the stops to guard the delegations and the venue. There is none better to do this than the Gurkhas - one of the world's fiercest warrior tribes from Nepal.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/10 19:33:39

Chinese air force to send IL-76 aircraft to participate in New Zealand relief exercise

An Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft from China will land at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base in Auckland on Saturday to take part in Exercise Skytrain18, with the New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF), the Chinese embassy said here on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/6 19:17:01

Unmanned 'shark swarm' to be used in sea battles, military patrols

A Guangdong company has tested 56 unmanned boats and is working with the military to develop a "shark swarm" for sea battles and military patrols.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 22:48:39

China tests unmanned swarm boats with multiple capabilities

China recently tested 56 unmanned vessels in formation, marking China's potential to deploy unmanned swarm boats in future tasks.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 13:53:39

China warns West of S.China Sea provocations

Chinese experts said that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is fully capable of defending the country's territorial sovereignty in the South China Sea and will not tolerate provocations from any Western country outside the region after the UK and France said they will send warships to the region to counter China's legitimate activity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 23:58:40

Taiwan military exercise 'a waste of effort': expert

Taiwan is conducting its latest Han Kuang live-fire military exercise, which Chinese mainland experts said on Monday was a waste of effort.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 23:18:40

Terrorism moving from Middle East to Southeast Asia, warns Chinese expert at Singapore forum

Extremists are increasingly flowing from the Middle East into Southeast Asia, making the region "the hub of world terrorism activities," a Chinese delegate has warned the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 23:08:39

China's fighter jets perform 'perfect combination' training

China's People's Liberation Army Air Force recently conducted combat training involving three types of its most advanced fighter jets, carrying air-to-air missiles, which a Chinese expert called a perfect combination.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 14:18:39

Territorial integrity China' s core interest: Chinese military official

Territorial integrity is China's core interest and Taiwan is an inalienable part of China, a senior Chinese military official said here Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/2 20:27:44

China's bomber could reach Malacca Strait, says expert

Chinese bombers including the H-6K have the capability to cruise Malacca Strait, military analysts said after reports stating that China's People's Liberation Army Air Force carried out landing and taking-off drills on some islands in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/2 0:28:39

Modi praises China ties at Shangri-La

The 17th Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD), a multilateral platform on Asia-Pacific defense and security, kicked off Friday in Singapore. Some 600 delegates, including defense ministers and officials from 40 countries and regions gathered in tightly secured Shangri-La hotel for the three-day event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/2 0:18:39