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Elite PLA Air Force bombers boost war capability with combat drill

A group of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force bombers have recently conducted a long-range real combat drill, a move aimed at further enhancing its capability in warfare, the PLA Air Force announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 19:03:39

China prepares aircraft carrier for sea trial

China's first domestically built carrier, known as the Type 001A, is undergoing preparations for its first sea trial, while discussions about its name show that Chinese people hold high expectations of the carrier's ability to resolve the Taiwan question.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:58:39

Returning home

Du Nongyi, military attaché at the Chinese Embassy in South Korea, salutes the remains a Chinese People's Volunteer Army soldier who died fighting in the Korean War (1950-53), on Monday in Incheon, South Korea. The remains of 20 Chinese soldiers will be shipped back to China by a People's Liberation Army Air Force jet on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/3/26 23:03:40

Chinese air force conducts high-sea training

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force recently conducted a high-sea training mission in the West Pacific and a joint combat patrol mission in the South China Sea, an air force spokesperson confirmed Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/26 8:53:59

PLA conducts spring drills in West Pacific, S.China Sea

The Chinese military has begun its spring drills, with its air force recently conducting a high-sea training mission in the West Pacific and a joint combat patrol mission in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 20:03:39

PLA Air Force holds 'death trap' training in academies for first time

The China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Harbin Flight Academy has recently conducted a training involving a stall tail spin on the JL8 for the first time in more than 20 years, signalling a reinforcement of real combat training for the Air Force, Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:23:40

JH-7 fighter bombers fly near Tianshan Mountains

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command takes off for a sortie near the Tianshan Mountains in late March, 2018.
Source: chinamil.com | 2018/3/25 11:28:37

Liaoning to be part of PLA Navy drills

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy will carry out combat drills in the South China Sea, PLA's first this year, which may include China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning, military analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/23 19:53:40

Chinese navy to conduct combat training in South China Sea

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy will conduct military training under combat conditions in the South China Sea waters, military sources said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 17:25:36

Soldiers fire heavy-machine guns at night

Soldiers assigned to a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force fire their 12.7mm heavy-machine guns at simulated targets during training on March 20, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/23 14:02:13

Night shots before flight

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army move an attack helicopter to a designated position prior to a recent night flight training exercise.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/23 13:59:45

Cambodia joins China for military drills

Cambodia's and China's army soldiers attend the opening of military exercise in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia, March 17, 2018. Hundreds of Cambodian and Chinese soldiers began a 15-day joint military exercise in central Cambodia this week, involving live-fire rocket launches from helicopters, mock tank battles, and anti-terrorism and emergency relief training.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/23 13:57:22

Attack helicopters land at parking apron

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively during the flight training in eastern China's Shandong Province on March 21, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/23 13:54:30

Preparations before live-fire flight

Pilots and ground crews assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command go through pre-flight procedures prior to a live-fire flight training exercise in early March, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/23 13:51:36

S-300 air-defense missiles ready for combat

Soldiers assigned to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command erect S-300 air-defense missiles during recent training.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/23 13:49:25

Civilian-oriented troops withdrawn from armed police force, enhancing CPC management

In a move to enhance the Communist Party of China's management of the country's armed forces, Beijing on Wednesday announced the complete withdrawal of civilian-oriented, firefighting and frontier defense troops from the People's Armed Police Force.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 23:23:40

Analysts hit back at Indian Army over allegations of Chinese hacking

Indian Army allegations that Chinese hackers are targeting Indian users to extract personal data puts a stain on Sino-Indian relations, Chinese analysts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 18:38:39

J-16 fighter jets fly in two-ship formation

A J-16 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command sits on the parking apron while receiving power-on inspections prior to a flight training exercise in southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality on March 6, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/3/21 13:49:36