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China's new Type 055 missile destroyer to upgrade reaction capability of weapons, improve country's navy: expert

Media have reported that China's new missile destroyer equips more than 100 Vertical Launching Systems (VLS), which experts said on Thursday could upgrade the rapid-reaction capability of weapons.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/10/5 14:38:22

Chinese escort fleet arrives in London for friendly visit

China's 26th naval escort fleet arrived in London Tuesday for a five-day friendly visit to Britain. This is the first time for Chinese naval ships to pay an official visit to the British capital city. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/5 9:43:11

China airs documentary on building a strong army

Chinese broadcasters have aired a documentary on the achievements of military reforms during the last five years, inspiring confidence in the country's goal of building a strong army.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/4 17:19:09

China to offer $100m in military aid to African Union in next 5 years

China will offer $100 million free military aid to the African Union in the next five years, a defense ministry spokesperson said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 22:53:39

Xi encourages university students to contribute to strong army

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged eight students from Nankai University, who joined the army this year, to help the country achieve its goal of building a strong army.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 21:40:52

China dispatches 2,609 policemen for UN peacekeeping missions, most among permanent members

China has sent 2,609 policemen for United Nations peacekeeping missions so far, dispatching the largest number of peacekeeping personnel among the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
Source: Agencies | 2017/9/25 19:13:46

Chinese naval fleet returns home after drill with Russia

A Chinese naval flotilla Monday returned to a military port in the city of Sanya in southern China's Hainan Province after a military exercise with the Russian navy in the Baltic Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 17:48:15

Maritime phase snapshots of Joint Sea - 2017 military exercise

Chinese naval guided-missile frigate Daqing (Hull 576) fires rocket-propelled depth charges during the maritime phase of the second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea - 2017 military exercise in Peter the Great Bay of the Japan Sea near Vladivostok on Sept. 23, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/9/25 16:19:20

New Chinese aircraft has a record number of passengers

China's heavy transport aircraft the Y-20 welcomed its first group of passengers aboard on Friday, while setting a record for the number of people carried on a single flight by a domestic aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 23:18:40

Chinese, Pakistani air forces conduct joint drill

Fighters are seen during a joint drill in China, Sept. 12, 2017. The Chinese and Pakistani air forces have cooperated in planning and implementing strategies, as well as learning operational concepts and tactics from each other through sitting in the same fighter during the ongoing joint drills named "Shaheen VI" from Sept. 7 to 27.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/23 9:25:05

‘No more new nuke countries’

China is against allowing more nuclear-armed countries in the world, and Chinese experts warned that if North Korea loses sympathy from the Chinese people, then Beijing would lose its justification to safeguard bilateral ties.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/23 0:13:39

Chinese, Australian armies conclude joint training exercise

Servicemen from China and Australia attend a joint military training exercise called "Panda-Kangaroo 2017" in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Sept. 15, 2017. The Chinese and Australian armies have concluded the joint military training exercise in China. Ten members from each of the two countries' armies participated in the training, which began on Sept. 10 and concluded Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 10:51:54

China says air force drills with Pakistan "routine"

The Chinese air force on Thursday dismissed concerns over its ongoing training exercises with the Pakistani air force, saying they were routine drills.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/22 1:32:09

Chinese, Australian armies conclude joint training exercise

The Chinese and Australian armies have concluded a joint military training exercise in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 13:52:12

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark to offer free medical services in Sierra Leone

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Tuesday arrived at the shores of Sierra Leone, with a mission to deliver free medical services to 2,000 people within eight days till September 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/21 8:31:57

PLA Navy gets new nuclear submarine

A new nuclear submarine has been turned over to the People's Liberation Army Navy, one of the largest State-owned naval shipbuilding enterprises revealed on Tuesday, but experts believe that this submarine is not the most advanced Type 096, which is China's next generation strategic nuclear submarine.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 23:18:39

PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium

Visitors walk in front of PLA Navy supply ship Gaoyouhu at Port of Antwerp, Belgium, Sept. 17, 2017. China's 26th convoy fleet to gulf of Aden and Somali waters arrived here on Sept. 14 for a five-day friendly visit, marking the first time for a Chinese navy formation to visit Belgium.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 10:02:41

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark to offer free medical services in Sierra Leone

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Tuesday arrived at the shores of Sierra Leone, with a mission to deliver free medical services to 2,000 people within eight days till September 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 8:19:42