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Chinese experts emphasize firm but flexible strategy on South China Sea

The situation in the South China Sea may become more intense next year, Chinese military experts said at the Global Times Annual Conference held on Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/8 17:23:46

China to clear up military equipment system

China has launched a campaign to fight corruption in the military equipment system, the People's Liberation Army Daily (PLA Daily) reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 17:32:05

Pilots use mock targets to simulate real combat

Chinese warplanes have replaced crosshair targets painted on the ground with mock weapons and equipment in this year's target practice, a move that better simulates actual combat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 22:08:41

China's military products demonstrate strong presence at Egypt's 1st defense expo

Chinese defense products have demonstrated strong presence in their pavilions at Egypt's first tri-service defense expo, EDEX 2018, held on Dec. 3-5 in the vast Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/6 9:58:32

PLA Navy to have at least 5 carriers: experts

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy will operate at least five aircraft carriers in the near future, including the country's first two nuclear-powered ones that would likely be launched around 2025, Chinese military experts predicted on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 22:23:40

China, Spain hold medical rescue drill in Djibouti

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Support Base in Djibouti conducted a medical rescue drill with the Spanish navy on Saturday, improving the capability of regional joint humanitarian rescue efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 22:33:39

New PLA drone to boost border control

A professor at the National Defense University of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) revealed on Thursday the first details of China's new armed reconnaissance drone following its debut at the Airshow China 2018 earlier this month.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 22:58:43

Nine companies form Chinese pavilion at 10th int'l defense expo

Nine Chinese military trade companies are participating in the 10th edition of the International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS-2018) that opened at the Karachi Expo Center in Pakistan on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 20:48:40

China's 3rd aircraft carrier under construction, to be equipped with new technologies

China's third aircraft carrier is now under construction, the Xinhua News Agency said via its WeChat public account on early Sunday, with Chinese military experts saying on Monday that the warship is expected to be launched in two and a half years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 21:13:41

China develops Y-20 variants to perform aerial refueling missions: military insider

China is modifying its domestically made strategic transport aircraft Y-20 to take on new missions like aerial refueling, a military insider said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 16:43:39

Light-weight Type 15 better suited for mountain warfare, island landing

China has recently unveiled its new 30-ton-class light tank, the Type 15, with experts saying it can outperform other Chinese tanks in combat operations in plateau areas like Tibet while also holding advantages in island landing missions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 22:48:39

China, Cuba pledge to deepen military ties

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Friday held talks with visiting Cuban Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Leopoldo Cintra Frias.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/24 0:40:13

US carrier arrives in Hong Kong SAR

With the approval of China, US Navy warships including the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday morning for a port visit.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 20:28:41

PLA, US Army conduct military exchange in China

Senior Chinese and US military officers praised the successful completion of a disaster management exchange (DME) between the two militaries during the weekend in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, as the two sides agreed on the importance of building understanding and mutual trust through similar operations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 21:18:39

China-US disaster relief exchange shows military ties a stabilizer to bilateral relations: analysts

Senior Chinese and US military officers praised the successful completion of a disaster management exchange (DME) between the two militaries on Saturday in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, as the two sides agreed on the importance of building understanding and mutual trust through similar operations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 0:03:20

Full concentration

Khouloud Kamal Hijazi, a Lebanese policewoman, competes in the World Police Service Pistol Shooting Championship on Friday. The event began in Foshan, South China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday. Sixty-nine teams involving 256 police officers from 68 member countries and regions of the International Police Sports Union (USIP) competed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/16 22:48:40

China's self-developed nuclear design enters 3rd-stage UK assessment

Hualong One, China's self-developed reactor design, has completed its second phase of assessment in the U.K., with the next stage set to determine whether it is fit for use in the European country, said its developer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 14:42:50

Chinese naval hospital ship arrives in Ecuador on humanitarian mission

China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark sailed into Ecuador's western port of Guayaquil on Thursday for an eight-day stay to provide free medical service to locals.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/16 14:06:19