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PLA to participate in Russian military drills

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will take part in Russia's Tsentr-2019 (Center-2019) strategic drills from September 16 to 21 in the Orenburg region of Russia, a second year in a row, according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 22:08:41

Su-57 has finer craftsmanship; weapons bay needs improvement

The craftsmanship of the Su-57, believed to be Russia's best fighter jet, is finer than expected but small details, such as the weapons bay door, appear to require improvement, a Global Times reporter observed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 17:03:40

Chinese aviation and space development commands attention in Russia

The China Pavilion opened on Tuesday at the 2019 Russian International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS) in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, as the event attracted attention from local visitors with some of the most popular exhibits from China. The China Pavilion features weapons, aircraft, and equipment from nearly 20 companies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 1:36:59

Russia's Su-47 experimental fighter jet is on static display

Russia's Su-47 experimental fighter jet is also on static display at 2019 MAKS.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 14:55:38

Russia's most advanced fighter jet Su-57 is on display

Russia's most advanced fighter jet, Su-57, is on display at 2019 MAKS.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 14:44:36

Chinese exhibitors display laser weapon, stealth target drone at Russian expo

About 20 Chinese exhibitors will showcase hardware such as a laser weapon and a stealth target drone at the 2019 Russian International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS), which opens on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 1:01:38

China, Pakistan air forces starts joint training

The air forces of China and Pakistan began joint training in a location in northwest China Friday, according to Chinese air force sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/24 9:31:07

Xi urges Chinese air force to enhance capability to win

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the Chinese air force to enhance its capability to win and greet the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China with great achievements.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 19:34:34

China gifted frigate formally joins Sri Lanka Navy

Sri Lanka Navy held commissioning ceremony at the Colombo port on Thursday for China-gifted frigate "P625", renamed "Parakramabahu".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:38:48

China launches world-leading unmanned warship

China on Wednesday launched a world-leading unmanned warship, with its developer claiming the vessel is combat-ready.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:00:24

New counter-terror force in Xinjiang

The Chinese People's Armed Police have established a new counter-terror special operations unit in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to adapt to the needs of counter-terrorism missions there, media reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:18:40

Latest military chopper expected to debut at National Day parade: report

An echelon of China's domestically developed Z-20 helicopters was spotted on Monday in a video that was purported in the media to be a rehearsal for the upcoming National Day parade, leading analysts to believe that the country's newest chopper could make its public debut at the October 1 event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:29:05

Japan's accusation that Chinese aircraft targeted Japanese warships 'purely speculation'

Japanese media accusations that Chinese aircraft used Japanese warships as imaginary targets during a missile drill is purely speculation and only reveals Japan's own guilty conscience, Chinese military experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 21:22:43

China uses advanced weapons in plateau military drills

In preparation for potential plateau warfare, China recently used, for the first time, some of its most powerful weapons and equipment, including Type 99A main battle tanks and battlefield robots to a snow-covered plateau in combat exercises.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:30:44

US F-16 sale to Taiwan could lead to new round of military drills, economic sanctions: analyst

The US' potential sale of F-16V fighter jets to the island of Taiwan is a serious provocation that may lead to strong responses from China, including further military drills and economic countermeasures, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:39:59

Commercial carrier rocket SD-1 makes maiden flight

China's new carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 (SD-1), designed for commercial use, made its maiden flight on Saturday, sending three satellites into planned orbit.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 23:10:48