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Chinese radar firm gives a glimpse on future AEW aircraft

Future airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft could become unmanned, interconnected and highly intelligent, and will no longer need the traditional mounted radome, giving their greater aerodynamic and stealth capabilities, said China's top radar firm. Chinese military observers said on Wednesday that China is likely developing such aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 19:23:40

US needs to get used to China sanctions: experts

The US should get used to China's sanctions on US companies involved in a possible arms sale to the island of Taiwan, and the US has no right to criticize the sanctions as it does this all the time, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 21:28:43

China masters fatigue-resistant tech for chopper

China recently mastered a new fatigue-resistant technology for helicopter rotors, which could greatly expand the helicopters' capability and service time, a development which military experts said on Tuesday could be of strategic value to China's domestic helicopter industry as the technology could be used on China's future heavy-lift transport helicopters and attack helicopters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 18:08:14

Netizens hail China's first female tank operators as today's Mulan

Chinese net users hailed the first 10 women who hurdled the training as operators of the country's most advanced tank, calling them modern-day Mulans, a legendary heroine who disguised herself as a male warrior in place of her father.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 16:43:40

PLA drills off SE coast could involve all branches, a 'warning' to Taiwan secessionists: insiders

The recently announced People's Liberation Army (PLA) drills near the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland could feature all five military branches in a large scale joint exercise, and it might be tailored as a warning to Taiwan secessionists, mainland military insiders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 14:44:53

China can effectively sanction US companies who sell weapons to Taiwan: experts

The US is deploying a double standard by calling China's proposed sanctions on US companies for arms sales to Taiwan a "foolish action," Chinese mainland analysts said on Sunday, pointing out that the sanctions could not only cut base material supply to these companies including rare earths but also block their non-military products from entering Chinese markets.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 23:23:40

Chinese company in bid to buy Ukrainian aeroengine giant

A Beijing-based aviation industry investment company reportedly renewed its attempt to acquire stakes in a Ukrainian aircraft engine manufacturer and the application is being reviewed by the Ukrainian antitrust authority.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 21:38:40

China to impose sanctions on US companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan

China will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/12 20:04:11

China holds military-civilian cross-sea transport drills in Yellow Sea

China recently conducted a joint military-civilian cross-sea transport drill in the Yellow Sea, as naval and civilian ships carried troops and armored vehicles across the sea, leading Chinese military experts to say on Thursday that China will be ready for a potential landing mission, be it on the island of Taiwan or islands in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 20:23:40

Official souvenir coins, stamps issued for 7th Military World Games

A set of official souvenir coins and stamps of the 7th Military World Games were issued at the 100-day countdown on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/11 11:01:20

Fighter jet manufacturer previews aircraft-based flying wing stealth drone

Chinese aircraft carrier-based fighter jet manufacturer Shenyang Aircraft Corporation can fly flying wing stealth drones for future aircraft carriers, military experts said, after the company provided a glimpse of the aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 18:05:55

Aussie accusations of Chinese 'spy ship' part of 'China threat' theory rhetoric: experts

The Australian military's accusation that China sent a "spy ship" to gather intelligence on US-Australian naval exercises is nothing but an exaggeration and aims to hype the "China threat" theory, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 14:28:30

Tibet Military Region forces mobilize to Xinjiang for live-fire mock combat exercise

An artillery brigade under the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Region recently mobilized from Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region for a live-fire mock combat exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 17:02:14

Chinese AEW aircraft 50 percent more efficient than those used by US: report

China's aerial early warning (AEW) aircraft are 50 percent more efficient than US ones in terms of electromagnetic resources utility, prompting military analysts to say on Sunday that the Chinese aircraft could retain maximum detection and communication capabilities even under strong hostile electromagnetic interference.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 16:32:14

PLA naval drills near Hainan not targeted at any country: defense ministry

The Southern Theatre Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently conducted live-fire shooting exercises in waters in proximity to Hainan Province, according to a recent annual training report, and were not aimed at a specific target or country, China's Ministry of National Defense told the Global Times on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/6 2:58:19

Chinese, German army medics start joint exercise in Feldkirchen

The medical services of the Chinese and German armed forces started an integrated exercise on medical support in Germany's southern military base of Feldkirchen on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/6 0:10:15

US creates trouble with lies about PLA missile launch

Since the US comes to the South China Sea, it should bring some real peace and stability. The South China Sea does not welcome a troublemaker that arrives by warship.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/5 22:50:54

China revitalizes old howitzers with modern add-ons

China has revitalized a type of howitzer that has been part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) arsenal for more than half a century by updating it with equipment that suits the needs of modern warfare.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 17:52:35