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China's C919 receives 30 new orders

China's C919 large passenger aircraft has received 30 new orders from a domestic leasing company, taking total orders to 815.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/26 14:30:38

More military facilities should be installed in S.China Sea to counter US provocations: analysts

The frequent presence of US aircraft carriers in the South China Sea this year could aggravate regional tensions and lead to turbulent Sino-US ties, Chinese experts said after the Philippine media reported that a US carrier strike group entered seas near the Nansha Islands on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 22:13:39

PLA advanced stealth fighter transforms air force capability: report

China's air force has marked a great upgrade in its ability to confront threats and even respond first, aviation experts said, as the country's latest stealth jet fighter, the J-20, has joined combat regiments of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 22:08:39

J-11 fighter jets fly at low temperature

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command climbs into the cockpit of his J-11 fighter jet prior to a combat flight training exercise at low temperature after snowfall on February 23, 2018. Photo:eng.chinamil.com.cn
Source: chinamil.com.cn | 2018/2/25 13:48:48

PLA arms ground force unit with integrated warfare system

A branch of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force has been equipped with an integrated individual soldier combat system to "adapt to future informatized warfare," which has been hailed as the strongest individual firepower in the world, media reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 21:23:39

PLA conducts frequent drills during Spring Festival holiday

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been conducting frequent training exercises during the Spring Festival holidays, with full participation from the country's army, navy, air and rocket forces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 23:13:39

Navy aviation regiment patrols during Spring Festival holiday

A KJ-200 airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft attached to a Navy aviation regiment under the PLA Northern Theater Command soars over the sky of Jiaodong Peninsula, east China's Shandong province during an air patrol mission in the 2018 Spring Festival holiday. Photo:eng.chinamil.com.cn
Source: chinamil.com.cn | 2018/2/21 11:04:20

China upgrades airspace defense in west to counter threat from India: military specialist

China is upgrading its Western Theater Command in order to confront any threat from India, a Chinese military specialist said after photographs of a J-10 jet flying over the high-altitude plateau in western China were released by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) during the Spring Festival holiday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/2/20 16:50:13

More support bases to be built to assist PLA Navy: analyst

It is reasonable and necessary for China to strengthen its maritime power as it is becoming stronger, Chinese experts said after People's Daily published three articles on a whole page to emphasize the importance of building China into a strong maritime country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 22:58:40

Major markets beckon as China tests solar-powered UAV

China's new generation solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Caihong (CH), or Rainbow, has successfully run a live-ammunition test under extreme environmental conditions recently, said the Beijing Aerospace Propulsion Institute (No. 11 Institute) under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) on January 31.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 16:13:39

PLA deputies elected to top legislature

A total of 269 deputies from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have been elected to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 11:26:20

PLA growing in ability to win a war in South China Sea: experts

The People's Liberation Army is making remarkable progress in its ability to safeguard national sovereignty and win a war in the South China Sea, a Chinese military expert said on Saturday in response to a US admiral pledging to defend freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:38:39

China's Su-35 fighter jets, J-20 stealth jets to maintain airspace safety

China's Su-35 fighter jets for a joint combat patrol mission in the South China Sea area and its latest J-20 stealth fighters' commission in combat service will maintain airspace safety in the new era, a military expert said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/11 8:26:38

PLA growing in ability to win a war in South China Sea: Chinese expert

The People's Liberation Army is making remarkable progress in its ability to safeguard national sovereignty and win a war in the South China Sea, a Chinese military expert said Saturday in response to a US admiral pledging to defend freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/10 20:53:41

Chinese blue helmets embrace Spring Festival in Sudan despite dangers

At a United Nations camp of Chinese peacekeepers in western Sudan's Darfur area, red lanterns and colorful flags signal the coming of the Spring Festival amid the volatile security situation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/10 0:39:48

PLA arms J-20 stealth fighter, ready for combat

China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, J-20, has been formally armed by the People's Liberation Army Air Force, and a military expert said this act will totally break the US' and its allies' monopoly on stealth fighter jets in the Asia-Pacific region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/9 19:46:56

China dispatches advanced batch of fighter jets to South China Sea

Chinese jet fighters have been sent to the South China Sea, the People's Liberation Army Air Force announced on Wednesday in a move that a retired major general said could be a reaction to provocation by the US in January.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 23:23:40

China sends advanced jet fighters to South China Sea for joint combat missions

Chinese jet fighters have been sent to the South China Sea, the People's Liberation Army Air Force announced on Wednesday in a move that a retired major general said could be a reaction to provocation by the US in January.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:38:56