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S.China Sea 'a must-see region' in submersible's 2020 expedition: scientist

The South China Sea will be a "must-see region" in the scheduled global expedition of China's submersible Jiaolong, scientists said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 15:33:39

Helicopter maneuvers suggest China's new aircraft carrier ready for sea trials

The guidance system on helicopters on China's second aircraft carrier, also the first home-made one functions well and the efficiency of transporting troops between two aircraft carriers may be enhanced, a Chinese military expert said in response to reports on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 20:53:39

Sailing warning in Bohai, Yellow seas

The Liaoning Maritime Safety Administration announced a sailing warning in the Bohai Strait and north of the Yellow Sea from Friday to May 11, saying that a military mission will be conducted, and no vessels would be allowed to enter.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/4 20:28:39

China slams US claim lasers used to blind pilots in Djibouti

China dismissed US accusations that its lasers in Djibouti were blinding US pilots, saying the claim is "completely out of line with the facts."
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/4 16:58:39

US military, media cooking up phony laser stories about China: experts

The US should view China's Djibouti base in an objective way and stop making up stories such as "laser attacks," Chinese military observers said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 22:23:40

China reveals new military mission in Bohai, Yellow seas

A Chinese provincial maritime authority on Friday announced another weeklong military mission in the Bohai and Yellow seas, after military missions in the same area end on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/27 19:18:40

Chinese PLA air force conducts island patrol training

A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)air force formation conducted island patrols during training on Thursday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/27 10:11:42

PLA sends planes round Taiwan for second time in a week

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force has sent warplanes for the second time in a week to patrol around the island of Taiwan in a gesture to deter "Taiwan independence" forces and show the Chinese mainland's resolution to safeguard sovereignty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 23:18:41

China deploys Dongfeng-26 ballistic missile with PLA Rocket Force

China announced on Thursday that its new intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of precision strikes against land- and sea-based targets has been deployed with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force, a move hailed by Chinese observers as part of the country's warning to Taiwan secessionists and aircraft carriers-powered US forces behind them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 18:23:40

Taiwan exercises versus PLA drills like 'throwing an egg against a rock': specialist

Beijing will continue regular military drills around Taiwan to pressure and deter the island as the island itself is set to conduct its own massive military exercises, a military observer said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 23:28:39

China's aircraft carrier formation takes drills to East China Sea

The Chinese aircraft carrier formation, featuring the carrier Liaoning, has undertaken live combat drills in the East China Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/24 9:00:38

PLA Navy at 69 faces increasing challenges from US

China has achieved remarkable achievements in the development of its naval forces, though the People's Liberation Army Navy is facing ever increasing challenges due to uncertain relations with the US, experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 21:48:41

China's new carrier set for sea trials: experts

China's second aircraft carrier may undergo its first sea trials in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea areas shortly, and it is likely to be ready for combat two years after its expected delivery to the navy at the end of 2018, Chinese military analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 23:28:40

China's opening up makes it target for espionage, say security experts

Zhang Jianguo, 50, is an expert who worked for a military industry research institute in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, conducting crucial research into advanced weaponry. In 2017, he was convicted of espionage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 18:18:39

PLA Navy drill sends warning to Taiwan independence forces: expert

A People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy flotilla including the aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted confrontation exercises on Friday in the sea east of the Bashi Strait in the west Pacific, with a military expert saying that the exercises sent a tough message to "Taiwan independence forces."
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 18:13:39

China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in West Pacific

A Chinese navy formation featuring aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted confrontation exercises in the West Pacific on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:54:50

Close to launch

Huge cranes tower over China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, at the shipyard of Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co, in Northeast China's Liaoning Province, on Friday.
Source: IC | 2018/4/21 0:48:39

PLA patrols and drills to continue

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) will conduct regular and ongoing exercises at the Taiwan Straits, showing Chinese mainland's determination in safeguarding territorial integrity, experts noted on Friday after the PLA Air Force announced that it has sent jets to patrol around the island.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/21 0:03:39