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China, India conclude joint anti-terrorism drill

A joint anti-terrorism training drill between the Chinese and Indian armies concluded Saturday in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, a military source said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/24 10:07:01

Sino-Pakistan military ties normal: experts

Defense cooperation between China and Pakistan is a normal and necessary practice which should not be linked to the Belt and Road initiative (BRI), experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/21 22:43:40

US making space arms race: expert

The US is militarizing space and using China's and Russia's self-defense activities as an excuse, and this will force China to join the space arms race, Chinese analysts said on Wednesday, after the US announced the establishment of a US Space Command.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 21:18:42

China's next-generation destroyer undergoes high-speed trial run

China's domestically made 10,000-ton class missile destroyer Type 055 recently underwent a high-speed test run, leading Chinese naval experts to believe the vessel has completed most of its trials and will go through weapons system tests before entering service in half a year's time.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 14:34:33

Tibetan armed police corps conducts anti-terror drill on plateau

The Chinese People's Armed Police Force in the Tibet Autonomous Region conducted an anti-terrorism drill in recent days on the plateau at an altitude of more than 4,500 meters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:50:32

Popular Chinese drone CH-4 to upgrade engine

The Chinese CH-4, one of the best-selling armed reconnaissance drones on the international market, will be fitted with a new and stronger engine that would allow it to fly higher than the world's highest peak.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 14:34:30

Nation finds Antarctic airport site

China recently discovered a huge blue ice area in the Antarctic suitable for the country's first large permanent airport on the continent, where China's strategic transport aircraft Y-20 can operate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 14:20:47

J-10B fighter jets hone combat skills for night air refueling, extending range

China's armed forces successfully performed a complex mid-air refueling for its J-10B fighter jet at night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 17:33:39

PLA Air Force shows flying hospital version of Y-9 transport plane

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force recently introduced a new type of medical care aircraft in what seems to be a variant of the Y-9 medium-sized transport plane that can operate not only as an air ambulance but also a flying hospital.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 15:33:39

China, Japan to hold talks on maritime affairs

China and Japan will hold their 10th round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs from Dec. 17 to 18 in Wuzhen of east China's Zhejiang Province, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/14 18:14:05

Two-seat J-15 fighter jet boosts carrier capability: experts

A modified two-seat variant of the J-15 fighter jet was spotted at a Chinese aircraft carrier training base in a recent TV program, suggesting the carrier-based warplane is already being tested and expected to greatly expand the carrier's combat capability with electronic warfare equipment that one pilot cannot manage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:37:57

China sends naval fleet on escort mission to Gulf of Aden

The 31st fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has left the port of Zhanjiang in South China for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 23:18:40

China sends new naval fleet for escort mission

The 31st fleet from the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy has left the port city of Zhanjiang in south China's Guangdong Province for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 16:31:31

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