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Future Chinese aircraft carriers to feature J-20, J-31 stealth fighters

China's future straight-deck aircraft carriers with the electromagnetic launcher system will carry fifth-generation jet fighters like J-20 and J-31, Chinese experts said on Wednesday, following reports that Chinese first home-grown aircraft carrier is close to completing a mooring test.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 22:48:40

PLA conducts reconnaissance training at sea

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force says it conducted simultaneous training exercises involving its reconnaissance aircraft, fighter jets, early warning aircraft and surface-to-air missile forces, in a Weibo posting on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 23:03:40

China to allow more private capital in military industry

China will allow more private capital in the shares of military enterprises to deepen military-civilian integration, according to a guideline issued by the State Council.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 20:25:37

China, Japan to hold talks on maritime affairs

China and Japan will hold their eighth round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs in Shanghai on Tuesday and Wednesday, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 17:50:25

PLA Air Force reconnaissance aircraft conduct drills in Yellow Sea, East China Sea

Reconnaissance aircraft of the PLA Air Force trained in the Yellow Sea and East China Sea recently to improve combat readiness and protect national strategic interests, according to the air force's Weibo account on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 15:55:54

Yun-9 'ready for combat' after training in S.China Sea

The domestic-made medium-sized military transport aircraft Yun-9 is ready for combat mission, which will boost China's effort in safeguarding maritime rights, military experts said on Sunday after the aircraft completed exercises in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 23:13:29

Sino-Russian counterpart drill is not destabilizing factor in region: experts

The ongoing China-Russia counter-terrorist drill is legit, and should not be mistaken as a destabilizing factor in the region, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 22:58:39

China showcases jet fighters at South China Sea island

The official Chinese media's broadcast of Chinese J-11B fighters entering a sealed hangar in the Xisha Islands showcases China's improving air and sea control of the South China Sea, a Chinese military expert said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 22:53:40

J-11 fighter jet hits full throttle

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command banks off toward a military airfield to participate in a training sortie during the flight training on November 27, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/30 15:06:18

PLA Air Force holds "Red Sword-2017" in deep desert

Pilots get settled in the cockpits of their fighter jets prior to combat sorties during the "Red Sword-2017" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in deep desert in late November, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/30 15:03:39

Army aviation conducts flight training

Mi-17 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off in formation for the flight training on November 21, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/29 15:57:49

Keeping eyes in the sky

A Su-30 fighter jet attached to an air base of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies out of an aircraft hangar for a combat sortie during a flight training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert in late November, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/29 15:51:15

LCAC approaches landing ship Changbaishan in maritime training

The amphibious dock landing ship Changbaishan (Hull 989) attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steams forward in waters of the South China Sea during a maritime training exercise on November 17, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/29 15:48:41

UAV hit by Short Range Air Defense System

A stricken miniature unnamed aerial vehicle (UAV) is hit by a Short Range Air Defense System in an actual strike test at a suburban test field in central China's Beijing Municipality on November 26, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/29 15:45:44

Live-fire training in Fujian's mountain area

Two amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) attached to a brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army fire missiles at simulated targets during the live-fire training in mountain area of southeast China's Fujian Province recently.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/29 15:42:40

PLA plane exercises were planned regular training: spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday that the recent exercises of military planes from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) were planned regular training.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 13:41:36

Senior Chinese military officer kills self during corruption probe

A member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) took his own life at his Beijing home on November 23, the CMC said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 23:28:39

Senior Chinese military official kills himself at home during corruption probe

A member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC)committed suicide at his Beijing home on November 23, the CMC said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 13:43:59