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Coast Guard, newly under military command, announces Diaoyu patrol

The China Coast Guard (CCG) on Wednesday conducted a patrol in the waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands, the first such mission since the CCG was placed under the leadership of the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 19:38:28

PLA Party committee moves to improve combat capability

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has launched new measures to improve the PLA Army's combat capability in peacetime.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 17:58:40

China launches next-generation destroyers expected to be armed with electromagnetic railgun

Two of China's newest generation guided missile destroyers - Type 055 - have been launched in Dalian, a coastal city of Northeast China's Liaoning Province, on Tuesday, marking China's fourth such launch of Type 055 destroyers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 21:53:39

Government acts to cool veteran discontent through reemployment

A national work placement exchange meeting concerning the reemployment and welfare of veterans took place on Saturday, with experts calling for an expenditure increase for the group.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 22:53:40

PLA actions targeted at "Taiwan independence" elements: spokesperson

A series of actions taken by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) were directed at separatist elements advocating "Taiwan independence," a Chinese defense ministry spokesperson said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 10:11:11

Chinese military to deliver Ebola research center to Sierra Leone

The People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s first infectious disease prevention and control center in Africa will be delivered in early July, Wu Qian, spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense, said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 21:08:42

PLA holds high-altitude drill on plateau in Tibet

Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army stationed in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region carried out a military drill on Tuesday to test their logistics and armament support capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 21:08:41

39 special competition committees set up for 2019 Military World Games

Competition committees for 27 sports of the 7th CISM Military World Games have been set up, according to the Information Office of China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 11:49:16

Xi delivers clear message on rights to Mattis

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, with experts saying that China has delivered a clear message to the US that its legitimate activities in the South China Sea and Taiwan Straits won't be affected by any US move.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 23:13:40

Experts urge greater veterans' welfare

Local governments around China have released new regulations concerning the reemployment and welfare of veterans amid increasing calls for better protection of retired soldiers' interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 21:58:40

PLA conducts island encirclement exercise around Taiwan

Military actions, including those involving aircraft carriers, are always an option if the island of Taiwan continues to "play with fire," an expert warned Tuesday after the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted real combat exercises around the island involving "Chinese Aegis" class destroyers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 21:43:42

China's military to lead coast guard to better defend sovereignty

The leadership of China's coast guard will be transferred from oceanic authorities to the country's army beginning July 1, a move that analyst say will enable it to play a bigger role in emergencies and crises including war.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 22:18:39

China one step closer to nuke-powered aircraft carrier with cutting-edge icebreaker comes on stream

China has opened the bid to construct its first nuclear-powered icebreaker support ship, a move to prepare for the construction of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, military observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/22 18:58:39

Aircraft carrier finishes first sea trials, expected to boost air supremacy

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier has reportedly completed all its first sea trials, with experts saying the result was satisfying and provided a good base for upcoming further trials on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:38:40

China dismisses US claim of laser attack

A source from China's Ministry of National Defense has dismissed a US claim that China struck US Forces with laser in the East China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 17:58:41

Chinese shipbuilder shows mysterious new carrier

China's top shipbuilding firm released a photo on Wednesday of what is believed to be the country's first aircraft carrier equipped with an electromagnetic aircraft launch system, with military experts speculating that the nation will have three aircraft carriers in the near future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 22:58:42

Chinese shipbuilder shows mysterious new carrier

China's top shipbuilding firm released a photo on Wednesday of what is believed to be the country's first aircraft carrier equipped with an electromagnetic aircraft launch system, with Chinese military experts speculating that China will have three aircraft carriers in the near future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 20:31:15

China builds world's 4th largest cosmic rays observatory

Construction has begun on a large, high-altitude cosmic rays observatory in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday, which is expected to become the world's fourth biggest research institute in the field.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 16:23:39