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3rd sea trial expected soon for China's aircraft carrier

China's first domestically made aircraft carrier Type 001A is expected to undergo a third sea trial after military exercises were announced in seas near the city of Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 23:48:39

PLA Air Force releases promo to mark National Defense Education Day

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force released a new promo Saturday to mark China's 18th National Defense Education Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/15 19:25:56

US govt suspicions could threaten China ties: experts

If the FBI's excessive suspicions become the mainstream of the US, China's exchanges and cooperation with the US would be affected, Chinese experts warned after the head of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) called China "the top priority" of the agency's counterintelligence mission.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:28:41

Aircraft carrier-based fighter jet officially capable of night combat

The J-15 fighter jet is capable of night takeoff and landing on an aircraft carrier, the Chinese navy newspaper said Wednesday, leading a Chinese military expert to marvel at how fast the pilots mastered a difficult and dangerous technique.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 23:08:46

Proud participants

Chinese troops march at the training ground “Tsugol”, about 250 kilometers (156 miles ) southeast of the city of Chita during the military exercises Vostok 2018 in Eastern Siberia, Russia, Thursday. The weeklong Vostok (East) 2018 maneuvers launched Tuesday span vast expanses of Siberia and the Far East, the Arctic and the Pacific Oceans. They involve nearly 300,000 Russian troops along with 1,000 Russian aircraft and 36,000 tanks and other combat vehicles. About 3,200 troops from China are participating. (see story on page 8).
Source: AP | 2018/9/13 23:43:41

Air cover

Military helicopters take up positions during a Chinese and Russian military training operation on crossing water barriers at the Tsugol training base in Russia's Trans-Baikal region. The Russian Vostok-2018, or East-2018, military exercise officially started in the Russian Far East on Tuesday. About 3,200 troops from China are participating. The joint combat operation command training session kicked off on Wednesday
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 23:43:43

China joins Russia in 'unprecedented' military exercise in the Far East

The Russian Vostok-2018, or East-2018, military exercise officially started in Russia on Tuesday, with China participating with about 3,200 troops. A Chinese expert said this move will help the People's Liberation Army (PLA) gain combat experience in joint operations with Russian military forces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 23:53:40

China's Anhui sends new recruits to military camps

More than 970 new recruits, wearing new military uniforms and red flowers on their chests, attended a departure ceremony at the Fuyang Railway Station Square in East China's Anhui Province on September 10, 2018. They will be sent to the military camps in China's Guangdong Province, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Fujian Province. There are more than 3,000 qualified new recruits joining the Army this year after finishing the registration and physical and political examinations. (Photos: VCG)
Source: | 2018/9/11 17:49:20

Advanced marine satellite

A Long March rocket lifts off carrying China's new marine satellite, HY-1C, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province. The satellite will help monitor and offer data services on climate change and research on marine resources.
Source: VCG | 2018/9/8 0:18:40

China launches new marine satellite

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/7 14:45:32

Export fighter jet to take flight

The China-developed FTC-2000G, a made-for-export multipurpose aircraft, recently hit the production line in the city of Anshun in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, according to its developer, who said the aircraft will conduct its maiden flight by the end of September.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 23:13:42

About 350 Chinese players to participate the 7th Military World Games

About 350 Chinese players will participate in the 7th Military World Games next year, including in all major competitions except golf.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 15:35:03

Chinese marines debut in trilateral training mission, earning appraisal from counterparts

The 5th annual installment of Exercise Kowari featuring Chinese, Australian and U.S. armed forces, has wrapped up in Cairns on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/6 0:18:10

Sub deal with Thailand shows China's naval capability: expert

China is capable of exporting submarines with advanced technology at a relatively lower price and offering thoughtful after-sales services, a Chinese military insider said Wednesday, after China started building a submarine for Thailand.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 23:23:40

Back to port

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier has completed its second sea trial and returned to the shipyard in Dalian, a coastal city of Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Monday. The carrier began its 10-day sea trial on August 26. Its first sea trial was from May 13 to 18.
Source: IC | 2018/9/5 0:08:40

Ministry opens petition site for military vets

China is determined to protect the interests of veterans with a new online petition system which provides a simple and direct way for them to express their needs, a Chinese military insider said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/4 23:26:04

PLA Navy holds submarine rescue drill in East China Sea

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted a submarine rescue drill in the East China Sea on Saturday, which Chinese military experts on Monday dubbed a “worldwide challenge.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 23:18:40

Artillerymen prepare S-300 surface-to-air missile system

An S-300 air-defense missile system attached to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command fires a surface-to-air missile at mock aerial target during a live-fire training exercise on August 22, 2018.
Source: | 2018/9/3 21:23:07