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China's next-generation off-road tactical vehicle soon to enter military service: report

The Chinese military is currently putting its next generation off-road tactical armored vehicle through a series of tests, as the vehicle is expected to be commissioned into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) soon, China's state broadcaster revealed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 16:58:40

Chinese aircraft carriers' frequent passage through Miyako Strait to become standard practice: media

China's aircraft carriers will more frequently cross through sea lanes, including the Miyako Strait, for deployment in the west Pacific and Indian oceans which will become standard practice, according to an article published by the social media account run by a Party newspaper.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 17:14:49

Intl interest in China's FC-31 stealth fighter jet grows

China's made-for-export FC-31 warplane is making a big impression, as reports say international buyers are thinking of buying the stealth fighter jet, with Chinese military experts recommending on Tuesday that China try to seize these opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 17:12:49

New radar system immune to 'radar killer' missiles

China's maritime early warning radar system is immune to "radar killer" missiles and is capable of detecting stealth aircraft, according to its developer in a recent interview with media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 17:58:40

Australian media 'overreacts' to Chinese Navy sailors buying baby food

Australian media overreacted to Chinese military personnel buying baby formula before leaving Sydney Harbor in their warship, Chinese military insiders said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 20:38:39

PLA Army vessel unit to have female sergeants

The first batch of female sergeant cadets trained for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force's vessel unit have graduated from the Army Military Transportation University after finishing two years of study and training.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/6 18:02:16

Private space companies draw inspiration from successful rocket launch at sea

China's “CZ-11 WEY” rocket was successfully launched at sea for the first time on Wednesday, giving a much needed boost to the country's space industry. Although the rocket was designed and built by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology – part of a state-owned space conglomerate – the country's private rocket companies enthusiastically cheered its successful launch.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 19:17:49

China showcases cluster of 'aircraft carrier killer' missiles

In a rare move, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force displayed 10 DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles in a recent video, as China reaffirmed the weapon's capability of attacking medium- to large-sized vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:05:26

China's new Type 055 destroyer among best in the world: experts

Chinese military enthusiasts have been dreaming for decades to see China have a 10,000-ton-class destroyer. Finally, the first domestically developed Type 055 Nanchang made its parade debut as a special birthday present to the PLA Navy, as the warship will reportedly join its North China Sea Fleet. Between 1840 and 1949, China suffered more than 470 invasions by foreign powers from the sea. With the help of the Type 055 destroyer, a warship described by Chinese military experts as world class, fewer foreign hostile forces will have the ability to repeat such attacks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 18:28:40

Chinese military gives hints about the true nature of Sunday's UFO sightings across China

The UFO sightings across multiple provinces in China on Sunday were likely the result of a Chinese submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test, military observers said after the Chinese military gave hints late Monday evening on the nature of the said UFO.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 17:37:31

Wei's speech demonstrates China's confidence

The Chinese keynote speaker at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Sunday stunned attendees by responding to questions about Taiwan, South China Sea and other sensitive issues, after a speech that showcased the full confidence of China and the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 0:23:07

China builds own part for rocket payloads

China's new payload for its Long March-3A launch vehicles with all core materials manufactured domestically will hopefully usher in a new era where all launch vehicles use homegrown fairings, the state space vehicle developer said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 21:43:40

UFO spotted across China amid naval exercise

China conducted military exercises in the Bohai Sea and Bohai Straits on Saturday and Sunday, coinciding with reports from residents across multiple provinces of China on social media who say they saw an unidentified flying object (UFO) with a glowing fiery tail streak across the sky.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 17:53:39

Speech at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue by Gen. Wei Fenghe, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense, PRC

I am here for mutual confidence, cooperation and peace. I am glad to speak on China and International Security Cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 10:57:51

Ministry regulates university recruitment

China's Ministry of Education has signed responsibility agreements with university recruitment watchdogs in provincial-level regions to strengthen supervision over their work.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/2 10:57:07

China, US defense chiefs meet at Shangri-La Dialogue

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe and Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan had a short but "constructive" meeting on Friday during the 2019 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/1 0:38:39

China's second carrier conducts possible takeoff, landing tests: reports

China's second aircraft carrier returned to the shipyard on Friday after completing its sixth sea trial, which might have featured warplane takeoff and landing tests for the first time, reports said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/31 19:13:40

China, Laos to hold first joint anti-terrorism drill

The Southern Theater Command of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the border defense forces of Lao People's Army will hold the first joint anti-terrorism drill between the two armies in June, the Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:12:32