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PLA deputies elected to top legislature

A total of 269 deputies from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have been elected to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/12 11:26:20

PLA growing in ability to win a war in South China Sea: experts

The People's Liberation Army is making remarkable progress in its ability to safeguard national sovereignty and win a war in the South China Sea, a Chinese military expert said on Saturday in response to a US admiral pledging to defend freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:38:39

China's Su-35 fighter jets, J-20 stealth jets to maintain airspace safety

China's Su-35 fighter jets for a joint combat patrol mission in the South China Sea area and its latest J-20 stealth fighters' commission in combat service will maintain airspace safety in the new era, a military expert said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/11 8:26:38

PLA growing in ability to win a war in South China Sea: Chinese expert

The People's Liberation Army is making remarkable progress in its ability to safeguard national sovereignty and win a war in the South China Sea, a Chinese military expert said Saturday in response to a US admiral pledging to defend freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/10 20:53:41

Chinese blue helmets embrace Spring Festival in Sudan despite dangers

At a United Nations camp of Chinese peacekeepers in western Sudan's Darfur area, red lanterns and colorful flags signal the coming of the Spring Festival amid the volatile security situation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/10 0:39:48

PLA arms J-20 stealth fighter, ready for combat

China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, J-20, has been formally armed by the People's Liberation Army Air Force, and a military expert said this act will totally break the US' and its allies' monopoly on stealth fighter jets in the Asia-Pacific region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/9 19:46:56

China dispatches advanced batch of fighter jets to South China Sea

Chinese jet fighters have been sent to the South China Sea, the People's Liberation Army Air Force announced on Wednesday in a move that a retired major general said could be a reaction to provocation by the US in January.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 23:23:40

China sends advanced jet fighters to South China Sea for joint combat missions

Chinese jet fighters have been sent to the South China Sea, the People's Liberation Army Air Force announced on Wednesday in a move that a retired major general said could be a reaction to provocation by the US in January.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:38:56

New homegrown military chopper expected to boost combat capability

An unnamed new Chinese military helicopter has made its maiden flight and is expected to improve China's air combat capability, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:18:39

China announces new success of missile interception test

China on Tuesday announced the success of a third mid-course land-based missile interception test, a sign of mature military technology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 20:43:39

China successfully conducts mid-course anti-missile test

China on Tuesday announced the success of a mid-course land-based missile interception test, which experts believe shows the maturity of the means and capability in intercepting enemy missiles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 13:34:02

China conducts successful land-based missile interception test

China Tuesday announced the success of a mid-course land-based missile interception test.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 11:11:26

India focused on border security since Doklam standoff: expert

India's defense minister visited troops eight kilometers south of the Chinese border in a move intended to emphasize India's border security, a Chinese expert said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 23:13:40

Electromagnetic guns should be fitted on China's new destroyer: experts

China's first home-grown 10,000-ton class missile destroyer, the Type 055, is the best fit for China's future electromagnetic gun, for the all-electric warship could meet the weapon's huge power supply demand, according to Chinese military experts on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 14:18:39

Tech, training key to upgrading China's military forces: analysts

Technological innovation and training are the most important factors for transforming China's forces "into a world-class military," experts noted.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 23:13:39

China mourns personnel who died in military plane crash

A ceremony was held Sunday at a military base in Southwest China's Guizhou Province to mourn the air force personnel who lost their lives in a recent military plane crash.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/2/4 23:08:40

China slams US nuclear posture review

The US defining China as a threat in its latest nuclear posture review is an excuse to develop even more nuclear weapons when Washington already possesses the world's strongest deterrent, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 22:18:40

China rejects Pentagon report for false speculation of its nuclear devt program

China's defense ministry said that the Pentagon's nuclear posture review released on Friday is an improper speculation toward China's development intent, and exaggerates China's nuclear power threat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 13:08:39