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Top new turbofan engine to power China's carrier-based stealth fighters: specialist

The young members of a team of Chinese aero engine designers will be given an award for successfully designing and prototype testing of a new top-class turbofan engine that will help Chinese fighter jets take on their advanced foreign counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 18:09:37

Excitement builds over Navy parade

As a scheduled maritime parade in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on April 23 edges closer, military observers are eagerly awaiting their first glimpse of the Chinese naval fleet that is expected to feature aircraft carriers, advanced destroyers and submarines.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 23:23:40

Revised PLA rules to enhance crime prevention in the military

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has revised its regulations to prevent crimes, including serious violent crimes and those related to firearms, in the military to enhance national security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 23:03:21

China offers better services for veterans

Chinese authorities have taken concrete measures to help veterans with resettlement and employment, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 16:17:05

China issues revised regulation on crime prevention in army

China has issued a newly-revised regulation on crime prevention work in the People's Liberation Army.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 23:16:04

PLA drills around Taiwan help cross-Straits stability: spokesman

The recent encirclement drills of vessels, bombers and reconnaissance aircraft from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theater Command recently undertook around the island of Taiwan helps with cross-Straits peace and stability, according to a military spokesperson.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 19:33:40

China builds world's first armed amphibious drone boat that can lead land assault

China has built the world's first armed amphibious drone boat which military analysts said could be used in land assault operations and is capable of forming a combat triad with aerial drones and other drone ships.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 17:43:03

Volunteer applications for Military World Games hit 78,000

With the recruitment drive for the second batch of game-time volunteers half-way to its close, the seventh Military World Games Executive Committee announced on Thursday that the number of applications had reached a total of 78,000.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/11 17:16:50

China's top anti-terror squad shifts training focus from physical to mental

Special forces urged to place more emphasis on problem-solving as opposed to physical endurance
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 17:13:40

Taiwan Act a US 'burden'

The influence of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) is gradually weakening and will become a burden for the US as the Taiwan question will be solved eventually, Chinese mainland analysts said on Wednesday, after the US and the leader of the Taiwan region called for strengthening ties over the 40th anniversary of the TRA.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 23:23:40

Japan's F-35 fighter jet crash blow to US marketing plan: experts

The US' plan to market its advanced F-35 stealth fighter jet in the Asia-Pacific region and even around the world could suffer a blow after Japan's Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that a Japanese F-35A crashed, said military experts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 21:03:40

Authorities take action to counter increasingly intrusive UAV flights

When a civilian drone flew illegally into Nanjing Lukou International Airport in East China's Jiangsu Province on April 4, 2017, 14 flights were affected, causing tremendous financial losses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 17:28:40

Guangdong to recruit high school students for carrier-based pilot training

An experimental naval aviation class in South China's Guangdong Province will recruit 50 local middle school graduates in 2019 to train as future carrier pilots for the first time, in a move which analysts said on Tuesday is in line with the needs of the development of the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 19:18:20

Women taking up all possible roles in PLA operations

Women who are members of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) are showing valor and fortitude no less than men, as they are assigned challenging positions including operating tanks, anti-aircraft missiles, flying fighter jets, and as paratroopers and members of special operations, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 17:23:40

Absence at PLA maritime parade will prevent US from learning about Chinese Navy: experts

Friends and global counterparts of China's military won't be influenced if US warships don't participate in China's international parade of ships in late April, and the US would lose another opportunity to get to know the Chinese Navy, Chinese experts said on Monday after media reports signaled that the US will not send any of its warships to the naval review.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 17:51:59

China sends new naval destroyer fleet to Somali waters for escort mission

China's 32th convoy fleet to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy official WeChat account announced that same day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/4 13:16:46

Heroes' return

People's Liberation Army soldiers hold the remains of 10 Chinese volunteer soldiers killed in the Korean War (1950-53) that were transferred from South Korea. The aircraft that carries the remains arrived at an airport in Shenyang, Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 22:48:40

More remains of Chinese soldiers in Korean War returned

The remains of 10 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Wednesday from the Republic of Korea (ROK).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/3 19:42:06