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PLA deploys new hand-thrown drone to boost reconnaissance capability

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has a new hand-thrown drone in its arsenal, and experts said the human-sized fixed-wing aircraft has enhanced imaging devices and will greatly boost basic combat units' reconnaissance capability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 19:18:40

Remains of 10 Chinese soldiers killed in Korean War return to China

South Korea returned the remains of 10 Chinese volunteer soldiers killed in the Korean War (1950-53) to China on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 17:10:12

Oddly shaped Chinese combat-ready helicopter drone popular in international market

Capable of delivering precision bombardment, the weirdly shaped Chinese helicopter drone Blowfish A2 sparked interest from many countries' militaries following its flight demonstration at the 15th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia, the drone's manufacturer said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/2 18:05:13

US playing Taiwan card risky

The alleged flight over the "middle line" of the Taiwan Straits by two People's Liberation Army (PLA) fighter jets could be a strong response to "Taiwan independence" forces and the US, who increasingly plays the card of the island to provoke the mainland, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 19:23:43

China's homemade Wing Loong drones hit battlefield targets with 90 percent accuracy

China's domestically developed, made-for-export Wing Loong series of drones have fired more than 3,000 rounds of live munitions with an overall accuracy higher than 90 percent, media reported, which analysts called on Monday a demonstration of the Chinese drone's reliability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 16:36:57

China to be offered Russia's 'best warplane' Su-57

Russia is reportedly eyeing to export its most advanced fighter jet Su-57 to China, as Chinese experts called the offer an indication of close strategic relations between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 16:30:42

PLA force apologizes for quoting 'national traitor'

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force on Friday apologized on its social media platform for quoting a former Kuomintang (KMT) member known as a "national traitor."
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/30 9:44:14

Over 60 countries to join China's commemorative event for PLA Navy's 70th founding anniversary

Over 60 countries have said they would send navy delegations to participate in a multinational navy event hosted by China in late April, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/29 9:20:23

China and Russia may conduct joint naval exercises in late April

China and Russia will reportedly hold the joint Naval Interaction-2019 exercises right after a parade scheduled late April to celebrate the Chinese Navy's birthday, with Chinese experts expecting five to six Russian warships to participate.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/28 23:03:40

Guangdong firm to build China's first 10,000 ton maritime patrol vessel

Guangdong Maritime Safety Administration signed a contract for China's first 10,000 ton-class maritime patrol vessel on Tuesday, which experts said could sail the high seas and provide assistance to Chinese and foreign ships in need.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/27 15:36:05

PLA on high alert to safeguard national sovereignty: spokesperson

The People's Liberation Army will remain on high alert to resolutely safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 23:31:02

China's most powerful air-to-air missile equipped on warplanes

The J-11B fighter jet has become the latest user of China's self-developed world-class air-to-air missile that was feared by senior US military officers, revealed China's national broadcaster on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/26 21:03:40

China, Egypt to further enhance defense cooperation

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi pledged to further enhance defense cooperation with China during his meeting with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/26 7:58:07

China protests US warships passing through Taiwan Straits

China has paid close attention to and fully grasped US warships passing through the Taiwan Straits, and the country has made representations to the US side, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/25 20:43:39

China's J-10 fighter jet celebrates its birthday amid Pakistani parade

China's J-10 fighter jet celebrated its 21th birthday in spectacular fashion with six J-10s dazzling audiences at Pakistan's national day parade on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 16:50:35

Netizens honor PLA pilots for protecting civilians in fatal crash

Chinese netizens paid their respects to two People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy pilots who died in a training accident, as new details showed the two chose not to eject from their jet to steer their plane away from civilians on the ground.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 17:24:21

China develops anti-stealth radars

Chinese arms companies recently made multiple terahertz radiation radar systems with a technology seen by experts as an efficient air-to-ground reconnaissance tool and a potential counter to stealth aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 22:33:40

Over 150,000 civilians apply for jobs in military

More than 150,000 people have applied for civilian jobs in the Chinese military as more people are attracted to work for the People's Liberation Army.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 21:38:39