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Highlights in open day activity at PLA Air Force Aviation University

Aircraft attached to the PLA Air Force Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team fly over a static equipment exhibition area in formation during the aviation open day activities featuring "Dream High in Aerospace" at the Aviation University of the PLA Air Force in Changchun city, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province on August 30.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/3 21:13:56

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, with military experts on Monday calling it a worldwide challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 15:38:39

China, India agree to set up defense, border hotlines

China and India will set up military hotlines between their defense ministries and neighboring military regions along the border, the Ministry of National Defense confirmed on Thursday following Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe's visit to India last week.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:53:44

8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum on security partnership to be held in October

The 8th Beijing Xiangshan Forum will be held from October 24 to 26 in Beijing, and will bring together delegates from different countries, international organizations, and renowned experts and scholars from all over the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:43:41

China not building military base in Afghanistan: defense, foreign ministries

China is actively taking part in the peace process in Afghanistan and fully supports potential political reconciliation over military action, Chinese analysts stressed on Thursday after China's foreign and defense ministries denied reports of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) base being built in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 21:53:42

Z-20 helicopter to be deployed in Tibet, analysts predict

As new photos of China's in-development Z-20 utility helicopter trend on Chinese online military forums, analysts said on Wednesday that the helicopter would appear at a November air show and replace the imported UH-60 Blackhawk to be deployed in Tibet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 21:43:41

China's defense company develops high-tech IC chip equipment

A Chinese defense company said independently mastering chip-making technology is crucial to overcoming foreign restrictions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 20:28:40

North Korea apparently preparing for massive parade: Chinese experts

As international media speculate on a possible 70th anniversary military parade in North Korea on September 9, Chinese experts said on Tuesday that such a parade, if held, could be considerably larger than the previous parade in February.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 22:33:44

Chinese arms firms make Russian show debut

For the first time, Chinese arms companies participated in the annual International Military-Technical Forum Army-2018 in Russia in late August, with Chinese experts saying that Chinese weaponry and equipment are becoming more competitive in the international arms market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 22:38:41

Peace mission accomplished

An assault force of China's People's Liberation Army attends the Peace Mission 2018, an international anti-terrorism exercise under the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states at the Chebarkul Training Ground in Russia on Sunday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/8/27 22:28:40

Chinese hospital ship Ark Peace wins praise from Tongans

The free medical service offered recently by Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace has won praise from Tongans, who have described Ark Peace as the ship of peace, life and friendship.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/27 19:58:05

Chinese military launches exam recruiting 'civilian personnel' for first time

The Chinese military on Sunday launched its first written examination to recruit "civilian personnel."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/26 22:03:40

Sea trials pave way for China's aircraft carrier battle group: analysts

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier Type 001A embarked on its second sea trial on Sunday, two days after the Type 055, China's first homegrown 10,000-ton class missile destroyer, made its first sea trial.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 16:03:39

More SE Asian, African countries to buy Chinese vessels: expert

The command and weapons system of China's surface ships have reached international advanced levels, and more developing countries from Southeast Asia and Africa will buy Chinese vessels, a Chinese military expert said Friday after China started to build littoral mission ships for Malaysia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/24 20:33:40

Communist Party members drown saving navy platform

Three Communist Party members died in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Monday of protecting military equipment and saving maintenance personnel in a devastating typhoon, with an expert suggesting their spirit showed the reason for China's rapid naval development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 14:23:39

India, Pakistan to join SCO's largest drill

The counter-terrorism drill by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries, scheduled to begin on Wednesday, is the largest under the SCO charter with the participation of India and Pakistan for the first time, and Chinese experts say the drill will greatly contribute to stability in Central and South Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 20:48:41

PLA to participate in Vostok 2018 drills

For the first time the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will participate in Russia's Vostok military drills in a move that a Chinese expert said showcases their deepening strategic partnership.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 21:43:40

Chinese defense minister to meet Indian leaders

A trip by China's defense minister to India, the first since last year's Doklam standoff, was hailed by Chinese analysts on Tuesday as a landmark trip for the recovery of military ties between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 21:43:45