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China adheres to defensive national defense policy: white paper

China adheres to a national defense policy that is defensive in nature, said a white paper titled "China's National Defense in the New Era" released on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 10:55:29

China issues white paper on national defense in new era

China on Wednesday issued a white paper to expound on its defensive national defense policy in the new era and explain the practice, purposes and significance of China's efforts to build a fortified national defense and a strong military.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 10:05:51

China, Brunei see deepening ties between defence ministries, militaries: Chinese defence official

Brunei's Ministry of Defence and China's Ministry of National Defense, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have seen expanding and deepening contacts throughout the years, Wu Geng, Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Brunei Darussalam said on Monday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/23 13:50:38

PLA teams prepare for International Army Games

Teams from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are preparing for the upcoming International Army Games (IAG) scheduled to start on August 3 across 10 countries, which this year will include a joint team from the PLA's Naval Aviation and Air Force for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 22:53:40

China to release white paper on national defense in new era

China is set to release on Wednesday its first white paper on national defense since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which is expected to be an important way for the outside world to get to know if China's national defense policy has changed and what the Chinese military's responsibility and duty are after the military reform.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 19:18:40

China to issue white paper on national defense

China will issue a white paper on national defense on Wednesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/22 14:30:07

Two options for China to turn Y-20 strategic cargo plane into aerial tanker: magazine

Chinese military media have offered some suggestions on how to customize the homemade Y-20 cargo plane as the country needs its domestically developed large aerial tanker for a strategic air force.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 17:38:17

Chinese radar firm gives a glimpse on future AEW aircraft

Future airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft could become unmanned, interconnected and highly intelligent, and will no longer need the traditional mounted radome, giving their greater aerodynamic and stealth capabilities, said China's top radar firm. Chinese military observers said on Wednesday that China is likely developing such aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 19:23:40

US needs to get used to China sanctions: experts

The US should get used to China's sanctions on US companies involved in a possible arms sale to the island of Taiwan, and the US has no right to criticize the sanctions as it does this all the time, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 21:28:43

China masters fatigue-resistant tech for chopper

China recently mastered a new fatigue-resistant technology for helicopter rotors, which could greatly expand the helicopters' capability and service time, a development which military experts said on Tuesday could be of strategic value to China's domestic helicopter industry as the technology could be used on China's future heavy-lift transport helicopters and attack helicopters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 18:08:14

Netizens hail China's first female tank operators as today's Mulan

Chinese net users hailed the first 10 women who hurdled the training as operators of the country's most advanced tank, calling them modern-day Mulans, a legendary heroine who disguised herself as a male warrior in place of her father.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 16:43:40

PLA drills off SE coast could involve all branches, a 'warning' to Taiwan secessionists: insiders

The recently announced People's Liberation Army (PLA) drills near the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland could feature all five military branches in a large scale joint exercise, and it might be tailored as a warning to Taiwan secessionists, mainland military insiders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 14:44:53

China can effectively sanction US companies who sell weapons to Taiwan: experts

The US is deploying a double standard by calling China's proposed sanctions on US companies for arms sales to Taiwan a "foolish action," Chinese mainland analysts said on Sunday, pointing out that the sanctions could not only cut base material supply to these companies including rare earths but also block their non-military products from entering Chinese markets.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 23:23:40

Chinese company in bid to buy Ukrainian aeroengine giant

A Beijing-based aviation industry investment company reportedly renewed its attempt to acquire stakes in a Ukrainian aircraft engine manufacturer and the application is being reviewed by the Ukrainian antitrust authority.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 21:38:40

China to impose sanctions on US companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan

China will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/12 20:04:11

China holds military-civilian cross-sea transport drills in Yellow Sea

China recently conducted a joint military-civilian cross-sea transport drill in the Yellow Sea, as naval and civilian ships carried troops and armored vehicles across the sea, leading Chinese military experts to say on Thursday that China will be ready for a potential landing mission, be it on the island of Taiwan or islands in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 20:23:40

Official souvenir coins, stamps issued for 7th Military World Games

A set of official souvenir coins and stamps of the 7th Military World Games were issued at the 100-day countdown on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/11 11:01:20

Fighter jet manufacturer previews aircraft-based flying wing stealth drone

Chinese aircraft carrier-based fighter jet manufacturer Shenyang Aircraft Corporation can fly flying wing stealth drones for future aircraft carriers, military experts said, after the company provided a glimpse of the aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 18:05:55