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Navy, telecoms to install 4G+ on South China Sea islands

The Chinese navy and telecommunication corporations are cooperating to upgrade communications on some South China Sea islands and reefs, the official People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/2 22:53:39

Indian Navy sub no match for expanding Chinese fleet: military specialist

The Indian Navy's third domestically manufactured Scorpene class submarine launched Wednesday cannot compare for quality and quantity with the rapidly upgrading Chinese navy, Chinese experts said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:43:42

Popular alcohol ban purifies army, expels decadence: expert

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Armed Police Force have successfully implemented an alcohol ban, which Chinese experts say has helped to curb decadence while purifying and building a combat-ready army.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:43:41

Anchors away!

With rising temperatures in Northeast China on Tuesday, the floating ice is melting in Dalian, Liaoning Province where China's first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier is conducting mooring tests. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/1/30 22:33:39

Military plane crashes in SW China's Guizhou

A military plane of the People's Liberation Army air force crashed in southwest China's Guizhou Province during a training session Monday. Rescue operation is underway.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 21:44:30

Thailand praises capabilities of new tanks imported from China

The Royal Thai Army conducted tests of the China-built VT4 main battle tank, also known as the MBT3000, on Friday at the Royal Thai Army Cavalry Centre at Adisorn military camp in Saraburi. Reporters were there to witness the tests take place.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 16:23:39

Defense minister vows Xinjiang stability, 'iron wall' of border defense

China's Defense Minister Chang Wanquan vowed to "firmly maintain Xinjiang's stability" and "build an iron wall to enhance border defense" when visiting the region as Chinese experts praised improvements for making the region the safest place in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 14:38:39

Power grid helps border troops, drills in S.China Sea: experts

Chinese military troops stationed in over 20 South China Sea and East China Sea islands have access to a power grid ahead of schedule, which experts said could guarantee regular military drills and improve the military's combat capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:28:39

PLA publishes new military training outline, highlights combat

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has recently published a Central Military Commission-approved outline for military training.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 21:02:37

Army aviation brigade conducts coordinated flight training in Xinjiang

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA Xinjiang Military Command (MC) lift off for a coordinated flight training exercise in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on January 24, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/26 13:41:33

J-11 fighter jets in round-the-clock training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command climbs into the cockpit of his J-11 fighter jet prior to a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 24, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/26 13:38:34

Chinese military to break new ground in corruption fight

The Chinese armed forces will continue the fight against corruption and "break new ground" in 2018, a military spokesman said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/26 8:27:44

China issues new training guideline for military

China issued its new guideline on military training, signaling a significant achievement on building a new military training system and offering regulation and laws on military training in the new era.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 22:03:40

Female pilot climbs into cockpit for flight training

Two JH-7 fighter bombers attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command take off for an assault flight training exercise on January 23, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/25 15:13:11

J-7 fighter jets leave for night flight training

A J-7 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off for a sortie during a night flight training exercise on January 22, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/25 15:10:49

Chinese navy preparing for island dispute: expert

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is strengthening its combat capability by conducting drills in the South China Sea in an effort to deal with potential disputes and national reunification in the future, a military expert said on Wednesday, adding that other countries should familiarize themselves with the situation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 22:43:40

China's domestically made aircraft carrier better than India's: military experts

India's first domestically made aircraft carrier cannot compare in construction technology and weaponry with China's first home-made carrier, Chinese military experts said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 18:58:39

China vows 'necessary measures' in S.China Sea

US warships' provocative sailing in the South China Sea will only serve to force China to strengthen its defense capability, said analysts after the USS Hopper, a guided missile destroyer, came within 12 nautical miles of Huangyan Island on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 21:53:39