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New armor material boosts attack chopper's capability

The Chinese Z-10 attack helicopter is now equipped with extra armor involving graphene, a material that is strong and light, a Chinese military expert said on Wednesday after the State broadcaster featured the helicopter.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 23:08:46

China's soccer team reserves undergo elite military training

Military training for the reserves of China's national soccer team in East China's Shandong Province has sparked huge online discussions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 19:08:40

PLA downsizing continues with firefighters' transfer to non-military department

Chinese firefighters were reassigned from the Chinese military to the Ministry of Emergency Management on Tuesday, which hailed by experts as a move to downsize the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and strengthening Communist Party of China's leadership.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 23:18:41

Trial flight soon for new type of Chinese stealth bomber

The trial flight of China's new-generation stealth bomber Hong-20 may take place soon, military experts said on Tuesday after China's official television station confirmed the name of the bomber.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 23:08:41

China launches new remote sensing satellites

Two remote sensing satellites were successfully sent into space Tuesday from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/9 13:19:15

PLA Rocket Force think tank recruits 13 civilian science, tech experts

The think tank of China's People's Liberation Army Rocket Force recently recruited 13 Chinese technicians from private companies, PLA Daily reported on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/6 11:47:23

Chinese naval fleet returns from escort missions

A Chinese naval fleet of three warships returned to a naval base in Zhoushan, eastern China's Zhejiang Province, on Thursday after ending escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/4 17:33:13

China wards off US Navy destroyer to leave S.China Sea

China reiterated Tuesday that it opposes any operation that threatens its sovereignty after a Chinese navy ship drove away a US navy destroyer in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/2 14:01:11

China's FTC-2000G versatile aircraft conducts maiden flight

China's self-developed FTC-2000G versatile aircraft successfully conducted its maiden flight Friday in the city of Anshun in southwest China's Guizhou Province, according to its developer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/29 1:26:11

China's made-for-export fighter jet makes first flight

The FTC-2000G, a China-developed multipurpose fighter jet meant for export, made its first flight on Friday three weeks after it completed production.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 22:18:40

China tests 3 new hypersonic aircraft

China has tested three vehicles expected to be capable of hypersonic flight in a single airdrop, China's national television station reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 22:08:41

China opposes B-52 flyover

China firmly opposes US provocation in the South China Sea, two Chinese ministries said Thursday after the US sent B-52 strategic bombers into the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 22:53:42

China to conduct large-scale experiments in space station

China will carry out large-scale scientific experiments on space application projects after the completion of China's space station, according to a news briefing on China's space projects Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/27 11:08:06

Icebreaker returns to Shanghai after completing Arctic research expedition

China's research icebreaker Xuelong returned to a base in Shanghai Wednesday after finishing the 9th Arctic research expedition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/27 9:44:14

China's wind tunnel to shape future fighter jets: experts

The nation's newest wind tunnel will shape China's future fighter jets and boost their efficiency, according to its maker and Chinese military experts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 22:48:40

China's mid-size military transport aircraft delivered to Kazakhstan

China has officially handed over a mid-size transport aircraft to Kazakhstan, the first time that the Chinese aircraft has been acquired by a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 22:28:40

US arms sale to Taiwan violates one-China principle, creating a 'time bomb' in bilateral relations

China strongly opposes all sales of military hardware to Taiwan, including the latest that was reportedly approved by the US State Department, a move that seriously violates the foundational one-China principle and damages China's sovereignty and security interests, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 21:38:39

China postpones military dialogue in protest against US 'sanctions'

China's Central Ministry Commission (CMC), launched a solemn representation on Saturday after the US State Department announced "sanctions" on the CMC and its officials on Thursday, media reported.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2018/9/23 13:57:32