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Chinese fighter jets arrive in Pakistan for its national day parade

The J-10 fighter jets of the People's Liberation Army Air Force's Bayi Aerobatic Team arrived in Pakistan on Saturday in preparation for a flight performance there on March 23 in celebration of Pakistan's national day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/17 17:52:12

Chinese Air Force aerobatics team arrives in Pakistan

A Chinese military aerobatics team arrived in Pakistan Saturday for a scheduled performance on March 23.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 16:03:03

US media report calling Huawei a threat to US nuclear missiles 'absurd'

Chinese experts slammed a recent US media report that claimed Huawei's telecommunication hardware used by US rural wireless carriers poses threats to US nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), calling the accusation "totally absurd."
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 16:30:36

Chinese military launches recruitment for civilian positions

A unified examination will be held in late April to recruit people from members of the public for civilian positions in the Chinese military, a military statement said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 8:08:58

China's Y-20 large transport plane to spawn several variants: chief designer

The chief designer of China's domestically developed large transport plane, the Y-20, confirmed the aircraft could be spawned into several types of variants, with military experts expecting to see the original's doppelganger in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 16:56:27

JF-17 Block 3 jet expected to be fitted with active electronically scanned array radar

The development and production of the JF-17 Block 3 are underway, said Yang Wei, a Chinese legislator and chief designer of the China-Pakistan co-developed fighter jet, as he aims to enhance the jet's informatized warfare capability and weapons.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 21:08:40

F-35 fighter jet plan 'not aimed at China'

Singapore's decision to buy F-35 fighter jets from the US is unlikely aimed at China, and recent analyses by US media saying otherwise are ridiculous and wishful thinking, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 22:38:40

40-ton class heavy helicopter jointly developed by China, Russia to be delivered by 2032

The 40-ton class heavy helicopter jointly developed by China and Russia is expected to be delivered by 2032, said Wu Ximing, a Chinese political advisor and chief designer of helicopters for the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 15:52:41

New aircraft 'to gather intel in S.China Sea'

China has reportedly developed a new type of electronic warfare aircraft with extra antenna installations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 20:58:42

Nation lowers defense budget growth to 7.5% in 2019

China announced Tuesday that its defense budget for 2019 is 1.1899 trillion yuan ($177.5 billion), a 7.5 percent increase from 2018, lower than the 8.1 percent increase from the previous year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/5 23:08:40

China lowers defense budget growth to 7.5% in 2019

China announced Tuesday that its defense budget for 2019 is 1.1899 trillion yuan ($177.5 billion), a 7.5 percent increase from 2018, lower than the 8.1 percent increase in 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/5 13:13:02

China to lower defense budget growth to 7.5 percent

China will lower its defense budget growth rate to 7.5 percent in 2019, from last year's 8.1 percent, according to a draft budget report to be submitted to the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC) opening Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 9:01:36

China poses no threat to any country

China's limited defense spending to safeguard its national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity poses no threat to any other country, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 21:58:40

China's limited defense spending poses no threat to any other country: spokesperson

China's limited defense spending, which is for safeguarding its national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, poses no threat to any other country, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's national legislature said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 12:41:57

China drafting veterans' welfare law

China is drafting a law on the welfare of military veterans and may submit it to the top legislature for deliberation in the second half of 2019, a minister said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 10:54:42

China's second aircraft carrier sets sail for fifth sea trial

China's second aircraft carrier reportedly set out from the Dalian Shipyard Wednesday afternoon for its fifth sea trial, three days after the country's first carrier, the Liaoning, left the same shipyard. Experts believe it indicates a further step towards the final delivery of the second carrier.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 16:06:20

Rare VTOL drone deployed on PLA destroyer

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy deployed a new vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) fixed-wing drone on a guided missile destroyer in an exercise in the South China Sea in late February.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 18:14:10

China sets up new center to help ex-servicemen adapt to civilian life

China established the state service center for veterans on Tuesday, which aims to support veterans' employment, improve their welfare and guarantee their rights and interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/26 18:58:40