Military news

U.S. aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford leaves port for acceptance trial

2017-05-25 09:29:00

The latest and most advanced U.S. aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, left Norfolk naval station for acceptance trial, local media reported Wednesday. Full Story

Beijing bans shared bikes in military areas

2017-05-25 08:42:00

Shared bikes will be banned from military areas in Beijing starting Thursday, a military officer said Wednesday. Full Story

Beijing bans shared bicycles in military facilities

2017-05-25 08:26:00

Shared bicycles will be banned from entering military facilities in Beijing starting Thursday, because the disorderly parking of these bicycles will spoil the military's image. Full Story

Xi calls for 'strong, modern' navy

2017-05-25 08:21:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to build the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy into a strong and modern force to lend support for the realization of the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation and the dream of a strong army. Full Story

Philippines' Duterte asks Putin for arms support

2017-05-24 14:15:00

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for arms to fight Islamic militants in the Asian country. Full Story

CIS plans to create joint aerospace defense system

2017-05-23 13:42:00

The Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS) is planning to create a joint aerospace defense system for the destruction of space attack weapons, a local newspaper reported Monday. Full Story

Chinese peacekeeping force's authority transfer ceremony held in Lebanon

2017-05-23 11:10:00

Chief of Staff of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Brig. Gen. Pierre Liot De Nortbecourt chaired on Monday the 15th CHINBATT Transfer of Authority (rotation) ceremony. Full Story

Senior official calls for further military reform

2017-05-23 10:27:00

Senior Chinese military official Fan Changlong has called for deepening reform and better implementing tasks within the army and armed police to streamline and strengthen the armed forces. Full Story

China reveals 1st air-cooled radar for fighter jets

2017-05-23 08:39:00

Chinese military experts are guardedly optimistic over the international market potentials of China's newly developed fire control radar system, saying that although it is an upgrade of the jet fighters' radar system. Full Story

China, Myanmar conduct first naval drills

2017-05-22 14:28:00

The Chinese navy conducted its first joint exercises with Myanmar's navy on Sunday in the Gulf of Mottama, as part of its four-day visit to the nation. Full Story