Military news

Media footage shows Chinese unmanned tanks now in testing stage

2018-03-21 09:57:00

Recent footage shown on Chinese media reveals that China's unmanned tanks are now in their testing stage. Full Story

China's fighter jets to get upgraded

2018-03-21 09:00:00

After China's latest J-20 stealth fighter was commissioned, the country will continue to explore new fighter jets that meet national needs and create more surprises, the fighter's chief designer said Tuesday. Full Story

U.S., S Korea to resume military drills on April 1

2018-03-20 10:17:00

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Monday that the joint exercises of Key Resolve and Foal Eagle between the United States and South Korea will restart on April 1 "at a scale similar to that of the previous years." Full Story

Russia to cut military expenditure in 2018, 2019

2018-03-20 08:59:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that he plans to reduce military spending in 2018 and 2019 as the country will mainly focus on solving domestic problems. Full Story

Wind tunnel to spur development of hypersonic aircraft

2018-03-19 08:57:00

China is building a world-leading hypersonic wind tunnel to test hypersonic aircraft that can travel at speeds of Mach 25 (30,627kph). Full Story

Xu Qiliang, Zhang Youxia endorsed as vice chairmen of Central Military Commission of PRC

2018-03-18 11:18:00

Xu Qiliang and Zhang Youxia were endorsed as vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China at the annual session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) Sunday morning. Full Story

Cambodia, China launch joint drill on anti-terrorism, humanitarian rescue

2018-03-17 21:13:00

Cambodia and China launched the second joint drill on counter-terrorism and humanitarian rescue at a training field in the Maras Prov Mountains here on Saturday. Full Story

PLA launches educational campaign, urging responsibilities

2018-03-17 08:59:00

The general office of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) on Friday made public a guideline on an educational campaign in the military. Full Story

Xi leading the charge on reform

2018-03-17 08:21:00

During the annual session of the National People's Congress, some NPC deputies have referred to President Xi Jinping as China's architect of modernization for the new era. Full Story

U.S. helicopter crashes in western Iraq

2018-03-16 16:26:00

A helicopter of the U.S.-led international coalition crashed in western Iraq near the border with Syria, the Iraqi military said on Friday. Full Story