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China to build strong, modern border and coastal defense

2018-04-24 09:40:00

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Monday reviewed a proposal on strengthening border and coastal defense in the new era through joint efforts of the Party, government, military, police and the civilian sector. Full Story

China's aircraft carrier formation takes drills to East China Sea

2018-04-24 09:01:00

The Chinese aircraft carrier formation, featuring the carrier Liaoning, has undertaken live combat drills in the East China Sea. Full Story

Russian military officials to visit Britain in confidence-building tour

2018-04-23 15:53:00

A group of Russian military inspectors will visit a designated district in Britain and receive briefings there about military activities by the British side, a senior Russian military official said Monday. Full Story

S Korea stops loudspeaker broadcast against DPRK ahead of summit

2018-04-23 13:37:00

South Korean military has stopped blaring loudspeaker broadcast against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) early on Monday, ahead of the inter-Korean summit later this week, according to Seoul's defense ministry. Full Story

Chinese PLA Navy's 69th anniversary: China vows to build world-class naval power

2018-04-23 11:20:00

Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy was first built on April 23, 1949, after facing the stigma of constantly being defeated at sea since the first British invasion of China in 1840. The last 69 years have witnessed China's effort and development to gr Full Story

China's new carrier set for sea trials: experts

2018-04-23 08:37:00

China's second aircraft carrier may undergo its first sea trials in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea areas shortly, and it is likely to be ready for combat two years after its expected delivery to the navy at the end of 2018. Full Story

Construction materials, equipment to be transported into THAAD site

2018-04-23 08:05:00

The Republic of Korea's (ROK) defense ministry said it will begin transporting construction materials, equipment and personnel into the U.S. missile defense base, 300 kilometers south of Seoul, on Monday, according to Yonhap news agency. Full Story

China refutes false reports on navy encounter in South China Sea

2018-04-20 22:32:00

China's Ministry of National Defense Friday refuted false reports by Australian media that Chinese navy "challenged" Australian navy in the South China Sea earlier this month. Full Story

Live-fire drills shows PLA's amphibious capabilities: expert

2018-04-20 14:54:00

The People's Liberation Army's (PLA) live-fire drills off Chinese mainland's southeast coast on Wednesday signals the military's fast growing amphibious capabilities, a military expert said Thursday. Full Story

PLA aviation unit fires on targets in drill

2018-04-20 09:30:00

An aviation brigade of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force held a live-fire exercise off the country's southeastern coast on Wednesday, according to a statement from the PLA Ground Force. Full Story