Military news

China exporting more submarines

2017-04-28 08:52:00

China's exported submarines are relatively cheap but offer advanced technology, and designs for some of their features could be modified to meet customers' requirements, making them more competitive in the global market. Full Story

China eyes better military relations with the U.S.: spokesman

2017-04-28 08:50:00

China is willing to work with the United States to constructively manage risks and properly handle disagreements in order to propel mutual trust and seek more progress in promoting ties between the militaries, a Chinese defense ministry spokesman said Thu Full Story

China to participate in Russia military games

2017-04-28 08:48:00

The Chinese army will take part in international military games hosted by Russia from July 29 to August 12, said Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun on Thursday. Full Story

Live-fire drills, new weapons planned

2017-04-28 08:48:00

China will conduct "combat-oriented live-fire drills" and test new weapons to protect national security and regional stability, Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said on Thursday. Full Story

China voices opposition to THAAD deployment, vows military training

2017-04-28 08:47:00

Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday that China resolutely opposes the deployment of the THAAD anti-missile defence system, pledging to continue real combat-oriented military training and drills to safeguard national security. Full Story

China's aircraft carrier involves 8,000 technological advances

2017-04-28 08:47:00

China's ambition to build aircraft carriers will boost the country's economic development and industrial upgrade, and will benefit society militarily and technologically, experts said. Full Story

China's JF-17B dual-seat fighter trainer makes maiden flight

2017-04-28 08:44:00

The dual-seat fighter trainer plane JF-17B developed by China made its maiden flight Thursday in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Full Story

CMC to streamline PLA army groups

2017-04-28 08:31:00

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) said it will reorganize the army groups of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Army, streamlining the previous 18 army groups to 13. Full Story

China to hold anti-THAAD drills

2017-04-28 08:23:00

China announced Thursday it would conduct live-fire drills and test new weapons to counter a controversial anti-missile defense system the US is deploying in South Korea. Full Story

China to regroup PLA Army

2017-04-27 16:53:00

The Central Military Commission has decided to reorganize the army groups of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Army, Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday. Full Story