Military news

New batch of Y-20 planes to boost military transport capability

2018-01-11 08:48:00

A batch of China's first domestically-developed heavy transport aircraft, the Y-20, was delivered to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force in West China. Full Story

Armed Police must obey Party

2018-01-11 08:29:00

President Xi Jinping urged the People's Armed Police Force on Wednesday to maintain absolute loyalty to the Communist Party of China and continue to improve its operational capability. Full Story

Xi orders armed police to uphold CPC's absolute leadership

2018-01-11 00:19:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday ordered the armed police force to uphold the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Full Story

Armed police command system adjustment a major political decision: Xi

2018-01-11 00:00:00

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed the significance of placing the armed police under the command of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the Central Military Commission (CMC). Full Story

S Korea, DPRK start normal operation of military hotline

2018-01-10 14:53:00

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday started a normal operation of military hotline for direct dialogue between the military authorities. Full Story

U.S. to sell anti-ballistic missile to Japan amid tensions

2018-01-10 13:09:00

The U.S. government has notified Congress of the newly proposed sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan, said the U.S. State Department on Tuesday. Full Story

Website opens for military recruitment

2018-01-10 10:34:00

The recruitment website,, run by the Ministry of National Defense, has been opened for applications and policy consultation Wednesday. Full Story

Former Chinese military chief of staff under graft investigation

2018-01-10 00:09:00

Fang Fenghui, member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and former chief of staff of the CMC Joint Staff Department, has been transferred to the military prosecution authority on suspicion of offering and accepting bribery. Full Story

China's second aircraft carrier to hold first sea trials: expert

2018-01-09 08:41:00

China's second aircraft carrier might conduct its first sea trials in February, military analysts said after Taiwan media reported that China's first aircraft carrier the Liaoning sailed near the island on Friday. Full Story

Military hones its skills in exercise

2018-01-08 09:25:00

China's military has conducted more than 4,000 realistic combat exercises since President Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, launched the annual training program on Wednesday. Full Story