Military news

OPCW finds 'likely use of chlorine as chemical weapon' in Saraqib, Syria

2018-05-17 10:32:00

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed on Wednesday that chlorine was likely used in a February attack in Saraqib, Syria. Full Story

Military exercises clear warning against 'Taiwan independence': spokesperson

2018-05-17 10:25:00

The recent military exercises performed by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) serve as a clear warning to "Taiwan independence" separatists, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday. Full Story

SCO makes great achievements in security cooperation

2018-05-17 09:44:00

SCO has played an important role in preserving regional stability and prosperity and set an example for the new-type international relations featuring mutual respect, fairness and justice, and win-win cooperation. Full Story

Scientists find materials in S China Sea needed in military, aerospace equipment

2018-05-17 09:22:00

The month-long deep-sea exploration of the South China Sea ended Wednesday with the discovery of polymetallic nodules and ancient hydrotherm which will help in exploiting metal resources. Full Story

Putin says Russian warships permanently on duty in Mediterranean

2018-05-17 09:15:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean due to persistent terrorist threats from Syria. Full Story

China's Z-19E armed helicopter completes firing tests

2018-05-17 09:13:00

China's domestic Z-19E armed helicopter has completed firing flight tests, its developer the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said Wednesday. Full Story

Claims China turning Djibouti base into military foothold 'groundless'

2018-05-17 08:30:00

Live ammunition exercises at the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) support base in Djibouti are legitimate and necessary, and should not be over-interpreted as transforming the logistics center into a military foothold. Full Story

President calls for stronger military science studies

2018-05-17 08:24:00

Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, called on military scientists on Wednesday to conduct high-quality studies and provide strong support for fulfilling the goal of strengthening the military in the new era. Full Story

Xi urges to build high-level research institutions for strong military

2018-05-16 21:02:00

President Xi Jinping Wednesday stressed accelerating the development of modern military science, and building high-level military research institutions to support the building of a strong military in the new era. Full Story

Pentagon accused of lying on Afghanistan troop number

2018-05-16 15:52:00

A U.S. government watchdog said Tuesday that the Pentagon has provided the wrong number of Afghan government troops earlier this month, exaggerating its decline. Full Story