Military news

Putin urges Russian navy to prioritize nuclear force buildup

2017-04-26 09:59:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday demanded the Russian navy to prioritize the development of strategic nuclear forces and modernize its weaponry. Full Story

China launches second aircraft carrier

2017-04-26 09:48:00

China launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in northeast China's Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province. Full Story

China eagerly awaits new carrier launch

2017-04-26 09:30:00

Anticipation for the launch of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, is growing, with many military enthusiasts flocking to Dalian, Liaoning Province, where the vessel is being built, in hopes of witnessing the historic moment Full Story

U.S. nuke-powered submarine arrives in S Korea amid tensions

2017-04-26 09:25:00

A U.S. nuclear-powered submarine on Tuesday arrived at the southern port of Busan, South Korea, amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula, YTN television reported. Full Story

PLA reveals new designation for first time

2017-04-25 16:12:00

The designation of a newly established corps unit of People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been revealed for the first time since the country launched steps to reform its military system to build a stronger army. Full Story

PLA group armies to get greater role

2017-04-25 14:28:00

A largely overlooked official report has uncovered the latest changes in China's group armies, which suggests the groups will consist of different corps in the future, experts said. Full Story

DPRK conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary, Yonhap

2017-04-25 13:12:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was carrying out large-scale artillery drills Tuesday on the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its army, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported. Full Story

China's first homemade aircraft carrier Type 001A ready to enter the water

2017-04-25 11:04:00

China will shortly launch its first home-built aircraft carrier as part of its strengthened naval forces. Full Story

DPRK vows to continue developing nuclear weapons for self-defense

2017-04-25 10:06:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Monday it will continue developing nuclear weapons for self-defense against military threat from the United States. Full Story

Philippines-U.S. annual joint exercises start on May 8: embassy

2017-04-25 10:04:00

The Philippine and the United States militaries are set to hold their annual joint exercises, the U.S. embassy in Manila said on Monday. Full Story