Military news

Chinese, Lao armies hold high-level frontier meetings

2017-09-17 08:51:00

Chang Wanquan and Chansamone Chanyalath have led army delegations of the two countries to gather respectively in northern Laos' Luang Namtha, Oudomxay, Moten border and China's Yunnan's Mengla, Mohan border for the first high-level frontier meetings. Full Story

DPRK's latest missile launch puts Guam within range

2017-09-15 14:53:00

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) blasted a missile over Japan in the early hours of Friday, which reached a distance of 3,700 kilometers before falling into the Pacific, prompting a global uproar. Full Story

U.S. not to defend Canada from ICBM attack: TV report

2017-09-15 14:08:00

The United States will not defend Canada if it is targeted in a ballistic missile attack, according to Canadian television network CTV on Thursday. Full Story

Japan urges DPRK to change course, return to negotiating table after latest missile launch

2017-09-15 14:05:00

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday called on the international community to unite against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) "provocative acts" and urged the DPRK to change its current course of action. Full Story

S Korean military conducts live-fire drill in east waters after DPRK's missile launch

2017-09-15 13:19:00

South Korea's military conducted a live-fire drill with its homegrown ballistic missile in east waters on Friday after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) missile launch provocation. Full Story

China's escort fleet to Gulf of Aden, Somali waters visits Belgium

2017-09-15 11:14:00

China's 26th convoy fleet to Gulf of Aden and Somali waters arrived at Port of Antwerp on Thursday for a five-day friendly visit, marking the first time that a Chinese navy formation visits Belgium. Full Story

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on DPRK's latest missile launch

2017-09-15 11:05:00

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the latest missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday, sources said on Thursday. Full Story

Explosion injures 15 soldiers during training at U.S. military base

2017-09-15 10:17:00

Fifteen soldiers were injured by an explosion during a training accident at a military base in U.S. state of North Carolina, local media reported Thursday. Full Story

U.S. military says DPRK launches ballistic missile

2017-09-15 09:35:00

The U.S. military said Thursday that it has detected and tracked what they assessed a single ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Full Story

THAAD deployment hurts China-ROK trade ties: spokesman

2017-09-15 08:49:00

The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in the Republic of Korea (ROK) has affected China-ROK trade, a spokesman with China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday. Full Story