Military news

PLA vows to defend sovereignty and territorial integrity ahead of 90th anniversary

2017-07-25 13:43:00

Senior Colonel Wu Qian, the spokesman of China's Ministry of National Defense, said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is determined to defend the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the ongoing border standoff with India. Full Story

PLA special force: Sky is not the limit

2017-07-25 13:18:00

Like most of his fellow comrades, Zhao Fangjun felt at a loss when he stood 1,500 meters above ground level and waited to do his first parachute jump. Full Story

Chinese, Russian navy sailors hold ship damage control contest

2017-07-25 09:35:00

Chinese and Russian navy sailors held a competition on ship damage control in the Baltic port city of Baltiysk on Monday as part of the "Joint Sea 2017" naval drills. Full Story

Time to take a chill pill on China-Russia manoeuvre

2017-07-25 08:50:00

By depicting a flotilla of three Chinese navy ships as a Spanish Armada, a number of Western media outlets and intelligence agencies have left no stone unturned in selling wolf tickets to their audiences. Once again they are hyping their "China Threat" Full Story

PLA expands overseas missions

2017-07-25 08:42:00

With the development of the Chinese military and growing Chinese interests overseas, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is eyeing expanding cooperation with Belt and Road countries, experts said. Full Story

PLA highlights stronger army ahead of 90th anniversary

2017-07-25 08:37:00

China Monday urged India to immediately withdraw all troops that have illegally entered China, stating that the nation would defend its territorial sovereignty "at all costs." Full Story

Indian scholar advises India to get out of mess in Doklam

2017-07-24 16:40:00

India needs to get out of the mess in Doklam, Sourabh Gupta, senior fellow at the Institute for China-America Studies in Washington wrote on the South China Morning Post Sunday. Full Story

International military collaboration duty of China's military: spokesperson

2017-07-24 15:03:00

Recent international military collaborations by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) are the duty of the armed forces of a major power, a Ministry of National Defense (MOD) spokesperson said Monday. Full Story

China's navy has freedom of navigation in non-sovereign international maritime regions: Defense ministry

2017-07-24 13:51:00

Chinese navy's vessels and aircrafts have the freedom of navigation and overflight in the non-sovereign international maritime regions just like any other countries. Full Story

China urges India to abandon illusions

2017-07-24 13:43:00

China Monday urged India to immediately withdraw all troops that have illegally entered China, stating that the nation would defend its territorial sovereignty "at all costs." Full Story