Military news

10 soldiers, 44 militants killed in eastern Afghan clashes

2018-05-16 15:32:00

At least 10 Afghan soldiers and 44 Taliban militants have been killed after clashes broke out in four districts of eastern province of Ghazni overnight, an army source said Wednesday. Full Story

China's Taiwan office: 'No way out' for Taiwan independence

2018-05-16 11:24:00

"No way out" for Taiwan independence, said An Fengshan, spokesman from the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday at a press conference. Full Story

PLA navy tests ship-borne choppers in S China Sea targets

2018-05-16 08:20:00

PLA navy flotilla recently conducted live-fire drills for ship-borne helicopters in the South China Sea to test attacking targets at sea, with a military expert saying that the exercises show an improvement in the PLA's ability to attack hostile ships. Full Story

DPRK invites 8 S Korean journalists to witness dismantling of nuke test site

2018-05-15 15:55:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) invited eight South Korean journalists to witness the dismantling of its northeastern nuclear test site, Seoul's unification ministry said Tuesday. Full Story

PLA base in Djibouti conducts anti-terrorism exercise

2018-05-15 15:14:00

The Djibouti Logistics Support Base of the People's Liberation Army conducted a live-fire exercise at high temperature on May 12 to enhance their counter-terrorism capability, Chinanews.com reported on Monday. Full Story

Britain's Royal Navy to get 7th hunter-killer sub

2018-05-15 14:30:00

British defense secretary Gavin Williamson announced an investment on Monday of 3.4 billion U.S. dollars to give the country's nuclear submarines a major boost. Full Story

Market entry for military products to be improved

2018-05-15 10:35:00

China's State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) has reached a consensus with the defense sector to further improve the market entry mechanism for military products. Full Story

Experts: Developing aircraft carriers is a prerequisite of maritime power

2018-05-15 09:20:00

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier began sea trials on Sunday, the latest step in the country's mission to develop a modern, adaptable naval force. It was a milestone for the Chinese navy and could have long-term effects on the Asia-Pacif Full Story

New aircraft carrier a boon to navy

2018-05-15 08:35:00

Compared with the Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, the first domestically built aircraft carrier 001A is a more advanced vessel in many respects. Full Story

2nd aircraft carrier a natural step for China's navy

2018-05-14 13:45:00

China's second aircraft carrier left a port outside the Dalian Shipyard on Sunday morning for its first sea trial, signaling that the production of this domestically built carrier is nearly complete. Full Story