Military news

Senior official calls for further military reform

2017-05-23 10:27:00

Senior Chinese military official Fan Changlong has called for deepening reform and better implementing tasks within the army and armed police to streamline and strengthen the armed forces. Full Story

China reveals 1st air-cooled radar for fighter jets

2017-05-23 08:39:00

Chinese military experts are guardedly optimistic over the international market potentials of China's newly developed fire control radar system, saying that although it is an upgrade of the jet fighters' radar system. Full Story

China, Myanmar conduct first naval drills

2017-05-22 14:28:00

The Chinese navy conducted its first joint exercises with Myanmar's navy on Sunday in the Gulf of Mottama, as part of its four-day visit to the nation. Full Story

China aiming to become global fighter jet supplier with cheap new radar

2017-05-22 14:17:00

China has developed a cheap, lightweight radar for fighter jets as it bids to supply more such technology to developing nations. Full Story

Xi's selected remarks on army building published

2017-05-22 08:40:00

A book of selected remarks by President Xi Jinping on national defense and building a strong army has been published, military authorities said Sunday. Full Story

DPRK confirms test firing another medium-range ballistic missile

2017-05-22 08:38:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Monday confirmed it test-fired another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday. Full Story

China, Myanmar conduct naval drills

2017-05-22 08:33:00

The Chinese navy on Sunday conducted its first joint exercise with Myanmar's navy as its fleet concluded a four-day visit to the country. Full Story

China and Myanmar's navies conduct joint drill

2017-05-21 11:10:00

Chinese navy ships are visiting Myanmar and will conduct communications, search and rescue, and other joint exercises with the Myanmar navy, China’s defense ministry said on Saturday. Full Story

China designates first peacekeeping helicopter unit

2017-05-19 16:42:00

China has established its first peacekeeping helicopter unit for operations in Sudan. Full Story

S Korean president says to take cautious approach to THAAD issue

2017-05-19 16:29:00

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday that he will take a cautious approach to the issue on the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. Full Story