Military news

Ground missile defense system tested

2018-02-07 08:30:00

China launched its first ground-based midcourse missile defense interception test in four years on Monday, a move experts said would further improve China's long-range missile defense capability during wartime. Full Story

China conducts missile interception test

2018-02-06 15:32:00

China launched a ground-based midcourse missile interception test on Monday, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Full Story

India test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile

2018-02-06 15:01:00

India test-fired a new short-range nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile in its eastern state of Odisha Tuesday, local media reported. Full Story

China successfully conducts mid-course anti-missile test

2018-02-06 14:48:00

China on Tuesday announced the success of a mid-course land-based missile interception test, which experts believe shows the maturity of the means and capability in intercepting enemy missiles. Full Story

Military helicopter crashes near school in SW Japan

2018-02-06 14:06:00

Two crew members aboard a Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) attack helicopter are feared dead as the chopper crashed into a residential area Monday and set a house ablaze in Saga Prefecture, southwestern Japan. Full Story

China conducts land-based mid-course missile interception test

2018-02-06 10:22:00

China carried out a land-based mid-course missile interception test within its territory on Feb. 5, 2018, according to China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday. Full Story

Land reclamation to expand in South China Sea islands: expert

2018-02-06 08:48:00

China is concentrating on civil - not military - construction on islands in the South China Sea and will expand land reclamation, Chinese experts said on Monday. Full Story

Electromagnetic guns should be fitted on China's new destroyer: experts

2018-02-06 08:42:00

China's first home-grown 10,000-ton class missile destroyer, the Type 055, is the best fit for China's future electromagnetic gun, for the all-electric warship could meet the weapon's huge power supply demand. Full Story

China's CH-4 drone completes first live-fire test

2018-02-06 08:30:00

China's domestically-produced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Caihong 4 (CH-4) recently completed a six-day live-fire test with various ammunition. Full Story

SDF chopper crashes near school in Japan's Saga Prefecture

2018-02-05 16:53:00

A Japanese Self-Defense Force (SDF) helicopter crashed near an elementary school in Saga Prefecture, in the northwest part of the island of Kyushu, local media said Monday. Full Story