Military news

China aiming to deliver world's largest amphibious aircraft by 2022

2018-05-14 08:20:00

The China-developed AG600 large amphibious aircraft is expected to be delivered to customers by 2022, says manufacturer the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). Full Story

First carrier designed in China begins sea trial

2018-05-14 08:17:00

China's first domestically designed aircraft carrier set out its maiden sea trial on Sunday morning, indicating it might not be long before it is delivered to the Chinese Navy. Full Story

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier sets out for sea trials

2018-05-13 09:46:00

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier set out from a port for sea trials Sunday morning. Full Story

China sends Su-35 fighter jets for island patrol

2018-05-12 02:08:00

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force conducted patrol circling China's island of Taiwan on Friday. Full Story

Chinese PLA air force conducts island patrol

2018-05-11 14:21:00

A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force formation conducted island patrols on Friday, flying over the Bashi Channel, according to an air force spokesperson. Full Story

Russia's new Mi-38T chopper to conduct test flight in May

2018-05-11 13:33:00

Russia's new Mi-38T military helicopter designed for airborne troops will conduct its maiden flight in May, local news said Friday. Full Story

Syrian air defenses destroy most of Israeli missiles: army

2018-05-11 08:25:00

The Syrian air defenses have effectively responded to the Israeli missile strikes that targeted several military positions in Syria at dawn Thursday, destroying much of the missiles, according to state news agency SANA. Full Story

Israel attempts to target Syrian air defenses, radars: state TV

2018-05-10 13:08:00

Israel is targeting the Syrian air defenses and radars as part of its ongoing missile attack, Syria's official TV reported Thursday. Full Story

U.S. to deliver first batch of F-35 fighters to Turkey despite Congressional hindrance

2018-05-10 11:13:00

The United States will deliver the first batch of F-35 joint strike fighters to Turkey in June, despite attempts by the U.S. Congress to suspend the weaponry procurement, local media reported Wednesday. Full Story

Russia holds military parade to mark WWII victory

2018-05-10 09:40:00

Russia held a military parade Wednesday at Moscow's Red Square to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Full Story