Military news

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

2017-07-24 13:15:00

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

Over 1,200 soldiers from 22 countries arrive in Russia for army games

2017-07-24 13:09:00

More than 1,200 soldiers from 22 countries have arrived in Russia for annual military games set to start later this month, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday. Full Story

Withdrawal of its troops is India's best recourse

2017-07-24 10:17:00

The trespassing in Chinese territory by Indian troops has now dragged into a second month. Full Story

Next-generation U.S. carrier commissioned as Trump promises more defense budget

2017-07-24 09:30:00

The U.S. Navy commissioned United States Ship (USS) Gerald R. Ford, the newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, at a naval base in Virginia on Saturday, as President Donald Trump promises more budget to beef up defense. Full Story

China-Russia drills transparent: official

2017-07-24 09:20:00

A Chinese military official said the country has nothing to hide from the joint naval exercises between China and Russia, which focuses on joint rescue and protecting maritime economic activities. Full Story

PLA must improve its combat ability

2017-07-24 09:01:00

Ninety years ago, on August 1, just after bloody battles during the Northern Expedition (1926-28), the Communist Party of China initiated the Nanchang Uprising in 1927 to counter the anti-communist purges by the Kuomintang. Full Story

Chinese naval fleet arrives in Greece for friendly visit

2017-07-24 08:56:00

A Chinese naval fleet arrived on Sunday at Piraeus port for a four-day friendly visit to Greece, conveying a message of friendship and cooperation. Full Story

Navy holds drills with Russia

2017-07-24 08:48:00

China and Russia kicked off their annual joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea on Saturday, the first of their kind for the Chinese Navy in Europe. Full Story

PLA navy operations abide by international law: experts

2017-07-24 08:44:00

Western countries' use of the legitimate presence of Chinese naval ships in international waters to preach their "China threat" theory will not affect China's operations, Chinese military experts said. Full Story

China, Russia conduct simulation exercise for joint naval drills

2017-07-24 08:30:00

Chinese and Russian commanders conducted a simulation exercise here on Sunday for the ongoing joint military drills code-named "Joint Sea 2017" in the Baltic Sea. Full Story