Military news

Unmanned attack helicopter unveiled

2017-09-15 08:31:00

China is promoting an unmanned reconnaissance/combat helicopter in the international market, further expanding the scope of its military drones offered to foreign buyers. Full Story

DPRK launches ballistic missile, flies over N Japan: Japanese gov't

2017-09-15 08:30:00

The Japanese government on Friday said a ballistic missile launched from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) had flown over northern Japan and fallen into the Pacific Ocean. Full Story

DPRK fires missile from Pyongyang after UN sanctions

2017-09-15 08:12:00

The DPRK on Friday fired an “unidentified” missile from its capital Pyongyang, South Korea’s military said. Full Story

Chinese naval fleet departs for joint drill in Russia

2017-09-14 10:55:00

A Chinese naval fleet sailed from a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province Wednesday for Russia's Vladivostok to take part in a scheduled joint military exercise with the Russian navy. Full Story

PLA Navy gets new commissar

2017-09-14 10:28:00

China has appointed the former chief of the general office of the Central Military Commission as the new political commissar of the People's Liberation Army Navy, media reports said. Full Story

China, Russia progress in talks to produce heavy-lift helicopters

2017-09-14 09:02:00

China and Russia have made progress in talks to produce a new model of heavy-lift helicopters, a well-placed Chinese source said Wednesday. Full Story

Two senior PLA officers get new appointments

2017-09-14 08:53:00

Two senior officers of PLA have been given new appointments ahead of the 19th National Congress of Communist Party of China (CPC), the fifth major personnel change within the CPC Central Military Commission in 2017. Full Story

Four ships sent to China-Russia drills

2017-09-14 08:38:00

China's People Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has sent a fleet of four from Qingdao, a port city of East China's Shandong Province to the second stage of the Joint Sea drills 2017 in Russia. Full Story

Reform brings China closer to strong army goal

2017-09-13 15:11:00

When a massive military parade was staged at Zhurihe in Inner Mongolia on July 30, Chinese citizens, as well as people worldwide, saw a military taking solid steps toward a strong army. Full Story

Latest fighter jets to use domestically made engines by 2022: experts

2017-09-13 09:56:00

China's latest fighter jets will be powered by domestically made engines by 2022, experts said, as a television crew was given a glimpse of a J-11B fighter's radar system and engine. Full Story