Military news

ROK special envoy says fully understands China's concern over THAAD

2017-05-19 10:04:00

A special envoy of the President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Moon Jae-in said here Thursday that the ROK fully understands China's reasonable concern over the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. Full Story

China-made attack chopper makes maiden flight

2017-05-19 08:30:00

The China-made attack helicopter Z-19E made its maiden flight from a Harbin airport on Thursday, marking a major step in China's entry into the global market for attack helicopters. Full Story

Former intelligence officer who gave U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks leaves prison

2017-05-18 15:11:00

Chelsea Manning, a transgender former Iraq-based U.S. Army intelligence officer who was sentenced to 35 years for giving classified data to WikiLeaks, walked out of a military prison early Wednesday after seven years behind bars. Full Story

Chinese naval fleet calls at Myanmar port to enhance exchange

2017-05-18 15:08:00

A Chinese naval fleet comprising three warships -- Changchun, Jingzhou and Chaohu of Escort Task Group called at the Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (MITT) in Yangon's Thanlyin township Thursday morning. Full Story

China, UAE pledge to advance military cooperation

2017-05-18 10:02:00

Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, and Chang Wanquan, Chinese defense minister and state councilor, Wednesday met separately with Mohammed Al-Bowardi, Minister of State for Defense of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Full Story

USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier leaves Japan for patrol: ministry

2017-05-16 18:07:00

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan on Tuesday left its port home of Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, to begin a patrol, the Japanese Defense Ministry said in a statement. Full Story

Piece of wreckage believed to be from missing GSDF plane found in Japan

2017-05-16 11:28:00

A piece of wreckage believed to be from the fuselage of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) plane that went missing a day earlier was found, local media said Tuesday. Full Story

New guided-missile destroyers being outfitted in Dalian

2017-05-16 08:00:00

Outfitting work is being conducted on China's new 052D guided-missile destroyers in Dalian Shipyard, Northeast China's Liaoning Province. Full Story

U.S.-led airstrike kills 40 in Syria's Deir al-Zour

2017-05-15 18:21:00

Over 40 civilians were killed by strikes of the U.S.-led anti-terror coalition on the city of Mayadeen in the countryside of the eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Monday, pro-government Sham FM radio reported. Full Story

Japan GSDF plane disappears from radar over Hokkaido, N Japan: gov't

2017-05-15 14:13:00

A Ground Self-Defense Force Plane disappeared from radar in the southern part of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost prefecture, government sources said Monday. Full Story