Military news

Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

2017-09-12 16:25:00

Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defense systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, the Hurriyet daily reported on Tuesday. Full Story

Anti-THAAD S Korans to continue fight against deployment, operation

2017-09-12 14:36:00

Residents and peace activists, who had protested against the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), decided on Tuesday to continue their fight against the U.S. missile shield deployment and its operation. Full Story

IAEA says indications show DPRK's nuclear reactor could be operating

2017-09-12 09:28:00

The UN nuclear agency on Monday said the Yongbyon Experimental Nuclear Power Plant reactor could be operating according to the indications of the plant. Full Story

S Korean FM says peninsula nuke issue to be biggest challenge for years to come

2017-09-11 15:17:00

South Korea's top diplomat said Monday that the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue would be the biggest challenge to her country for years to come. Full Story

China says no environmental impact from DPRK nuclear test

2017-09-11 10:47:00

China has ended an emergency radiation monitoring after detecting no environmental impact from a nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Full Story

College students account for large majority of new military recruits

2017-09-11 10:10:00

Young people in China who have just joined the army are moving to places where they are needed the most on a national scale. Among them, college students and graduates form the majority. Full Story

Syrian army captures Tharda Mountains in Deir al-Zour

2017-09-11 09:58:00

The Syrian army on Sunday captured the Tharda Mountains in the southern rim of Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria, securing the airbase of Deir al-Zour, a military source told Xinhua. Full Story

Chinese scientists planning jumbo launched rocket

2017-09-11 09:42:00

A new solid fuel rocket, launchable from the Yun-20 transport plane is being developed by Chinese scientists, reports China Central Television (CCTV). Full Story

PLA aims to inspire youth with use of advanced aircraft, weapons in Sky Hunter

2017-09-11 08:50:00

Another military movie Sky Hunter is ready to hit the screens on September 30, and the most advanced home-grown stealth fighter jet J-20 makes its first appearance in a movie. Full Story

China's Central Military Commission finishes inspection

2017-09-11 08:40:00

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) said it has completed an eight-month inspection work on military reform. Full Story