Military news

Syrian air defenses confront Israeli rockets: state media

2018-05-10 09:34:00

Syrian air defenses confronted Israeli rockets on Syrian territories without specifying the location, state media reported early on Thursday quoting a military source. Full Story

Israeli army: Iranian forces fire 20 rockets at Israel

2018-05-10 09:26:00

About 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military bases by Iranian forces in southern Syria on Wednesday overnight and some were intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome defense system, said the Israeli army. Full Story

China's J-20 fighter jet undergoes 1st maritime combat training

2018-05-10 09:05:00

China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, J-20, has been sent to sea areas for combat training, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force spokesperson said on Wednesday. Full Story

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missile attack

2018-05-10 09:02:00

The Syrian air defenses responded to Israeli missile attack after midnight in the southern province of Qunaitera, state TV reported early Thursday. Full Story

China's J-20 stealth jets conduct first over-the-sea combat training

2018-05-09 22:55:00

China's J-20 stealth fighter jets have begun their first-ever combat training over the ocean, a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. Full Story

Name list of covert Japanese human experimentation unit released

2018-05-09 15:14:00

A name list of a covert Japanese unit for human experimentation during the anti-Japanese war was released for the first time by a Chinese exhibition hall in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China Central Television (CCTV) reported. Full Story

Wenchuan quake survivor follows his hero's footsteps

2018-05-09 09:37:00

"Beep...beep" comes the sound from the green light as the hatch opens. Cheng Qiang takes a deep breath and jumps out of the jet. Full Story

Flying-wing bomber unveiling forecast by aviation experts

2018-05-09 08:49:00

China is likely to soon unveil one of its most anticipated weapons ― a new-generation long-range bomber, aviation industry observers said amid disclosure of the plane’s appearance by its developer on Tuesday. Full Story

Y-20 heavy transport aircraft conducts first airborne, air delivery training

2018-05-08 20:43:00

China's Y-20 heavy transport aircraft has undergone its first airborne and air delivery training, said the Chinese air force on Tuesday. Full Story

New defense bill underscores U.S. shift to 'Indo-Pacific' strategy

2018-05-08 13:15:00

The U.S. House Armed Services Committee on Monday rolled out its fiscal year 2019 defense bill, calling for greater involvement in the "Indo-Pacific" region after a previous "pivot to Asia" attempt failed during the Obama administration. Full Story