Military news

Chinese armed forces to recruit more college students

2017-07-22 10:18:00

China is looking to recruit more college students for its armed forces in 2017, officials said at a teleconference on this year's recruitment plan Friday. Full Story

Chinese naval fleet arrives in Russia for joint drill

2017-07-22 09:08:00

A Chinese naval fleet reached Russia's Baltic city of Kaliningrad Friday, ready for a joint drill with Russia scheduled in the Baltic Sea in late July. Full Story

Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition

2017-07-22 08:58:00

Top Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping, on Friday visited a major exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA). Full Story

Joint China-Russia naval maneuvers not aimed at anyone, expert says

2017-07-21 16:08:00

The military exercise held by China and Russia in the Baltic Sea from July 21 to 28 does not target at any third party, a military expert told Global Times after groundless accusations by the West concerning the drill. Full Story

S Korea cancels plan to measure THAAD's radar wave emission amid opposition

2017-07-21 14:59:00

South Korea's defense ministry on Friday canceled plan to measure electromagnetic waves, emitted from the radar of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system deployed in the country's southeast region. Full Story

EU Military Committee Chairman congratulates 90th anniversary of PLA

2017-07-21 13:00:00

General Mikhail Kostarakos, Chairman of the European Union Military Committee, congratulated the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army of China at a reception co-hosted by the Chinese Mission to the EU and Chinese embassy in Be Full Story

Russia eyes world's second strongest navy

2017-07-21 10:06:00

Russia aims to build its navy into the world's second in terms of combat capabilities, according to the Fundamentals of Russia's State Naval Policy Through 2030 approved by President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Full Story

Japan's new air-to-ship supersonic missile has limited capacity, says expert

2017-07-21 09:09:00

The air-to-ship supersonic missiles Japan plans to deploy will not be able to reach aircraft carrier formations because of their short range, a military expert said. Full Story

Chinese military monitoring waters around China

2017-07-20 16:22:00

China's naval forces are fully aware of any situation occurring in waters around China, said the Ministry of National Defense on Thursday. Full Story

PLA to celebrate 90th birthday with stronger, more peaceful military

2017-07-20 16:04:00

It has been a big year for China's military. Full Story