Military news

China tests new missile in Bohai Sea: Ministry

2017-05-10 09:13:00

Chinese rocket forces have conducted a combat test of a new type of missile in the Bohai Sea, according to a statement from the Information Bureau of China's Ministry of National Defense. Full Story

Russian armed forces ready to counter any threat: Putin

2017-05-09 16:09:00

Russian armed forces are ready to complete any mission and counter any potential aggression, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Full Story

Multinational military deployment seen on Syrian borders: TV report

2017-05-09 08:54:00

A massive U.S., British and Jordanian military movement was spotted near the southern Syrian borders in what appeared to be the near "zero hour on the Syrian-Jordanian borders," pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported Monday. Full Story

Afghan-U.S. forces kill top IS leader during raid in eastern province

2017-05-08 15:02:00

The U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Monday confirmed that a top leader of Islamic State (IS) group was killed during a joint operation in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar late last month. Full Story

German army to clear off weaponry left in World War II

2017-05-08 10:23:00

The German army has ordered a thorough search in barracks after Nazi-era items to root out potential right-wing extremism, Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) reported on Sunday. Full Story

Soldiers from Australia, Japan to participate in U.S.-Philippines joint exercises

2017-05-08 09:23:00

Troops from Australia and Japan will participate in the annual joint exercises between U.S. and Philippine militaries that will officially kick off on Monday, a Philippine military spokesman said on Sunday. Full Story

PLA develops smartphone software to stop info leaks

2017-05-08 08:55:00

The Chinese military is developing smartphone surveillance software that automatically alerts authorities if a soldier leaks sensitive information or uses their handset devices during blackout times. Full Story

U.S. military's X-37B space plane lands after 2-year secret mission

2017-05-08 08:41:00

The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane returned to Earth on Sunday after completing a secret space mission that lasted nearly two years. Full Story

THAAD will make Seoul's task tougher

2017-05-08 08:30:00

Even though the Republic of Korea's presidential election is just one day away, the candidates are still debating security matters rather than economic recovery and employment, because the winner will have the tough job of dealing with the security jigsa Full Story

Phoenix partners with Ofo to explore bike sharing market

2017-05-07 09:48:00

Phoenix, a 120-year-old bike producer based in Shanghai, will provide about 5 million bikes annually for Ofo, one of the country's top two bike sharing companies. Full Story