Military news

Japan launches first stealth fighter jet

2018-01-29 08:17:00

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force deployed its first F-35A stealth fighter jet at its Misawa base in northeast Japan's Aomori prefecture on Friday in a planned buildup of military assets that have been deemed constitutionally unsound and unsettling for reg Full Story

PLA publishes new military training outline, highlights combat

2018-01-28 09:41:00

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has recently published a Central Military Commission-approved outline for military training. Full Story

'New era' in China's military cooperation: Official

2018-01-27 12:01:00

China's military cooperation with other countries will enter a "new era" this year, senior military officials said Friday. Full Story

Reform needed in private health sector

2018-01-26 11:15:00

New features in the hospital service sector are prompting China's private hospitals to change their path of development. Full Story

Don't waste time on 'China military threat' hype: spokesman

2018-01-26 09:01:00

A Chinese defense ministry spokesman on Thursday told foreign critics not to waste time drumming up the "China military threat" hype. Full Story

China issues new training guideline for military

2018-01-26 08:45:00

China issued its new guideline on military training, signaling a significant achievement on building a new military training system and offering regulation and rules on military training in the new era. Full Story

Beijing will welcome defense chief Mattis' visit

2018-01-26 08:36:00

China welcomes the planned visit of United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis in the first half of 2018, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Thursday. Full Story

Top PLA Navy promotions suggest intent to build up combat capability

2018-01-25 09:12:00

A group of senior naval commanders of the PLA, all of whom have overseas military operation experience, have been promoted in the first month of 2018, showing that the PLA Navy's overseas presence will be increased in the future. Full Story

Chinese navy preparing for island dispute: expert

2018-01-25 08:52:00

PLA Navy is strengthening its combat capability by conducting drills in the South China Sea in an effort to deal with potential disputes and national reunification in the future. Full Story

Indonesia, U.S. defense ministers meet to boost cooperation

2018-01-23 17:19:00

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu met with his U.S. counterpart James Mattis here on Tuesday, with the two discussing bilateral defense cooperation. Full Story