Military news

Russia confirms deal to supply large batch of tanks to Iraq

2017-07-20 13:40:00

Russia will supply a large batch of tanks to Iraq this year, reported TASS on Thursday, citing Vladimir Kozhin, the Russian president's aide for military technical cooperation. Full Story

China says it is monitoring situation in Taiwan Strait

2017-07-20 10:36:00

China is monitoring the overall situation in the Taiwan Strait, a statement by the Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday. Full Story

India should pull out troops before BRICS summit: expert

2017-07-20 09:14:00

The military standoff between China and India along their border should be resolved by September before the BRICS summit in Xiamen, Chinese experts said, but how the standoff is resolved depends on India. Full Story

Xi calls for world-class military research, educational institutions

2017-07-20 08:28:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the country's major military research and educational institutions to cultivate more talent for the armed forces, and to build world-class military research and educational institutions. Full Story

China leads in use of passive radar in military

2017-07-20 08:25:00

China has made remarkable progress in developing passive surveillance radar system and the system has been successfully applied to military use, said a scientist at a State-owned company which developed China's latest YLC-29 radar system. Full Story

Chinese navy greeted by NATO in North Sea

2017-07-19 16:37:00

Chinese naval vessels were greeted by NATO's flagship in the North Sea as the Chinese fleet headed for the Baltic region for the first time to carry out joint maritime exercises with Russia. Full Story

Concerned nations should get used to China’s naval presence in Indian Ocean: expert

2017-07-19 13:31:00

“China should send more submarines to the Indian Ocean to make concerned countries get used to their presence in that region,” said Hu Bo, researcher with Peking University Ocean Strategy Research Center. Full Story

PLA navy ships to enter Baltic Sea for 1st time for exercises

2017-07-19 08:39:00

Chinese navy ships will enter the Baltic Sea on Friday for the first time to hold joint exercises with Russia, amid Western suspicions over the exercises' purpose. Full Story

India should withdraw to avoid escalation of tension: Chinese FM

2017-07-19 08:37:00

India should not take its military's trespass into Chinese territory as a "policy tool" to achieve certain political purposes, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Tuesday. Full Story

Japanese war criminal confessions of murder, biological tests, sexual slavery published in China

2017-07-18 16:37:00

A selection of written confessions by Japanese war criminals after WWII has been published in China, with most of the archives available to the public for the first time, the State Archives Administration said Tuesday. Full Story