Military news

China building world-class military forces

2017-10-23 09:27:00

It's the world's biggest army, and is aiming to become the best. China's military forces are shaping up under Xi Jinping's leadership. Full Story

Border police praise level of commitment

2017-10-23 08:50:00

In the early hours of Wednesday, the opening day of the ongoing 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, police officer Xu Xu and five colleagues on the Russian border in Heilongjiang province performed a flag-raising ceremony as the sun cl Full Story

U.S.-backed forces claim capturing 1 of Syria's largest oil fields

2017-10-22 15:24:00

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said Sunday that they have captured the al-Omar oil field, one of the largest energy fields in Syria. Full Story

Chinese Navy gets c rescue squadron

2017-10-20 08:46:00

China's People Liberation Army's (PLA) South China Sea Fleet said it has established its first marine salvage and rescue squadron, which it expects will significantly improve the Navy's combat ability. Full Story

Chinese naval escort fleet arrives in France for friendly visit

2017-10-18 12:56:00

China's 26th naval escort taskforce consisting of the guided-missile frigates Huanggang and Yangzhou and the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu arrived at a naval port in Toulon of southern France for a four-day friendly visit. Full Story

CPC to build world-class armed forces by mid-21st century: Xi

2017-10-18 11:59:00

Xi Jinping said Wednesday the Communist Party of China (CPC) will strive to fully transform the people's armed forces into world-class military by the mid-21st century. Full Story

S Korea, U.S. to conduct joint maritime exercise amid high tensions on Korean Peninsula

2017-10-16 12:50:00

South Korea and the United States will conduct joint military exercises in waters south of the sea border with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Seoul's military said Monday. Full Story

Anti-missile systems upset 'common security'

2017-10-14 09:39:00

The development of missile defense systems should be subject to international law, with the safeguarding of a "common security environment" as a precondition, a Chinese military official said on Thursday at a China-Russia joint briefing at the United Na Full Story

CMC holds ceremony to honor astronauts

2017-10-13 13:53:00

The Central Military Commission (CMC) on Friday held a ceremony to honor the military unit of astronauts. Full Story

China publicizes rules for opening military camps to public

2017-10-13 09:01:00

The general office of the Central Military Commission Thursday publicized rules for opening People's Liberation Army (PLA) military camps. Full Story