Military news

China's armed forces to set up full-time inspection teams

2018-01-17 02:51:00

Senior Party members at the rank of military corps and above will be overseen by full-time inspection teams, said a military regulation made public Tuesday. Full Story

PLA commissions new missile frigate for offshore defense

2018-01-16 14:49:00

The commissioning ceremony for the new guided-missile frigate Wuhai was held at a naval port in Dalian Northeast China's Liaoning, on Monday, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced. Full Story

Iran rejects U.S. call for inspecting Iranian military sites

2018-01-15 10:20:00

Iran on Sunday rejected the recent U.S. call for allowing foreign inspection of Iranian military sites under the pretext of the 2015 nuclear deal. Full Story

AI, computer games could be used for military training: PLA Daily

2018-01-15 08:57:00

Artificial intelligence (AI) and computer games are expected to help train military commanders to improve the combat ability of the People's Liberation Army (PLA). Full Story

China commissions new missile frigate

2018-01-13 08:33:00

A new missile frigate, named Rizhao,was commissioned by the People's Liberation Army Navy Friday, in a naval port in Northeast China's Dalian. Full Story

Defense ministry slams Japan for sensationalizing legitimate Chinese naval action

2018-01-12 08:53:00

China's defense ministry has expressed strong discontent with Japanese efforts to sensationalize a legitimate action by the Chinese navy, according to the information office of the ministry Thursday. Full Story

China should keep clear stance toward Japan after Diaoyu incident: expert

2018-01-12 08:45:00

China should closely watch Japan's move related to the Diaoyu Islands even though the country's leader has shown friendliness toward China, a Chinese expert warned after two Japanese military vessels entered Diaoyu Islands' waters. Full Story

PLA training hard for potential conflict

2018-01-12 08:38:00

PLA has been fully executing military training instructions issued by President Xi Jinping on January 3 by conducting drills at home and abroad involving its ground forces, navy, air force, rocket force and armed police. Full Story

China's new landing ship useful in island dispute: expert

2018-01-11 09:36:00

Another Type 071 landing ship from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy came into the limelight on Wednesday with military experts saying such ships could enhance military advantages in dealing with potential island disputes. Full Story

PLA backs investigation of senior military official

2018-01-11 09:29:00

Soldiers and officers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) support the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's decision to transfer Fang Fenghui, a member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), to the military prosecution aut Full Story