Military news

S Korea grants 'conditional' approval to THAAD environmental assessment

2017-09-04 11:49:00

South Korea's Ministry of Environment decided to grant a "conditional" approval to a green audit on the site of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), which could launch construction works at the site and even attempt to deploy four more Full Story

Bigger, faster support ship commissioned

2017-09-04 10:55:00

The People's Liberation Army is now able to send its CNS Liaoning carrier battle group farther into oceans thanks to the deployment of the nation's largest replenishment ship. Full Story

CTBTO says seismic site event in DPRK much larger than previous ones

2017-09-04 10:48:00

The seismic site event detected on Sunday in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is much larger than the previous ones detected, but it is still too early to tell if it is an H-bomb, the CTBTO's chief told reporters. Full Story

PLA Navy commissions new supply ship

2017-09-04 09:21:00

An advanced comprehensive supply ship Hulun Nur (Hull 965) joined the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in southern China's Guangzhou city on September 1, 2017. Full Story

Mass production of turbine blades by Chinese private firm to benefit military

2017-09-04 08:41:00

Chengdu Aerospace Superalloy Technology Co. Ltd.is reportedly capable of producing single-crystal turbine blades, which, experts said could benefit the military and improve the quality of domestic parts. Full Story

Japan's ever-increasing defense spending thwarts constitution, fans flames of discontent

2017-09-01 11:06:00

Japan's defense ministry is seeking a record-high budget of 5.26 trillion yen (47.6 billion U.S. dollars) for fiscal 2018 as the nation seeks to counter perceived regional threats and increase its international security footprint. Full Story

High time for Japan to stop further militarization

2017-09-01 10:29:00

Citing the growing tension on the Korean Peninsula and hyping up the so-called "China threat," Japan's Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday a record-high budget request for the fiscal year 2018. Full Story

China to strengthen patrolling, defense of Dong Lang: spokesperson

2017-09-01 10:09:00

China's armed forces will strengthen patrolling and defense of the Dong Lang (Doklam) area to resolutely safeguard the country's sovereign security, a military spokesperson said Thursday. Full Story

Troops from PLA Macao Garrison win praise

2017-09-01 09:05:00

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has received wide praise after its disaster relief efforts in typhoon-hit Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), a military spokesperson said Thursday. Full Story

Military means not an option for Korean Peninsula issue: spokesperson

2017-09-01 09:00:00

China on Thursday called on all parties involved in the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue to refrain from provoking each other and raising tension. Full Story