Military news

Japan's SDF deploys largest-ever military transport aircraft

2017-03-31 10:35:00

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) on Thursday held a ceremony at Miho Air Base in Tottori Prefecture, western Japan, to mark the official deployment there of three new C-2 transport aircraft. Full Story

MOD: Chinese military serious about its opposition to THAAD

2017-03-31 09:58:00

The Chinese Defense Ministry has reiterated its opposition to the deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in South Korea, Ministry of National Defense spokesperson Wu Qian said at a regular press conference on Thursda Full Story

Second carrier nears launch

2017-03-31 08:52:00

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier is being outfitted with equipment and the work is progressing smoothly, Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Thursday. Full Story

Chinese military serious about opposing THAAD deployment: spokesperson

2017-03-31 08:40:00

The Chinese military is opposed to the deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in the Republic of Korea, and it is "absolutely not just saying it," said Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense on Full Story

China-U.S. military ties key to peace

2017-03-31 08:39:00

Military ties between China and the U.S. are an important part of the bilateral relations and benefit global peace and stability, China's National Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. Full Story

China-U.S. military relations developing steadily: spokesman

2017-03-30 20:55:00

Relations between the Chinese and U.S. militaries have been developing steadily this year, said Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Thursday. Full Story

With homemade aircraft carrier, Chinese navy may see major restructuring

2017-03-30 13:27:00

The Chinese navy may see a major restructuring after its homemade aircraft carrier enters into service, said Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo, a Chinese naval expert, in an interview. Full Story

SW China to build anti-Japanese war weapon museum

2017-03-30 08:51:00

Southwest China's Chongqing city will build a museum featuring history and objects related to weapon production during the country's war against Japanese troops from 1931 to 1945. Full Story

China, Cuba pledge further development of military-to-military relations

2017-03-30 08:38:00

Chinese Defense Minister and State Councilor Chang Wanquan on Wednesday held talks with visiting Cuban Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Leopoldo Cintra Frias. Full Story

China's military launches education campaign on upholding Xi's core status

2017-03-30 08:31:00

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) has issued a guideline on launching an education campaign themed on upholding the core and following commands. Full Story