Chinese navy conducts drill in South China Sea

The Chinese navy kicked off a 10-day military training exercise in the South China Sea amid heightened tensions in the region, a media report said.

China starts naval drills in disputed South China Sea
China starts naval drills in disputed South China Sea

The Chinese Navy kicked off 10-day military exercises in the disputed South China Sea amid heightened tensions in the region, especially with the US.

In a first, Chinese Navy's missile destroyer docks at Mumbai port
In a first, Chinese Navy's missile destroyer docks at Mumbai port

In a first incident of its kind, Jinan, a Luyang II-class missile destroyer of Chinese Navy, on Monday docked at Mumbai harbour on a stopover while on an anti-piracy mission on the Gulf of Aden.

Chinese Navy commissions anti-submarine patrol aircraft

 China has developed and commissioned a fixed-wing, anti-submarine patrol aircraft similar to American P-3C Orion which will significantly boost the Chinese navy's operational capability, official media reported on Tuesday.

India monitoring Chinese Navy's activities: Naval chief

Indian Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Thursday said India was "closely monitoring" the activities of the Chinese Navy.

China calls US actions in South China Sea 'irresponsible, dangerous'
China calls US actions in South China Sea 'irresponsible, dangerous'

China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a US military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident.

US planes keep distance from Chinese `islands` -- for now

US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China`s territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned Thursday that could be "the next step".

China Navy warns US spy plane eight times to leave disputed South China Sea
China Navy warns US spy plane eight times to leave disputed South China Sea

The Chinese Navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to CNN, which was on board the flight on Wednesday.

US National Intelligence head worried by Chinese maritime advances

The director of US National Intelligence, James Clapper, has expressed concern at the progress of China in maritime zones it shares with its neighbours, especially with artificial islands being created as aerial platforms.

China says 2 pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

Two Chinese test pilots were killed during development of the country's first aircraft carrier fighter wing, state media said, in a rare admission of problems with the hugely popular naval program.

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam

Senior Chinese Navy officers on Thursday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters

Senior Chinese Navy officers Thursday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

Chinese Navy fleet visits Namibia

A Chinese navy fleet consisting of two missile frigates and a supply ship docked at Namibia`s Port of Walvis Bay Wednesday, marking the beginning of China`s first-ever navy visit to the Southwestern African country.

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters

Senior Chinese Navy officers on Monday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

US panel: China navy power growing in the Pacific

A US congressional advisory panel sounded a warning today over China`s military buildup, predicting it may be able to field the largest fleet of modern submarine and combatant ships in the West Pacific by 2020.

Chinese Navy begins combat drill

The Chinese navy has started a combat drill in the west Pacific Ocean, the official PLA Daily reported Saturday.

Chinese admiral visits US Navy in San Diego

The commander of China`s navy is beginning his visit to the United States with a stop in San Diego, home of the US Navy fleet that leads the world`s largest maritime exercise.

Chinese Navy sails through island chain in Pacific

The Chinese Navy has claimed to have fulfilled a long-held dream of gaining access to the Pacific Ocean.

Chinese navy signs up Uygur Muslim women missions

The Chinese military has began recruiting Uygur Muslim women for its navy in what appears to be first such experiment to open up its ranks for minorities.

China defends naval exercises in South China Sea

China on Thursday defended its naval ships conducting training missions near Malaysia and Brunei, asserting that its navy has a right to patrol the disputed South China Sea.