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PLA to celebrate 90th birthday with stronger military

People's Liberation Army will celebrate its 90th birthday this year.

Bellicose China mounting expansionist policy: US Republican Party

"While tensions between China and Taiwan have persisted since the 1950s, China has now mounted an aggressive and expansionist policy towards other nations in the region in order to enlarge their sphere of influence," the Republican Study Committee said in its report yesterday as the House of Representatives initiated steps to pass the annual budget.

'Third country's' Army could enter Kashmir on behalf of Pak: Chinese media

'Third country's' Army could enter Kashmir on behalf of Pak: Chinese media

"Even if India were requested to defend Bhutan's territory, this could only be limited to its established territory, not the disputed area," Long Xingchun, Director at the Centre for Indian Studies at China West Normal University, said.

Chinese military tests battle tank in Tibet near Indian border

The Chinese military on Thursday said it has conducted trials of a light weight battle tank in Tibet near the Indian border.

 

China dismisses reports of putting bombers on 'high alert' to counter North Korea

China dismisses reports of putting bombers on 'high alert' to counter North Korea

Refuting the reports of Beijing putting its air force bombers on "high alert" after tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

China on Wednesday put its land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers "on high alert" and the US sees it as evidence that Beijing is preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told CNN.

Japan scrambles jet fighters at record pace as Chinese military activity rises

Japan's air force scrambled fighter jets to chase away foreign aircraft at record pace in the year to March 31, government figures showed on Thursday, as Chinese military activity in and around the East China Sea escalated.

China punishes military officials for disciplinary violations

Chinese military inspectors on Wednesday said they have punished 46 officials for violating discipline by claiming false reimbursement and diverting public funds for personal use.

China bans export for military use to North Korea

China bans export for military use to North Korea

China released a list late on Wednesday, detailing the goods and technologies Chinese companies cannot sell to North Korea, Efe news reported.

China military tells Myanmar to ensure peace, border stability

China military tells Myanmar to ensure peace, border stability

China hopes Myanmar will ensure peace and stability along their border and keep stray bullets out of its neighbour`s territory, the defence ministry said on Wednesday, after a senior Chinese military commander visited the former Burma this week.

China equips all ground forces with new attack helicopters

China equips all ground forces with new attack helicopters

The helicopter was designed primarily for anti-tank missions, but now has a secondary air-to-air combat capability.

Chinese military unveils new weapons after South China Sea verdict

Chinese military unveils new weapons after South China Sea verdict

Chinese military has unveiled a range of new weapons, including long-range missiles, amid calls by its top officials to be combat-ready following a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal that struck down China's "historical rights" in the South China Sea.

Chinese man to serve US prison term for military hacking

A Chinese businessman who pleaded guilty in March to conspiring to hack into the computer networks of Boeing and other major US defense contractors was sentenced four years in prison.

Chinese man to serve US prison term in military hacking case

Su Bin was charged with taking part in a years-long scheme by Chinese military officers to obtain sensitive military information.

China will not flaunt military power: Xi Jinping

China will not flaunt military power: Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping said that China pursued a military strategy of 'active defence', with the strategic goal of building a strong military commensurate with the country`s global standing and interests in security.

China's PLA to become most modern military by 2020: Report

China's PLA to become most modern military by 2020: Report

China aims to complete the reform of its 2.3-million-strong army and have the most modern armed forces capable of 'informationised warfare' by 2020, laying a solid foundation for the PLA to become a world-class force, according to the new five-year military development plan.

Xi consolidates military control: Chinese media

The official reorganization of China`s military will enhance both its ability to win wars and the Communist Party`s control over it, state-run media said Tuesday.

China's Xi sets up five new 'battle zones' in military reform push

China's Xi sets up five new 'battle zones' in military reform push

Xi`s push to reform the military coincides with China becoming more assertive in its territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas.

China restructures military as Xi eyes `strong Army`

China restructures military as Xi eyes `strong Army`

The changes announced late Friday will see a new army unit set up to oversee China`s arsenal of strategic missiles.

China flaunts cruise missile power amid South China Sea row

Amid row with the US over South China Sea, Chinese military has deployed its latest anti-ship cruise missiles.