Two Chinese Navy training vessels have embarked on a visit to India and three other Asian countries for training in distant waters.
China on Friday announced the formation of its first aircraft carrier-borne aviation force, signalling its determination to enhance the reach of its fast-expanding navy`s might.
Chinese military on Wednesday for the first time deployed its naval ships to patrol the islands disputed with Tokyo in the East China Sea.
China has dispatched eleven batches of 28 warships for undertaking escort missions for 4,543 vessels in 431 batches by March 2012.
China dismissed as "groundless" a media report that its navy had confronted an
Indian naval ship in the South China Sea.
China is ramping up its military spending as the United States considers cutting its defence budget.
The unit would consist of about 200 troops based on remote Yonaguni Island.
Pakistan plans to deepen
military cooperation with China as it seeks to buy bigger
naval ships with more firepower in addition to several
frigates it has already ordered from its "all weather" ally.
Chinese naval task force, deployed in Gulf of Aden to fight Somali pirates.
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