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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.

'China for peaceful negotiation to handle disputes'

China always insists on resolving divergence and disputes through friendly negotiations with parties directly concerned, a senior military official said.

Bitterness grows in Chinese military over large-scale troop cuts

Bitterness grows in Chinese military over large-scale troop cuts

Bitterness is growing within China`s armed forces to President Xi Jinping`s decision to cut troop numbers by 300,000 and considerable effort will be needed to overcome opposition to the order, according to a source and commentaries in the military`s newspaper.

China teaching troops folk dances to make friends in Xinjiang

 

Beijing: China`s military has been teaching its soldiers in the unruly region of Xinjiang folk dances and songs as part of efforts to improve relations with the minority people who live there, it said on Wednesday.

Chinese military tests unmanned car in 100 km drive

Chinese military has claimed to have test driven an unmanned 'smart' car for over 100 kilometres at an average speed of 79 kmph without a hitch.