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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 to layoff 1.70 lakh officers: Report

China's new move to downsize its 2.3-million strong military will result in laying off of about 1.70 lakh officers as the world's largest army plans to scrap two of its existing seven commands and three corps to streamline forces.

China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders.

Chinese military paper warns a corrupt army does not win wars

  The Chinese military`s official newspaper warned on Sunday that a corrupt army would not win wars, three days after the government announced a former senior officer would be prosecuted for graft.

Chinese military research academy praises India's main battle tank Arjun, says it's 'very good'

Chinese military research academy praises India's main battle tank Arjun, says it's 'very good'

India's indigenous main battle tank Arjun was on Monday praised by a top Chinese military official who said it is "very good" for Indian conditions as the PLA for the first time opened its facilities for Indian media to provide an insight into its massive modernisation.

`Pathetic, shameful, corrupt` Chinese general dies: Media

 The highest-ranking Chinese military officer to fall victim to President Xi Jinping`s anti-corruption drive has died of cancer, official media reported Monday, heaping opprobrium on his memory.

Chinese troops warned of infiltration by 'hostile forces'

 Chinese military has barred soldiers from blogging and online chatting and will toughen political background checks on them in a bid to prevent "penetration" and "sabotage by hostile forces".

Hong Kong creates cadet force modelled partly on Chinese Army

 Hong Kong has created a new army cadet force modelled partly on the Chinese military, sparking fears of tighter controls over the city`s youth in the wake of student-led pro-democracy protests.