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.

Chinese navy to hold 40 drills to beef up combat preparedness

Amid deepening maritime disputes with some of its neighbours, Chinese navy on Thursday said it would conduct 40 military exercises this year to test its combat readiness.

Chinese Navy gets new stealth frigate

The Chinese navy has inducted a new generation of stealth frigate, a media report said.

Chinese Navy ships return after open sea drills

China`s People`s Liberation Army Navy ships completed the 18-day open-sea training exercise in the West Pacific Ocean and returned to the northern port city of Qingdao.

Chinese Navy commissions `new type` guide missile destroyer

Chinese Navy has commissioned a new-type guided missile destroyer which can be independently used to attack enemies` ships and submarines.

Chinese navy to train in West Pacific

A fleet from China`s People`s Liberation Army Navy has set off for open-sea training in the West Pacific Ocean.

Chinese Navy to `actively maintain` peace in Indian Ocean

Chinese Navy said it would "actively maintain" peace and stability of Indian Ocean and called for establishment of a "code of conduct" for the navies of different countries.

China flexes maritime muscle amid dispute with Japan

A fleet of 11 Chinese vessels, including some warships, carried out key exercises in the East China Sea, demonstrating Beijing`s naval prowess amid a bitter ,with Japan over uninhabited islands.

`China developing new class of guided missile destroyer`

The new destroyers are equipped with two 32-unit vertical launch systems capable of launching HQ-9B air-defence missiles, anti-ship and anti-submarine missiles.

Warm reception to Indian naval ships in China

Four Indian naval warships, on a first in six years goodwill tour to China, docked at the Shanghai port to a warm reception by the Chinese navy.