April 30, 2019 5:40 pm
Since 2012, China's navy has taken delivery of 41 Type 056 Corvettes with production continuing, according to IISS. A total of between 45 and 60 of these ships are expected to join the fleet.
August 03, 2018 3:22 pm
Singapore's navy hosted the drills at a training center in Changi naval base, where officers coordinated their force deployments and helicopter landings on navy ships.
May 13, 2018 2:04 pm
China reportedly plans to have four aircraft carriers by 2030 to beef up its navy as it asserts its claims in the Indian Ocean and the disputed South China Sea.
January 05, 2018 10:08 pm
The carrier's construction has started even as another home-grown carrier is being built at a Shanghai shipyard since last year, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported quoting People's Liberation Army (PLA) officials.
September 21, 2017 7:46 pm
The submarine could be Type 094 or Type 093, but not the next generation nuclear-powered ballistic submarine Type 096, since Type 096 is too advanced and not to be completed soon, Song Zhongping a military expert told reporters.
March 10, 2016 12:29 pm
Compared with predecessors, the new design has a lower radar signature, which makes it harder to detect it at sea, and a streamlined design that helps speed up the loading of amphibious vehicles.
March 01, 2016 7:59 am
The dock can handle cruisers, destroyers and submarines, but not aircraft carriers, and cope with waves up to 2 metres (6.6 ft) high.
May 13, 2013 3:55 pm
Combined order of both nations will account for 30% of volume to be ordered by Apec in next 20 years.
May 11, 2013 12:57 pm
The move signals its determination to enhance the reach of its fast-expanding navy's might.
August 02, 2011 4:20 pm
Tokyo pointed to threats from China's 'opaque' military budget and North Korea's nuclear tests.
April 25, 2019 8:26 pm
Speaking at a forum in the eastern city of Qingdao, following a major naval parade marking 70 years since the founding of the Chinese navy, China's navy chief Shen Jinlong said everyone needed to follow the rules and "safeguard good order".