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CHINESE MILITARY NEWS

Chinese military tests heavy aerial delivery with unmanned transport aircraft

June 24, 2019 12:09 pm

This is the first time China has conducted a parachuted aerial delivery of cargo weighing more than 500 kilograms on a flight distance of more than 500 kms with an unmanned transport aircraft.

China opens first overseas base in Africa: media reports

August 01, 2017 10:22 pm

The logistics base is the first of its kind for Beijing, which will use it to support "naval escorts in Africa and southwest Asia, (UN) peacekeeping and for humanitarian support," according to a previous China defence ministry statement.

China developing world's fastest armoured vehicle runs on both water and land

June 12, 2017 7:02 pm

The North China Institute of Vehicle Research has built the armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) that can attain a top speed of 50 kilometres per hour on calm waters.

China says military drills ahead of Taiwan inauguration part of annual plan

May 18, 2016 10:33 am

China's Defense Ministry said the drills were intended to increase responsiveness to "security threats".

Chinese military aircraft makes first public landing on disputed island in South China Sea

April 18, 2016 2:25 pm

The United States has criticised China's construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea and worries that it plans to use them for military purposes, even though China says it has no hostile intent.

Chinese Prez Xi Jinping urges faster military development for a strong army

December 05, 2014 3:57 pm

Xi said that military reforms should be guided by the objective of building a strong army.

Build strong border defences, President Xi Jinping tells Chinese military

June 28, 2014 11:57 am

He called on the people not to forget the history of humiliation and to build a strong frontier.

China,Japan and America face-off

December 02, 2013 6:12 am

China’s new air-defence zone suggests a worrying new approach in the region.

India need not fear China,says former Army Chief

October 05, 2013 2:55 am

Former Chief of Army General (retd) J J Singh said speculations that India was countering China against the theory by improving relations with Japan and other South Asian countries did not hold much ground.

Chinese military to pick up future engineers from colleges

July 10, 2013 12:59 pm

China's education and military authorities have jointly launched a programme to pick up future military engineers from colleges.