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China deploys new missile destroyer in Arabian Sea, IOR; raises security concerns for India

China's 32nd convoy fleet to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy official announced.

China reaffirms Taiwan threats following naval mission

China is reaffirming its threats to take action to block "independence separatist plots" by self-governing Taiwan, following the recent passage of Chinese navy ships through the Taiwan Strait.


Chinese Navy expansion: Biggest new generation naval destroyer commissioned

The vessel is the first of China's new generation of destroyers. The biggest naval destroyer was an addition to two aircraft carriers which China is in the process of deploying to compete with other naval powers liked the US and India, specially in the India Ocean.

Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed East China Sea islands

Relations between Japan and China deteriorated in 2012 when Tokyo "nationalised" some of the islands.

Chinese warships move into Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaska

The US Defense Department 'positively identified a number of Chinese naval vessels in that region, but based on their analysis they have not detected any sort of threat or threatening activities.'

China displays nuclear submarine fleet for first time

Submarines were shown as taking part in exercises along with naval ships and helicopters.


Will take long to deploy functional aircraft carrier,says PLA Navy

Top official says navy will stick to defensive policy despite carrier induction

Chinese navy seaplane crashes off port of Qingdao

PLA has been making greater efforts at transparency as it seeks to transition into a modern military.

Chinese Navy's Blue Water Dreams

It's now official. That China is building a blue water navy capable of operating far from its shores has been known for a while to observers of the rapid military modernization in Asia. Beijing’s biennial White Paper on defence issued this week simply confirms it.

Chinese Navy accords warm reception to Indian naval ships

The move came as the two forces work to overcome mistrust and warm up for maritime cooperation.