New frigate Weihai joins Chinese navy

2014-03-17 13:19:00

The new frigate Weihai officially joined the service of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy during a delivery ceremony held on March 15, 2014.

Xi leads military reform, stresses strong army

2014-03-16 07:44:34

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is head of a leading group for deepening reform on national defense and the armed forces, on Saturday stressed that the country's military reform should be guided by the objective of building a strong army.

China provides military aid to Cambodia

2014-02-07 12:58:23

China on Friday delivered 26 military trucks and 30,000 sets of military uniforms to Cambodia in order to help relieve the difficulties of the Cambodian army.

China Navy starts West Pacific drill

2014-02-03 20:12:27

A flotilla with China's Nanhai Fleet entered the West Pacific Ocean on Monday to start a drill there after exercises in the Indian Ocean.

PLA warships crosses equator on training mission

2014-01-27 21:26:35

A group of warships from the People's Liberation Army navy crossed the equator and entered the Southern Hemisphere on Monday afternoon amid an ongoing training mission.

Surveillance boat delivered in E China

2014-01-15 08:30:42

A 600-ton marine surveillance ship in Zhoushan, East China’s Zhejiang province, Chinese Marine Surveillance 7018, is delivered, Jan 14, 2014. The 65-by-8-meter ship is equipped with GPS, and lifeboats.

Experts laud new Z-20 helicopter

2014-01-03 02:00:45

China is making giant strides toward becoming a strong helicopter power, military experts said.

New joint command system 'on way'

2014-01-03 01:45:09

The Chinese military is to establish a joint operational command system "in due course".

First photos of Liaoning battle group made public

2014-01-02 01:09:11

The Chinese navy released on Wednesday the first photographs of what many military observers believe is the Liaoning aircraft carrier battle group as the nation’s first aircraft carrier returned to its homeport of Qingdao, Shandong province.

China develops new type of helicopter: DM

2013-12-26 21:13:01

China is developing its own new type of helicopter, a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman confirmed.

Open day invites public onto destroyer Qingdao

2013-12-26 10:15:33

More than 400 people boarded the missile destroyer Qingdao during an open day held by the North Sea Fleet of the Chinese navy, in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, Dec 25, 2013.

Warships to help dispose of Syrian weapons

2013-12-26 01:43:02

China can assume more responsibility in international affairs thanks to its enhanced naval capability, observers said.