Nation sets sights on bigger carrier

2013-04-25 02:50:43

China's second aircraft carrier will be bigger than the current one, and more aircraft carriers may be built to safeguard the nation's oceanic interests.

China's 2nd aircraft carrier will be 'larger'

2013-04-24 07:34:22

A senior officer with the People's Liberation Army Navy said that "China will have more than one aircraft carrier".

Chinese military leaders meet US military officer

2013-04-24 00:59:33

Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Fan Changlong and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey, respectively.

Senior Chinese, US military officers hold talks

2013-04-22 19:28:49

Senior generals of China and the United States met in Beijing on Monday to discuss bilateral military relations and issues of common concern.

Chinese army officials to go to grassroots

2013-04-22 06:07:11

The General Political Department of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has issued a circular ordering high-level cadres to work in company-level units briefly to gather grassroots experience.

PLA Naval fleet patrols Diaoyu Islands

2013-04-17 11:18:29

Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy patrolled the territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands.

Armed forces guarantee 'Chinese Dream'

2013-04-17 00:33:08

China's new strategy put forth in its latest national defense white paper is a corresponding measure to deal with the changing security situation it faces and will safeguard the realization of the "Chinese Dream."

PLA strives for transparency

2013-04-17 00:13:43

China declassified a host of details on its military on Tuesday, a move experts suggest is a big stride by the armed forces to boost transparency and openness.

Chinese ships patrolling near Diaoyu Islands

2013-04-16 19:15:40

A Chinese marine surveillance fleet made up of the ships Haijian 51, Haijian 23 and Haijian 46 is patrolling waters near the Diaoyu Islands, the State Oceanic Administration said on Tuesday.

China urges against military alliances

2013-04-16 16:41:36

Some countries' beefing-up of military alliances in the Asia Pacific is not conducive to peace and stability in the region, a Chinese defense ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Chinese navy intensifies blue water training

2013-04-16 11:16:04

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is intensifying blue water training, according to a white paper issued Tuesday by the State Council Information Office.

Full Text: The Diversified Employment of China's Armed Forces

2013-04-16 11:10:59

The Information Office of the State Council, China's cabinet, on Tuesday published a white paper on China's armed forces.