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China unveils new H-6N bomber with extended range, extra capabilities

China's latest bomber, the H-6N with refueling capability, made its debut at the National Day parade in Beijing on Tuesday, and Chinese military analysts said that the new bomber's ability to take aerial refueling can give it a much longer operational range compared to its predecessor H-6K.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 11:40:22

Five J-20 stealth fighter jets send hearts soaring in Beijing

Five J-20 stealth fighter jets flew in tight formation past Tiananmen Square joining a massive military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 11:35:16

PLA Air Force head flies fighter for first time at parade

The Commander of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force flied the fighter himself to be reviewed for the first time during the grand parade on Tuesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 11:29:09

China's newest tank, the Type 15, makes parade debut

Excelling at combat in a variety of terrains including high-elevation plateaus, forests and wetland, China's latest tank, the Type 15, rolled past Tiananmen Square in its first debut to the general public on Tuesday during the National Day parade.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 11:15:26

For the first time! Top officers of five theater commands appear together at parade

The top officers of the five theater commands of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) appeared to-gether for the first time at a grand parade on Tuesday as leaders of the battle flag square team, which is the first part of the weapons formation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/1 11:04:56

Little tricks will not affect China and Chinese military's development: MOD spokesperson

China firmly opposes the US fleet's muscle flexing actions in the South China Sea and its attempts to militarize the region, Chinese Ministry of National Defense spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said at a routine press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 19:43:40

Launch of China's first amphibious warship adds to festive National Day atmosphere: MOD spokesperson

The public debut of the Type-075 amphibious assault ship on Wednesday, only a few days ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, "has brought a more festive atmosphere," according to a Chinese Ministry of National Defense spokesperson.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 17:48:40

Chinese troops train for spectacular National Day parade

Military officers and soldiers were seen training in preparation for the upcoming National Day parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, after the military parade training center in Beijing opened to the media on September 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 18:31:34

China launches first amphibious assault ship

A launch ceremony was held for China's first amphibious assault ship, the Type 075, on Wednesday in a move that represents a new era for China's warship development, Chinese military experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 11:49:21

China launches new satellite for environment detection

China sent a new satellite into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/25 15:38:52

How Chinese troops trained for National Day parade

Military officers and soldiers were seen training in preparation for the upcoming National Day parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, after the military parade training center in Beijing opened to the media on September 17.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 0:14:34

DF-41 ICBM to debut at parade? You won't be disappointed: PLA

Senior officials of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday hinted that DF-41, China's most advanced latest generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) might make its debut on the National Day military parade in Beijing on October 1, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 17:18:40

Strong military ensures country's dignity: Luo Yuan

Luo Yuan's life has basically followed the path set out by his father Luo Qingchang, former head of China's intelligence department - the investigation department of the Central Committee of Communist Party of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 15:38:40

Beijingers thrilled by Oct 1 parade rehearsal

Beijing residents got a sneak peek at China's upcoming National Day parade on October 1, as aircraft formations conducted a rehearsal above the city's downtown on Sunday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 20:28:40

China ready to defend against drone attacks after Saudi Arabia oil hit

Chinese military observers turned their attention to the threats from drones after two major oil installations of Saudi Arabia were attacked by drones on Saturday, saying on Monday China has a full range of countermeasures, including detection and interception systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 20:48:39

Second parade rehearsal held; new weapons spotted

A parade of weapons and equipment including nuclear, hypersonic and stealthy ones were spotted in Beijing early Sunday morning during the second rehearsal to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, delighting online legions of patriotic military enthusiasts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 19:23:39

China to build warship for Thailand

China and Thailand have signed a deal that will see a Chinese shipbuilding company build a Type 071E landing platform dock (LPD) warship for the Thai navy, a move which shows deepened arms trade cooperation between the two countries, a Chinese military expert said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 0:48:39

China-made cruiser sets sail for polar tour

The Greg Mortimer, China's first self-made cruise ship for polar expeditions, set sail for the southern Argentine city of Ushuaia Monday before launching its South Pole voyage.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/10 10:21:48