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Int'l Media Reports on China

Int'l Media Reports

China-made laser air defense system exhibited in Middle East

The 13th biennial International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) kicked off at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the capital city of United Arab Emirates on February 19, 2017, local time.

Source: China Military2017-02-24
PLAN commissions new oceangoing training ship

The PLA Navy has commissioned a new training ship for the Dalian Naval Academy. Named Qi Jiguang (pennant number 83), the vessel entered service on 21 February at the Lushun Naval Base, near Dalian, which is expected to be its base port.

Source: IHS Jane's Defence Weekly2017-02-24
China's Type 001A CV makes progress at Dalian

Airbus Defence and Space imagery captured on 13 January shows progress being made with China's Type 001A aircraft carrier (CV) at the Dalian shipyard in northeastern China, where the carrier hull is progressing towards being launched.

Source: 2017-02-24
Chinese Navy to acquire new trimaran hull frigate

The CSSC has revealed a new trimaran-hulled frigate concept at the IDEX show held in Abu Dhabi, telling Jane's that a version was being built for China's PLAN.

Source: IHS Jane's Defence Weekly2017-02-21
China's J-10 Fighter Now

Chinese technical advances in recent years have considerably narrowed that gap to the point where the Chinese J-10 is now roughly comparable to the US F-15, the report explained.

Source: The National Interest2017-02-21
China's Strategic Support Force: A Force for Innovation?

The SSF, which has consolidated the PLAss space, cyber, and electronic warfare capabilities, has consistently been characterized as a “growth point” for the construction of “new-type” forces, while also considered an important force in joint operations.

Source: The Diplomat2017-02-20
US media: China's new missile target South Korean and Japanese military bases

China's newly-released DF-16, a short-range ballistic missile, has an optimized conventional strike capability and poses a threat not only to Taiwan, but also to the military bases in South Korea and Japan,according to a report on the website of Forbes.

Source: China Military2017-02-17
US media: China's aircraft carrier Shandong more advanced

The construction of China's second aircraft carrier Shandong is in steady progress, according to a report by Defense News.

Source: China Military2017-02-15

Foreign Militaries Reports on China

Foreign Militaries Reports

Chinese Navy Ships Visit San Diego

PLA Navy ships, Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR 889), arrived in San Diego as part of a routine port visit, Dec. 6-9.

Source: US Navy2016-12-09
Commander Chinese Army meets Gen. Qamar Bajwa at GHQ

General Zhao Zongqi, commander of the PLA Western Theater Command, visited General Headquarters(GHQ) of the Pakistani Armed Forces on Monday.

Source: jasarat.org2016-12-07
Singapore Defense Minister: China's rise cannot be contained

The Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said during a panel discussion at the Reagan National Defense Forum on Sunday in California, US, that it is neither possible nor strategically necessary to contain China's rise.

Source: China Military2016-12-05
Journalist Protection in Conflict Areas Course 2016 ends in Hellas

From 14th to 18th of November 2016, the Greek Multinational Peace Support Operations Training Centre (MPSOTC), conducted in Kilkis the "Journalist Protection in Conflict Areas Course".

Source: MPSOTC2016-11-24
Overseas Air Forces send condolences for fallen Chinese female pilot

The Red Arrows Aerobatic Team of Britain Royal Air Force expressed their sorrow for the loss of Yu Xu on a social media platform.

Source: China Military2016-11-17
Zambia Air Force commander hopes to buy more Chinese aircraft

From the Zambia Air Force's point of view, there is no doubt that it hopes to procure more advanced equipment like fighters and other types of aircraft, according to Chimese.

Source: China Military2016-11-04
Gota To Participate At The 7th Xiangshan Forum In China

Former Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa was one of the prominent invitees at the 7th Xiangshan Forum, co-hosted by Chinese Association for Military Science and the China Institute for International Strategic Studies.

Source: Colombo Telegraph2016-10-08

Joint Russian-Chinese exercise "Naval interaction-2016" exercise is held in a milestone year for the Russian Navy, announced Deputy Chief of the Russian Navy Vice-Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov.

Source: eng.mil.ru2016-09-14