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China’s Mystic New Carrier-based Heavy Stealth Fighter Jet Better than F-35C

China’s J-15 carrier-based fighter jets, though a rival to any existing carrier-based counterparts, is no rival to US F-35 stealth carrier-based fighter jets. There is the disparity of one generation. 455 more words

China Official TV Media Shows Footage of Test Launch of Strategic Missile

CCTV provides in its primetime news the footage on the test launch of a certain type of strategic missile under real war conditions in extremely harsh environment. 283 more words

Will New Supercommittees Resolve the PLA's Complicated Legal Problems?

On 8 April 2014, the Communist Party’s Central Political Legal Committee and the General Political Department of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) (the PLA’s highest Communist Party organization) jointly issued a document on improving the protection of the rights of the military, military personnel, and military dependents (关于加强维护国防利益和军人军属合法权益工作的意见)  (PLA Legal Protection Opinion). 967 more words

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2,000 PLA troops could invade Diaoyutai in 5 hours: WSJ

China has the ability to deploy 2,000 troops to the disputed Diaoyutai islands (Diaoyu to China, Senkaku to Japan) in just five hours using its four Zubr-class air-cushioned landing craft purchased from Russia, according to an Apr. 86 more words


China's military cooperation with Ukraine in jeopardy

The escalation of civil unrest in Kharkiv, Luhansk and Donetsk and other parts of southeastern Ukraine may spell trouble for China’s arms procurement because the region is where Ukraine designs and produces advanced weapons for both domestic and overseas markets, reports the Global Times, a tabloid under the auspices of the Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily.According to state-owned conglomerate Ukroboronprom — also known as the Ukrainian Defense Industry — the country’s intercontinental ballistic missiles, tactical ballistic missiles, and radar and avionic systems are mostly designed in Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk, while the cities of Kharkiv and Luhansk are production hubs for main battle tanks such as the T-34, T-64, T-80UD, and other types of armored vehicles. 29 more words


Xi’s Stress on China’s Space-Air Battle Capability Rouses Widespread Concerns

Foreign media vies with one another in reporting China’s Xi Jinping’s words “China will strengthen space defense with new combat force” and “China will build up an air force with integrated space and air strength”. 452 more words

China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place: sources

Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to use a purge of senior officials suspected of corruption to put his own men and reform-minded bureaucrats into key positions across the Communist Party, the government and the military, sources said. 1,539 more words