Category «Military»

Chinese navy ship Weifang docked in Kenya

Chinese missile frigate Weifang is seen at the port of Mombasa, Kenya, Dec. 8, 2019. The missile frigate Weifang from the 33rd escort fleet of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy arrived at the port of Mombasa, Kenya for technical docking Sunday morning. (Xinhua/Li Yan)   Chinese soldiers stand in formation aboard missile frigate …

China mass-produces special mission aircraft

Special mission aircraft including anti-submarine aircraft are being built in a pulse assembly line at AVIC Shaanxi Aircraft Industry (Group) Corporation Ltd. Photo: Screenshot from China Central Television China is mass-producing special mission aircraft, including anti-submarine aircraft, early warning aircraft, surveillance aircraft and electronic warfare aircraft, a genre of warplanes that Chinese experts said on …

China’s polar icebreaker Xuelong 2 works in Antarctica’s Prydz Bay to recover, deploy sea-based buoys

Members of China’s 36th Antarctic expedition team recover sea-based buoys deployed by the 34th expedition team in Antarctica’s Prydz Bay, Dec. 3, 2019. China’s first domestically made polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, worked in Antarctica’s Prydz Bay to recover and deploy sea-based buoys. Photo: Xinhua   Members of China’s 36th Antarctic expedition …

China to improve service, support system for military retirees

Ministry of Veterans Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Photo: Xinhua   The Central Military Commission has issued an official document calling for greater efforts to ensure that China’s military retirees are well taken of. Titled “Guideline on Strengthening Work on Military Retirees at the New Era,” the directive stresses advancing theoretical and political …

Chinese troops head to Pakistan for joint drills

Chinese J-10 fighter jets demonstrate an aerobatic performance during a military parade to mark Pakistan National Day in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Photo: IC China is sending its troops to Pakistan for a month-long joint military exercise, a move that will boost the two countries’ military cooperation and capability to jointly deal with …