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Xi calls for "strong, modern" navy


BEIJING, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to build the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy into a strong and modern force to lend support for the realization of the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation and the dream of a strong army.

China aiming to become global fighter jet supplier with cheap new radar


China has developed a cheap, lightweight radar for fighter jets as it bids to supply more such technology to developing nations.

Home at last: remains of 28 martyrs return to China


South Korea has returned the remains of Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War to China on Wednesday at an airport ceremony in Seoul.

Russia to deliver 10 Su-35 fighter jets to China this year


The Information Telegraphic Agency of Russia (TASS) reported on February 2 that a source engaged in Russia's foreign military technical cooperation revealed that Russia will deliver the second batch of ten Su-35 fighter jets to China this year.

PLA drill features advanced missile


The People's Liberation Army has released a video of a recent exercise employing the advanced DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile, a weapon seen as filling a gap in the nation's arsenal.

S.Korea, U.S. to hold larger-scale joint war games in spring


PLA confirms aircraft carrier Liaoning passed through Taiwan Straits on Thursday


The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has confirmed that the Liaoning aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday before dawn.

Carrier group passing by Taiwan "won't affect" cross-Straits ties


The passage of China's first carrier battle group through the Taiwan Straits on Wednesday will not affect cross-Straits relations, said Liu Zhenmin, vice-foreign minister.

PLA restructures to meet new challenges


Reform of China's armed forces is designed to develop capabilities and produce a leaner, modern fighting unit. Zhao Lei reports.

PLA's media volley seeks young recruits


To build a modern military, the People's Liberation Army is making full use of the 21st-century tools in its arsenal to attract new recruits.