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Chinese Navy demonstrates capability of its new amphibious assault ship

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China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy has demonstrated the capabilities of its newly commissioned Type 075 vessel, named the Hainan 31, to enable rapid combat power buildup ashore in the face of a potential enemy. The Hainan 31 is China’s first Type 075 amphibious assault ship capable of transporting almost the full strength of a Chinese Marine Corps, […]

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China confirms that its aircraft carrier formation conducts training near Taiwan

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On Monday, the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China officially reported that the Liaoning aircraft carrier formation conducted the training exercise in waters around Taiwan. In a statement presented by the Ministry, the Chinese PLA Navy Spokesperson Senior Captain Gao Xiucheng said it was a routine training exercise organized according to […]

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China confirms Z-10 attack helicopter crashed in Hunan province

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A Chinese Z-10 attack helicopter has crashed in an area of Changsha in Hunan province just last week. After images in social media of the damaged aircraft began to circulate on the internet, the Chinese Ministry of Defense confirmed that the Z-10K attack helicopter crashed during a “routine training mission” on March 19. According to military […]

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China to boost defense budget by $14 billion

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On Friday, the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China has confirmed that the Chinese government plans a 6.8 percent increase (the largest gain since 2019) in the defense budget in the coming year. According to a press release issued on 5 March, China’s annual defense budget will maintain single-digit growth for […]

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Russian Army orders more Chinese SUVs

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The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have ordered dozens of Chinese Haval H9 SUVs and plans to place an additional order for several hundred civil vehicles. The story was first reported by Kitayskiye avtomobili, which cited an internal source in the Russian army. “Haval won the tender for the supply to the headquarters in […]

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Chinese tanks will be the main target for Javelin?

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Much has changed since the Cold War, including the main priorities and threats to NATO countries and their weapons systems. And apparently, Chinese main battle tanks have become the primary targets for the modern U.S.-made anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) system.  An intriguing post on Twitter suggested that the Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp […]

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Taiwanese Air Force jets intercepted dozens of Chinese military aircraft

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The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense has announced that China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force, or PLAAF, boosting its presence in “sensitive areas” near Taiwan. The PLA sent several dozens of military aircraft to Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the past three days. Just last week, Taiwan Air Force fighters took to the […]

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New Chinese 155mm self-propelled howitzer spotted on public roads

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Chinese latest 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzer has been spotted being towed on a trailer. The new self-propelled howitzer reportable developed by the People’s Liberation Army of China to replace the PLZ-05. Local sources reported that a new artillery gun system designed to provide effective and deep fire support across theaters and to engage enemy artillery […]

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Ukraine’s Motor Sich awarded $800 million contract to support Chinese JL-10 trainer fleet

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Ukrainian manufacturer of jet engines Motor Sich has agreed to a record $800 million contract with People’s Liberation Army for turbofan AI-322 engine production, according to multiple reports. The story was first reported by Defense Express, which cited a defense industry source that stated that China is buying a batch of 400 AI-322 engines for JL-10 […]

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Nigerian anti-terrorism operation marks combat debut of Chinese VT4 tank

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Chinese-made most advanced main battle tank made its combat debut in Nigerian anti-terrorism operation during a clash with Boko Haram militants in the northeast of the country The Nigerian government has announced that it launches a large-scale military operation against Boko Haram militants, whose name means “Western education is forbidden” in the local Hausa language, […]

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