The PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde has confirmed that China is working to build its first aircraft carrier. This is the ‘Varyag’.
Australia and China have conducted their first-ever joint naval exercise involving the firing of live ammunition. Ongoing tensions between China and the United States forced organizers not to invite American forces to take part in the military maneuvers. The Australian frigate, HMAS Warramunga, participated in the first live-firing exercise of its kind with the Chinese […]
On January 11, 2010, China conducted a test on ground-based midcourse missile interception technology within its territory. The test has achieved the expected objective. The test is defensive in nature and is not targeted at any country.