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Int'l Media Reports on China

Int'l Media Reports

China's Strategic Support Force: A Force for Innovation?

The SSF, which has consolidated the PLAss space, cyber, and electronic warfare capabilities, has consistently been characterized as a “growth point” for the construction of “new-type” forces, while also considered an important force in joint operations.

Source: The Diplomat2017-02-20
US media: China's new missile target South Korean and Japanese military bases

China's newly-released DF-16, a short-range ballistic missile, has an optimized conventional strike capability and poses a threat not only to Taiwan, but also to the military bases in South Korea and Japan,according to a report on the website of Forbes.

Source: China Military2017-02-17
US media: China's aircraft carrier Shandong more advanced

The construction of China's second aircraft carrier Shandong is in steady progress, according to a report by Defense News.

Source: China Military2017-02-15
Russia: Contract of S-400 missile systems to China at manufacturing stage

Russia's contract on the sell of S-400 air defense missile systems to China is at the manufacturing stage, reported Russian news agency Sputnik on Tuesday.

Source: China Military2017-02-15
Indian media: PLA Air Force to participate in Aero India for first time

The Aero India 2017, so-called “biggest” air show in Asia, will be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, from Feb.14 to 18, 2017.

Source: China Military2017-02-14
US media: China's aircraft carrier has made excellent progress

The American website Business Insider published an article, which said that China has made excellent progress in developing its second aircraft carrier.

Source: China Military2017-02-10
US media:

The American website Defencyclopedia created a list of the world's top 10 destroyers on December 31, 2016, which included China's type 052D and 052C guided-missile destroyers.

Source: China Military2017-02-10
Foreign media: China to build a super navy of 500 vessels

The website of Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) of Britain recently reported that compared with economic prospects, the future of China's military development is clearer and more certain.

Source: China Military2017-02-09

Foreign Militaries Reports on China

Foreign Militaries Reports

Chinese Navy Ships Visit San Diego

PLA Navy ships, Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR 889), arrived in San Diego as part of a routine port visit, Dec. 6-9.

Source: US Navy2016-12-09
Commander Chinese Army meets Gen. Qamar Bajwa at GHQ

General Zhao Zongqi, commander of the PLA Western Theater Command, visited General Headquarters(GHQ) of the Pakistani Armed Forces on Monday.

Source: jasarat.org2016-12-07
Singapore Defense Minister: China's rise cannot be contained

The Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said during a panel discussion at the Reagan National Defense Forum on Sunday in California, US, that it is neither possible nor strategically necessary to contain China's rise.

Source: China Military2016-12-05
Journalist Protection in Conflict Areas Course 2016 ends in Hellas

From 14th to 18th of November 2016, the Greek Multinational Peace Support Operations Training Centre (MPSOTC), conducted in Kilkis the "Journalist Protection in Conflict Areas Course".

Source: MPSOTC2016-11-24
Overseas Air Forces send condolences for fallen Chinese female pilot

The Red Arrows Aerobatic Team of Britain Royal Air Force expressed their sorrow for the loss of Yu Xu on a social media platform.

Source: China Military2016-11-17
Zambia Air Force commander hopes to buy more Chinese aircraft

From the Zambia Air Force's point of view, there is no doubt that it hopes to procure more advanced equipment like fighters and other types of aircraft, according to Chimese.

Source: China Military2016-11-04
Gota To Participate At The 7th Xiangshan Forum In China

Former Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa was one of the prominent invitees at the 7th Xiangshan Forum, co-hosted by Chinese Association for Military Science and the China Institute for International Strategic Studies.

Source: Colombo Telegraph2016-10-08

Joint Russian-Chinese exercise "Naval interaction-2016" exercise is held in a milestone year for the Russian Navy, announced Deputy Chief of the Russian Navy Vice-Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov.

Source: eng.mil.ru2016-09-14