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China retires two Haizhui-class coastal patrol craft
    The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has decommissioned two Haizhui/Shanghai III (Type 062/1)-class coastal patrol vessels.. 16-08-02
China completes development of 155 mm AH4 howitzer
    China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has confirmed that development of its AH4 155 mm/39 calibre lightweight gun-howitzer (LGH) has been completed and the company is ready to begin production when orders are placed.. 16-07-31
Bolivia confirms receipt of new Chinese armoured personnel c
    The Bolivian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed that it is receiving 31 newly built Shaanxi Baoji Special Vehicles Company China Tiger 4x4 light armoured vehicles,. 16-07-31
PLAAF claims KJ-500 AEW&C aircraft is 'indigenous' desig
中国人民解放军空军宣称KJ-500 AEW&C飞机是“自主”设计
    Officials from China's defence industry are claiming that their latest airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system, the Kong Jing (KJ)-500, is an "indigenous" Chinese product.. 16-03-20
China assists North Korea with new 300 mm rocket artillery s
    China has apparently contributed significant technology to North Korea's new 300 mm guided multiple rocket launcher (MRL).. 16-03-10
China's Y-20 transport aircraft may enter service in 2016
    The appearance on Chinese military webpages of the fifth prototype of the Xian Aircraft Corporation (XAC) Y-20 heavy strategic transport aircraft has prompted suggests that it could enter People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) service as early as. 16-03-04
China upgrading older DF-5A ICBMs with multiple warheads
    A close up of the warhead shroud of the new DF-5B ICBM, reported to be carrying three warheads. Source: via Top 81 Web Page. 16-02-17
PLA flaunts strategic missiles of its Rocket Force
    A music video from the new People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force released on a Chinese military TV channel on 13 February featured images of new missiles.. 16-02-17
    Chinese naval J-11s spotted in the open  
        Images outside the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation factory indicating that new single- and twin-seat J-11 fighters are probably being produced for PLANAF.... [2010-05-11]
    Report urges US to agree Taiwan F-16 sale  
        A United States-Taiwan business group has called on Washington to approve Taiwan's request to purchase 66 F/16C/D Block 50/52 fighter aircraft, arguing that the island's air defence capabilities are deteriorating rapidly.... [2013-10-26]
    US Navy revises ship numbers downwards  
        In its latest 30-year shipbuilding plan, the US Navy (USN) has distanced itself from its ambitious 2005 plan of fielding a 313-ship fleet by the middle of the coming decade.... [2013-10-26]
    Reach for the stars - China develops its military space tech  
        This recently upgraded telemetry and tracking facility at China's Jiuquan Space Center was likely involved with the midcourse missile interception test on 11 January 2010.... [2013-10-26]