China and Russia plan to hold a joint naval exercise in waters near the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao this year, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Defense Ministry, said Thursday.
Stabilizing military relations between China and India and maintaining peace in the border areas are the shared aspirations of people from both countries, according to Wu Qian, spokesperson with China's MND, on Thursday.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned Su-35 fighter jets, Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, said Thursday.
The Dongfeng-26 ballistic missile has officially joined the combat sequence of the PLA rocket force after tests.
The PLA Air Force has sent warplanes for the second time in a week to patrol around the island of Taiwan in a gesture to deter "Taiwan independence" forces and show the Chinese mainland's resolution to safeguard sovereignty.
The Dongfeng-26 ballistic missile has been commissioned into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force, said Wu Qian, spokesperson with China's Defense Ministry, on Thursday.
The recent Australian media report that Australian warships were "challenged" by the Chinese military in South China Sea in early April did not accord with the facts, said China's MND in a written statement on Friday.
It was the natural right of China as a sovereign state to station troops and deploy necessary territory defense facilities on the relevant islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands, defense ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
The Australian media report completely did not accord with the facts, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense, in a written statement on Tuesday.
China strongly opposed the United States' approving license for Taiwan submarine plan and urged the US to stop all forms of military contact between the US and Taiwan, as well as arms sales to Taiwan, said China's defense spokesperson on Monday.
The Chinese military will strengthen its defense capability according to the degree of the threat to its sovereignty and security, firmly safeguard national sovereignty and maritime rights and interests, and firmly safeguard regional peace and stability.
Developing the relations between the Chinese and U.S. militaries requires not only seeing the immediate interests, but also the long-term common interests, a spokesperson of China's MOD said Thursday.
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe will attend the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security and visit Russia and Belarus from April 1 to 8.
The Chinese navy's recent large-scale training in the South China Sea is "normal and routine" and does not target any third party, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
China's Ministry of National Defense has said a U.S. warship's entry into the waters around China's islands and reefs in the South China Sea is serious political and military provocation.
China has lodged stern representations with the United States over a Taiwan-related bill, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said over the weekend.
China on Tuesday refuted Japan's "China Security Report 2018" as irresponsible and untenable, and urged Japan to view China’s domestic and foreign policies objectively and rationally.
China firmly opposes the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) published by the United States Department of Defense, a spokesman from China's National Defense Ministry said Sunday.
The Chinese armed forces will continue the fight against corruption and "break new ground" in 2018, a military spokesman said Thursday.
A Chinese defense ministry spokesman on Thursday told foreign critics not to waste time drumming up the "China military threat" hype.