New Ground-to-Air Missile Weapon System was Commissioned to the PLA

Recently, a new ground-to-air missile weapon system was commissioned to a brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army. The new weapon system can perform multiple operations for the field air defense with high mobility, quick response, high-precision interception and good counter-jamming performance, which will substantially promote the troops' capability to conduct diversified military tasks. Yang

By |2021-03-02T16:21:43+03:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Military Affairs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What are the Advantages of Hypersonic Weapons

The history of war shows that speed is a key indicator to measure the performance of weapons and equipment, and it is also an important fulcrum for opening the door to victory. Hypersonic weapons combine ultra-high-speed, high damage, and high defense penetration capabilities. They have become another strategic commanding height in aerospace military competition among

By |2021-02-04T15:14:59+03:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Analysis, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is the Chinese Dongfeng-21 Medium-Range Ballistic Missile?

Dongfeng-21 ballistic missile (DF-21, NATO code name: CSS5) is a mobile medium-range ballistic missile developed by the People’s Republic of China. It is the People’s Liberation Army’s first solid-fuel propelled and maneuverable missile, and it is also the world’s first. This anti-ship ballistic missile has the significance of a missile milestone. At present, it belongs

Chinese Military Academy Trains Border Defense Drone Pilots in Xinjiang

A total of 30 grassroots cadres and police officers from border cities (counties) in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China, passed the assessment for border defense drone pilots on January 12. This border defense drone pilot training, jointly conducted by the PLA Army Academy of Border and Coastal Defense (Urumqi) and the Border Defense Commission

Xi Jinping Signs Order to Publish Regulations on Military Logistics

Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, has signed an order to release regulations on military logistics, which will serve as the main rules in the relevant field. The 40-article document will set rules regarding the standards of the military's logistics work and the building of a strong and modernized logistics system for the

By |2020-12-24T08:09:09+03:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: Military Affairs|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Interview with Professor Swaran SINGH on Asia and Pacific Affairs

This interview was conducted with Professor Swaran SINGH for Sinosphere on developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The main topics of the interview include India-China relations, Indo-Pacific Concept, East and South China Seas, ASEAN, and Quad Alliance System. How much can the Quad Alliance limit China's regional expansion moves? Considering that the Quad members have different

Overview of the Chinese Army’s Military Training in 2020

The consecutive tactical actual firing of multiple types of bombs, deep bomb assessment of anti-submarine patrol aircraft, ultra-low altitude penetration. At the end of the year, the officers and soldiers of the whole army used the smoke of gunpowder as ink to write down the fiery training "summary" on the battlefield: All for victory.    Looking

Japan Defence Minister Kishi Held a VTC with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe

On December 14, 2020, Minister KISHI held a video teleconference with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe for approximately 95 minutes. State Councilor Wei congratulated Minister Kishi on his appointment as Minister of Defense. Minister Kishi expressed his appreciation. The two Ministers exchanged views on the Japan-China relationship and the regional security issues.

Chinese Defense Ministry Denounces $280 Million US Arms Sales to Taiwan

“China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan and urges the US to immediately cancel the projects of selling weapons to Taiwan,” said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday night, when commenting on the sale of about $280 million worth of military communications equipment to Taiwan region

By |2020-12-09T14:38:35+03:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Military Affairs, PLA|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Chinese Military Releases Outline to Improve Joint Combat

The Central Military Commission (CMC) has released an outline on improving the joint combat capabilities of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. The outline, which took effect on Nov. 7, establishes basic concepts and rules, clarifies basic responsibilities, addresses from the institutional level the fundamental questions such as how to fight future wars, and strengthens the

By |2020-11-13T16:37:27+03:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Asia, Military Affairs, PLA|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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