Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean due to persistent terrorist threats from Syria.
China's domestic Z-19E armed helicopter has completed firing flight tests, its developer the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said Wednesday.
President Xi Jinping Wednesday stressed accelerating the development of modern military science, and building high-level military research institutions to support the building of a strong military in the new era.
Live ammunition exercises at the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) support base in Djibouti are legitimate and necessary, and should not be over-interpreted as transforming the logistics center into a military foothold.
Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, called on military scientists on Wednesday to conduct high-quality studies and provide strong support for fulfilling the goal of strengthening the military in the new era.
A U.S. government watchdog said Tuesday that the Pentagon has provided the wrong number of Afghan government troops earlier this month, exaggerating its decline.
At least 10 Afghan soldiers and 44 Taliban militants have been killed after clashes broke out in four districts of eastern province of Ghazni overnight, an army source said Wednesday.
"No way out" for Taiwan independence, said An Fengshan, spokesman from the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday at a press conference.
PLA navy flotilla recently conducted live-fire drills for ship-borne helicopters in the South China Sea to test attacking targets at sea, with a military expert saying that the exercises show an improvement in the PLA's ability to attack hostile ships.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) invited eight South Korean journalists to witness the dismantling of its northeastern nuclear test site, Seoul's unification ministry said Tuesday.