China's Liaoning aircraft carrier formation Thursday returned to a military port in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, after more than 10 days of live-fire exercises.
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 outfitting process and system calibrations for China's first domestically designed aircraft carrier are going smoothly, and the defense ministry will announce the "good news" — referring to its sea trial — in the future.
Beijing will take further action to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity if Taiwan separatists continue to carry out secession activities.
The DF-26, China's new intermediate-range ballistic missile, has officially entered service, a defense ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
Heilongjiang Province has for the first time released documents on how the invading Japanese army set up so-called "comfort stations"- centers where women were forced to provide sexual services - in the province during WWII.
China's second aircraft carrier may undergo its first sea trials in the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea areas shortly, and it is likely to be ready for combat two years after its expected delivery to the navy at the end of 2018.
A Chinese navy formation featuring aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted confrontation exercises in the West Pacific on Friday.
China's Ministry of National Defense Friday refuted false reports by Australian media that Chinese navy "challenged" Australian navy in the South China Sea earlier this month.
The People's Liberation Army's (PLA) live-fire drills off Chinese mainland's southeast coast on Wednesday signals the military's fast growing amphibious capabilities, a military expert said Thursday.