World News | Friday May 6, 2016
China has kicked off military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, east Indian Ocean and West Pacific involving advanced warships, helicopters and "special warfare" soldiers.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Wednesday May 4, 2016
China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 4, 2016
China's military this week sent a famed singer of patriotic anthems to perform before navy officers and construction workers on a newly created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea, underscoring its growing confidence in asserting its maritime claims.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 4, 2016
In a bid to attract educated youths to the world's largest army, China's PLA has released its first rap-style hip-hop music video filled with masculine lyrics and images of advanced weaponry, styling itself on par with US military.
India News | Reuters | Monday May 2, 2016
India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say, a move that could further tighten defense ties between New Delhi and Washington as China steps up its undersea activities.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 1, 2016
The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan island is getting everything from military training and subsidies to even fuel and ice as China creates an increasingly sophisticated fishing militia to sail into the disputed South China Sea.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 27, 2016
China today said it has taken note of growing military cooperation between India and the US and hoped that it would be "conducive" to regional peace and stability.
Opinion | Eli Lake, Bloomberg | Wednesday April 27, 2016
Pakistan held its annual military day parade and displayed its new medium-range nuclear missiles last month, and it barely made a splash in Washington. But at least one analyst was paying close attention.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 26, 2016
The US military conducted "freedom of navigation" operations against 13 countries last year, including several to challenge China's claims in the South and East China seas, according to an annual Pentagon report released on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 21, 2016
China has exported military drones to more than 10 countries in deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and plans to sell unmanned craft capable of launching laser-guided bombs, state-run media said today.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday April 21, 2016
Bolstering his status as China's most powerful leader in decades, Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role as head of the country's powerful armed forces with the new title of commander in chief of its Joint Operations Command Center, state media and analysts said today.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 20, 2016
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un appears more "risk-tolerant, arrogant and impulsive" than his father as he forges ahead with military programs that have left even China - Pyongyang's top ally - feeling frustrated, a top US general said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 19, 2016
China's Defence Ministry on Tuesday rejected queries by the US military as to why China had used a military aircraft to evacuate sick workers from a new airport on an island China has built in the disputed South China Sea.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday April 19, 2016
China is "positive" towards proposals to establish a military hotline with India to deal with issues along the border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was told during a meeting in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart, state media reported.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 19, 2016
India and China have moved a step closer in setting up a hotline between the two military headquarters as part of their efforts to improve border security.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 18, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today kicked off his first visit to Beijing by holding talks with Chinese counterpart Gen Chang Wanquan stating that India attaches highest priority to its relationship with China and is committed to further develop the ties.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 18, 2016
A Chinese military aircraft has for the first time publicly landed at a new airport on an island China has built in the disputed South China Sea, state media said today, raising the prospect that China could base fighter jets there.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 17, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today arrived in Beijing on his first official visit to China for high-level talks with top military officials to consolidate ties between the armed forces of the two countries.
World News | Associated Press | Friday April 15, 2016
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he will be visiting an aircraft carrier in the South China Sea, the visit coming a day after he announced new military aid to the Philippines that spurred protests from China.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday April 13, 2016
During a solemn ceremony today, US military members paid final respects to what they believe may be the remains of one to two crew members from a B-24 bomber that crashed on a supply run from India to China over the Himalayan Mountains.
India News | N. C. Bipindra, Bloomberg | Tuesday April 12, 2016
The United States and India are close to a breakthrough on a defense logistics deal that has taken more than a decade to negotiate, a reflection of closer ties as China's military muscle grows.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 9, 2016
China and Pakistan today launched a joint air force exercise in Pakistan, the fifth such drill between the two countries, a military spokesperson has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 6, 2016
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit China later this month to strengthen military ties despite strains in bilateral relations over Beijing's move to block India's attempts in the UN to clamp a ban on Pakistan-based terror group JeM chief Masood Azhar.
Associated Press | Wednesday April 6, 2016
Michael Rogers said while the US has more overall military power than the three countries, the gaps are narrower when it comes to cyber warfare.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday April 6, 2016
Russia and China present the greatest cyber security threat to the U.S., but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the military's Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 4, 2016
About 8,000 U.S. and Filipino troops began annual military exercises on Monday against a backdrop of tension over China's greater assertiveness in the South China Sea though a Philippine commander played that down as the reason for the drills.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 31, 2016
China's military today dismissed as "groundless" the reports of presence of its troops at a forward post in PoK as India and China prepared for Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's first visit to Beijing to enhance defence ties.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 28, 2016
China's military will end so-called paid for services within the next three years, state media said on Monday, the latest move to modernise the armed forces amid a reform and anti-corruption push.
Reuters | Friday March 25, 2016
The United States previously charged five members of the Chinese military with hacking into American computer networks and engaging in cyber espionage.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday March 5, 2016
Even though China says its military is growing at a relatively modest pace of about 7 percent this year, it is clear that the country is marching toward a top-to-bottom expansion and modernization of its forces. Here's a look at how it's been changing: