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Chinese scientists make progress on submarine communication

Researchers conduct test transmission of real-time data between deep ocean transponders and Beidou navigation satellite system in western Pacific. Analysts say it...

China establishes rescue center in South China Sea

China's Ministry of Transport opened a maritime rescue center in Yongshu reef of the Nansha Islands on Tuesday (Jan 29), to better...

Chinese fleet returns from escort mission

A Chinese navy flotilla returned to Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday (Jan 27) after completing its mission of escorting civilian...

The Philippines to send warship to China fleet review

For the first time, the Philippines is sending one of its warships to a fleet review hosted by China in April, in...

Chinese naval fleets escort 3,400 foreign ships over past 10 years

China's naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign ships over the past 10 years, around 51.5 percent of the total escorted, according to...

China-made large amphibious aircraft completes first water takeoff

China's independently-developed large amphibious aircraft AG600 completed its first water takeoff and landing in the city of Jingmen in the central province of Hubei...

USS Decatur Has Close Encounter With Chinese Warship

Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG-73) was approached Sunday (Sept 30) morning in the South China Sea by a Chinese warship in what...

China is developing a satellite with a powerful laser for anti-submarine...

China is developing a satellite with a powerful laser for anti-submarine warfare that researchers hope will be able to pinpoint a target as far...

Japan sending its largest destroyer to South China Sea and Indian...

The Japan MSDF announced on Tuesday (Aug 21) that its largest destroyer, the Kaga & other vessels will visit 5 countries, including Philippines, Indonesia...

Russian defense firm expects Iran to show interest in Karakurt-class missile...

The developers of Project 22800 ‘Karakurt’ missile corvettes expect a whole group of countries, including Iran, to display their interest in the warship’s export...

30th Chinese naval escort taskforce sets sail for Gulf of Aden

The 30th Chinese naval escort taskforce set out for the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somali from a naval port in Qingdao...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted by Australia in September in a sign of a possible diplomatic rapprochement between...

China launches new Beidou navigation satellite

China sent a new Beidou navigation satellite into orbit on a Long March-3A rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in the southwestern Sichuan...

US Navy destroyers crossed into the Taiwan Strait

US Navy destroyers USS BENFOLD and USS MUSTIN crossed into the Taiwan Strait from the south and were continuing on a northeasterly course, Taiwan's...

China’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier ready for second sea trial

The carrier's first sea trial was from May 13 to 18. After a five-day sea trial, the carrier had returned on May 23 to...

PLA navy to get first female captain in history

The People's Liberation of Army (PLA) Navy is expected to have a female captain for the first time in history, the official PLA Daily...

China launches next-generation destroyers expected to be armed with electromagnetic railgun

Type 055 likely to be armed with experimental electromagnetic railgun Two of China's newest-generation guided missile destroyers - Type 055 - have been launched in...

China is working on a new fighter jet for aircraft carriers...

China is developing a new fighter jet for aircraft carriers to replace its J-15s after a series of mechanical failures and crashes, as it...

China planning for Arctic operations

A research report published in the Chinese Journal of Ship Research suggests that China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is considering future submarine operations...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. Japan will send its large...

China, ASEAN to hold maritime drill

China and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have scheduled a joint maritime exercise to take place later this...

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a...

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a second type of surface warfare vessel, before the United States Navy puts such...

Chinese naval formation conducts real combat training

A flotilla sent by China's Eastern Theater Command has been undertaking a real combat training in high seas since it set out on June...

Pakistan Navy will obtain two Type 054 A frigates from China. 

A ceremony was held at Ministry of Defence Production, Rawalpindi to ink the agreement. A representative of Ministry of Defence Pakistan and M/s China...

PLA Navy live firing exercise

Chinese PLA Navy Type 054A Jiangkai III-class frigate DAQING 576 conducting live-fire exercises in the Yellow Sea between 11 and 14 May. Views show...

Chinese president Xi Jinping presided over the country’s largest-ever naval parade...

Chinese president Xi Jinping presided today (Apr 12) over the country's largest-ever naval parade and review. Held in the South China Sea with submarines,...

China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier set to carry out maiden sea...

China's first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, is expected to go into full service later this year. China's first home-built aircraft...

China plans sea-based anti-missile shields ‘for Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean’

China plans sea-based anti-missile shields ‘for Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean’ The assessment came as Beijing announced it had carried out a successful test of its...

India Could Soon Set Up A Military Base In Oman.

Just days after signing an agreement with Seychelles to develop ‘military infrastructure’ on one of its strategically located islands in the western Indian Ocean,...

PLA Navy deploys ‘new type of electronic warfare aircraft’

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s South China Sea Fleet deployed a “new type of electronic warfare aircraft” in its recent combat maneuvers, a...

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy.

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy. The commissioning ceremony of the new corvette Wuhai of the PLA Navy was held at a naval port in...

China’s 26th Type 054A Frigate Commissioned with PLAN North Sea

China's 26th Type 054A Frigate Commissioned with PLAN North Sea The Chinese Navy commissioned its 26th Type 054A Frigate (Jiangkai II-class) "Rizhao" (hull number 598). The...

Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for...

Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for a four-day friendly visit on Jan. 7, local time. The guided-missile destroyer Haikou and...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft  to assist in an international search and rescue (SAR) effort in the East China Sea, Jan. 7,...

New Chinese naval destroyer is being outfitted in Shanghai

The first Type 055 destroyer is being outfitted at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai. Workers are installing conduits and cables in the 10,000-tonne vessel, Zhou...

Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning enroute to South China Sea.

According to Taiwan media's report, CV Liaoning task force has sailed through the Taiwan Strait last night, en route to South China Sea to...

Russian warships visit to Shanghai

Russian warships Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived with unofficial visit to the city of Shanghai, the People’s Republic of...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters of the Gulf of Aden on Dec 23, local time, to replace the...

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark returns to home.

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark has finished its eight-day humanitarian medical service in Timor-Leste and left the Dili Port for home. During its...

Japan to acquire 3900 tons class destroyers.

The Japanese government approved a record draft defence budget for fiscal 2018 totaling 5.19 trillion yen ($46 billion) amid the growing North Korean and...

Chinese Type001A Aircraft Carrier CV17 Shandong construction update (Dec 16th, 2017)

Type001A Aircraft Carrier CV17 Shandong construction update (Dec 16th, 2017) According to the PLA Daily, CV17 Shangdong is expected to start blue-water trials soon. Photo credit...

Peace Ark (Hull 866) visit to Timor-Leste.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's hospital ship Peace Ark (Hull 866), currently on its "Harmonious Mission 2017" task, arrived in Dili, capital...

Pakistan launched new Maritime Patrol Vessel

The launching ceremony of 600 Tons Maritime Patrol Vessel being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering...

Chinese naval escort taskforce heads to the Gulf of Aden for...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce set out from a naval port in Qingdao of East China’s Shandong province on the morning of December...

PNS SAIF arrives in Shanghai on goodwill training mission. 

Pakistani naval ship SAIF arrived at Wusong Naval Port  on Thursday (Nov 30) on a goodwill visit and to participate in a joint naval...

New guided-missile frigate Suining joins PLA Navy

New guided-missile frigate Suining joins PLA Navy  The commissioning, naming and flag-granting ceremony for the Type-056A frigate Suining (Hull 551) was held at a PLA...

India-Singapore Bilateral Naval Agreement

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Wednesday said he would "encourage" Indian Naval ships to visit Changi Naval Base in Singapore, close to...

The Chinese naval training ship Qi Jiguang (Hull 83) visit to...

The Chinese naval training ship Qi Jiguang (Hull 83), which is on an oceangoing mission, arrived at a military port in Sattahip of Thailand...

The Chinese and Russian militaries will hold the second “Aerospace Security...

The Chinese and Russian militaries will hold the second "Aerospace Security - 2017" computerized staff-command exercise in Beijing from Dec. 11 to 16. The two...

The Chinese PLA Navy Training Exercise in Waters Of The Yellow...

The Chinese PLA Navy conducted 5-day-long maritime realistic training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from Nov. 7 to 11, 2017. The pictures show...

A Three-Carrier Naval Force is Finishing A Multi-Day Exercise in The...

A three-carrier naval force is finishing a multi-day exercise in the Western Pacific, demonstrating the Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a...

Taiwan Air Force to commission 12 P-3C military aircraft

Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the...

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of Hypersonic Missile

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of a new hypersonic missile. The test was announced by Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, the director of...

The Indian Navy has made an offer to share real-time commercial...

The Indian Navy has made an offer to share real-time commercial data and intelligence inputs with 10 countries of the Indian Ocean littorals during...

The Indian Navy is broadening its patrol areas in the Indian...

The Indian Navy is broadening its patrol areas in the Indian Ocean Region to cover all choke points in the face of increasing maritime...